How Can I Help The Elderly During The Holidays?

Help Seniors with the Holidays

According to the U.S. Department of Health Resources & Services Administration, loneliness and social isolation can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and the problem is particularly acute among seniors, especially during holidays. Two in five Americans report that they sometimes or always feel their social relationships are not meaningful, and one in five say they feel lonely or socially isolated.

With the holiday season in full swing, here are a few tips for how to include your loved ones in holiday celebrations and make the season enjoyable.

If you need additional care assistance for a senior this holiday season, Advanced Home Care Services caregivers are here for you. If you’re interested in more information about how in-home care can help your senior loved ones, contact your nearest AHCS office today.