Live a long, healthy life

November 6, 2020

Researchers have listed a wide range of leisure activities that are associated with health and longevity, aside from physical exercise.

The National Institute on Aging further notes that these activities can increase seniors’ sense of well-being as well as lowering the risk of some health problems, including dementia.

1. Mental Activities

Doing crossword puzzles
Drawing
Painting
Playing a musical instrument
Reading books
Reading newspapers
Studying
Writing

2. Productive Activities

Cooking
Gardening
Knitting
Volunteering at a hospital or library
Working a part-time job

3. Social Activities

Going to concerts or performances
Joining a senior center
Playing cards
Playing games
Starting a book club
Taking a class or course
Traveling
Visiting art museums

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