Virtual Activities

We have gathered some great activities to do to stay engaged during social distancing. These virtual tours and activities are a great way to experience new places from the comfort of your own home!

Need help with your mobile device?
Not sure how to use your mobile device (tablet, smartphone or laptop) to connect to online programs? Check out these fact sheets on how to use mobile devices for social connection:
·         Apple Mobile Device
·         Android Mobile Device

Virtual Tours:
Virtual Tours of Buckingham Palace
Panoramic Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China
Anne Frank House Tour

Museums, Art Galleries, Poetry & Performances:
Google Arts & Culture: Frida Kahlo
Virtual Tours of 12 Famous Museums
Metropolitan Opera Offers Free Streams from Live HD Catalog
Kennedy Center Digital Stage
The Louvre (Paris) Virtual Tour
Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam)
Phone-a-Poem: Recordings of Allen Ginsberg & Other Poets
Schaalman Senior Voices Film Library

Aquariums & Zoos:
San Diego Zoo Live Cams
Houston Zoo Live Cams
Georgia Aquarium Live Cams
Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams
New England Aquarium
Smithsonian National Zoo Elephant Cam

National Parks:
Yellowstone National Park Virtual Tour
Northern Lights Web Cam

Space Exploration:
NASA Media Library
Curiosity Rover on Mars

Exercise Classes:
Go4Life – National Institute on Aging
Fitness Blender Total Body Chair Workout

Online Community for discussion and support:
Well Connected is a phone and online community offering activities, education, friendly conversation, and an assortment of discussion and support groups to older adults all from the comfort of home. Our community consists of participants, staff, facilitators, presenters, and other volunteers who care about each other, and who value being connected to engaging content, and to each other. Well Connected members can play a game, learn a language, write a poem, go on a virtual tour, meditate, share a gratitude, get support, and most importantly, connect and engage with others every day across the country. All groups are accessible by phone or on online. Well Connected is a Community Service of Covia and is free of charge to all participants and available to adults over the age of 60.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WELL CONNECTED.