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Events for Seniors Living in Palm Beach

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on

Thanks to incredible year-round weather, there is always a lot to do in Palm Beach, FL, including many senior-friendly events held here every season. Leading Palm Beach senior home care provider, Home Care Assistance, has a few recommendations for events seniors will love.

Winter Equestrian Festival
Admission: $5
When: January 7 – March 29

The Winter Equestrian Festival is a must for all horse lovers. Come here to watch the world’s largest and longest running horse show. This exciting and entertaining fest includes everything from competitions to horse racing and fence jumping shows. Grab a quick lunch at the onsite food booths and enjoy shopping from the boutique vendors at the showground.

Everglades Day Festival
Admission: Free
When: February 14

If your senior loved one loves nature, then this is the best event for him or her. Spend Valentine’s visiting the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and enjoying a fun eco-adventure. This event includes presentations on wildlife, eco-conservation, interactive games, and even activities such as canoeing and hiking. Music, fun, and food are also a part of this all-day-long event.

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
Admission: Free
When: February 21-22

If your senior loved one enjoys art, this is the go-to event for him or her. This unique art festival uses the actual street as a canvas. Over the course of two days, artists will bring drawings to life on the asphalt. Festivalgoers can also enjoy live music, great food, and shopping.

Turtlefest
Admission: Free
When: March 28

This senior-friendly event is also great for the grandkids. Your senior loved one can get up close and personal with endangered sea turtles, enjoy educational presentations, a multicultural village, food, music, fine art, and shopping. Should there be rain on March 28, the event will be held March 29.

Maintaining an active social calendar is key to staving on loneliness and depression, two things that can easily plague seniors. Find a live-in or hourly Palm Beach caregiver who can provide transportation to and from social activities and regular companionship for your senior loved one. Home Care Assistance caregivers can also assist with medication reminders, grocery shopping, cooking healthy meals, and will encourage mental stimulation through games and activities designed to delay cognitive decline. To learn more, call (561) 429-8292 and speak with a friendly Care Manager today.