Outdoor activities perfect for seniors | Features

The wide open spaces attract people of all ages. The fresh air is hard to resist and the benefits of spending time outdoors are so many that it behooves everyone, including the elderly, to answer the call of nature.

According to researchers from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, humans benefit both physically and psychologically from spending time in nature. Such experiences can reduce stress and help lower heart rate, potentially decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease in individuals.

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