With warmer weather, people shed their winter clothes and head outside to enjoy the sun and warmer temperatures. If you’re caring for a senior loved one or have aging parents, you want to make sure that they have activities that help them avoid senior isolation. Even if they require home healthcare, you can plan fun outings or help them find groups to keep their social life active and ensure that they don’t become too isolated.
A weekend getaway to the beach or mountains is a great time to include the senior in your life. They’ll thrive spending time with you and your family. A weekend is short enough to reduce the stress of traveling with the elderly while allowing everyone to enjoy some quality family time.
Find a gardening club in your senior’s local area and help them get to the meetings. This doesn’t need to be a taxing activity. You can find a club where they can help out by simply watering the plants instead of digging in the dirt. They’ll meet people their own age and enjoy time outdoors.
Many towns will host outdoor concerts and plays during the summer season, and some of the bands will feature music from your senior’s younger years — golden oldies. Find a schedule of events for your local area and take your aging parent out for a night of toe tapping fun.
No matter what plans you make for your senior this summer, it’s essential that you keep them active and social for their health and well being. At Caring Senior Service, our expert staff is comprised of extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and trusted professionals who take pride in helping your loved one manage their daily activities. Contact us today to learn more!