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4 Ways Seniors in Prescott Can Celebrate Christmas This Year

By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 5, 2016

Seniors who want to try something a little different for Christmas this year may want to attend a fun holiday-themed event in their town. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of in-home care Prescott, AZ, families trust, has compiled a list of local events that offer seniors a way to celebrate the Christmas season in a welcoming, festive atmosphere.

1. Last-Minute Nonprofit Stocking-Stuffer Bazaar

The Prescott Activity Center at 824 East Gurley Street will be hosting this holiday bazaar on December 17th from 10am to 4pm. This event gives seniors the chance to give back, socialize, and shop for high-quality, low-cost gifts, crafts, and baked goods from over 50 clubs, schools, and nonprofit organizations. They will also have the opportunity to enter raffles and win fabulous prizes. Admission is free.

2. It’s a Wonderful Life, the Musical

The Yavapai College Performing Arts Center at 1100 East Sheldon Street will be hosting this holiday musical on December 18th at 3pm. This classic holiday movie where a town gets new hope, a man is redeemed, and an angel gets his wings takes the stage in this compelling musical, which may make seniors believe once again in the true magic of Christmas.

3. Gingerbread Village and Ice Skating

The Prescott Resort and Conference Center at 1500 Arizona 69 will be hosting this annual gingerbread festival through January 2nd. This festive event has become a holiday tradition for many families across Arizona for almost 25 years. Here, seniors and their families can start their own tradition of viewing the gorgeous gingerbread houses while getting a little exercise at the skating rink.

4. Enchanted Christmas

The Prescott Gateway Mall at 3250 Gateway Boulevard will be offering this holiday light attraction on December 23rd from noon to 9pm. Seniors can feel the holiday spirit, create memories with family and friends, and stay warm as they stroll through the themed rooms that have been beautifully embellished with over 500,000 lights. Highlights of this event also include structures from Dickens Christmas to the Polar Express train touring around the village.

If you are unable to attend events such as these with your senior loved one, consider hiring a professional caregiver from Home Care Assistance to provide companionship, transportation and much more. We are a leading provider of Prescott, AZ, respite care, and we also offer specialized care for seniors with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and Parkinson’s. For more information on our in-home care services, call a qualified Care Manager at 928-771-0105 today.