Jan 08

Why Seniors Should Join a Knitting Club

By MD for Seniors

What if when you were knitting a scarf, you were also knitting better cognitive health and well-being? Research shows that regularly knitting has tremendous health benefits, and by joining a knitting club seniors can improve their minds, moods and spirits.

The Purlettes, a knitting group at The Redwoods retirement home in Mill Valley, California, have made a name for themselves knitting handbags that are sold throughout the country. The group’s 15 members have been meeting weekly for a decade, according to the Huffington Post, and praise the power of knitting in their lives.

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