6 Cheerful Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors
Valentine’s Day is not just meant for young couples. In fact senior couples have more reasons to celebrate this day of love because of their many years of commitment to each other, through the good times and the bad. The 14th of February is a day to celebrate love so, why not indulge in some fun activities with senior citizens too. Indeed, it’s the perfect time to show your love to the people you care about whether it’s your sweetheart, parents or grandparents.
After spending dozens of Valentine’s together, brainstorming new ideas might be quite a daunting task for seniors. We have put together a list of romantic activities all seniors can enjoy:
Go on a Romantic Trip Together:
Whether it’s a fishing trip in Alaska or a Caribbean cruise, surprise your loved one with tickets for a trip of a lifetime. So, whether you wish to celebrate your commitment by renewing your vows or with the tradition box of chocolates you have got everything to make Valentine’s Day unforgettable. This is actually a magnificent way to show how excited you are about spending many more years to come together.
Make Homemade Treats:
Celebrate your love for each other by making savory snacks, desserts, cookies, heart shaped grilled cheese sandwich, cranberry sipper, or hibiscus mocktini for the two of you to enjoy. You can even make extras to share with family and friends.
Memorialize Your Life Together:
Try making a scrapbook or photo album that celebrates your years together so far. Make sure to also include greeting cards, special dates and souvenirs that will take you back to those special moments you have spent together.
Valentine’s Word Games:
Search on the Web for printable word games for you both to play such as: Valentine’s mad libs, where you both can fill in funny words before reading out the whole poem. You can also find other fun Valentine’s games to play such as crossword puzzles and bingo.
Have fun being SENIORS:
If you both are adventurous, you can celebrate the day by using different discount offers in your local area. Go for movies, shop at stores that offer huge discounts for seniors, eat out, and go bowling. To spice up the celebrations, you could even go to a pottery painting class, go-kart racing or a zip line adventure.
Create a Festive Setting in Home:
Unique decorations make every holiday look a little more sparkling and DIY décor allow you save money too. You can cut out colored hearts and hang them around your house. Or make a festive garland with hearts cut out of tissue papers in various colors and stick them in your windows.
The day is not just for your sweetheart, you can reach out to everyone that you love and care about. These are just a few ideas you can use to make the day of love memorable for senior citizens.