Having a Happy Holiday with the Seniors You Love

This may be the first year your mom, grandfather, spouse, or other beloved senior relative is in assisted living rather than your home -- or theirs -- for the holidays. Maybe you have home care or hospice services coming in ...

 
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Making Christmas Comfortable for Caregivers & Seniors, Part 1

In an #ElderCareChat conversation on November 7th, participants shared strategies for managing holiday stress, particularly for caregivers of seniors.

At this point, if out-of-town family members have arrived at your home for Christmas, you may need to refer to those ...

 
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Have a Compassionate Christmas in Assisted Living, At Home and Beyond

With well wishes for a happy, healthy holiday season all around us, it is easy to assume that everyone will be gathered ‘round the fire, enjoying an abundance of food and gifts, and laughing and talking with the ones we ...

 
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Bring a Senior Holiday Cheer: 10 Random Acts of Holiday Kindness

UPDATE: 2/11: Join us in taking part in our Random Acts of Kindness for Seniors campaign.

As many of us are shopping in a frenzy to finish up our list to an onslaught of holiday cards, deliveries, and more, there are seniors across the country who won't get a Christmas or Hanukkah card, visit, or gift this year. Sure, the activity directors of the world are doing everything to provide opportunities ...

 
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Help Seniors Prepare for the Holidays

The holidays are approaching fast, and although it is a time of joy, holidays can be stressful, as well. If you have a senior citizen in your life, don't forget that they may have holiday-related things to do, but sometimes tasks that may be easy for you are harder for them.

What are some things you can do to help a senior feel involved and get ready for the holidays?

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