Activities for Seniors

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Providing nursing home residents with stimulating activities is an important part of improving their quality of life. Activities directors/recreational therapists need ideas for many types of activities that… Keep reading »

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If you are looking for fun and enriching activities for seniors, you'll find ideas here. Whether you are a senior yourself or if are looking for information about senior activities for a parent, grandparent or other loved one, this site can be a terrific information resource for you.

Activities for Active Seniors

If you are an active, healthy senior there is no limit to the activities available to you! Think of things you've always dreamed of doing, and then do it. If you've always wanted to see the country, consider renting an RV and doing just that. Or you could book a flight and see the world.

There are also fun and engaging activities closer to home. Now is a wonderful time to take up a new hobby. Birdwatching, Tai Chi, yoga, and hiking are all good, entertaining options. Dancing, cards, board games, exercise classes and other group activities provide socialization and are offered at many senior centers. Groups like the Red Hat Society can also be fun social outlets.

Remember to get your doctor's approval before starting an exercise program. This is good advice for people of any age.

Activities for Less Active Seniors

Even if poor health limits your options somewhat, there are still many activities for you to enjoy. Puzzles provide hours of stimulating entertainment. Bingo, board games, crafts, skits, and chair exercises are other possibilities.

Activities for Seniors in Nursing Homes

If you need group activities for seniors in nursing homes, you can find ideas here. Options include activities meant to improve cognitive function and those meant to fulfill social needs.

Visual Aids

The site also features several photo galleries and slideshows devoted to senior activities. Check out Summer Activities for Senior Citizens, Senior Activity Ideas, and Elderly Activities.

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Activities for Seniors