Posted on Dec 31, 2015
Happy New Year and In Home Elderly Help
As the great ball drops in Times Square, we toast to wrapping up the old and bringing in the New Year. New Years Eve is usually celebrated with loved ones and is perfect for reflecting on the days behind and all that we have learned in the past year. The end of the year is also a good time to think of the ways we want improve our lives in the fresh start ahead.
New Years is often used to create resolutions to better ourselves. These promises to ourselves don’t have to be intricate and complicated. It seems the more pressure we put on ourselves to change, the more difficult it becomes to keep these changes longer through the New Year. One way to start off the New Year is to promise to stay surrounded by loved ones. Finding time to spend with those we love is one of the best ways to boost mood and overall sense of wellbeing. Host a dinner party, invite a friend for coffee, and stop by a loved one’s place just to say hi. The more we are around those we love, the better we’ll feel and this will enhance a positive outlook on life.
It seems that New Years is often used to vow to exercise more. This is when we feel like we have neglected our physical health and make big promises to go to the gym more often. Sometimes life gets in the way and it seems harder to do on a daily basis. This is where starting small works best. Take a quick walk around the neighborhood. Choose to take the stairs instead of the escalator. Park a little further from the shopping center and walk in. The little steps are going to add up and improvements will be made gradually without making a huge impact on daily life.
The New Year is a great excuse to learn something new. Sign up for classes available in your community such as computer basics, woodworking, and art classes. Social classes like cooking and painting can be fun with a friend, and also a great way to make a new friend.
Spending time with those we love is special and irreplaceable. Our elderly loved ones may find that getting out the house on a regular basis is difficult to do alone. This year, find a reason to bring cheer to their home. Stop by for a chat, bring by some dinner and offer to help with grocery shopping when possible. The little things really mean the most to those we love.
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