Caregivers are in a unique position to influence and encourage more PAL or physically active leisure. A senior's confidence, independence and ability to participate in aspects of their own self care can be increased by caregivers who have the skills and strategies to ensure that movement is a core part of care.
Offering educational and experiential wellness challenges for caregivers as well as the seniors they serve, is a great way to challenge everyone to adopt a healthier, more physically active lifestyle.
Recreation based experiences offer endless opportunity to play with purpose and practice functional movements that are transferable to daily life. Using the ball as a prop, caregivers and health care providers can promote safe,