As we get ready for Covid restrictions to be eased or ended we look forward to the time when we will be doing fun activities with our residents again. Too often we don’t have enough stimulating activities for children and the elderly to do and we sit them in front of a TV and think they’ll be fine. But young and old brains need healthy and fun stimulation.
Today we have compiled a list of all the fun things you can do to help your loved ones and the benefits of doing activities.
To begin let’s briefly discuss the benefits of doing activities that stimulate the brain.
Studies show how vital it is for our cognitive, physical, and mental health to stay active. While our bodies may slow down we still need to keep our time filled with good things that we enjoy. These benefits are wonderful reasons to encourage regular leisure activities among our elderly. Some great activities that while not very active, do help keep their lives full and enjoyable are:
There are so many different activities that our elderly enjoy and that we can encourage them to do! Families and community members can also get involved and get to know and care for the elderly in their communities. We welcome you to come in and get to know the wonderful residents of The Wildflower of Rigby and our staff! Call today to see if you can come in and enjoy some great activities with our residents!