Exercise

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Best Outdoor Activities for Seniors

The caregivers at Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs are dedicated to providing exceptional in-home elderly care. We understand that this care extends beyond the confines of the home. We understand the importance of engaging seniors in meaningful outdoor activities to promote physical health, mental well-being, and social connection. In this article, take a […]

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Tips to Help Seniors Find New Hobbies

Retirement offers a unique opportunity for seniors to enrich their lives by exploring new passions, hobbies, and interests. However, in some cases, health challenges and mobility limitations can create barriers to pursuing these activities. In these situations, the experienced in-home senior care providers at Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs can help. Our caregivers

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Benefits of Daily Routines for Seniors

Research shows that one of the most important things for seniors is to maintain a sense of structure and purpose. A daily routine can provide you with a variety of physical, mental, and emotional benefits- which contribute to a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle. Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, and Denver can help support

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Activities and Exercises to Improve Manual Dexterity

Anyone can experience difficulties using their hands and lose finger dexterity, but it’s most common among seniors. In fact, one study indicated that hand problems are common among individuals over the age of 50, and even more so over the age of 65. However, increasing hand strength isn’t enough to resolve these issues. One study revealed that

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Indoor exercises for the cold, Winter months

The below exercises are only suggestions to stay active during the cold months, when getting outside is difficult.  Our first priority is the safety of each senior in our care and do not advise any activity that endangers their wellbeing With winter right around the corner, it’s likely your exercise routine will be impacted.  Getting outside

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