Every day, it seems, there’s a new study saying how great exercise is for the elderly. Good to know, but piles of research don't necessarily get our older loved ones active.
A video game may. The Nintendo Wii is all the craze in retirement communities and nursing homes, as reported in numerous local papers like
Medical experts are taking note.
All you need is a TV and about $300 for a Wii (sold in any consumer electronic store, including on-line). Chances are your kids can teach your parents. Maybe your parents are already Wii'ing? What sports do they like?
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