Bridgewater seniors who are looking for exciting things to do in their community will be pleased to learn about some fun upcoming events and activities. The Bridgewater in-home care experts at Home Care Assistance have put together a list of 4 local events your aging loved one might be interested in attending in the near future.
1. Holiday Kissing Ball Workshop
The North Branch Park at 355 Milltown Road will be hosting this holiday program on December 3rd from 10am to noon. Your loved one can build his or her self-esteem while learning how to make a beautiful kissing ball out of fresh evergreen and floral materials. The Colonial Park Gardens Horticulture experts will be teaching this class, which will also include helpful styling tips. This class costs $35 per person, and all supplies are included.
2. Christmas Radio Show
This family-friendly holiday show will take place on December 2nd and 3rd at Grape Expectations on Kearney Street at 8pm each night. Your loved one may feel a touch of nostalgia as he or she watches this magical play based on the classic holiday movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Along with an exciting play, your loved one will also be able to enjoy and participate in an evening of wine tasting, dessert, and light fare.
3. Scenic Walk
Your loved one can get fit and meet new friends when he or she joins the Duke Island Walkers. On December 7th at the Duke Island Visitors Center on Old York Road, your loved one can stroll with other walkers through the picturesque park and along the gorgeous Raritan River. Tea, coffee, and scrumptious treats will be provided. This walking group meets and walks in this park every Wednesday at 9:30am.
4. Jazz Night
On December 9th from 7:30pm to 9pm, the Bridgewater Library at 1 Vogt Drive will be hosting their Friends Friday Night Concert Series. Your loved one may feel uplifted as he or she listens to the Dan Crisci Jazz Quartet play popular American songs, jazz basics, and a few original songs. Some of the familiar songs your loved one might hear during this concert include those originally performed by Cole Porter, Kenny Barron, and George Gershwin.
Even if your loved one isn’t interested in any of these particular events, it’s important to encourage him or her to get out of the house to prevent social isolation. At Bridgewater Home Care Assistance, our caregivers can provide the support and encouragement your loved one needs to lead a happier and healthier life by offering transportation and companionship, assisting with mobility, and helping with tasks like bathing, grooming, and dressing. We also offer comprehensive Parkinson’s, post-stroke, and Alzheimer’s care Bridgewater, NJ, seniors can rely on. For more information and to schedule a no-obligation consultation with one of our Care Managers, please call 908.450.9400 today.