A Vision for Elder Playgrounds

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Our static moment of quarantine has been surprisingly elastic. Just as we acclimate and refine the art of stay-at-home lifestyle, society flirts with re-opening. Moving from isolation toward re-emergence poses a sort of whiplash unless we frame this moment in positive regard. Those of us in the ‘senior citizen’ or ‘elder’ demographic, aged sixty-plus, are… Read more »

The 6 Best Parks and Playgrounds for Seniors

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Jared Diamond, an American scientist known for popular science books, such as Guns, Germs, and Steel and The World Until Yesterday, gave an interesting 2013 TedTalk concerning the wide differences in how societies regard senior citizens. As he mentions in the talk, one way these differences are manifest is in filial patterns and living arrangements. For… Read more »

PLAYGROUNDS FOR ADULTS – THEY SHOULD PLAY TOO!

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Adult Slide, Adult Playground, Playground Equipment

These Twelve Parks for Grown-Ups Offer the Benefits of Play and a Good Time   We are all lucky to live in an age of expansive play. Adult playgrounds and similar facilities are available throughout the U.S. for most anyone’s enjoyment and benefit. Each one serves as evidence that playgrounds, parks, and even businesses are… Read more »