Seniors living in foster homes get temporary tattoos

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The pandemic-induced lockdown has prompted many of us to try things we’ve never done before – from virtual birthday celebrations to staying home for weeks.

While many of us managed to return home to our families, there were several who were unable; the lockdown and subsequent restrictions made it much more difficult for them. For example, the elderly living in assisted living facilities were far from their families.

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In addition, since they are the most at risk of catching contagious COVID-19, they should be extra careful. People who work in such homes also need to ensure that residents are comfortable and healthy – both mentally and physically.

To brighten up the mood in one of these homes in the United States, the staff at Wesley House Assisted Living in Hillsboro, TX have found a creative way to entertain their elderly residents.

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The home’s official Facebook page shared photos of residents getting drunk and trying on temporary tattoos. Needless to say, they seem to be having a wonderful time – a well-deserved break from all the desperation and sadness abound.

Even netizens loved the spirit and suggested that such activities should be carried out in all nursing homes, to keep residents happy during this upsetting time.

“This quarantine has driven us crazy! I had a few drinks and got a tattoo! ‘

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The resident took turns entering the dining room and tattoo station. The staff constantly monitored them and also sanitized all tables and chairs.

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“All of our staff help during the activities, which makes the residents more open to participation as well. We try to keep their lives as normal as possible during this difficult time for them,” faculty staff said.

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Wonderful idea, isn’t it?

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