A new favorite for seniors at this time of year is the Ugly Christmas Sweater party. Considered a great stress reliever and a lot of fun, seniors are making ugly Christmas sweaters by the dozen. What constitutes an ugly...
Originating hundreds of years ago in the 4th century, at one time Valentine’s Day had a darker connotation. It later evolved to honor at least one saint and by the 14th century started to become the holiday that we...
Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years. Those with elderly mothers (some of whom are mothers themselves) may find it more difficult...
High energy levels require healthy eating during the holidays. However, brain fog and lethargy due to poor diet limits us. This article navigates the tempting delicacies with helpful holiday eating tips and recipes. Use Fresh Ingredients       It’s tricky to consume foods...
Many seniors with dementia still retain long term memory. They associate certain smells, seasons and people with particular holidays. For those who remember the enjoyment of Easter, different activities can help them bring back the joy of past holidays...
Whether you are still living at home or in a retirement or assisted living facility, Easter is always a time to celebrate with your grandkids! There are many easy and fun activities you can do to enjoy this time...
Most of us are very busy as the holidays approach. After shopping for gifts, decorating our homes and attending parties, there is little time left. Don’t have time to bake all of the treats you’d like? Why not invite...
The holiday season is upon us. For most of us, this is a happy time of bonding with friends and family. The holidays, however, can be a time of sadness for seniors. Additionally, health problems and physical limitations can...
July 1st is Canada Day. This is a day that all Canadians celebrate the history, culture and achievements of their country. Celebrations include parties and fireworks, not always the types of activities that seniors can enjoy. Here are some senior...
Both Canada and the US have special holidays commemorating their countries. In Canada, this is Canada Day, celebrated on July 1. It celebrates confederation, July 1, 1867 when the three colonies came together as one country. In the US,...