Many seniors worry that reaching retirement age is the beginning of long naps and knitting circles. But Milwaukee in-home care providers believe there are more interesting ways for seniors to spend their retirement. Check out the following ideas for senior retirees.
Seniors can enjoy working with their hands and creating delicate items like jewelry after they retire. Jewelry makes for a great gift to give to family members and friends and can even be used to sell at local fairs. Seniors can make intricate pieces that can be photographed and shared online or create custom pieces to kickstart a home business.
Plan a Family Reunion
Retirement is an ideal time to begin reconnecting with distant relatives and form new relationships. Live-in Milwaukee caregivers can help seniors plan a family reunion where seniors can meet with cousins, children, and grandchildren and reconnect with everyone at an event that promotes unity. Seniors can make t-shirts for each person to wear and host the event in a location that is easy for everyone to access. Hire a photographer, cater the food, and plan to schedule another reunion in the following year to ensure that the family maintains a strong bond with one another.
Invent a Product
Now is the time to for seniors to put their thinking caps on and invent a product that they’ve been dreaming of selling. They should consider making an item that would offer convenience to their lifestyle or can save time. Seniors can then pitch the product to investors and patent it to protect their creations before they’re ready to sell the products to eager customers.
Create a Digital Album
Help your loved one organize the photos that he or she has accumulated over the years to make a digital photo album that he or she can share with other family members. Organize the digital album by date and scan photos onto a hard drive to back up the pictures. Include fun graphics, music, and captions to enhance the memories and make them fun to view.
Learn more about fun and creative ways for retirees to make the most of their golden years when you call Home Care Assistance at (414) 964-8000. We provide reliable stroke, Alzheimer’s and dementia care Milwaukee families can trust to promote physical and emotional wellbeing for our clients. Call today to have a friendly Care Manager customize a care plan for your loved one.