Many elderly people tend to spend most of their day sitting or lying down. This makes them the most inactive age group. According to activity theory, senior citizens are better adjusted when they are more active and involved in social activities.
As we get older in late adulthood, it is important for us to remain active in order to stay healthy and independent. Do the following steps to complete this activity:
Research online to find out the various activities that are available for the elderly in their community to stay active.
List five activities and discuss the benefits that each may have in the areas of the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of late adulthood.
Your answer should be between 300–350 words in length. Provide evidence based on information found in this module or from any other relevant sources. When writing your responses make sure to follow APA (7th ed.) formatting guidelines where appropriate.
Sunday, by 11:59 p.m.
Submission and Assessment Guidelines
Submit your responses.
Your response must be between 300–350 words and address all questions and focus points.
Follow APA formatting guidelines (resources citations, formatting, and references). Review the APA Information page for helpful tips.
Review the Assignment Rubric for grading criteria.
This activity is worth 30 points.