In those later years of life, seniors, especially those in assisted living, fear of leading an unfortunate phase due to social isolation. Of course, living at some new place with unknown faces, it is no less than a challenge! It can lead to greater anxiety and stress levels. Plus, it can be at times confusing and hard to find comfort or happiness.
Staying socially connected and feeling engaged with life becomes more important as we grow older, and not just for mental health reasons. Isolation is a serious health risk for older adults. How can we redesign our lives to enjoy social connections and its benefits?
Winters are almost here, so now is the only time left to get outside and soak up every ray of sunshine before it gets faint. Who wants to sit cooped up indoors all day when the weather outside is convivial? Take advantage of the pleasant temperatures by getting outside and participating in a gratifying outdoor activity or by bringing your favourite indoor activities out into the fresh air. Here are some outdoor activities for seniors who are still young at heart!
Senior isolation and loneliness has been brought to the light more and more in recent years. Isolation rates for the elderly continue to rise, and until now there unfortunately hasn't been much buzz around what a possible solution might be. When it comes to meeting new friends in Florida, seniors simply aren't given many options. That's why there is a new push to create more Florida social clubs for seniors who otherwise might not be able to get out, meet new people, and experience new things.