A large aspect of leading a healthy lifestyle comes from participation in social activities, especially for seniors! Seniors that live an active social life tend to have a slower rate of memory loss compared to those without an active social life. Social seniors have a higher quality of life and are much happier.
Many seniors choose to live at home as opposed to living in a nursing home or other type of care facility. Adapting to a new home environment can be difficult for seniors. They feel more content living in the comfort of their own home.
As adults, we consider bullying to be a term more commonly associated with younger generations, such as children or teenagers. However, bullying can be common with any age group. Surprisingly enough, seniors can be the victims of bullying as well. In fact, 20% of seniors have been bullied by their peers.