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Top Gifts For Seniors - Christmas 2020

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
December 01, 2020

Who doesn’t love to get a gift? It needn’t be expensive or elaborate, we just love the surprise and the thoughtfulness behind it. Giving can be even more rewarding, and with the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to pass along a few hints on what your most-loved seniors have on their wish lists this year.

One thing most older adults will tell you is that they do not need more stuff. That’s doubly true if your Mom or Grandpa lives in Assisted Living or they have downsized significantly for their retirement. So the key is to zero in on what will be most useful or meaningful to them.

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Topics: Holidays, Gift Ideas

Veterans Day Heroes at Magnolia Manor

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
November 11, 2020

Most folks today know November 11th as Veterans Day. But there are those still living who can remember far enough back when this important day of honor was originally established as Armistice Day. World War I officially ended at 11am on November 11, 1918. And in 1921, America created the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery and began a tradition of formally recognizing those who have served this country in the military.

Congress officially named Armistice Day in 1926, and the date became an official national holiday in 1938. In 1947, following World War II, this day of remembrance was renamed to reflect the nation’s desire to acknowledge all veterans.

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Topics: Holidays, Veterans, Celebrations, Residents, Assisted Living

Best Gifts for Mother’s Day

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
May 03, 2019

Mother’s Day is one out of 365 days that we should be celebrating mothers. After all, they brought us into the world, provided us with love and support, and ultimately helped us become caring, successful, and happy adults.

We celebrate moms every day here at Magnolia Manor, but we also recognize the importance of Mother’s Day. It’s one day out of the year where all focus is on Mom! To make this year extra special for your mom, consider one of these gifts:

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Topics: Holidays, Gift Ideas, Mothers Day

You Can Still Enjoy the Holidays With Your Family

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
December 18, 2018

 

Moving into senior living is a major transition that impacts more than your day-to-day life. Until the holiday season sneaks up on you, thinking about the holidays and how to be with family may not spring to mind. Yet, it’s an important consideration for seniors who are considering or have made the move into senior living.

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Topics: Holidays, FAQs, Gift Ideas, Mothers Day, Senior Planning, Coping

Fun and easy ways for seniors to decorate for the holidays

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
December 11, 2018

 

Moving into senior living brings with it many freedoms: freedom from housework, grocery shopping, home repairs and so much more.

One element that you might be afraid of missing after moving into senior living; however, is decorating for the holidays.

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Topics: Holidays, Gift Ideas, Senior Planning, Residents, Coping

Best Holiday Gift Ideas For Seniors

Posted by Magnolia Manor on
November 19, 2018

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and it’s never too soon to start preparing your holiday shopping list. Mom or Dad will always enjoy lunch, shopping or another activity together with you and their grandkids. But, when you want to say “I love you” with a special gift, there are plenty to choose from this year.

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Topics: Holidays, Gift Ideas, Mothers Day