The cool weather and changing leaves make it a great time to get out and enjoy the fall before the busyness of the holiday season kicks in. We found some fun activities that St. Louis seniors might enjoy checking out with friends and family.
Flu season is approaching, which makes now the best time to get your flu shot. The flu shot is the best way to prevent getting sick but takes two weeks to begin protecting, so it’s good to act early.
As is often the case, the summer seems to be flying by. August is a great chance to fit in some fun before fall arrives and grandkids head back to school. We’ve found some August outings for seniors and their loved ones to check out.
July 11 is National Cheer Up the Lonely Day. Loneliness is a common issue for seniors that can luckily be overcome with a little effort. Studies have shown that loneliness and isolation can lead to greater risk of mental and physical decline, so it’s important to stay socially active and connected as we age.
Father’s Day is fast approaching. Showing appreciation for the special man in your life doesn’t have to be a stressful ordeal. We’ve put together some gift ideas to help with the annual dilemma of what to get for dad.
Celebrate Mom by spending time together this Mother’s Day. St. Louis offers lots of great opportunities for enjoying the big day. We’ve listed 10 popular possibilities.
April 16 marks National Health Care Decisions Day. The day was founded to encourage adults of all ages to discuss future healthcare decisions with family, friends and healthcare providers.
Nice weather is around the corner, which means spring cleaning time isn’t far off. This often includes lots of dusting, sweeping, scrubbing and decluttering. One area that should be added to your cleaning list is the medicine cabinet.
As we recover from the excitement of the holidays and get settled into the New Year, it’s common to experience a bit of cabin fever from being cooped up at home during cold winter days. St. Louis offers many opportunities for indoor fun out of the house. These are a few possibilities we recommend.
Among the flurry of activities and excitement, remember that the greatest joy is time spent with loved ones. Regular visits, outings and involvement can raise the spirits of everyone in the family. The greatest gift for a senior during the holiday season is companionship.