At-Home Tours for Your Senior Loved One

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While in quarantine and practicing social distancing, we’re all trying our best to stay busy and occupied! Businesses and organizations all over have come to our rescue by offering their services and experiences online.

One of the most popular stay-at-home activities we’ve been loving are virtual tours! Senior citizens in elderly care especially love them, because they allow us to travel anywhere from our home – to a national park, an art museum, a brewery, and countless other places.

Read on below for our list of our 5 favorite virtual tours we know your senior will love!

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

Love art? Love the modern era? Then you’ll love a virtual tour of Manhattan’s Modern Museum of Art! The very first of its kind, MoMA exhibits all kinds of art, like paintings, sculptures, design, film, and so much more! You can virtually view the collections here: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/moma-the-museum-of-modern-art?hl=en

National Parks

The joys of travel and nature come together thanks to the National Park Service! Virtually explore ANY of the national parks and their historical sites right from the comfort of your own home. This is the perfect option for nature lovers! https://www.nationalparks.org/connect/blog/take-virtual-visit-national-park

Monterey Bay Aquarium

At Monterey Bay Aquarium, you get much more than a virtual tour… You can experience the aquatic wonders in real-time with TEN different live streams! Swim with jellyfish, otters, stingrays, or sharks! Access the live streams now here: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

San Diego Zoo

After your trip to the sea, head to the San Diego Zoo and hang out with other animals, too! Check-in with pandas or polar bears or penguins the different live streams available in various habitats around the zoo. Watch the animals live here: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Stonehenge

A virtual tour of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England is the next best thing to seeing it in person! Explore the ring of standing stones, each around 13 feet high, 7 feet wide, and weighing around 25 tons! https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/stonehenge/m06wfg?categoryid=place

For more quarantine activity suggestions or information about elderly care, please reach out to our experts here at Home Care Assistance!

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