“Healthy aging is not merely the absence of disease or disability, but requires physical and mental health and ongoing social engagement,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Why is it important to promote independence in the elderly? Doctors can’t manage the task of shepherding an aging population’s well-being alone. For the best results, they need involvement from other communities.
One of the many blessings of retirement is that we have lots of free time for relaxation and fun. Although you could try a popular hobby, like reading, fishing, photography, or gardening, don’t limit yourself to these conventional ideas. Think outside the box! Try something new! And if you’re struggling to find the perfect pursuit, scroll down to explore some unique hobbies to try in your senior years.
Many people believe that shingles are the adult version of chickenpox, but the truth is a little more complex. For example, you can only get chickenpox once in your life. Can you get shingles more than once? The answer might surprise you.
Autumn brings cooler weather and more time indoors. It’s an ideal chance to gather your loved ones around a fire for a cup of cocoa and conversation. If you’re looking for an icebreaker, look no further than this autumn trivia for seniors.
We all know that we should be working out regularly. The gap between what we should do and what we actually do can be hard to close, but developing healthy habits is a great first step. Make a plan for how to make exercise a habit in your daily life.