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Month: December 2018

6 Fun Christmas Activities for Your Senior

6 Fun Christmas Activities for Your Senior

As Christmas Day is approaching, we are all in a hurry buying and wrapping gifts, decorating the house, and planning our holiday meal. Let’s pause for a second and devote a little time to our elderly friends and relatives. Advancing age doesn’t allow them to celebrate Christmas like they have done before. Especially for lonely or ill seniors, Christmas may bring feelings of sadness and solitude. What’s more, it’s also a period of reduced sunshine and cold weather, forcing us…

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How to Help Seniors Avoid Loneliness this Holiday Season

How to Help Seniors Avoid Loneliness this Holiday Season

The holidays should be a joyful time for all of us. However, it is also a time where the elderly, or anyone who is living alone or suffering from an illness, may feel even more lonely than usual. Seniors who live alone may feel isolated from all the festivities and the warmth of a home full of loving family members. Those in a retirement community may miss their own homes. Memories of cheerful Christmases may come up, making the elderly…

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