True music lovers still enjoy a good tune no matter their age, and attending live music events is a great way for seniors to experience more excitement and happiness in their lives. Lancaster home care experts have put together a list of the top 5 local music venues for your senior loved one to check out.
1. Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Located at 510 Centerville Road, this theater offers numerous musical events throughout the year along with a delicious buffet meal. There are also seats available for seniors who want the show without a dinner. Tuesdays through Sundays until December 31st, the theatre will be hosting the musical production Holly Jolly Christmas. Your loved one will get pure joy out of watching this musical filled with holiday tunes, dancing, and a visit from Santa Claus himself.
2. Huckleberry’s Restaurant
Beautifully embellished in Victorian decor, this dining establishment at 1 Hartman Bridge Road is located inside the Fulton Steamboat Inn. They offer live piano music October through New Year’s Eve every Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Here, your loved one can enjoy an award-winning meal while listening to feel-good piano music that may help boost his or her brain activity and overall mood.
3. American Music Theatre
Located at 2425 Lincoln Highway East, this entertainment center hosts more than 300 performances and live concerts every year. Seniors with physical challenges will also appreciate the theatre is completely handicap-accessible. Their 2016 holiday show Winter Wonderland is a must-see for seniors. It takes place every Tuesday to Sunday all through December, except on holidays. Featuring breathtaking sets and well-known holiday songs, this musical will ignite your loved one’s holiday spirit.
4. Greenfield Restaurant
On Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, this charming restaurant at 595 Greenfield Road offers fabulous food and live jazz music. Their midweek jazz nights provide your loved one with the opportunity to listen to music in a more intimate, less intimidating setting. While enjoying the live music, your loved one can mingle and share his or her love for jazz with others.
5. The Trust Performing Arts Center
Located at 37 North Market Street, this facility is a historic venue for live music, dance, and lectures. On December 4th, they’ll be hosting Voices of Hope at 7pm. This benefit concert features opera stars performing holiday favorites that will uplift your loved one and warm his or her heart. This concert also gives your loved one the opportunity to give back. All proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the charity Global Family.
Even listening to music at home can be beneficial for your loved one’s wellbeing. If your loved one is not able to go out as often as he or she would like and could use some additional support at home, reach out to Lancaster Home Care Assistance. Our caregivers can provide mental and social stimulation, transportation, and assistance with various daily tasks. For more information on the live-in and respite home care Lancaster, PA, seniors rely on, call one of our friendly Care Managers at (717) 540-4663 today.