The holidays can be a fun time of year for everyone. Seniors can participate in many activities in their local communities and even in the comfort of their home.

Here are a few holiday ideas to participate in the community:

  • Go and see the city or town’s Christmas tree and parade.
  • Walk or drive around neighborhoods with Christmas lights and decorations.
  • Go to the theater and see a Christmas movie.
  • Invite friends to go to a coffee shop and visit.
  • Visit the mall to look at all of the Christmas decorations. Shop for your friends and family while you are there.
  • Visit a nursing home and take the residents a Christmas gift. They will enjoy your presence and generosity.

Holiday ideas for staying in:

  • Make a Christmas wreath to put on your front door or to give to someone.
  • Decorate a gingerbread house with your friends or grandchildren.
  • Invite your friends or family to watch a Christmas movie.
  • Host a Christmas party.
  • Listen to holiday music on your TV, radio, computer, or phone.
  • Decorate your house in Christmas decorations.
  • Pick out Christmas cards to send to friends and family.
  • Bake Christmas cookies.