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Celebrating Thanksgiving in Retirement Homes

Are you worried about your senior loved one missing out on all the fun of the holiday season? With just a little bit of prep work, you can make sure that you can celebrate Thanksgiving at any assisted living facilityin Denver.Retirement homes are usually more than happy to work with you to create a stress-free environment where your family can get together and enjoy good food, merriment, and each other’s company. Here are just a few tips on how to create new memories with your family if you are celebrating Thanksgiving in a retirement community:

Enjoy Planned Activities – Many senior living residences plan several activities around the holidays. That means you can potentially have a great time with your loved ones with very little planning of your own. Reach out to your assisted living center to learn more about what activities they have planned, if you can participate, and how you can help it be a memorable one.

Make It a Multigenerational Celebration – Get the family together around the table and play some of your favorite board games together. This is a great way to get everyone involved—from youngsters all the way up to retirees.

Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane – Share some of your favorite memories, old photographs, and videos with each other. You might be surprised how much children and grandchildren want to hear about life “back then” or see photos of their parents or grandparents in their younger years.

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