As the pandemic continues to force various senior living, post-acute care, assisted living, and memory care communities into quarantine, there’s no better time to discover the magic of reading! There are a variety of benefits that reading adds for everyone, including senior citizens. Reading offers a variety of positive impacts on the mind and the spirit of seniors. Reading helps transport them to another place and truly engages their imagination and creative sides. Here are a few of the proven benefits picking up a book more often has on the aging population. As a reminder, all photos posted here were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.