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Adventure Series & Bucket Lists!

If you hear “retirement community” and think it’s all bingo and knitting mittens…you may want to think again (though don’t get us wrong, who doesn’t love a good game of Bingo?!).  However, we’ve found that our residents tend to be a bit on the adventurous side.  When it comes to traveling and experiencing new things, they say, “Where do we sign up?!”

That’s why our Programs Coordinator, Sue Belanger, Director of Fitness and Therapeutic Recreation, Sue Pollock, staff members AND residents are always coming up with new and exciting adventures to put on the calendar.  We refer to these special trips and activities as our Adventure Series.  You can find our residents zip lining through the tree tops, taking overnight trips to the Cape, hiking up mountains, riding motorcycles, operating heavy machinery (what?!) and so much more.

We also try to fulfill our residents’ Bucket List wishes whenever possible.  Here are some photos of a few of the adventures we’ve been on and the Bucket List goals we’ve been checking off one by one.  We are living life to the fullest at Havenwood Heritage Heights!

Trips to the top of Mount Washington in the summer and…

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in winter on the Sno-Cat!

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Someone said, “Let’s tap our maple trees…”

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“Ok, Leo, let’s do it!” Everyone jumps in…

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and the Bucket Brigade is formed!

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Horseback riding you say? Why not!

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We fulfilled 91-year-old Earl Raymond’s Bucket List dream of taking a riding lesson!

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We also helped Mary fulfill her Bucket List wish when our North End was under construction…

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Boat rides…

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and boat trips!

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The Health Services Center goes on the Nature Boardwalk at Gunstock!

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And to the top of Cannon Mountain…

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Apple picking at Carter Hill!

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Two days camping in the Whites! Horton Center Chapel Rock!

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Campfires and s’mores (of course!)

 

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Bucket List…helicopter ride!!!

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Buzzing the Health Services Center!

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Crotched Mountain accessible trail. Nordic Pole Trek!

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Bucket List…Harley rides!!! Livin’ life!

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Kearsarge Hike

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Panning for gold in Rangeley, Maine

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Yes, we zip line!!!

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Contact us to learn more about living life to the fullest at Havenwood Heritage Heights! You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to find out what kind of adventures our residents will get into next!!!