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Activities and outings for Active Seniors

Ciela boasts a expansive itinerary of cultural programming and activities. Enhance your daily life with a unique and diverse array of local excursions, guided classes led by experts, and a wide range of fitness- centered opportunities.

It's never too late to learn something new, and the opportunities for lifelong learning are endless

Our discerning team carefully curates events inspired by the preferences and hobbies of our own residents. You’ll never be at a loss for enriching and fulfilling experiences here. Gain deeper insight into various art forms and cultural traditions through lectures, discussions, and interactive sessions. And you’ll stimulate your intellectual curiosity with a variety of topics, including art, history, culture, literature, technology, and more, led by knowledgeable guest lecturers.
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Guest speakers and educators
Dynamic calendar of cultural programming
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Engaging local excursions

Social activities for seniors

Classes and Workshops

Stimulate intellectual curiosity with a variety of topics, such as art, history, literature, technology, and more, led by guest lecturers and speakers.

Technology Training

We offer technology training programs to help residents stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and digital tools.

Creative Interests

Engaging in creative pursuits such as painting, writing, or music can be an excellent way to foster personal growth, self- expression, and develop new skills.
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Guest Speakers

Gain deeper insights into  art forms and cultural traditions through lectures. Attend a talk by a prominent photographer, a workshop led by a local artist, or a seminar on the history of the Renaissance period.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I effectively make friends and build a social network when moving into an independent living community like Ciela?

  1. Take part in community activities: Participate in the various activities and events organized within the senior living community. This can include group exercise classes, hobby clubs, game nights, or educational programs. These activities provide opportunities to meet like-minded individuals who share similar interests.
  2. Attend social gatherings and communal meals: Make an effort to attend communal meals or social gatherings within the community. These events are designed to bring residents together, allowing for casual conversations and interactions. Sit with different people during meals and strike up conversations to get to know them better.
  3. Introduce yourself to neighbors: Take the initiative to introduce yourself to your neighbors in the senior living community. Knock on their doors, offer a friendly greeting, and strike up conversations. Engage in small talk about common interests, experiences, or even shared concerns about transitioning to the community.
  4. Join resident committees or clubs: Many senior living communities have resident committees or clubs focused on specific interests or hobbies. By joining these groups, you can connect with individuals who have similar passions. Whether it's a gardening club, book club, or resident council, participating in these activities can foster new friendships.
  5. Utilize common areas and communal spaces: Spend time in common areas such as the lounge, library, or outdoor spaces where residents gather. Strike up conversations with others who are also utilizing these spaces, ask for recommendations on books or movies, or simply offer a friendly smile and greeting.
  6. Attend orientation or welcome events: Many senior living communities organize orientation or welcome events for new residents. These events provide an opportunity to meet fellow newcomers and establish connections from the start. Engage in conversations, exchange contact information, and express an interest in getting to know others better.

What's included in your Ciela membership?

Included in your monthly rent is a wide variety of services designed to help you stay healthy, energized and mobile.

  • All food & beverage
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Transportation, appointment and reservation scheduling
  • Wifi & utilities
  • Carepredict monitoring and communication device
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • Campus-wide security and 24-hour emergency call response systems
My loved one needs some additional assistance. How can you support them?

Rest assured knowing that if your loved one needs additional support, the following optional services are also available:

  • Bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Medication management
  • Escort assistance to meals and activities
  • Daily wellness checks
  • Daytime and overnight assistance for incontinence
Are pets allowed?

Yes! Ciela is a pet-friendly community that welcomes residents’ dogs, cats, birds and fish. For the safety and comfort of all residents and guests, residents are responsible for their pets at all times and must adhere to the Ciela Pet Policy.

What does move in day look like?

Before your move you’ll connect with a dedicated Move-in Concierge team member who will help guide your move. From packing to unpacking they’ll be there to make sure your move is hassle free.

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