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Engaging Activities Promotes a Healthy Lifestyle

Senior women posing for picture outside

You are as young as you feel, and a sense of vitality and good health are keys to a positive outlook and graceful aging. No matter your interest, Laurel Circle, an independent living and continuing care retirement community in Bridgewater, NJ, is dedicated to helping seniors stay active and enjoy high-quality experiences.

“There is so much to do, and it’s easy to have fun and share memorable times with my neighbors,” says a long-time Laurel Circle resident. “My life here at Laurel Circle is the opposite of what many people think or assume senior communities are like. It is engaging and fulfilling and a healthy place for me to be—mentally and physically.”

For the past 25 years, “Laurel Circle has strived to emphasize the excellence of the human condition with a dedicated focus on eight dimensions of wellness,” said Brian Alexopolous, Executive Director of Laurel Circle. “All programs and classes focus on energizing your body, engaging your mind, and nurturing your spirit.”

Thriving and wellness mean more than diet and exercise. Experiences aim to enhance daily lives with meaningful interaction and opportunities to build friendships inside and outside the community. Laurel Circle is proud to engage in unique enrichment partnerships with several New Jersey higher education institutions — Rutgers, Princeton Historical Society, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Center.

Take a walk, enjoy the crisp air, and check on autumn’s annual march toward winter solitude. Learn that nature can statistically reduce stress, anxiety, and depression and increase creativity, focus, and hope. Or feel the fall spirit by listening to “Shades of Autumn” with Violinist David Podles as he plays a special autumnal program on-site. If you love to relax to the sounds of beautiful classical music, venture out to hear the Madison String Quartet or the New Jersey Symphony.

We have a variety of workshops for music lovers, cooking, baking, and even jewelry making. We enjoy mother nature’s handiwork by taking road trips to Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown, strolling the beautiful grounds and sampling a 2021 Rosé with cheese, fruit, and other treats from the charcuterie board, and to Melick’s Town Farm in Oldwick for cider and donuts.

Through Laurel Circle’s partnership with Arts By The People, residents can explore creative writing, floral arts, and photography with professional artists on our campus.

It is easy to get involved and included. Staying busy and active, whether educational or just for fun, is a necessity here.

In honor of the 25th anniversary, Laurel Circle will offer new residents a 25 percent off incentive through the end of the year. To learn more about Laurel Circle’s 25-year legacy, please contact us here or call us at 908-595-6500.