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Last month we talked about how to take care of yourself during the dark days of winter. By the time Valentine’s Day comes and goes, we begin to take tiny steps towards spring. The days are not quite as short. It’s light out until 6:30 now, and the sun makes sudden, bright appearances that give us hope that we will see it again in the not-too-distant future.
We are now in the heart of winter, the coldest and darkest days. Christmas and New Year’s Eve have come and gone, and Spring is far, far away. Many people struggle during this time of year because the things they enjoy - sunshine, enjoying the great West Michigan outdoors, feeling warm, exercising easily, taking walks, and driving - are much harder or more unpleasant to do. So here are some ideas about how to care for yourself so that you stay warm, safe, and happy even when it’s miserable outside.
Every year some of our residents remain here at Meadows Crossing in Allendale for the winter holidays. Some of them live too far away from home to travel, others have responsibilities they can’t leave, and some people prefer to spend their holidays with the friends they’ve made here at Grand Valley. If this is you this holiday season, here are some tips for how to make it memorable and celebratory.