Working out regularly benefits elderly participants in many ways, and most seniors who exercise enjoy healthier, more independent lives as a result. But many seniors can’t engage in rigorous, high-impact forms of exercise because of the stress it places on weakened bones, arthritic joints and tired muscles. That’s why scores of elderly Americans are now using water aerobics as a low-impact alternative to traditional workouts
One of the biggest challenges when caring for an aging in place elderly loved one is getting them to eat enough. Millions of older Americans experience a loss of appetite that places their health and wellbeing at risk because their body isn’t getting the daily nutrients it needs.
Many aging in place elderly Americans don’t get the exercise or social interaction they need during colder winter months. If you’re serving as a caregiver for an older loved one, getting them outdoors once spring arrives is vitally important for their continued mental health and wellbeing. Fortunately, there are several creative ways to get a senior outside in the spring, starting with these.