Anchorage seniors looking for exciting things to do in their free time will be pleased to learn there are some fun events happening in the area in the coming weeks and months. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of in-home senior care Anchorage, AK, families trust, suggests these 4 upcoming local events.
1. Noel Bazaar
This quaint holiday fair will be held at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center at 1300 East 19th Avenue on December 3rd at 10am. During this fair, your senior loved one can check out over 60 talented vendors, mingle and make new friends his or her age, enjoy delicious food, and do some fun caroling, which can boost his or her self-confidence. Your loved one can also enter the raffle and have the chance to win a fabulous door prize.
2. Wonderfully Made Christmas Bazaar
This event will be held at the Cornerstone Church on Brayton Drive on December 10th from 10am to 5pm. The fair gives your loved one the chance to learn about and celebrate the uniqueness of over 100 Alaskan artists who will be showcasing their handmade crafts. During this fair, your loved one can enjoy a scrumptious lunch from the concession stand and enhance his or her mood by listening to the live music while shopping for holiday treats, presents, and decor.
3. Maker Night
This unique event will be held at the Z.J. Loussac Public Library on Denali Street on October 25th, November 22nd, and December 27th from 6pm to 9pm. Seniors who are crafters, quilters, and knitters can bring a project they’re working on to this event and meet with other passionate locals to learn new skills and share project ideas and details. Social events like this can help your loved one feel less isolated, give him or her a sense of purpose, and boost his or her self-esteem.
4. Saint Mary’s Holiday Bazaar
Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church on Tudor Road will be hosting this old-fashioned fair on November 19th from 9am to 3pm. It features only items made by crafters and artisans who attend this church. While at this fair, your loved one can meet the locals and feel connected to the community while shopping for everything from casserole carriers to homemade jelly. For seniors with dogs, the bazaar offers a pet boutique where they can purchase homemade dog biscuits. When hunger strikes, your loved one can go to the cafe for a bowl of homemade soup and cornbread.
If your loved one is looking forward to these or other local events, make sure he or she has the necessary support to attend them. At Home Care Assistance, our professional caregivers can provide transportation, assist with mobility, and help with daily tasks like bathing, dressing, and grooming. For more information on the live-in and respite home care Anchorage seniors count on, call one of our friendly Care Managers at (907) 770-0907 today.