Tis’ the Season in Long Term Care

December 21, 2023

The holiday season is upon us! Long term care communities across the country have tuned into the festivities – whether that be jovial decor or visits from familiar faces. 

Long term care providers, caregivers, and staff have gone above and beyond providing care to seniors to ensure their holiday season is merry and bright. From special heartfelt performances to a holiday light show field trip, check out how communities across the United States are celebrating: 

Bringing Back a Twelve-Year-Old Tradition 

In the heart of Smithfield, Utah, the Cache Valley Chinese American community revived a twelve-year-old tradition at Birch Creek Assisted Living. After a challenging year, the facility opened its doors to visitors, allowing the community to bring back their cherished performances, filling the air with laughter and cultural richness. Read the full story → 

Elementary Students Bring Holiday Cheer to Residents

Meanwhile, in Okolona, Mississippi, the halls of Shearer-Richardson Memorial Nursing Home echoed with the sweet sounds of carols, courtesy of the delightful students from Okolona Elementary School. Their visit brought music and hand-delivered holiday cards, spreading joy and connection among the residents. Watch the full video →

A Festive Field Trip 

Over at Knolls Senior Living, residents embarked on a magical field trip, experiencing the enchanting Nebraska Christmas lights show for the very first time. The twinkle of lights and the festive atmosphere added a sprinkle of holiday magic, creating memories that will surely last a lifetime.  Read the full story → 

A Visit From Holiday Icons 

In Austin, Minnesota, The Good Samaritan Society Comforcare transformed into a winter wonderland as Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and even the Grinch paid a special visit. Laughter echoed through the halls as these holiday icons mingled with residents, capturing the season’s essence in delightful photos. Read the full story → 

These heartwarming stories showcase the resilience and community spirit within long-term care facilities. As we celebrate the season of giving, let these tales of joy remind us all of the magic that kindness and togetherness can bring, especially during the holidays. May your days be merry and bright!