Free Aging & Longevity Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



The Senior Life - Fun Activities During Different Seasons for Seniors


If it is at all possible, when we get older, we should try and stay as active as we possibly can. Being active could be doing some sort of physical activity or it can be a mental activity. Whichever it is, activity helps seniors to stay in touch with others and helps as an anti-aging agent. Activity is especially great for helping the mind stay young. There are a lot of different things that can be done during the different seasons and below you will find just a handful of ideas of what you can do to stay active during the four seasons of the year.

Winter is usually not the best time of the year for a lot of people to go out and do outdoor activities, especially if you are a senior that lives in one of the colder climates. In fact for some seniors going outside could end up being dangerous. Just a simple slip on a spot of ice could cause a serious injury to someone who is older.

Since more than likely a senior isn't going to be frolicking out in the snow, they might want to get themselves interested in doing a variety of different crafts to keep them busy. Knitting and crocheting hats, scarves, sweaters and blankets that can be given as gifts to friends and relatives or better yet they can be given to the needy. Another idea is to make ornaments for Christmas trees or decorations for around the house. And don't forget about the advent calendar. This is a great one if you have grandchildren and want to make them something they can enjoy the entire time leading up to Christmas.

Consider joining an indoor fitness program that is geared towards seniors. There are light aerobics classes that can be taken or dance classes that might be fun. There also might be some yoga classes that are geared towards the needs of seniors. Other classes you might consider as a senior are cooking and art classes.

Once spring comes around, there will be plenty of opportunity to be able to go out and start enjoying the nicer weather. You might want to start getting out and doing things in the garden and if you don't have your own garden consider joining a communal garden or get together with some other seniors and start one up.

Another thing that is becoming a fast growing activity is bird watching. This allows you to get outdoors, explore nature and view a variety of different birds that have come back from their winter homes to begin life fresh in the spring.

Once summer rolls around, most people even seniors are tempted to want to get out in it and soak up the warmth of the suns rays, however; as we all know too much sun can be quite harmful if not done in moderation. But do consider taking time out and take short walks during the warm summer months and even consider joining the YMCA for some water aerobics.

Consider volunteering to help with your 4th of July fireworks celebration in your town. It doesn't take much physical activity to help out. You might want to help with setting up the area for the fireworks, or try and get music organized to go with the fireworks, organize food stands or whatever might be needed for the celebration.

Fall is a great time to do something outside. It's not too hot and it's not too cold at this point in time and in some areas the fall color is a must see. Consider taking a trip to some of the areas near you that are filled with the changing trees. Consider finding some place that actually offers hay rides during the fall. This will give you an up close and personal look at all the beauty that fall has to offer.



Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
senior customers short walk feelings technology independence carbohydrates collagen wonderful disability scrapbooking sygars eye color sunscreen lifestyle local churches early bird discounts death fire hazards group games digestion younger issues exciting trip wheelchair access happy hot flashes loving life age specific dad feel great grief love health yoga music emergency calls testerone mum relationships criminal background check dinner party breasts lines quality time forgetfulnessnutrition confidence ovaries scrapbooking session sweet potatoes photography education guidelines growing old job training save money itinerary free radicals right cream elasticity job referral powder blush dentures retiring traveling papaya cloves red blood cells helping seniors weight dehydration handicapped bingo human nature moisture disability family home laughter touch learning medicines right retirement community tone odor home bound senior citizen oven senior activities ceramics hormones craft state agencies aging relative heart murmur problems activities seniors flexibility hot chocolate weekly menu important information aging tips large print cucumbers wonder discolor sleep stationary pineapple peas elderly food greeting cards soy cognitive ability healthy loneliness brain leathery skin loss support groups help organize friends listening happiness look younger alone care package shampoo wicker basket fear synthetic products community center children indoor activities free publications encouragement arrhythmia cheerful doctor birthday party work market beloved pet companion aging parents smoking coupons myths knitting teeth aging clock nice tray cherries ATM card exercise fitness program great party social events hydrochloric acid senility great gift ideas fruit society take time relatives chicken breast basic yoga lifestyles family hair immune system good memories fresh juice retirement community atrial fibbillation gifts for elderley healthy diet prepaid amount gifts for seniors aging help decorative wrap aerobics disease enjoy life wrinkles good exercise perform basic yoga natural moisturizer bad habits challenge yourself discrimination yogurt emotions play cards drinking forgetful elderly parent adjust best gift energy loving gift Vitamin C lily community breath heart failure healthy senior lipstick smoother looking skin infections taste anxiety skin menopause quit smoking pigments circulation luau party craft session autumn activity aging advice laughing support painting social worker depression mental activity limbo contest housing fried shrimp sighseeing nursing hospital heart nursing care clay cortisol parent adjust angry environmental factors partials cells social life insurance companies having fun hot flash sugar growing old getting skin irritations mind and body laugh lines home care skin care arteries eye lashes senior parents meal planning hobby carbon dioxide birthday card budget stay at home aging heart rate medications food stamps birds of paradise dermatologist aging process antiaging money flowers tomatoes hibiscus grow old age spots lunch alzheimers sadness vending machines dancing elderly parent arts nutrient supplements extra calcium gym gift ideas for men recreational vehicle feeling of exclusion saturday market light dancing healthy lifestyle lessons neck health issues anti-aging party special personal information omega 3 pollutants forgiveness glasses senior parent geranium interesting senior care kids yoga routine senior companion socialize guidance hugs elderly parents sleep pattern seniors nursing home government support primrose oil confused memory guests cell phone jigsaw puzzles biology diabetes senior friend eating out pharmacy look young travel community pool mp3 different people spirits trans fats drink color coding risk taker acknowledgement overeating old style retirement center super food fruits atherosclerosis positive outlook sandalwood food processor pill forehead moods dementia oils cell senescence DNA colon senile elderly different things dream medical exam celebrating someone transition living conditions AAA orchids bodies comfortable living crocheting party trivia rv mind kabobs antioxidants hips isolation 80th birthday aging body seniors car insurance Christmas season picnic canna lilies dominoes menstrual cycle menu stress free caring thyroid aging parent body adult care pet loss support memories crafts elderly care dance class spirit internships summer activity assisted living facility senior citizens games anti aging chin car insurance vitamin weight gain help body system isolated makeup chemicals super foods ginseng stress blood circulation extremely gentle four seasons refrigerator senior nutrition word games stay young volunteer work dance classes retirement reishi asparagus right caretaker polyps personal hygiene walk program hairstyle phone plan heart disease enjoying life vacation pillow enzymes concealer elderly relative gift bag right anti-aging cream club blender keep company will running bone loss sight puberty probiotics preservatives retirement facility understanding senior relative pottery motivation bones senior citizen thyroid gland keep learning prepaid plan waistline dance event gives spouse group activity good health aging man gift nutritious super foods roast senior benefits truth care facility community organizations smell crossword puzzles guest of honor power of attorney REM own home nice basket table clother books nopal cactus gas holiday social security popcorn fun diet bones and joints grey hair hydrated house cleaning elderly friend retina hair stylist clean house aging depression blood spine hearing seniors event winter activity Equal Employment Opportunity Commission veins attitude relaxation exercising lycium long term care sun rays direction exercise groups try new things crows feet spring activity fun dance rest senior staying young wheelchair herbs broken bones weight loss compassion small meals rosewood aged anti-aging cream emergency honor jobs deep wrinkles Parkinsons Disease glands qualified attorney insomnia mud mask safe at home tropical drinks Golden Years hospitals banking great party ideas pens party ideas blush stamps alcohol garlic better rate assisted living moisturizer special needs winter seniors discount tanning lotion christmas card gray hair psychological distress baskets parents body fat jogging growing older capillaries muscles follicles previous work cards elderly birthdays beauty aging resources supervision volunteering blood flow stomach elder care estrogen nutrients church arthritis family plan foundation read a book hair loss birthday party for elderly advice fun memories anti-aging treatments paying bills conditioner marathon caring for parents pituitary gland active minds childs play dating fun activities noise shopping heartburn aquatic exercise hospital water doctors living situation wheelchairs genetics grape seed elastin clothing milk bright colors vitamin e looking young exercises career community group



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Personal Blogs
Personal blogs