The holidays can be a lonely time for seniors living in assisted living
homes. This year, bring holiday cheer to them with a visit and the perfect
holiday gift. We at Mount Carmel Assisted Living strive to provide comfortable,
engaging, and social atmospheres for our residents. But sometimes, a simple
gift can add a little warmth or joy to their living spaces. Below is a
list of gifts to get your elderly loved one living in an assisted home
for the holidays.
1.Large print books: Barnes & Noble has an extensive large print book section perfect for
browsing for best sellers for your senior reader. Books can take you on
an amazing adventure all the while sitting in the comfort of your own
home. What better gift to give your elderly loved one than the gift of
2.Family photo calendars: If your elderly loved one likes to keep track of important holidays, birthdays
and other family celebrations, a personalized family calendar is a wonderful
gift. Fill the calendar with happily shared family memories.
3.Cozy Bathrobe and slippers: Elderly people tend to get colder in the winter. Help them stay warm with
this cozy, fur-lined bathrobe from Pottery Barn.
4.Large print puzzle books: Scientific studies point to problem-solving games and other puzzles helping
aging brains stay healthy. Give your loved one something that will keep
then engaged with these large print puzzle books.
5.Electronic picture frame: It can be cumbersome to pull out old family photos, especially when your
loved one is living in an assisted living facility. With a digital electronic
picture frame, you can load thousands of photos in one place.
6.Kindle Fire tablet: Pre-load a Kind Fire with books, games, and movies for your loved one.
These tablets are affordable options to the iPad, and they’re easy
to understand. Make sure to spend some time teaching your elderly parent
how to use them for you leave for the day.
If you are thinking of visiting your elderly loved one this holiday season in their
Hampton assisted living center, contact us ahead of time to make sure your visit doesn’t coincide
with any treatment of events scheduled.