Fun & Fitness / A Health Body

Fitness and fun go together at Vassar-Warner Home, where our priority is to ensure our residents remain independent and in good health.

Planned activities keep bodies moving, benefitting participants’ physical, mental and emotional health. From a simple ball toss to regularly scheduled walks through our historic Poughkeepsie neighborhood, Vassar-Warner Home’s active programs provide great ways to socialize while promoting a healthy body.

Fitness programs offered weekly include:

  • Various recreational outings
  • Yoga
  • Dance sessions, including Zumba
  • Exercise groups
  • Daily walks indoors and outdoors

In addition to monitoring residents’ changing health needs, Vassar-Warner Home’s professional staff is on duty every day of the week, 24 hours a day, to attend to occasional physical ailments and illnesses.

Services provided by the staff include:

  • Arranging transportation to a doctor’s appointment
  • Requesting house call doctor visits
  • Ordering and assisting with prescriptions


In the event of an emergency, Vassar-Warner Home is within a few miles of two top-notch Poughkeepsie hospitals: Vassar Brothers Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital.