Making Holidays Special for Seniors Worth the Effort
From Gary Freeman of the Home Instead Senior Care® office in Red Oak, TX.
Q. My dad has had such a rough year with a lot of health problems. All of our family will be back for the upcoming holidays, and he is so excited. I want him to feel a part of things, in spite of his increasing frailty. Do you have any suggestions? I could also use some help with his care as I prepare for the festivities, many of which will be at my home. Dad lives just down the street but I care for him every day.
Holidays are a wonderful time to encourage the entire family to rally around an aging adult. Please consider the following suggested ways that you can help your father feel a part of the festivities:
It also sounds as though you could use a hand yourself. Contact your local Home Instead Senior Care® office at 972-576-1100 to learn more about its respite services that can allow you the time to make the holidays truly memorable for you and your entire family.
For more information about your local Home Instead Senior Care office, contact Gary Freeman at 972-576-1100 or go to HomeInstead.com. To learn more mealtime activities, visit SundayDinnerPledge.com
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