Though Halloween is often dismissed as a young person’s holiday, there’s no reason why people in their golden years can’t enjoy dressing up and looking at the spooky décor. Seniors in Henderson will be pleased to hear there are many fun Halloween-themed events occurring in their town this year. The Henderson elderly care experts at Home Care Assistance have put together a list of 4 exciting local events your aging loved one can enjoy during the Halloween season.
1. Trunk or TreatThis annual event at the Black Mountain Recreation Center, taking place on October 27th this year, is just the festive fun your loved one needs to reduce his or her risk of depression. Your loved one can boost his or her mood by getting dressed up in costume to attend the event, where residents decorate their cars and line them down the parking lots for all attendees to see. Your loved one can even get his or her creative juices flowing by helping you decorate your car this year. Creativity helps enhance mood and provides a sense of purpose.
2. Stu Miller’s Pumpkin PatchEach year, the Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch comes to Henderson for a Halloween adventure your loved one is sure to enjoy. The pumpkin patch appears at the Galleria Mall at Sunset this year and is a great way for your loved one to engage in some light physical activity and keep his or her brain stimulated. Some of the activities your loved one can enjoy at the pumpkin patch include:
- Petting zoo