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What are Ways to Celebrate Holidays in Senior Living Communities?

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The holidays are a time when folks come together to celebrate traditions. And, while many seniors who reside in a senior living community will spend time with their loved ones this holiday season, there are many residents who choose to stay put. We have found, nearly 50 to 80 percent of senior citizens choose to stay within their senior living community over the holidays. That number jumps to nearly all residents whom require some sort of memory care.

Senior Celebrating Winter HolidaysOh, There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays!

Some of our Paramount Senior Living residents decide to stick around because they feel safer in the comforts of their own home. Many of our assisted living residents require a bit more care than others. Residents who stay choose to do so to ensure the same round-the-clock care they may not receive if they make the trek to a friend or family member for an overnight stay.

Family Visits

In many cases, because their care could include bathing, dressing, incontinence, administering medication and fall prevention, some residents and their families will agree to stay within their community is the best way to spend the holidays. During this time, Paramount Senior Living encourages families to spend as much time as they can by popping in and visiting with their loved ones. At Paramount Senior Living we like to incorporate family in many of our holiday events.

Community Events Calendar

At Paramount Senior Living, we can assure you and your loved ones there is always something to do – especially around the holidays! From gift-wrapping to cookie baking, to shopping trips and bus-guided holiday light tours, there is never a dull moment.  We realize the holidays can be tough for some of residents who may have lost a spouse or don’t have family nearby, so we keep a busy and upbeat calendar of events to keep their spirits bright.

Neighborhood Outreach

During the holidays, it is very common for community members, church groups and students to give back by spending time with our residents. Themed events like singing holiday jingles, making crafts or knitting scarves for those in need promotes conversation and creativity. Being included in these programs reassures our residents they are still a vital part of their community, as well as bringing joy and laughter to everyone’s hearts.

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