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Seniors

While studies have shown keeping physically fit is essential for a body in motion to stay in motion, it’s just as equally important for older adults to take care of their mental health; without a healthy and stable mind, they are more susceptible to other physical ailments and conditions. By making an effort to do mind-healthy activities each day, older adults can greatly benefit.

6 Ways to Improve Mental Health in Seniors:

  • Reading and Writing
  • Playing a Musical Instrument
  • Learning a New Language
  • Playing Puzzles & Games
  • Staying Physically Active
  • Maintaining Close Friendships
  • Having a Hobby
  • Volunteering for a Cause
  • Caring for a Pet

You can find more excellent resources on this topic at https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/older_adults/index.htm.