The holidays are usually a time of family and fun, glad tidings and good cheer. But for some, the holidays bring on the blues. For our mature loved ones, holidays can be an especially difficult time.
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest “food” holidays of the year. Families gather to eat, celebrate and reflect on their blessings. For loved ones with difficulties at mealtime, Thanksgiving can be especially stressful. Will they stare at me? Will I make a mess?
A little TLC can go a long way to brighten your loved one’s holidays and help them feel part of the festivities. When making your plans, try some of these special touches to be sure they feel included and loved.
One of the things that becomes more important with age is home. Being home. It’s also one of those things that we worry about losing especially when faced with health or mobility challenges.