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Christmas Activities For Seniors Who Have An In Home Caregiver

Dec 15, 2017 by Garrett Sullivan

If your senior is receiving care from an in home caregiver, the chances of you knowing how important your loved one’s health and happiness are is great. It is important that your loved one remain engaged throughout the day and that they have a companion or someone to talk to. You cannot just sit your loved one in front of the TV and leave them there days on end, as this is not healthy for the. This is exactly why an in home caregiver is often recommended for senior adults. If you are looking for some senior-friendly activities that your loved one can do with you, other family members, friends, or their caregiver, you will find some options below. These are all wonderful activities and they can help keep your loved one active.

  • Helping to wrap gifts for other members in the family and placing them under the tree
  • Assisting with cooking the large holiday dinner
  • Baking Christmas cookies or holiday desserts
  • Decorating gingerbread houses with the grandkids
  • Making a holiday countdown calendar to Christmas day
  • Helping to decorate the home that they live in or decorate the tree
  • Looking through old photos from past Christmas celebrations
  • Knitting some holiday-themed scarves or blankets for family members
  • Listening to Christmas music or singing some Christmas carols
  • Helping shop for the best Christmas presents for the grandkids

In home caregiver specialists say that simple and fun activities can go a long way and your loved one will enjoy every part of them. It is important to include your loved one, as seniors often feel left out of celebrations, especially during the holidays. The above activities do not have to be difficult either. If you would like to learn more about our in home caregiver program, call Comfort Keepers today.

Comfort Keepers of Guilford, CT proudly provides in home caregiver services to seniors in the following communities throughout Middlesex County & New Haven County:

Branford, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haven, Essex, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, Northford, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, West Haven, and Westbrook

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