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Seniors Can Adapt Outdoor Activities to Meet Their Needs

Aging is often associated with the loss of activities and interests that seniors no longer can continue. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Window Box Gardening Cultivates Senior Interests

Gardening is one of the most popular activities for seniors. But many can no longer get outdoors to enjoy this activity. That's what makes simple pot or window gardening so appealing. Companionship, too, can help.

Heat Poses Serious Threat to Seniors Living Alone

Sizzling summer temperatures can take a toll on any age, but seniors are particularly vulnerable when the temperatures skyrocket. Many older adults want to enjoy summer activities as much as anyone else. A few precautions can help them do just that.

With the Right Protection Seniors Can Bask in the Sun

The many dangers of sun exposure have been widely researched. While the sun has many healing effects, too much of this good thing can cause conditions such as skin cancer and lead to dehydration. Seniors may be particularly vulnerable and should seek help if needed to stay on top of any potential risks.

Gardens Brighten Seniors' Lives

Rebecca Kolls, host of the nationally syndicated television show Rebecca's Garden, and the Home Instead Senior Care® network have worked together to help seniors continue to enjoy gardening.

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Seniors have given up child rearing, so gardening gives them baby plants and seedlings again. It's a new way of caring for something.

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