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VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES & TOURS

We are so happy you are interested in getting involved with our work here at Fraim Center for Active Adults. You’re invited to join us for a variety of activities through your computer, tablet, or phone! During this time of social distancing, we can all use more ways to stay entertained. Everyone is welcome to join in on the all the fun! Below is a list of fitness videos, locations to visit, healthy recipes, museums, and educational activities to enjoy!

 

LET'S GET FIT

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BOB & BRAD PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Bob and Brad offer great advice, tips, and information on how to stay healthy, fit, and pain-free. Together they have over 50 years of experience and knowledge as physical therapists and fitness experts. To watch the videos, and engage in the activity click the "Get Started" button below!

JENNY'S FIT START

This is a 20 minute workout led by Fitness Instructor, Jenny McClendon, MS, PT. It is great for beginners and seniors. No equipment needed. Easy to follow! Enjoy your workout! To watch the videos, and engage in the activity click the "Get Started" button below!

HEADSPACE

Headspace is guided meditation for everybody! Relax with guided meditation sessions that will help you rest and reset after a long day. It also includes mindfulness exercises for everyday situations like commuting or cooking,  and eight different meditation techniques, all taught by Headspace's co-founder, Andy Puddicombe! To join in on the fun click the "Get Started" button below!

 

LOCATIONS TO VISIT

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TRAVEL TO NEW LOCATIONS

Google created a beautiful, interactive way to explore the scenic wonders in five U.S National Parks: Kenai Fjord in Alaska, Hawaiian Volcanoes, New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, Utah's Bryce Canyon, and Florida's Dry Tortugas. To explore the beautiful scenic wonders click on the "Get Started" button below!

SAN DIEGO ZOO

Enjoy being able to feel like you are at the Zoo from the comfort of your own home. This zoo has live web cams so you can watch these beautiful animals any time. To enjoy the beautiful animals from your home click the "Get Started" button below!

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Tune in anytime during the night to catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing aroura! To join in on the fun click the "Get Started" button below!

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MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM

Be delighted by the antics of the sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of the jellies. Experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are. To start exploring click on the "Get Started" button below!

GEORGIA AQUARIUM

Need a moment of zen or just a daily dose of cuteness? Enjoy the site of these adorable animals in real-time, from anywhere you want. All you have to do is click on the "Get Started" button below to live stream the Georgia Aquarium galleries.

DOWN TOWN AUSTIN, TEXAS

Enjoy these 360-degree tours of downtown Austin with views of the Congress Avenue Bridge bats, the state capitol, the line at Salt Lick BBQ, the Barton Springs Pool, and Lady Bird Lake. To begin exploring click on the "Get Started" button below!

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SON DOONG CAVE

Explore the worlds largest cave Son Doong which is located in Central Vietnam, in the heart of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. The Son Doong currently measures a total of 38.5 million cubic meters! To start your journey click on the "Get Started" button below!

MACHU PICCHU

 With more than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru! To explore one of the worlds seven wonders click on the "Get Started" button below!

WHITE HOUSE

Explore the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. You will be able to get an inside look on the monumental White House from the comfort of your own home! To begin exploring click on the "Get Started" button below!

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VIRTUAL PLANETARIUM

Explore the beautiful sites of the night sky, while learning about the stars, planets, and other celestial objects that are projected. To begin exploring click on the "Get Started" button below!

SISTINE CHAPEL

Take a virtual tour of this beautiful, and famous chapel in the Vatican Museum. The chapel is best known for it's 16th century painted ceiling by Michael Angelo. To begin exploring click on the "Get Started"  button below!

LINCOLN MEMORIAL

The Lincoln Memorial is a US national memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The virtual tour will allow you to see the monument as if you were actually there! The tour includes a walking visual as well as explanations to different artifacts there. To begin exploring the memorial click on the "Get Started" button below!

 

HEALTHY RECIPES

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EASY HOMEMADE SALSA

This easy homemade salsa recipe is healthy, fresh, and ready in just a few minutes! Once you try it you will never want to go back to the store bought brands! All you need is 10 minutes, a handful of fresh and canned ingredients, and a food processor (or blender) to get your own restaurant-quality salsa perfect for snacking! To get the recipe click on the "Recipe" button below!

ZUCCHINI & SQUASH CASSEROLE

This easy, and delicious casserole is amazing for summer picnics or potlucks, and makes for the perfect side dish for dinner! To get the recipe click on the "Recipe" button below!

PASTA PRIMAVERA

This recipe is extraordinarily delicious and has such a satisfying flavor! It is also  a versatile recipe so you can add different kinds of vegetables you might already have on hand. To get the recipe for this pasta click on the "Recipe" link below!

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APPLE CIDER GLAZED PORK CHOPS

These pork chops are coated with an apple cider glaze, and grilled to perfection! These sweet and savory apple cider chops are perfect any time you’re in the mood for meat! To try out this delicious meal click on the "Recipe" button below!

