Life Enrichment

Innovative programming for your well-being

Immanuel is committed to enriching lives through warm hospitality. Our life enrichment and recreational therapy teams champion excellence and pioneer innovative programs for both current and future residents and participants. Central to this mission is fostering engagement, which nurtures longevity, wellness, and joy in the lives of our residents and participants.

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A resident plays the hand drums during a social drumming session.

Customized enrichment experiences await

Our tailored Life Enrichment programming fosters community and life-long learning through curated activities, enhancing residents’ and participants’ retirement years. This includes:

  • Maintaining involvement in interests and hobbies
  • Pursuit of new skills and interests
  • Elevating experiences for overall life enjoyment

Immanuel Choir

Celebrate music with Immanuel’s choirs

Immanuel offers residents diverse musical opportunities across our communities, including vocal and chime choirs. Performances vary, including appearances at renowned venues like the Holland Center for Performing Arts in Omaha, and special community events. The program is open to residents and celebrates the timeless joy of music, offering a fulfilling outlet for expression and connection.

A resident plays a bell instrument during a bell choir performance.
Several residents sing while looking at sheet music in the Immanuel choir.
The Immanuel choir performs music at the Celebrating One Immanuel event.

Social drumming

Using rhythm to promote health and well-being

Social drumming engages residents regardless of musical experience. It uses unique rhythms to stimulate the mind and spark joyful memories. Led by skilled facilitators and in partnership with Adventures in Social Development, it fosters inclusivity and fun, uniting employees and residents in making great music together.

Immanuel Explorers

Travel to exciting destinations

The Immanuel Explorers provide exciting yearly travel experiences, inviting residents from all Immanuel communities to partake in adventures across the nation. Whether it's exploring the vibrant culture of Branson or delving into the rich history of San Antonio, from experiencing the energy of Las Vegas to setting sail on an Alaskan cruise, these journeys foster lasting connections and cherished memories.

A group of seniors are on a recreational therapy boat outing.

Recreational Therapy

Programs for an enhanced quality of life

Our Immanuel recreation therapists assess the needs of long-term care residents and PACE® participants, providing evidence-based programs to boost independence and engagement. Working within interdisciplinary teams, they encourage involvement in diverse activities like social connections, music, art, and community outings to promote overall well-being.