Summer Fun for Elders and Caregivers

Whether you enjoy staying active or reading a good book, remember to stay cool and enjoy the warm weather.

Whether you enjoy staying active or reading a good book, remember to stay cool and enjoy the warm weather.

The hot summer months can be hard for everyone, but especially seniors. Often it is advisable to stay indoors and keep cool in order to avoid heat related illnesses. Nevertheless, summer is a time to enjoy the warm weather and the activities that come with it.

How can you and your caregiver stay active and enjoy your summer while staying cool and healthy? Here are some tips and examples of senior friendly summer activities.

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Winter Fun for Elders

During winter the days get shorter and the nights get colder. Many seniors become homebound until the temperatures begin to rise into spring. It is still important for seniors to get fresh air and exercise even in the winter weather, and to find indoor activities to occupy their time.

Whether the temperatures are too cold, or the roads are too slippery, there are plenty of fun indoor winter activities for seniors. Here is a short list to get you started:

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