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Tips for Celebrating Spring with Seniors in Assisted Living

The holidays are a time of celebration, especially for families. If one of your family members is living in an assisted living community or nursing home, it can be difficult to know just how to celebrate spring and summer holidays. Especially here in New Orleans, where tradition is so important, our loved ones can have a hard time accepting that a change in their living situation, whether it’s temporary or permanent, means a change in how they celebrate holidays. As family, we need to embrace this change and create a sense of holiday spirit wherever they are.

At Notre Dame Health System, we’ve come up with some creative ways to get festive both in a resident’s new space and with the whole family out and about.

In the resident’s space, families can:

Outside of the resident’s space, families can:

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