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Activities for the Mind, Body and Soul

Keeping an older adult's mind, body and social life active can prevent or even reverse frailty, and family caregivers assisting seniors are in a unique position to help them figure out what activities will work best.

According to Stephanie Studenski, M.D., M.P.H., one of the nation's foremost authorities on mobility, balance disorders and falls in older adults, "A key is simple activities that seniors find pleasurable or enjoyable."

Last revised: August 9, 2011

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  1. November 26, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Posted by deidre

    i have a mother who it is hard for us to get her out of the house, she will get out to go church. tell me is it a fear of getting out. please help me, thanks


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