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Playgrounds For The Elderly

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Termed 'three-generational play', researchers in Finland have found that the elderly benefit from play normally thought to be strictly for children. Elderly-only playgrounds are being built and Germany is considering a model based on Finland's lead.

Boredom and lack of body-confidence are just two of the issues that are successfully being addressed through active play. Improvements, during a three-month period of using a variety of swings and climing apparatuses, included better balance, coordination and speed.

Elderly-specific playground equipment is being specially designed to accomodate the needs of seniors and to ensure safety. Stats for Playgrounds For The Elderly Trending: Older & Warm
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