Christmas decorations and traditions

Two weeks from today is Christmas! It is so hard to believe. This year is flying by and I am now one of those individuals that say just how fast life is moving.

Speaking of just how fast, it is time, if you have not already, to decorate your senior’s home for the holidays. If you have them help, it could invoke memories that will last throughout the Christmas season. (The same can be said for Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, too.)

The traditions that are relived each year are comforting to the older crowd just as they are for you and me! There is nothing more enjoyable for me than to look at each Christmas bauble

Christbaumkugel Svenska: En typisk julgranskula

Christbaumkugel Svenska: En typisk julgranskula (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

before it is placed on the tree and recall where it came from and what it represents. Christmas is a great time to invoke the good memories built over the years.

It is truly important to create an open atmosphere with your senior that allows him or her to participate in the decorating; sharing the traditions that they followed when they were younger and perhaps even following some of those traditions for the sake of the senior. When you do this, it just proves time after time that you understand that With Age Comes Respect and that you embrace that idea!

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About melissalstoneburner

Melissa is the proud mother of two boys. She also like to take care of all of her elderly clients as though they were her actual flesh and blood, too. Melissa began her elderly care business, Time to Care, in August, 2012. Since then, she has successfully seen several clients through life and onto the next life. She writes about what she knows, what she doesn't know, and reveals all the research in between. She believes that elderly care is the best thing she has ever done in life; second only to being a mother!
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