Programs that promote physical and well-being, such as health and wellness activities, arts and humanities workshops and educational classes, are beneficial for senior citizens to develop personal growth and learning. Volunteer opportunities within the community, supported by local senior citizen centers, help aging adults feel needed and helpful.
Programs that focus on a sense of improving quality of life are beneficial and inspiring for senior citizens. Common programs include financial planning, employment assistance and intergenerational programs that team youth with older adults. Senior citizens also benefit from entertainment activities that include field trips to local museums, concerts and theater performances as well as activities such as bingo, karaoke and fitness classes at the local community center.