Posted on Dec 18, 2014
Happy Holiday Wishes and Home Care for Seniors
The most festive time of year is finally upon us. Many people have been gearing up for the winter holiday season for quite some time. Since the summer officially ended, it seems like retail stores have been preparing for this merry holiday. The gift-giving part of the season may make it difficult to stay focused on the true meaning of holidays. This year, make this cheerful time a reason to get together with family and loved ones.
This time of year can be difficult for elderly loved ones who might be suddenly living alone. They might find the holidays especially hard without little children running about and without the twinkling tree lights to brighten their evening. If you have an elderly loved one in your life, make it a point to drop off holiday treats, and perhaps share a home cooked meal together. Nothing brings people together quite like food.
If your senior loved one is still fairly active in their community, but you worry about how they will travel alone; a compassionate caregiver might be the solution. Certain medications and mobility issues are usually a main reason elderly adults shouldn’t operate vehicles. This doesn’t have to mean they should be housebound and unable to maintain their active lifestyle. A responsible caregiver will provide the reliable transportation to and from local events and will make sure your loved one is safe while out and about. A caregiver from Senior Helpers of Minnetonka might be the perfect gift of peace of mind for you and your family; especially during the holiday season of shopping and dining out.
Holidays are a wonderful reason to get together with those we love. Some families love to go through neighborhoods caroling. Perhaps your family would enjoy a cookie swap. Another tradition for some is to purchase a gift for a family in need. Many families choose to watch an old Christmas movie together with hot cocoa and popcorn. Whichever way your family chooses to celebrate the holiday, be sure to do it together.
Happy Holidays from Senior Helpers of Minnetonka! If you would like to learn more about gift ideas for seniors and in home elderly care, call Senior Helpers of Minnetonka to speak to a senior care specialist today 763-219-4383! The compassionate senior care specialists at Senior Helpers can show you the many benefits of professional senior care at home or dementia and Alzheimer’s care. The senior care specialist will also guide you through the process of receiving the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit if your elderly loved one is a veteran. In home senior care and in home assisted living allows your loved one to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible while receiving the level of care they need. Senior Helpers of Minnetonka provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal assistance, companionship, and so much more to all areas of Bloomington, Minneapolis, Eden Prairie, Saint Paul, Minnetonka, Lakeland, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota.