Oct 30

Game On: 4 Benefits of Video Games For Senior Health

By MD for Seniors

It may be time to borrow that controller from your grandson. Studies have proven that video games may be beneficial to senior health. Though mom’s have criticized these games for years, you may actually benefit from them. Consider these reasons why video games are beneficial to your health.

1. Games may improve balance
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago discovered seniors who played brain-training computer games had better balance than seniors who didn’t. The findings were published in the Journal of Gerontology. It may not be a conscious effort, but walking and other motor skills require a little …read more

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