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Senior Health – Fun Activities for Robust Health of the Elderly

Being active and spontaneous is not easy for any individual once he or she reaches the far end of the age spectrum. Do you experience a certain decline in your energy levels, health standards and the scope of your movements along with decreased responses and alertness?  You are not the only one.

All these lead to creating huge barriers in the aim of staying active and enjoying life, causing frustration and stress to many seniors. Do you wish to be in a good mood, experience better levels of energy, and lastly get good sleep at the end of the day? Sure, you can go for HGH supplements like Sytropin and GHR1000 but below are a few natural activities that you can try to feel alive and kicking even in old age:

  • Participating in Art Programs by Museums is a good idea. Most museums today (and this includes few famous ones like Louvre in Paris, Modern Art Museum of New York and the like) organize art walks with programs aimed at seniors. On top of that, you will find they even cater to seniors with issues of dementia and diseases like Alzheimer. You can be sure of also getting a senior discount on these programs.
  • Musical soirées will also prove beneficial for you. You will also reap the benefits of music therapy. Just log on to the internet and find the concerts in your locality. Also, make sure that these concerts are not very crowded and they must have handicapped facilities meant for seniors with disabilities or for people who use walkers and wheelchairs.
  • Learn a Foreign Language – This way you will be able to engage yourself in an activity, which will not only be educational but also stimulate mental activity. Sitting in a class with people of various nationalities and age groups will be a great way to spend your time and will not only be a learning experience but also ensure social interaction. If unable to find a program near your house, you can also try the internet for the plethora of options it provides to its users.
  • Go for sightseeing trips – While some cities have great ongoing tours, you can also try out the local sightseeing and plan a day out with few friends. Several NGOs provide the seniors with trips to the local sightseeing areas. Even local churches sometimes organize such trips.

This way, you will be right in the middle of the social scene and will be interacting more, having fun and enjoying your life – despite your age.

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3 Comments

  1. Active Adult Communities

    July 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    How amazing that a couple can still be so in love after all they have been through.  It should be like this always.

  2. WohaTan

    January 11, 2012 at 12:39 am

    Life is so beautiful, so I fight for my happiness aggressively, yes I am a senior and I’m proud of myself. Even though, some time ago I am a little lonely, but I have found my other half thanks to [seniorconnecting .com]. I believe you are also enjoy your life, so let’s be happy together!

  3. Charles Royston

    September 8, 2011 at 7:32 am

    While I wholeheartedly agree with the above suggestions, there is another activity that I would suggest to retirees[I am 70 myself]. Try mastering ‘WordPress’ blog building platform and build yourself a little ‘blog’, either on an interest or, like mine above, to build an ‘authority site’. The Internet is by no means the preserve of the young and a lot of the disciplines, software etc. need common sense only. In addition you have life’s rich experience to call on!
    This activity will continue to stretch your mental faculties and thus prevent ‘senile decay!’

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