Dec 8, 2017 by Garrett Hafler
Home health care professionals suggest that when you want to find a gift for your mom or dad, you consider choosing a box of crayons and coloring book. Many adults have started to get back into the hobby of coloring because it helps them relax. Children are often absorbed in coloring when they start to and your loved one can receive the same benefits too. You will find that there is always a smile on someone’s face when they color. From the smell that the new crayons admit to choosing the perfect color, your loved one can express himself or herself.
Did you know that home health care professionals say that coloring can help relieve feelings of depression and anxiety? Studies have shown that coloring is able to relax seniors. In fact, home health care experts say that as your loved one starts to color, his or her body will become less rigid and their facial features will soften.
Coloring can help your loved one escape the day and if your loved one likes to socialize, you may want to visit a local senior center where they often have coloring get-togethers and similar events. These activities are perfect for your loved one because it allows them to socialize and meet new people who share the same interests.
Home health care professionals recommend that families set aside time and color together, as this can help each one in the family bond. Every senior has a story that they can tell, and they will be able to do it through their coloring book and crayons. If you would like to learn more about health care services provided in the home, call Comfort Keepers today to discuss your options.
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