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Activities for Seniors in Milwaukee

By Rick Cohen, 9:00 am on

Milwaukee senior home care providers know that the best way for seniors to stay mentally stimulated is by getting involved in the community. If your senior loved one is looking for some fun this fall, here are a few of the best senior-focused and senior-friendly activities taking place in Milwaukee over the next few months.

Watts Autumn Tea Tasting at the Watts Tea Shop

On October 1, get dressed up and head out with the family to enjoy afternoon tea with your loved ones of all ages. The festivities begin at 2:30pm, and tickets cost $25 per guest. The shop, a Milwaukee must-see, is located at 761 North Jefferson Street.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Get in the Halloween spirit when the Oconomowoc Arts Center presents this classic American play at October 1 at 4:30pm. Enjoy the authentic production presented by the Virginia Rep “On Tour” troupe, and stick around afterward to chat with the actors. Tickets for seniors are $15.

Grand Tour Day at Pabst Mansion

On October 8, get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the legendary Pabst mansion while hearing the history of this storied Milwaukee family. The property spans more than 20,000-square-feet, and this tour explores rarely seen servant quarters, basement, and attic. Tours run from 10am to 4pm, and adult admission is $15.

Heritage Arts Workshop at Old World Wisconsin

History-loving seniors will enjoy the chance to practice a bygone skill at this November 5 workshop. Participants will learn from hands-on demonstrations of German cooking, shuttle tatting, and more! Senior admission is $15, and the event begins at 10am.

Corot, Daubigny, Millet: Visions of France

Enjoy the spirit of the French countryside at this exquisite exhibit running at the Milwaukee Art Museum through November 27. See the complete series of expressive, iconic images combining printmaking and photographic techniques for a truly unique result. While you’re there, visit the museum’s collection, comprising more than 20,000 works of art. The museum is open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm (until 8pm on Fridays), and costs $15 for seniors with ID.

In addition to getting seniors active in the community, you can boost your loved one’s overall wellbeing with help from Home Care Assistance. We are the leading provider of stroke, Alzheimer’s, and dementia care in Milwaukee that promotes physical and mental wellbeing at home. Contact a reliable Care Manager at (414) 964-8000 today to learn more and set up a no-obligation consultation today.