Celebrating Father’s Day in a senior living home
Every year on the third Sunday in June we celebrate the dads in our lives for Father’s Day. At skilled nursing and assisted living locations, we tend to see more seasoned dads than brand new ones, but the reasons we love them remain the same. With retirement and age often come different types of Father’s Day celebrations. In long-term care facilities and senior living homes, we love to see the dads in our care celebrated for the legacies they create. Children, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren visiting their fathers and grandfathers in a skilled nursing home benefits everyone! Whether you’re a father, or you’re celebrating your dad, or you miss yours this year, MGM Healthcare thanks every family who trusts us with their loved one. Choosing a long-term care facility is a difficult and deeply personal decision, and we want to make that choice as easy as possible by caring for your fathers and loved ones as our own. For more information on finding the best senior living home option for your loved one, visit mgmhealthcare.com/centers.
The history of Father’s Day
Father’s Day has several origin stories but the origin of this day is often credited to Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington in 1909. During the rise of Mother’s Day, she reportedly wanted to celebrate her father in the same way others did their mothers. One year later, in her father’s birth month of June, she established Father’s Day with the help of local religious leaders. The holiday even gained traction nationally when U.S. President Calvin Coolidge offered his support in 1924 for Father’s Day and again in 1972 when U.S. President Richard Nixon signed legislation designating the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day.
Why we love dads
- He’s a great nap buddy.
- He protects his family.
- He loves unconditionally.
- He can open a jar of pickles, no sweat
- His grilling skills are top notch.
- Dad jokes.
- He’s always there for you when you need him.