The Holiday season is hyped up to be a magical time of joy, but it can be a little more challenging for those with mobility needs to enjoy some activities. And for aging adults who depend on family caregivers, senior care providers and a wheelchair, the holiday season can bring loneliness and depression… but it doesn’t have to be that way! There are many fun holiday activities that are accessible to everyone, no matter their mobility challenges or age.
Here are 7 accessible Christmas activities for everyone to enjoy:
1. Decorate the Mobility Equipment: Depending on the situation, decorating the tree might be challenging. So decorate a wheelchair or scooter! You can use tinsel, ornaments, paper snowflakes and even lights to make the equipment festive and fun. This way, the holiday spirit is mobile too! Just be sure to leave wheels and controls clear so that the equipment remains functional and safe to [...]