October 25, 2015

Photography A Great Retirement Gift For Your Parents



Everyone loves to have fun, and older seniors are no exception. Having a good laugh and sharing enjoyable activities can be a wonderful way to stay actively engaged in life.

As your parents age it is not enough just to get out and do something — it is important to get out and do something unfamiliar and mentally challenging.

Fortunately, photography fits those criteria very well for most seniors.

Look into the following sites for more information about why photography is good for seniors

Photography improves memory in seniors

Taking a new hobby


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These photography courses are for beginners and the best part is they are conducted on the move apart from classroom training. There are photography walks,tours for which you could enroll your parents.

While photography walks are conducted in local parks and other interesting sites, tours are mostly conducted in wildlife sanctuaries, great landscapes. A professional photographer would be teaching them on the move.

Although DSLR camera is preferred it is not mandatory, further one may consider hiring it at a nominal additional fee in order to ensure you can relate to all the topics.

Further to this you could buy books or subscribe magazines on photography making it all the more interesting for them.

For books on photography for seniors



For magazines





With new found “leisure time” to spare, many seniors start to consider new activities.

Introducing your parents to DSLR photography could do wonders for them. It is easy and takes no more than a couple of days to know if they are willing to make it a hobby.

Such programmes would stimulate them to travel more and be active.

To generate interest about photography you could gift a subscription of photography magazines as mention in this article.

Well this could be a great retirement gift for your parents…

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