It’s important for everyone to stay active all year round, even when winter weather makes it difficult to spend time outdoors. For seniors especially, remaining active can prevent disease and keep their bones, muscles and hearts strong and healthy.
Finding ways to stay active during the cold months may seem daunting. However, there are plenty of creative, fun and safe activities that seniors can enjoy without facing the risks that winter weather creates. In a recent article, DailyCaring provides a few ideas that caregivers and seniors can accomplish this winter, including:
- Cooking delicious, hot meals
- Knitting, crocheting or quilting
- Low impact exercises like yoga or swimming
Discovering new hobbies is a great way for caregivers and seniors to bond and spend quality time together. Finding ways to battle the cold can have a real positive outcome and help make the most of the winter weather.