Virtually Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19 Virtually Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19
This holiday season you may be wondering how you are going to celebrate with your family, friends and loved ones. And because the older population is at greater risk for severe illness from COVID-19, it is important that you also think about the best celebrating options for your senior loved ones.
A virtual event may be a great solution. Here are a few simple ways to make your virtual holiday special and engaging.
Plan a Shared Experience This is a great way to make everyone feel included and present in the moment. Cooking the same dish, lighting the same scented candle, or playing the same music on the day of can make everyone feel closer together at heart.
Plan Out Activities or Talking PointsPlanning out activities and talking points is a good way to stay connected over video chat. You can even share a list of the activities or questions you plan to talk about beforehand so that everyone has a chance to plan their responses.
Send Care PackagesIf you are able, mail or drop off treats, decorations and supplies to your virtual guests. This gesture will ensure that everyone can participate in your shared experiences and has everything they need to celebrate the holiday together.
The holidays are a great opportunity to spend time with the people you love. When you're visiting this holiday season, you might notice some changes in your older loved one, which can be concerning.
Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace has developed a resource guide that addresses common concerns of aging and provides the resources needed to live a healthy, fulfilled life at any age.
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