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Activities to Help Seniors Improve Their Mental Health

A decline in cognitive function and memory issues are some of the many age-related issues senior citizens face. Luckily, many activities and services like memory care can help improve their mental health and reduce the risk of mental health issues.

We offer assisted living care in California, and here are some notable activities for seniors to help them improve their overall mental health:

  • Socialization

    Many studies show that frequent social interactions can help boost mental and emotional health in seniors. It can reduce the risk of stress, anxiety, and depression, increasing the risk of issues like dementia. Spending time with loved ones or a caregiver can also improve mood, self-esteem, and confidence.

  • Recreational Activities

    Hobbies and recreational activities provide seniors with mental and physical stimulation to help improve brain health and function.

    Many activities help them train their focus, concentration, and problem-solving/critical thinking skills. Notable examples include gardening, taking walks, light sports, playing an instrument, and arts & crafts.

  • Regular Exercise

    Exercise helps the mind and body stay strong, reducing the risk of issues that cause stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic illness in seniors. Regular exercise provides mental stimulation by helping seniors train their coordination, balance, and functionality.

We offer many services, including hospice care in California, to help seniors improve their mental health and quality of life at our care facility.

For more information about our residential care facility in Sonoma, California, call Bella Vista Village II LLC at 707-712-2790.

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