Winter is the most joyous time of the year as it is the time of festivities. The whole family comes together to celebrate the holidays. It provides the perfect opportunity to talk to your senior loved one. If your elderly parent or relative is hesitant to move to an assisted living facility, this is the best time to visit one. There is nothing better to ease your aging family member’s mind, then to take them to visit an assisted living facility, along with the entire family.
Visiting an assisted living facility in the winters may be beneficial in the following ways;
The Most Convenient Time for the Family
Many caretakers of the elderly live far away from their beloved senior relatives. It might not be possible for them to visit for an extended period of time. The winter holidays give them and the entire family ample amount of time to visit an assisted living facility with their elderly loved one.
Warm and Inviting Atmosphere
Assisted living facilities have a warm and inviting atmosphere in the cool winter months. Holiday decorations, bright fancy lights, Christmas trees and other holiday decorations make the ambience uplifting and cheerful. Your elderly relative will feel welcomed and at home.
Full of Life
During the holiday season, assisted living facilities offer plenty of activities. Various social events and gatherings make the assisted living facility come to life. Christmas tree lightings, holiday music by visiting performers, holiday themes arts and crafts classes, wine and dine get-togethers as well as different indoor board games may entice the visiting seniors.
Many assisted living facilities offer special discount packages and incentives during the winter months. Winter is the best time to search for the most financially viable assisted living facility for your senior relative.
So, winter really is the best time to visit an assisted living facility.