50 Hobbies for Seniors

Posted by ComForCare on June 25, 2013 at 3:27 PM

senior-arts-and-crafts-150x150For some retirees, figuring out what to do with all of their free time can be challenging. We spend our whole lives working and waking up each day with a purpose and it can be difficult to get accustomed to a new way of living. However, many older adults learn that retirement isn’t so bad once they realize they finally have time to do the things they have been putting off for years. Below, we have compiled a list of 50 hobbies for adults 65+. 

Hobbies Keep Your Mind Active While Aging

  1. Travel
  2. Learn to Cook
  3. Get Into Your Ancestry or Genealogy
  4. Learn How to Make Faux Stained Glass
  5. Boating
  6. Painting
  7. Play Golf
  8. Gardening
  9. Swimming
  10. Walking
  11. Learn How to Use the Computer Like a Pro
  12. Reading
  13. Get a Pet
  14. Sewing
  15. Learn Magic
  16. Build Model Railroads
  17. Start Your Own Blog
  18. Scrapbooking
  19. Build a Pond for Goldfish in Your Backyard
  20. Get Into Container Gardening
  21. Play Video Games
  22. Learn a Musical Instrument or How to Sing
  23. Birding
  24. Study Butterflies and Even Grow Them At Home
  25. Play Cards
  26. Plant Wildflowers
  27. Build a Vegetable Garden
  28. Volunteer
  29. Learn a New Language
  30. Exercise
  31. Skype With Your Grandkids
  32. Do Yoga
  33. Biking
  34. Puzzles
  35. Photography
  36. Sudoku or Cross Word Puzzles
  37. Play With Your Grandchildren
  38. Card Making
  39. Build a Birdhouse
  40. Build a Dollhouse For Your Granddaughter
  41. Become a Film Critic From Your Own Couch
  42. Woodworking
  43. Creative Writing
  44. Antiquing
  45. Restoring Clocks
  46. Build Your Own Aquarium
  47. Open Your Own Business
  48. Take a Class at a Local College
  49. Fishing
  50. Knitting

Topics: Aging

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