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There are so many varieties of seasonal drinks that it can be hard to please everyone. Some of your relatives may want an alcoholic punch, while your friends at the retirement community like a more traditional fruity beverage. If you're in charge of libations this holiday season, use these different punch recipes to make a drink that's perfect for the crowd.
With fall just starting to set in, it's the perfect time to make the first batch of one of the season's best treats - apple cider. The spicy drink can be the toast of the senior community on its own or it can accompany a number of dishes to add that extra autumnal kick.
Is there anything more summery than a plump, ripe peach? These sweet and juicy fruits are best in late summer, which may explain why August is National Peach Month. According to NutritionData, peaches are rich in vitamin A and C, and they also contain high levels of potassium and niacin.
As time flies by, summer will soon be here without people even realizing it. With longer days and more pleasant weather becoming the seasonal norm, chances are that people living in senior communities may find it extremely tempting to head outside and enjoy some quality time relishing in the all that the outdoors has to offer. If there is one thing that makes for an incredible seasonal outing, it's sipping a refreshing cocktail while sitting back and relaxing in the balmy air. Here is an array of ideas for drinks that won't only wet your whistle, but will also enhance your summer experience, thanks to their fresh flavors.
On St. Patrick's Day, many people take the opportunity to enjoy an alcoholic beverage. Residents of senior living may be seeking something a bit more sophisticated than green beer, so why not try out this delicious schnapps shake, or a bubbly mint champagne?
This refreshing recipe for punch is inspired by a drink the community’s chef and his family enjoy in his hometown of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. It’s the perfect complement to an afternoon social among residents and friends.
Did you make a New Year's resolution for 2014? If your commitment this year was health-related, you might be trying to cut certain products, such as sugar, out of your diet. Thankfully, you don't have to give up the treats that you love. Raise a glass to these low-sugar cocktails, which are delicious all year round, and the perfect option for residents of senior living with dietary concerns:
This holiday season, raise a toast to good health and stay warm by sipping on beverages that promote wellness, such as coffee, tea or red wine. People in retirement living may especially enjoy these drinks, which have been linked to cardiovascular health benefits: