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Posts tagged with “holidays”

“Be a Santa to a Senior” Program Gears Up to Bring Joy to Isolated Seniors

When spouses have passed on and family lives far away or visits infrequently, the approaching holiday season may not hold much for your senior patients and clients to look forward to. The Be a Santa to a Senior® program provides a way for senior care professionals and community members to help make sure isolated seniors aren’t forgotten.

Helping Families of Seniors with Alzheimer’s Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays can be particularly stressful for families of seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Look to resources such as the Alzheimer’s Association and the local Home Instead Senior Care® office for assistance.

Companionship an Antidote to Seniors’ Holiday Blues

Depression during the holidays is not uncommon for anyone who has lost loved ones and longs for days gone by when unique traditions, reunions and rituals were a rich part of life.

Take Time for Yourself to Avoid Holiday Caregiver Stress

Adult children need to find ways to take a break from the rigors of caring for their senior loved ones and their own children before the burden becomes too overwhelming. One possibility is respite help from a Home Instead CAREGiverSM.

Home for the Holidays - Family Caregiver Recorded Webinar

The holidays are a good time for family caregivers to notice signs that an older adult may need some assistance. Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care details those signs and offers tips to minimize holiday stress.

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Senior decorating her Christmas tree with her family.

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