Taking the time to participate in fun activities is essential for everyone. For older adults, in particular, making time for activities can help you live a longer, happier life. According to the National Institute on Aging, older adults who participate in meaningful activities, such as volunteering, and being physically active, say they feel happier and healthier. In addition, creative activities, such as music or dance, can help older adults with memory problems or dementia.
While pursuing your passions is always important, deciding what activities suit the senior(s) in your life can be hard. Here are some of our favorite activities that are perfect for them to try: