Las Vegas seniors can prevent isolation during the Christmas season and spread holiday joy by attending a few local festive events. The Las Vegas, NV, at-home care experts at Home Care Assistance have put together a list of 4 Christmas events your aging loved one is sure to enjoy.
1. Magical Forest
Located in Opportunity Village on West Oakey Boulevard, this park is open through January 1st, except on Christmas, at 5:30pm each evening. Your loved one can have a magical experience touring through the forest featuring hundreds of dazzling trees and millions of twinkling lights while sampling incredible food along the way. Here, your loved one can also watch nightly entertainment and take an exciting ride on the Forest Express Passenger Train that’s guaranteed to get him or her in the holiday spirit.
2. The Nutcracker
The Smith Center at 361 Symphony Park Avenue will be hosting matinee and evening shows of The Nutcracker from December 21st through the 24th. As your loved one watches this breathtaking performance, he or she will witness Clara and her charming Nutcracker prince beautifully dance through a magical world filled with sparkling snow and waltzing flowers. An hour prior to the performance, your loved one also has the chance to tour the new Nutcracker Wonderland in the adjacent Troesh Theater. At this theater, your loved one can listen to a special guest read the story of the Nutcracker, take a tour of their exquisite sets, and buy souvenirs at the Nutcracker Boutique before settling into his or her seat.
3. Holiday Nights and Lights Concert
This holiday concert will take place in the Town Square at 6605 Las Vegas Boulevard on December 22nd at 6pm. Your loved one can come listen to a free performance that ranges from a holiday musical to a school choir and features students from local high schools. This concert is a wonderful way for your loved one to boost his or her mood while celebrating the holiday season with the local community.
4. Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade
Located at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, this must-attend free parade will take place on December 23rd and 24th from 6pm to 7pm. Your loved one and the rest of the family can make memories and build bonds as they watch this magical parade featuring nutcrackers, uplifting holiday music, toy soldiers, princes, and princesses. If your loved one has grandkids, he or she can take them to meet and socialize with characters parading through the streets, which include reindeer and polar bears.
Make sure you loved one has the support he or she needs to get out of the house and enjoy local events all year long. At Home Care Assistance, our caregivers can provide transportation, companionship, and assistance with daily tasks like bathing and grooming. To learn more about the live-in and respite care Las Vegas, NV, seniors rely on, call one of our friendly Care Managers at (702) 550-3185 today.