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Safe Fall Activities for Seniors

September 29th, 2021

Duncan is in a beautiful location on eastern Vancouver Island. There are lots of good fall activities for seniors, and we’ll list some for you here.

Wine Tasting

There are several wine tasting opportunities and tours through the Cowichan Valley. There are many wineries and places to see where grapes are grown and processed. Some local wineries are Blue Grouse Estate Winery, Alderlea Vineyards, Zanatta Winery, and Deol Vineyard, just to name a few.

A Simple Walk

The weather will be mostly mild, and Duncan is great for walks. To the east there is the Georgia Strait and you can walk along the ocean. To the south and west there is the Cowichan River leading back into the island interior. There are many parks along the river, such as Glenora Trails Head Park and Stoney Regional Park which is closer to the ocean. There are phone apps that will tell you the tides daily if that interests you or you can look them up online. Low tide is when you may find some treasures on the beach, and that is also a great time to use a metal detector!


For the more adventurous among us there are other more sports-minded activities like hiking and campling groups and tours that head out in every direction.

The Raptors

The Raptors is an organization that offers interactive experiences with these extraordinary birds found near Duncan—and all over Vancouver Island.

As long as the weather holds up, we recommend taking advantage of it to go outside. Before long we will be seeing plenty of rain, and we will have to concentrate on indoor entertainment.

The Hamlets at Duncan is a brand-new, assisted-living and complex-care senior community in Duncan, BC, on Vancouver Island. Guided by the tenets of Christian faith, and with a stellar staff and multiple amenities, The Hamlets at Duncan, is the premier senior-living choice for the area.

If you have any questions about this article or would like further information about The Hamlets at Duncan, please call us at (250) 597-7995.