Activities we offer

At Brereton Manor, we offer a comfortable, home-like environment and a calendar filled with activities and social opportunities that encourage our residents to stay active and engaged. From games and sing-alongs to movie night and nature programs, we have activities for every interest.


Games are an excellent social activity that encourage socialization and encourage our residents
to challenge themselves as the enjoy an atmosphere of fun and light competition.


Our staff and residents regularly get together to sing hymns and enjoy great music from years gone by.


Residents are invited to participate in a variety of craft projects that involve community
members as well as promote social interaction and creativity.

Movie Nights

A great opportunity for socialization and a chance to see new film features, enjoy travelogues and nature films or revisit classic films from years gone by.

Nature Program

Our 6-acre property offers several walking trails, perfect for taking in the splendor of the natural fields and hills surrounding our home. We also host regular visits from area naturalists or offer interesting and useful information about the wildlife living in our area.

Yoga/Exercise/Balance Classes

Staying fit and active is a great goal at any age. We offer our residents several weekly classes that promote fitness and mobility and keep the mind and body strong.

Bus Trips

Our handicapped-accessible minibus allows us to offer our residents weekly day trips to
multiple destinations, including:

  • Luncheons and Dinners
  • Animal and Produce Farms
  • Theatre and Orchestral Productions
  • Sightseeing
  • Picnics
  • Dancing….and more!!!

Professional Entertainers

At least once a week, our residents enjoy visits from area musical groups and other entertainers who bring lively variety and fun to their days.

Church Services

Services are led by chaplain Glen Weaver every Sunday and he and his wife are regular visitors to our community. Visitation and communion is provided to our Catholic residents.

Horses, Dogs, Etc.

In addition to visiting the horses and mini-horses who live in the stable on Brereton’s grounds, there are a variety of opportunities to interact with different animals, including our “house dog,” India. We have regular visits from therapy dogs, local llamas and giant bunnies and, once a month, our residents gather to make dog biscuits for the local Humane League.