Hobbies For Seniors

Hobbies For Seniors

Now that you’ve retired, you have more free time than ever. What can you do that’s interesting and fun? Take up a hobby, of course! Some people have been enthusiastic hobbyists all their lives, and know exactly what they want to do. For others, work, family and everyday life have never left much time for hobbies or activities. If you fall into this category, it’s a great time to explore interests and find something enjoyable that really holds your attention. Spend some time thinking about what interests you that could be turned into a hobby. A good place to start might be with the television. What programs do you like to watch? When you’re clicking through the channels, what grabs your attention? History? Gardening? Painting?

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Staying Fit for Seniors

Staying Fit for Seniors

We all know we should exercise more. But gym memberships can be expensive, and it can be hard to work up the motivation to actually go. Experts agree that regular exercise is especially important for seniors. Osteoporosis and even some medications can make bones brittle, making any fall a potential broken bone. Muscles lose their strength if not used, and overall endurance decreases. There are ways to stay fit without spending a lot or making a big time commitment. Always check with your doctor, and make sure you follow any restrictions your doctor gives you. There are lots of things you can do in your own home to increase your level of fitness and activity, or you can get out and walk at a nearby park or school.

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