It’s been quite a while since my last blog round-up and with the holidays upon us, it seemed like a good time to share some of the great resources I’ve been sharing on Facebook, Twitter, and beyond for all of us boomers and seniors, grandparents and caregivers, many doing both at once in a lovely multigenerational mix.
Alz.org has an excellent article on Holidays and Alzheimer’s (or other dementia) Families – for that matter, I would think many of these ideas would also be useful for our aging senior parents who don’t have dementia but may have normal memory loss due to aging, or who may have a hard time in new situations.
Elder Falls! It’s a growing concern among doctors and families as the “Silver Tsunami” of aging boomers and seniors continues to swell. Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation from the New York Times.
50 Tips for a Happy Holiday Season for our multigenerational families and aging seniors.
Grandparenting and Multigenerational Holiday Fun
There is a wealth of great ideas for holiday ideas all around the internet, many of which are easy to do – vital for multigenerational caregivers! Here are some of the many ideas for all ages that I’ve been sharing at my Pinterest Board – Christmas Joys:
Cute crafts to give thanks from Parents Magazine. Great and easy crafts for kids that also could work well with our elderly seniors.
Here’s another Pinterest board on the topic of easy crafts and activities for seniors and kids and I just added some new items including puzzles for those with memory loss including from Alzheimer’s Disease
Dollar Tree is a such a great resource for grandparents, don’t you think? It’s an especially BIG help to a busy grandparents’ budget!
Awwww – I couldn’t resist! Look at one of my cute granddogs on guard – using the Tangle Mobile App. (My grandkids and I do LOVE mobile apps, not to mention how handy many of them are for a variety of business needs like my real estate business! 🙂 )
Thank you so much for stopping by. It’s been a treat to share these cute ideas and posts with you as you prepare for Thanksgiving and start pondering Christmas as well.Don’t forget to check my Facebook page for boomers and seniors and grandparents regularly for even more fun ideas and resources for our busy multigenerational needs! And for aging in place ideas and resources, click here and here. 🙂 See you soon!
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