So it’s almost the holiday season again, and as the new year approaches, you will want to keep your senior family members from feeling under the weather. I know I’d want my kids to cheer me up when I get older – who wouldn’t?
Of course, doing that while not seeming like you’re a know-it-all who is too young to know what they’re talking about can be a bit of a challenge. However, should you take the time to consider the following New Year’s resolutions and present them to some of your senior family members, you might get them to have some genuine fun for a change:
- There are all those “senior things” that you can plan, such as living a healthier life and exercising at least 30 minutes per day. But why not suggest something more exciting to go with it – such as traveling to a national park they always wanted to see, or spending time in nature with the grandchildren.
- Reviving an old friendship can be a beautiful New Year’s resolution to follow. If your loved ones seem uneasy about it, you can even offer to lend a hand by researching the person’s whereabouts or offering to drive them to the place when they decide to go.
- Finally, consider suggesting activities and games to exercise better mental health. For example, it can be both your and your father’s new resolution to get together at least once every one or two weeks to play chess.
- Now might be the time to consider transitioning into Rosemark senior retirement living communities. See all the wonderful amenities this community can offer your senior family member.