Gaming on GrandPad has made it easy for seniors to take advantage of the health benefits that video games can have for older adults.
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Gaming isn’t an activity only meant for kids and young adults. There are great options of social video games that are easy to play at any age, and offer great opportunities to form intergenerational relationships.
A 79-year-old grandmother, who goes by the alias WowGrandma78, is shattering existing stereotypes and changing the way thousands of people look at online gamers.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, many people chose or were forced to limit their usual primping and beauty routines and opt for a more “natural” look. And, our opinion on it is anywhere from a gray area. We love it! Across genders and hair textures, tons of people have embraced their grays and actually found a lot of confidence in showing their true “lack of” colors. Curious if it’s for you? Check out how a few people are sharing their transitions, techniques and new styles.
Gaming together provides a reason for having conversation and creates a common ground to which people of all ages can relate. There is so much variety in the world of social gaming that there is something out there for everyone — you just need to find the right game that fits your passions.
As a diamond-ranked player in the game “Apex Legends,” Duncan McLeod (55) competes among the top 10% of all players — regardless of age.
Remember when you told your kids to stop playing video games because they weren’t good for them? Fast forward a couple of decades and it’s a world turned upside down. Young adults are now encouraging their parents and grandparents to start gaming because it is good for them. And they’re right.
As the world is starting to see a light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, follow these folks to get inspired for your first big outing post-pandemic.