Along with the traditions of family gatherings and holiday meals, holidays tend to add to the stress a caregiver may feel. Holidays can lead to depression and feelings of isolation and loneliness for the seniors in your life. While loneliness and isolation can be year-round elements, holidays tend to amplify them.
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events.
Yes, there is such a thing! On Sunday, July 21st, the nation can celebrate National Ice Cream Day 2019. President Reagan designated the month of July for National Ice Cream Month, with an emphasis on the third Sunday, being the ‘big day’. With the heat wave that is engulfing the nation, what better way to stay cool than eating foods that are lighter, and well, cooler?
Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have died in service to our nation. We owe our veterans such gratitude and honor and want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has, or is currently serving! Without you, our lives could be a lot different!