Posts Categorized: Senior Activities

Senior – Game Time

When my mother started to slip cognitively her doctor recommended we play basic, brain stimulating games to help slow the pace of decline. Our family favorite game was Yahtzee. Yahtzee can be a high energy game of basic strategy and elementary level counting. We witnessed our mom’s level of engagement tick up when we played… Read more »

10 Creative Ideas To Keep Seniors Active

As people age, they sometimes grow less active, exercising far less than when they were younger. This may occur because they have aches and pains that limit movement, for example or because they feel socially isolated and lack friends to exercise with. However, staying fit means seniors can continue with their daily activities and remain… Read more »

Safety Behind The Wheel

Many of our clients ask us how to determine if their senior loved one is still capable of getting behind the wheel. As you can imagine that is a very difficult question to answer and no two seniors’ situations are the same.  Taking away their ability to drive means taking away their independence.  Age should… Read more »

Staying Young at Heart

Creating a meaningful relationship between seniors and children can have positive benefits for each generation. Children and seniors can teach each other about their favorite activities to sharpen the mind and keep the body fit. The connection can also stimulate better emotional and mental health for seniors who may be prone to depression and loneliness…. Read more »

See the World: Traveling Tips for Seniors

The wanderlust gene knows no age limit, and for seniors who have been bitten by the travel bug, traveling can be an exciting way to spend their golden years. Staying safe while globe-trotting comes with additional cautions for seniors. We spoke with Amanda Dunning, marketing manager for Elder Treks — a company that sets up… Read more »