Throughout the ages, human communities have made preparations to celebrate and welcome spring. This is largely due to the lifting of the cold, as well as the emergence of new life following the warmer temperatures. It most definitely signifies greater vibrance and exciting new beginnings in a new year.
To welcome the new season, here are some tips for celebrating spring with your loved one.
Decorating The Home With Fresh Flowers
There is nothing more iconic than bright and beautiful flowers when it comes to Spring. In fact, the strong association is largely because flowers start to grow during this season and are therefore more bountiful and less expensive than during the winter months. Whether you choose to take a day trip to pick your own flowers or you purchase a bouquet from your nearest florist, having the wonderful sight and scent of freshly cut flowers will not only celebrate spring but also help to alleviate negative feelings and introduce positivity into the home.
If you would prefer a more hands-on approach, gardening is a great hobby that truly pays testament to spring. Not only will you be in close contact with the wonders of spring, but it is also a highly beneficial hobby to take part in. Some benefits include being able to introduce physical activity into your everyday life, decreasing the risks of dementia, as well as relieving stress and feelings of anxiety. For those who are newly retired, gardening and having that responsibility for living plants can help to introduce feelings of accomplishment and a sense of purpose in everyday life.
Hanging A Bird Feeder
You are not the only person who is taking note of the changing seasons. Animals, especially migratory birds, are a signal of the return of spring. Hanging a bird feeder is a great way to connect with nature and also to welcome little birds back for the warmer months.
It is hard not to associate spring cleaning with spring – especially when it is in the term itself! Even though cleaning is not necessarily celebratory, engaging in spring cleaning with your loved ones is a great way to reset for the upcoming seasons, as well as to make sure that the house is in tip-top condition in the coming year. This means cleaning out any signs of dust, mildew, mold, and even bugs to ensure a fresh start for your home.
For residents in our TerraBella Summerville memory care community, our amazing housekeeping and maintenance team will make the process extremely carefree for you. With weekly housekeeping and laundry services, you can be sure that any detrimental environmental factors are quickly and easily taken care of without any stress or worry on your part. However, it is a great time to declutter, looking through belongings to ensure that everything that is left truly brings joy.
Attend a Festival
Celebrating spring with your loved ones does not mean having to have a private or small activity. Many people welcome and look forward to celebrating the coming of spring and many different events and activities will be available during the early days of spring. Take part in some of these engaging community events to bond with others in your living environment and foster invaluable new friendships and relationships.