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Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Seniors


Creating arts and crafts is a great activity not only for your creativity but also for your mental and physical health. Creating art is vital to human expression. We make sense of the events around us through music, dance, stories, and various forms of art. It is a means for us to explore our thoughts and emotions.

As a provider of personal care in Colorado we find that there are various benefits to arts and crafts for seniors such as:

  • Better moods
    Having arts and crafts can eliminate boredom and helps them feel more in control. It is a relaxing activity that lowers the irritability.
  • Increased self-esteem
    Having an activity that allows them to express themselves gives them a strengthened sense of identity and increases their self-esteem.
  • Improved cognitive skills and memory
    Arts and crafts can be a great challenge to your hand-eye coordination, memory, and motor skills.
  • Improved socialization
    When seniors attend an art class, they can regain a sense of playfulness and lets you interact with other people in the class.

You don’t have to be a great artist to enjoy arts and crafts. All you need is a desire to learn and interact with art.

Are you in need of homemaker services in Aurora, Colorado? We at GENUINE HOME CARE AGENCY can help.

We are a home care agency that provides various non-medical care services such as companionship, homemaking, personal care, and accompaniment.

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