While there are times when Thanksgiving can be difficult for Seniors (if they are facing the holiday alone; or have just lost a loved one), it seems that there is an increasing amount of options available throughout the nation for wonderful events that celebrate the day. For example, the Monarch Beach Rotary Club – in…

The 4th of July is a very special day on the American calendar. As such, there is no reason that anyone who wants to celebrate it should be prevented from doing so. Here at Dry Harbor, we work hard to make sure that this extends to the elderly. Sometimes, figuring out how to make it…

Mother’s Day is a perfect time for remembering the elderly. After all, for children involved in the caretaking of their mothers, when challenging times arise marking a day like this past Sunday can be a good reminder of all that they have given you. In addition, for the elderly who are not able to do…

Easter is a wonderful holiday that is a harbinger of spring, with many related activities that can be joined by seniors, no matter how religious or not they might be. Many craft ideas are non-denominational and can be participated in by all interested parties, from the most religious to the least, and from young to…

Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays can be a particularly trying time for all sorts of demographics, including the elderly. Families are getting together; expenses are incurred and for those who are homebound, lacking in financial resources, or facing the event without a loved one, this is undoubtedly a challenging time. One organization that is attempting to…

Christmas is a particularly hard time for anyone who does not have a family or significant other with whom to celebrate. It feels like the whole world is with someone and, when you are not, that sense of isolation can be excruciatingly painful. Not having any plans for the holiday season and knowing you will…

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