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Resident Activities

Activities are provided in the each of the resident buildings in various areas both inside and outside.

Off-campus events:
  • Sharing & Caring Cruise on the Gateway Clipper (Pittsburgh) and Veterans Cruise Committee Cruise on the Susquehanna (Harrisburg)
  • Altoona Curve baseball games
  • Trips to various veterans group posts for refreshments and socialization
  • Lunch and dinner at various local restaurants, movies at the local movie theatre
  • Summer trips to Boalsburg Military Museum, Old Bedford Village, Johnstown Flood Museum, Johnstown Inclined Plane, local fairs
  • Fishing trips
  • Weekly shopping trips
On-campus events:
  • Gardening indoors at the greenhouse and outdoors
  • Monthly catered lunches
  • Talent shows (HVH Idol, Beatles Tribute, Dancing with the Staff), pet shows
  • Monthly parties and monthly birthday parties, ladies' teas, spa day, bingo, board games, crafts, discussion groups and reminiscence groups, various exercise (tai chi, yoga, swinging seniors, walking programs), bingo, pokeno, cards, musical programs (hymn sing, rhythm band, sing along, polka party), movies, Wednesday Westerns, wheelchair square dancing, drum circles, karaoke, horseshoe & pool tournaments, specialized small groups programs and one to one activities
  • Catholic Mass and Protestant Services on Sundays, Memorial Services