Today is May 1st which has also become known in many cultures to be May Day.  What is May Day exactly and how can the senior citizens in our midst take part in it?  The traditional celebrations involve dancing, festivities and flowers.  The day itself is like the middle point “between a solstice and an…

There’s absolutely no reason for the elderly not to enjoy Easter. And this was proven with Camilla Parker Bowles’ recent efforts into the creation of an Easter Bonnet. The Duchess of Cornwall – 70 years old – engaged in some arts and crafts when she visited the Fair Close Centre. The senior home – which…

St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t just have to be about cabbage and corned beef.  Although having said that, cabbage is an oft-favorite choice of food for the elderly demographic since it “clears constipation, checks piles and obesity (caloric value is only 27 kilo calories).”  St. Patrick was the  Patron Saint of Ireland and the day he…

Valentine’s Day is coming up and even though seniors may look different, inside – as many of them will tell you – they still feel like they’re 21 again.  And, as any 21 will tell you, Valentine’s Day is an utterly important and anticipated event in their lives. So, given the obvious challenges (including: death…

The end of 2017 is upon us, and the beginning of a new year of great travel opportunities for the retired jet set. Here are the best discounts for seniors with a wander lust: ·        American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and British Airlines all have offers for people over 65. Call them to get…

It’s traditional for people to make new year’s resolutions.  This is one particular tradition that seniors can have just as much connection to as other demographics.  In fact, in some ways, this can actually be more impactful for them as they have experience in what is realistic and what is just going to be ignored…

Although in the UK in 2014 it was found that “nearly half a million people aged over 75 will spend Christmas Day alone this year because they don’t want to be seen as a burden, their families have moved away or they don’t talk to their children anymore,” this does not have to be the…

Getting ready for Christmas can be  particularly challenging for seniors…especially those who find themselves alone either for the first time or for many years. So what can one do to make this better?  How can we enhance their experience for the better?  Here is a list of top 10 ideas for seniors to consider in…

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…

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