April 6, 2020
Observing family holiday traditions can go a long way to adding joy and comfort to a senior’s family holiday celebration. This is also a very good time to take a closer look and observe your senior loved one to check for any health issues.
For seniors and the elderly, holiday depression can have many contributing factors: isolation from family and friends, feelings of loss and loneliness for a spouse or close friends who have passed, or the compounding effects of dealing with poor health…. just to name a few. Additionally, according to the American Geriatrics Society, seniors may also feel blue after the holidays if they are facing money issues, and spent beyond a budget. Here are ways to help your senior loved ones manage the effects of post-holiday blues.