Few holidays loom as large in a child’s life as Halloween. Candy, costumes, and parties – what more could a kid ask for? You may have left your trick-or-treating days far behind you, but that doesn’t mean you can get in on some of the fun. Here are some ideas for ways to celebrate this spooky holiday with your grandkids this month.
While gardening outside is a wonderful way to spend your summer days, it can also be a four-season activity that you enjoy year-round. With temperatures dropping and winter looming ever closer, we thought we would share some indoor gardening ideas for seniors to enjoy the pleasure and benefits of gardening all winter long.
Staying active and getting out into the world outside their community is important for seniors living in assisted living. Outings are also an opportunity for seniors and caregivers to spend some quality time together. However, as abilities and circumstances change, it can be challenging to find outings that match a senior’s energy levels. To help, we’ve put together a list of everyday outing ideas for you and your loved one.
With back-to-school sneaking up on us in a couple short weeks, here’s a back-to-school guide for grandparents to help you make the transition as smooth as possible for your grandkids (and their hardworking parents!).
With National Friendship Day coming up on August 6th, we thought we would share a few tips for meeting people and making friends when you first move into a new senior living community. We have six tips to share with you, but they all boil down to one thing: Embrace opportunities.
Summer reading isn’t just for kids (although a summer reading challenge would be a fun activity to share with your grandkids). Summer lends itself to spend long hours reading. Whether it’s a rainy day during a summer thunderstorm, a quiet evening on the patio when the temperature finally cools down, or an afternoon escaping the heat to read a good book indoors where there’s air conditioning. Put these five books on your summer reading list and nightstand.