COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — Simply since you attain a sure age doesn’t imply you shouldn’t attempt new issues. That was the case for some seniors from the Palisades at Broadmoor Park assisted residing facility, who tried indoor mountain climbing for the primary time ever on Tuesday at Metropolis Rock in Colorado Springs.
Whereas many of those seniors keep energetic in their very own manner, this introduced a brand new problem. All of them are newcomers to mountain climbing. However that did not cease them.
“I didn’t know if I needed to attempt it now, interested by it, its not on my bucket checklist however it’s now”, mentioned Palisades resident Julie Templin.
The assisted residing facility likes to maintain its residents energetic. Officers say mountain climbing isn’t solely nice train for the physique, however the mind too.
“It may assist them connectively as a result of if you’re on the wall you’re attempting to unravel an issue mainly: the place do I put my palms, the place do I put my ft, so it is conserving their brains shifting” mentioned Emily Cozzetto, Director of Resident Enrichment.
The Palisades at Broadmoor Park hope that actions reminiscent of these assist maintain their seniors energetic.
“I believe lots of people consider senior residing, and suppose you recognize there’s nothing to do exactly doing the identical issues on a regular basis and so it is necessary to interrupt down these obstacles of what growing older is and provide actions which can be like I mentioned out of the field,” Cozzetto added.