Recreational and Wellness

Recreational Activities and Wellness at Magnolia

Sport and leisure activities are essential elements of well-rounded lives. This philosophy is also important for people with developmental disabilities. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive array of social, cultural and recreational opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Recreational Activities include:

Bowling

On campus entertainment

Monthly Party Night

Zoo and museum outings

Bingo

Professional sporting events

Theatre outings

Participation in Special Olympics

Out for dinner

Holiday events and dances

Mardi Gras Parades

Magnolia Talent Show and Mardi Gras Celebration

Photo credit: New Orleans Snapshots by Andrew J. Cohoon

Health and Wellness

Health and wellness—physically, mentally and emotionally—are key ingredients to living well. Eating healthy, caring for client safety, exercising regularly, and managing stress are all included in health and wellness.

Health and Wellness options include:

Tai Chi classes
Performing arts
Visual arts
Walk aerobics
Photography
Drumming

And More . . .

At Magnolia, we take wellness seriously because our clients’ health is important to us.


Magnolia’s wellness services include:

Group and Individual Fitness Training
Nutrition Management
Medication Management & Administration


The hub of our wellness services is our new 5500 square foot Wellness Center, which features a gym, fitness room, our Nurses’ Station, a private medical exam room and a sick bay.

Our Wellness Team is headed by Dr. Sara Fernandez, Medical Director; Ricky Hebert, Director of Nursing; and Elizabeth Burroughs, Wellness Coordinator.