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Increased television watching may signal changes in mood or physical health.

For most people, watching television relieves stress from the burdens of a busy life. As people age, however, that begins to change. Some people rely on television viewing as a form of entertainment, to pass the time, or to avoid feelings of isolation. Seniors typically have more free time and may have physical difficulties that keep them from participating in activities they enjoyed in their younger years. Excessive television watching may become a habit that adds little value to the life of your loved one.

As an alternative to television watching, physical and social activities can improve mood and help with cognition. Music, art, and pet therapy, for example, are areas to explore that can replace television watching while benefitting the senior’s emotional and physical wellbeing.

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