Practical Ways to Support Seniors During the Holidays

One care agency for seniors suggest thinking practical when buying gifts for seniors this year. The frugal minded seniors will appreciate the thought when they receive gifts that can be used in their daily lives. Seniors fear the impact that the economic state and social security cuts could have on them.

An analysis of more than 26,000 senior gift requests conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care network throughout the U.S. reveals that the most popular holiday wishes of older adults are items such as blankets, slippers, pajamas and robes. You also can’t go wrong with food or homemade gifts, such as cards or holiday ornaments. Aside from tangible gifts, the best gift for a senior is your companionship during the holiday season. For a list of the top ten gifts for seniors, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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