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At-Home Tours for Your Senior Loved One

By Tom Lee, 11:15 am on
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In the age of COVID-19, we’ve all been doing our best to stay occupied while quarantining and practicing social distancing measures. Businesses and organizations everywhere have had to get more creative to offer services and experiences online.

Some of these experiences that have been brought to the forefront are virtual tours! From national parks to art museums to breweries – virtual tours are becoming increasingly popular as a stay-at-home activity, especially among senior citizens in elderly care!

Below is a list of 5 of our favorite virtual tours that your senior loved one will enjoy!

MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art

Love all things art and modern? Take a tour of The Modern Museum of Art in Manhattan! The first museum of its kind dedicated to modern and contemporary art. It’s not just paintings – MoMA also includes film, sculpture, design, and more! You can virtually view the collections here: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/moma-the-museum-of-modern-art?hl=en

National Parks

This is the perfect tour for lovers of nature and scenery! You can virtually explore ANY of the national parks right from the comfort of your own home. Not only does that National Park service provide tours of parks, but they also include historical sites! https://www.nationalparks.org/connect/blog/take-virtual-visit-national-park

Monterey Bay Aquarium

This isn’t your average virtual tour… Monterey Bay Aquarium offers TEN live streams of their aquatic wonders! Check in with otters, jellyfish, sting rays, and so many other sea creatures – from your couch. Access the live streams now here: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

San Diego Zoo

Interested in more than just sea creatures? Hop online and take a virtual trip to the San Diego Zoo! Pandas? Penguins? Polar bears? Watch all the animals your heart desires in their habitats at the zoo in real time! Watch the animals live here: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Stonehenge

If you’ve always wanted to travel and see the world’s many wonders, this is the next best thing! Particularly for Stonehenge, the famous pre-historic monument in Wiltshire, England. See the ring of standing stones, each around 13 feet high, 7 feet wide, and weighing around 25 tons! https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/stonehenge/m06wfg?categoryid=place

Need more information about quarantine activities or elderly care information? Feel free to reach out to our experts here at Home Care Assistance! We’re for you and ready to help.

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