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Tips for seniors on Halloween


October 25, 2017

While seniors may love to see children in costumes on Halloween night, the constant door knocking, masked visitors and unfamiliar faces can be intimidating. After all, one-third of all seniors who live at home, live alone and most are women.

One company offers a solution to that situation. Visiting Angels, one of the largest in-home care companies for seniors in the nation, allows seniors and their families a chance to hire a "Halloween Helper" on Oct. 31. The company provides help to families who can't be with their senior loved one that night, making it possible for seniors to experience the fun (not the fear) of the holiday.

Of course, that doesn't happen around Goldendale, since it...

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