Article from Daily Caring
Seniors enjoy being included in holiday activities...The holidays can be fun for older adults even if they have physical or cognitive limitations.
It’s all about spending time together, feeling included, and enjoying the good company – whether in person or virtually.
The activities you do together don’t have to be exciting to be special and meaningful. Simply being able to join in brings joy and helps your older adult enjoy the season.
So, we’ve rounded up 20 fun holiday activities for seniors that are perfect to enjoy with family and friends.
We also share tips on how to modify or pace activities to keep older adults from getting too tired or overstimulated.
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Many of these activities are low-key and can be easily modified to fit your older adult’s energy level and abilities.
But it’s still wise to be on the lookout for signs of fatigue and proactively suggest breaks or a mid-day nap.
If your older adult has Alzheimer’s or dementia, you may want to modify activities even further to avoid overstimulating or confusing them.
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