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Puzzling Your Way to Better Health

Puzzles are often a rainy-day activity — something to be done when there’s nothing else to do other than nap. But, what you may not realize is that you’re getting a lot more out of them than a way to kill boredom for an hour or so. In fact, if you’re interested in promoting the […]

How Seniors Can Start Bird-Watching

For many seniors, bird-watching, or birding as it’s sometimes known, can be a fun hobby that allows them to feel a closer connection with nature, whether you’re in the countryside or the big city. Between the emotional and mental benefits, as well as the potential for physical exercise, bird-watching can offer real health benefits. With […]

The Health Benefits of Photography

Photography can be a fun hobby to pick up and a very popular art form to get into. It allows you to capture an image of the world around you, showing others your particular point of view. Through a creative use of lighting, angles, framing, props, and scenery, you can turn everyday imagery into a […]

Ways Seniors Can Start a Photography Hobby

Photography is a form of art that is easy to get started in, but difficult to master. It used to be much harder to get into photography, but with the advent of camera-phones and simplified picture editing through filters, the entry level of photography has never been easier. This doesn’t mean that you can take […]

10 Hiking Tips for Seniors

Hiking can be a very healthy hobby for seniors to enjoy for a variety of reasons. Not only is it a great way to improve your fitness, but it can also be fun and exhilarating to explore different trails. Whether you’re with loved ones or finding solace in nature alone, there’s a lot to be […]

How You Can Pick Up Writing

Whether you have ambitions to be the next great American novelist or you’ve read our article on how healthy of a hobby writing can be for you, you’re now interested in getting started. Luckily, anyone can write, no matter your education, reading habits, or experience. All it takes is the will to do it and […]

Embrace Your Inner Hemmingway: Why Seniors Should Write

Writing is a popular hobby for millions around the world. While we may not all become the next Stephen King or Agatha Christie, it can be fun to create your own stories or worlds. Even if you’re simply writing a journal, it can be an excellent way to pass the time. The fact it’s fun […]

Why Seniors Should Go Hiking

Hiking is a healthy hobby that many seniors can, and we think should, pick up. Today, we’re going to look at a variety of reasons why seniors should go hiking, since this activity can improve both your mind and body in a way that may uniquely appeal to seniors. Whether they’re looking for a calorie-burning […]

Why Bird-Watching Can Be Healthy for Seniors

Looking for a way to pass the time and get closer to nature? Bird-watching, or birding as it’s sometimes called by enthusiasts, could fill that niche, but those aren’t the only two goals it can help you accomplish. In fact, this activity can be an extraordinarily healthy hobby that’s easy get into, no matter your […]