Housebound in Retirement: 20 Ways to Live a Richer Life



5. Host a Game Night

Retirees can choose a night of the week to invite family or friends over for a few games. They’ll benefit socially, as well as improve their coordination and hand dexterity. Poker, Scrabble and Monopoly are all excellent choices for an entertaining evening for all ages.


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6. Take Up Container Gardening

Container gardening is much more practical for individuals with limited mobility as it does not require them to walk outside and kneel for long periods of time over a traditional garden. Seniors can grow your own vegetables and herbs in containers for meals, or plant a variety of flowers to decorate their windowsills.

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