Activities for Seniors
Written By : SeniorsList
We wanted to share this with our many wonderful elder care companions that provide loving care and help enrich their client’s lives.
There are many misconceptions about what senior citizens can and can’t do. For some reason, it is believed that once a person reaches the age that allows them to be referred to as senior citizens they can no longer live an active life. This however is not the case. As long as they are in good physical health, there should be no reason for them not to live an active and fulfilling lifestyle. In fact, they will undoubtedly be excited about being involved in any activity that arouses them. No matter their age, daily activities should be a top priority.
Research shows that being socially active has positive effects on the general health and well-being of individuals throughout their lives. People with a variety of social ties have a lower death rate and decline in memory. Social activities are in fact, just as significant for seniors as exercise. Maintaining speed, muscle strength and dexterity through young adulthood into older age is a result of being socially active. Doing volunteer work, going to social gatherings and sports events or maybe visiting friends are all factors in maintaining good physical health...Continue article here
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