4 Senior-Friendly Events Coming Soon to Waterloo

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4 Fun Events for the Elderly in Waterloo, ON, Canada

Waterloo seniors looking for fun entertainment can find plenty of it in their town in the coming weeks. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a trusted provider of Waterloo in-home care, has put together a list of 4 upcoming local events your elderly loved one may want to attend.

1. Etsy Holiday Market

The RIM Park at 2001 University Avenue East is hosting this market on November 26th from 10am to 5pm. Your loved one will have a wonderful time shopping at over 60 local Etsy shops for gifts or items for personal use. He or she can also socialize with the artists and crafters to learn about their history and their creative process. Items your loved one might find at this impressive market include everything from wooden bowls to crocheted slippers.

2. Galaxy of Gifts Craft and Gift Show

On November 26th, this free show will be held at Luther Village on the Park in the Great Hall at 141 Father David Bauer Drive from 9am to 3pm. Your loved one can have an exciting time socializing with the vendors and browsing the unique crafts they make, which include handmade cards, jewelry, and artwork. He or she can also take a lunch break and enjoy the delicious barbecued food, sample some baked goods, and possibly win a fabulous door prize.

3. Christmas Bazaar

The Christ Lutheran Church at 445 Anndale Road will be hosting a tea and bazaar on December 3rd from 8am to 1pm. Before shopping, your loved one and his or her friends can head to the tearoom for some coffee, apple cider, or tea and muffins or go for lunch for homemade soup and sandwiches. After the event, your loved one can enjoy browsing the variety of goods being offered like preserves, crafts, ornaments, and books.

4. Final Fridays

This arts and cultural event takes place on the last Friday of each month in Uptown Waterloo at 75 King Street South beginning at 11am. This event will give your loved one a chance to socialize, get educated, and enjoy a taste of what Waterloo has to offer. Activities and events throughout the day include exhibit openings, demonstrations, specials at select restaurants, and artist interviews and talks.

If daily tasks have become more challenging for your loved one and are preventing him or her from going out for some fun, reach out to Home Care Assistance. Our dedicated caregivers can assist with cooking, cleaning, bathing, and much more. In addition to respite and 24-hour care, we also offer specialized Parkinson’s, stroke, and Alzheimer’s home care Waterloo, ON, seniors can count on. For more information and to request a free consultation with one of our Care Managers, call (519) 954-2111 today.


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