Being trapped in your own home whether you have limited mobility or not, can start to hurt you mentally. Although it is normal to have negative thoughts of not being able to go outside or wanting to spend time with loved ones, this article can help elderly individuals get through the day with some enjoyable activities! These activities will keep your mind alert, boosted, and you will find yourself back into the same level of energy you had before.
Find Your Creative Side
It’s time to bring your acrylic paints out, or maybe your idea of creativity includes creating scrapbooks and photo albums. Drawing, painting, watercolors, knitting, color books, can decrease negative feelings and bring more positivity out of you.
Play a New Game
Playing games can keep your brain more alert and focused. Playing with jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, Sudoku, card games, or any classic game can keep you from being bored.
Reading a Book
Although you may find yourself bored of reading, it may just be time to explore your different interests. Whether you have a kindle or a personal library of your own, pick up a book you’ve avoided reading. Reading can improve your cognitive skills and help you sleep better.