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Senior Playgrounds Sprouting Up Worldwide

Senior citizens have a new way to stay active. Instead of going to a gym seniors are staying active by going to their local "senior citizen outdoor playground." Sprouting from London’s outdoor playground for senior citizens in Hyde Park, senior playgrounds are becoming more popular because these parks offer a special yet fun way to maintain health.  These parks are more fitness related then the typical child playground. Instead of swings these senior playgrounds have everything a normal gym would have but in outdoor playground setting. Click here to to read more. For additional information on this topic, read it in Active Aging Today.

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In European countries, physical activity parks are being built by local governments to provide a place for older adults to practice and perform physical activities.
To stimulate seniors’ physical activity and improve quality of life, municipalities are constructing outdoor exercise facilities

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