Exploring Central Bedford: A Guide for Older Adults

As we grow older, staying active and engaged becomes increasingly important for maintaining good health and overall wellbeing.

For many older adults, going out and exploring the town can be a great way to stay social and connected to the community.

Central Bedford is a beautiful town with plenty to see and do, and our Home Instead Care Pros are here to help make those outings more enjoyable and stress-free.

Here are some of our top recommendations for things to do in Central Bedford:

Visit Bedford Park

Bedford Park is a stunning park located in the heart of the town. It covers over 80 acres of land and features well-maintained gardens, a large lake, and plenty of walking paths. Older adults can enjoy a leisurely walk through the park, sit by the lake and watch the ducks, or have a picnic. 

Our Care Pros can assist older adults who may need mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers. They will ensure that they have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Explore the Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford is a great destination for older adults who are interested in art, history, and culture. The museum features a wide range of exhibitions, including collections of ceramics, fine art, and local history. There are also a variety of events and activities offered throughout the year, such as talks, workshops, and guided tours. 

Our Care Pros can provide companionship and assistance with mobility, making it easier for older adults to enjoy the exhibits and activities.

Take a stroll around the town centre

Central Bedford’s town centre is a charming area full of independent shops, restaurants, and cafes. The town is home to many historic buildings, including St. Paul’s Church, which dates to the 13th century. 

Older adults can take a leisurely walk around the town centre, stopping at various shops and cafes along the way. Our Care Pros can provide support with mobility and communication, making sure that older adults feel safe and comfortable.

In addition to these recommendations, there are also many other activities and attractions in Central Bedford that may be of interest to older adults.

For example, the town is home to a local cinema, several libraries, and a number of parks and green spaces.

Our Care Pros are always happy to provide personalised recommendations and support to help older adults make the most of their time in town.