BROCCOLI BACON SALAD

This recipe is stuffed with bacon, cranberry, cheese, sunflower seeds, and tangy homemade dressing. It is easy to make and is a huge crowd pleaser! To try out this delicious meal click on the "Recipe" button below!

ITALIAN CHOPPED BRUSSEL SPROUTS SALAD

This flavorful and easy Italian chopped brussels sprouts salad is tossed in a light Italian dressing and makes the perfect hearty lunch or fresh dinner! To get the recipe click on the "Recipe" button below!

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HAM, CHEESE,

 & EGG CUPS

Breakfast has never been easier! These super easy Ham and Egg Cups have only 3 ingredients and breakfast is ready in a flash! To try out this delicious meal click on the "Recipe" button below!

STRAWBERRY BANANA BAKED OATMEAL

This strawberry banana baked oatmeal recipe is the perfect make ahead breakfast! Strawberry, banana and chocolate… what could be better? To try out this delicious meal click on the "Recipe" button below!

SHRIMP AND SAUSAGE KABOBS

These Sausage and Grilled Shrimp Kabobs are packed with flavor and super easy! They are the perfect way to make dinner on the grill or in the oven when you are busy! To try out this delicious meal click on the "Recipe" button below!

 

MUSEUM TOURS

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ANN FRANK'S ORIGINAL HOME

From 1933 to 1942, before Anne Frank and her family had to go into hiding, she lived with her parents and sister at Merwedeplein square in Amsterdam. They lived a happy life, until the Netherlands was occupied by Nazi Germany. After going into hiding in 1942, they would never return to this address. To take a virtual tour through the house click on the "Get Started" button below!

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Take an adventure of a life time right from your own home. The National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian located in Washington, D.C. It is dedicated in understanding the natural world and our place in it.  To join in on the fun of the virtual tour click the "Get Started" button provided below.

ELLIS ISLAND MUSEUM

Take a virtual tour to Ellis Island. It is a island in the New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station. From 1892 to 1954, approximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law. To take a tour through the museum click the "Get Started" button below!

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NATIONAL WOMAN'S HISTORY MUSEUM

Step inside an American history organization that researches, collects and exhibits the contributions of women to the social, cultural, economic and political life of our nation in a context of world history. To view a virtual tour click "Get started" button below!

VIZCAYA MUSEUM & GARDENS

Join us for a virtual tour through this beautiful museum and garden that is located in Miami Florida! It was built in 1916 as a winter retreat, this lavish villa is a tribute to the Italian Renaissance. The museum contains much of the original furnishings and artwork, and is surrounded by lush, formal gardens. To explore the Vizcaya Garden click on the "Get Started" button below!

LOUVRE ART & HISTORICAL MONUMENTS MUSEUM

Take a virtual tour through this amazing museum right from your own home. It is the worlds largest art museum and historic monument located in Paris. To take a virtual tour click on the "Get Started" button below!

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WWII

The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world. It dives into why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today. Explore the exhibit right from your couch! Let's get started! To explore the National Museum click on the "Get Started" button below!

VATICAN MUSEUM

The Vatican Museum displays works from the immense collection amassed by the Roman Catholic Church and the Papacy throughout the centuries. This amazing museum is located in Rome which is in Italy. Come and explore this beautiful museum which includes the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and Raphael’s Room. To start the adventure just click on the "Get Started" button below!

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

Buckingham Palace has been the focus of many moments of national celebration, from Jubilees and weddings to so much more. It is also a busy working building welcoming tens of thousands of people through its gates each year for Garden Parties, Audiences and other events. To start exploring the beautiful palace click on the "Get Started" button below.

 

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

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TECH BOOMERS

TechBoomers is an educational website that teaches older adults and inexperienced Internet users how to use various websites and Internet-based applications. The site includes over 100 free website and app courses along with thousands of useful articles with the Tips and Tricks you need to take your tech skills to the next level! To get involved click the "Get Started" button below!

OPEN CULTURE

Take online courses from the world's top universities for free. This online program provides 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more.  You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want from history, philosophy and literature, physics, biology, psychology, computer science, and foreign languages. To watch the videos, and engage in the activity click the "Get Started" button below!

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VIRTUAL LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS CALENDAR

Keep in touch with your local library, and the events being held. It is a great way to stay connected as well as meet new friends to engage with! Below is a link to the Delaware Libraries Virtual Events schedule! Give it a try because you might just find a new niche, or fun activities to get involved in! To explore the schedule click on the "Get Started" button below!

TED TALKS

Ted Talks are where the world's leading thinkers give the talk of their lives in just 18 minutes or less. There are an abundance of topics, but here is a list of the more popular topics: technology, entertainment, and design, as well as science, business, global issues, the arts and more. To join in on the fun click on the "Get Started" button below!