Post Labor Day - Seniors What To Do?

Labor Day is the final hurrah of summer. It is easy to find activities and family fun at the end of summer, but what should seniors do when the weather starts changing?

As fall season takes over and temperatures decreases, here is Elder Care Homecare’s recommendations.

1) Don’t listen to everyone that Labor Day means the end of outdoor activities. Seniors should try to squeeze in a few more barbecues and cookouts!

2) Take a small trip to a lake or beach if possible. We have months until these freeze over and sometimes leaves changing and sitting by the water is actually the most beautiful time of the year.

3) Those with elderly parents sometimes struggle to find activities or things to talk about with the loved ones. But music festivals and sports can be a year long activities. Try to commit to a few more outdoor music or sporting events if possible.

Don’t let the weather slow you down!

Cinco De Mayo - Senior Involvment

Cinco De Mayo is always one of the most fun spring events. It is a great excuse for seniors to get festive with their family and friends.

Families and friends should take out their sombreros, shake the maracas and try to have some fun.

If you live in a senior community, enjoy the activities, food and participate in creating some of the decorations. If you are hosting friends or family at your house, you can decorate your house and begin cooking for the event.

Cooking is often correlated as a therapeutic activity for seniors. You can buy the ingredients for tacos and allow family and friends to make their own tacos when they come over. This is a fun way to allow everyone to participate and not cause the host role to be overly burdensome. If you have home care help, the home health aide can help organize all the supplies and assist in the cooking activities.

Any excuse to celebrate joyous occasions should be emphasized. Hope you all have a great weekend!