The philosophy of a healthy and active lifestyle is evident throughout The Oaks of Louisiana, including the Health Center at Live Oak. The staff recognizes the importance of remaining as active as long as possible and that’s why they offer a comprehensive activity program that includes specially designed exercise and wellness regimens as well as computer systems with a focus on active living.

As they are able, residents enjoy:

Wellness and Exercise

  • iN2L (It’s Never 2 Late) system that empowers lives through technology, designed to entertain as well as offer dignified therapy opportunities for those in rehabilitation
  • Therapeutic recreation – daily fitness classes and outdoor walks on beautiful trails along Lake Herman
  • Wii™ Sports gaming that includes bowling, baseball, boxing, golf and tennis
  • Painting, crafts, ceramics and card games
  • Nursing Home Olympics – bean bag toss, “chariot” (wheelchair) races, discus throw and baseball toss
  • Doll therapy – for emotional and memory support
  • Balloon toss
  • Scarf juggling 

Multifaith spiritual programs

  • Spiritual Pathways – monthly session on various religious topics
  • Daily morning devotionals
  • Hymn sing-along and music therapy
  • Weekly prayer groups
  • Personal visits by The Oaks of Louisiana chaplain
  • Participation in all religious activities held at the Chapel at The Oaks 

Social activities and events, both on and off campus

  • Red Hat socials – fun social events with imaginative themes
  • Cooking Club – monthly event where residents assist in the preparation of delicious home-cooked meals
  • Musical performances
  • Fashion shows
  • Day trips to shopping venues, restaurants and area attractions
  • Monthly “Birthday Bash” to celebrate resident birthdays

What’s on tap now? Click here for a sample of activities this month.