From Yahoo News:
“To promote staying sharp and remaining active as you age, http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com is encouraging seniors to play video games. Research and studies show that video games on the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 rank high in strengthening senior health and physical abilities.
Video games are not just for kids anymore and there is a new generation of gamers who are having fun while staying young – Senior Citizens. Seniors have become one of the strongest and enthusiastic users of the Nintendo Wii.
Currently many Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Home have a TV, if not an entire room dedicated to the Nintendo Wii and its activity games. Group video game sessions are a prominent feature on many activity calendars in Retirement Communities in the US. Activities such as these are improving many cognitive abilities of seniors as they age.”
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