When you’re taking care of an aging in place senior, keeping them physically and mentally active helps ensure that they will stay healthier, happier and more independent. Focusing their mind on interesting activities can also help prevent memory loss as new positive memories are created. Many at-home Alabama seniors like to get out and travel, and fortunately there are several fun and exciting in-state travel destinations that your senior might enjoy, starting with these 5.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Located in Huntsville, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is a museum campus full of rockets, artifacts and achievements of the U.S. space program. Open 9 to 5 daily, admission prices vary depending upon the activities you’d like to take in. Here are a few of the attractions the center provides:

  • INTUITIVE Planetarium
  • National Geographic Theater
  • Bus tours of the Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Mars Grill (eatery)
  • Featured exhibits that change throughout the year