Category: Holiday

4 Best Winter Activities for Seniors in Nashville

smokey mountain winter

Winter’s here, but chillier temps don’t mean adventures end. Seniors in the Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin area can bundle up and enjoy a range of unique experiences with friends and family. Nashville’s mild winters, beautiful outdoors and vibrant city culture create a winter filled with possibility. From experiencing your own Tender Tennessee Christmas to touring… Read more »

3 Best Ways to Lift Seniors’ Spirits During the Holidays

Cooking Christmas food

The Holidays can be a time of loneliness and isolation for Seniors. Read on for tips on making “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” a season of much-needed connection. The Holiday Season is tangled up in family, memories and traditions. Many Seniors experience grief during the Holidays over lost abilities and lack of closeness… Read more »

Christmas Gifts for Seniors | Celebrating 2020-Style

blakeford christmas

Although preparing a turkey dinner and trimming a tree may take a little work, once Christmas is here, the joy of meeting up with relatives and friends makes it all seem worthwhile. But, in this extraordinary year, when you must factor in safety for every interaction, holidays have become a little more complicated. To help… Read more »

Did You Notice a Decline in Your Parents Over the Holidays?

Grandmother and grandchildren enjoying sparklers

During the holidays, many families may have visited their aging loved ones, seeing them in-person for the first time in months, possibly even since last year. These visits are important because they provide families with time to reconnect and share in the joys of the season, but they also provide adult children with a valuable… Read more »

Beating the Post-Holiday Blues

senior man outside hiking

Now that the holidays are over, would you rather snuggle in bed under a warm comforter instead of getting up and facing yet another cold and dark day? If so, you may be one of the estimated 10 million Americans with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more commonly referred to as the winter blues. Signs you… Read more »

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Seniors in Your Life

children giving gifts to grandfather

Holiday shopping is tough enough, but when trying to pick out a gift for a senior in your life that is both practical and enjoyable, it can seem impossible! Seniors have received many holiday gifts over their lifetime, so how do you select a gift that stands out? From gifts for the home to health… Read more »

Holiday Light: The Beauty of Traditions

Holiday Lights blakeford at green hills

I love seeing all the holiday lights come out. I love the brightly lit trees, the candles, streetlights, storefronts….well, all of it! The lights are especially a welcome sight this time of year. In this part of the world the daytime is short and the nighttime is at its longest. Darkness seems to dominate the… Read more »