My kids developed the habit of reading at an early age. I’m glad that we’re able to instill in them the love for books as preschoolers. When we bring them to the office or a relatives’ house, I always carry one or two of their favorite books. I also bring crayons and coloring books instead of toys. Now that they are older they still enjoy reading books and magazines. They also check on some sites on the Internet for good reading stuff . With the accessibility of Internet at home, I just hope their interest with books will never fade as they grow older.
By being a part of a church choir during my high school days, I was able to receive free music lessons from our choir conductor. She was able to tap our “hidden” talent in music by teaching us to hit the right note. If an akai mpk mini compact usb midi keyboard and drum controller was popular around those time, I might also learn to strum a few musical instruments.
One of the things that elderly people hate is feeling that they are not worth anything. They would like to make sure that they are still doing something so that they will feel productive even when they are at home.
Making sure that elderly people will focus on their hobbies will make them feel productive especially if you would ask for their help regarding some things that you cannot do. They will feel wanted and this will be enough to keep them happy. Engaging them in various activities like gardening or joining clubs will help them mingle with people their age and have fun during their twilight years.
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