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5 benefits and 7 ways to be playful for elderly

senior elderly playfulAs play is crucial for a child’s development; it is also beneficial for people of all ages. Play can add joy to life, relieve stress, supercharge learning, and connect one to others and the world around you.

Seniors are more likely to watch TV or sit behind the computer, than engage in fun and rejuvenating play like they did as children. It is important for the elderly to engage in fun activities as it has many physiological and psychological benefits. We have listed some benefits of being playful here –

7 inspiring quotes about ageing

Graceful aging and well-being have the potential to bring greater worth to human life, much as wine, whiskey, and cheese can become more valuable with the passage of time, garnering enhanced taste, texture and richness. Trees can become sturdier and more bountiful; violins may provide a richer, more mellow sound as they are played; and antiques become more treasured as they survive more history and become increasingly scarce.

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9 ways to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia

IMG_8011Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented? While you may have been told that all you can do is hope for the best, the truth is much more encouraging. Promising research shows that you can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and other kinds of dementia through a combination of healthy habits, including eating right, exercising, staying mentally and socially active, and keeping stress in check. Here are some steps you can take that may help to delay the onset of dementia:

6 warning signs of depression in elderly

Screen shot 2016-02-16 at 2.32.35 PMDepression in older adults is a very treatable disorder.  However, symptoms of depression in elderly are often over looked because they are  mistaken as normal part of ageing. The changes that come in later life like retirement, the death of loved ones, increased isolation, and medical problems can lead to depression. Here are 6 Warning signs of Depression to look out for in elderly: