Therapeutic Recreation is the treatment, education and recreation services to help people with limitations due to aging, illness, disability and other reasons, to develop and use their leisure in ways that enhance their health, independence and well-being.

Some of the many benefits include:

* Improve physical, social and cognitive abilities
* Build self-confidence 
* Promote self-reliance and increase independence
* Manage stress
* Prevent social isolation
* Avoid hospitalization
* Increase overall health and wellness
* Personal fulfillment
* Opportunity for creativity and self-expression