LEGO sets can be enjoyable and beneficial for people of all ages, including seniors. They offer a creative and engaging way to have fun and stay mentally active. Here are some reasons why LEGO can be an excellent activity for seniors:
- Cognitive Stimulation: Building LEGO sets requires problem-solving, attention to detail, and following instructions. This can help seniors keep their minds active and engaged, which is important for cognitive health.
- Fine Motor Skills: Handling small LEGO bricks can help maintain and improve fine motor skills, which may deteriorate with age. It can be particularly beneficial for seniors who have arthritis or other conditions affecting hand dexterity.
- Stress Relief: Engaging in a building activity like LEGO can be a relaxing and meditative experience. It can help reduce stress and provide a sense of accomplishment.
- Social Interaction: Building LEGO sets with others, such as family members or fellow seniors, can promote social interaction and strengthen relationships. It’s an enjoyable way to spend time together.
- Creativity: LEGO encourages creativity and imagination. Seniors can use their own designs or modify existing sets to create something unique, which can be a source of pride and satisfaction.
LEGO for Seniors
* Participants will get to create small, medium and large builds LEGO bricks.
* All materials will be provided.