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Why Do We Celebrate That? Classic Halloween Monsters

One of the unique features of Halloween, compared to the rest of the year, is the celebration of monsters. An idea that would seem macabre or silly in July seems perfectly reasonable and at-home in October. This is due to the spooky spirit of the Halloween season. Around this time of year, you’ll see all […]

The World’s Best Spooky Spots for Seniors This Halloween

Every year, we get into the Halloween mood by sharing some of the best spooky spots for seniors to visit. In the past, these must-sees have been more than just notoriously haunted locations. We also covered places that really get into Halloween, like Sleepy Hollow, NY, or areas known for supposed monster sightings! The one […]

Safe Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the COVID Pandemic

Many aspects of our daily lives have been greatly affected by the COIVD-19 pandemic, and our annual holiday celebrations are no exception. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States, and many of the ways we enjoy it involve gathering with family and friends. As we know, big groups aren’t really […]

Safe Trick-Or-Treating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Trick-or-treating is a central tradition of Halloween, to the extent that it’s hard to imagine the holiday without it. Unfortunately, we may have to do more than imagine it for Halloween 2020. We’ve previously covered the dieting dangers of trick-or-treating, but this year, there’s more to worry about, namely the scary COVID-19 virus. For many, […]

Spooky Spots for Seniors for Halloween 2019 (Part 2)

When we were writing up this year’s Spooky Spots for Seniors article, we found so many great stories that we couldn’t contain them in a single article. With the extra space we had to work with, we were able to correct something we’ve overlooked in previous years — spooky spots in the states not part […]

Halloween Mocktails for Spooky Senior Parties

Not only is it Halloween season, it’s also Halloween party season. If you’re throwing a ‘spooky’ party for friends and family, you may need some drinks for all ages to go along with the tasty Halloween party treats! Whether you’ve given up alcohol or just want to avoid a hangover the next day, try these […]

Spooky Spots for Seniors for Halloween 2019 (Part 1)

It’s that time of year again, when the air chills, and we begin celebrating the things that scare us most. One way we can face those fears directly is to visit places with scary or creepy histories, filled with stories best shared around late-night campfires. Luckily, the United States has an abundance of spooky spots […]

Why Do We Celebrate That? Halloween Tricks and Treats

Once again, Halloween is approaching, though eagle-eyed consumers will have noticed decorations as early as August this year! Last year, we discussed the ancient origins of Halloween, but as we answered some of the foundational questions about Halloween, more sprung up. If it’s a holiday of the dead and scary things, why are pranks so […]