While indoor activities are great, outdoor activities can really help to improve the health of older adults. That’s why our in-home care providers at Qualicare Vaughan want to offer some suggestions on outdoor activities you can do with your loved one over the summer!
Boost Your Vitamin D
Anyone in the mood to go for a swim? While swimming in a pool can help improve cardiovascular health, it also gives you the chance to soak up some vitamin Dwhile you are outside enjoying a swim.
Vitamin D can help to protect your from several medical conditions, including:
- Certain cancers
- Heart disease
If swimming isn’t in the cards, what about packing your lunch and going for a fun picnic in the park?
Find More Energy
Tired of suffering from the afternoon slump? Going outside can help to re-energize your physical and mental health.
Nature is one of energy’s best friends. Therefore, why not take the family and go for a nature walk or even a scavenger hunt in the neighborhood to reap the benefits of the Great Outdoors?
Improve Your Overall Health
Did you know that spending time outdoors can help you experience less pain, as well as boost bone healthand heart health?
Get your heart pumping by calling friends and family over to spend some time outdoors.
Whether you decide to set up a volleyball net to play a game of volleyball or badminton or you play a round of golf, spend as much time as you can outdoors to start feeling better about yourself both mentally and physically.
Considering bringing in additional help to care for your loved one? Help is available at Qualicare Vaughan. Give us a call today!