LOVELAND, Ohio (WKRC) - A monthly gathering for Bingo or a periodic birthday party celebration doesn't cut it nowadays for assisted living, memory care, independent living and senior living facilities. It's about enriching lives and enhancing cognitive and physical abilities on a daily basis, benefiting each individual.
Social isolation is one of the leading causes of depression in seniors. Loneliness can easily take its toll on individuals of every age, but there's greater concern for older adults as routines and independence changes. Socialization can have a positive effect by helping seniors feel loved and needed. That’s why Traditions of Deerfield finds so much value in its happy hour.
It is the highest-attended activity there -- engaging as much as entertaining -- and the residents love it. They do special activities, like trivia, during daily happy hour, which takes place from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. There are special such as Margarita Monday, Wine Wednesday, Morning Mimosas, etc.
It is up to you to ensure that loved ones are somewhere that they experience a sense of engagement and a feeling of community. A beautiful building is important. But what happens inside Traditions of Deerfield makes all the difference.
Traditions of Deerfield is located at 3455 Nantucket Circle in Loveland, Ohio.
Story was originally featured on Local 12