Finally, what better way to spend your time than to connect with nature? Whilst long hikes might not be on your agenda anymore, that doesn’t mean you can’t get your regular dose of nature’s beauty. Go out for a walk, go to a bird watching hot spot, or simply sit in your garden and enjoy what mother nature has given us to wonder at.
Care UK explains the benefits of getting outside, especially if you are in the later stages of life:
“Spending time in nature can have some incredibly positive effects on our mental health, but the different sights, colours, smells and sounds found outside can all help occupy the mind, and help provide a fantastic distraction.
Getting outdoors and hearing birdsong, for example, can also help people recall memories from younger years, and connecting with nature can be an invaluable reminiscence activity.”