EXERGAMING for SENIORS…as well as /with juniors
Exergaming (a portmanteau of "exercise" and "gaming") is a term used for video games that also provide exercise. Exergames have one element of exercise and one element of gaming. The "gaming" aspect is a short form for video gaming.
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With the new “cerebral stimulation” or even just “physical activity” games offered by DS or WII Nintendo consoles (with or without WII FIT), we begun to organize group activities for seniors based on “Exergaming” but also cognitive stimulation for seniors.
Games who have the biggest success are : ski slalom, step dance, balloons, tennis,…
Hereunder 2 pictures of intergenerational stepdancing and tennis games during the "Fête de l'Internet" or some other pictures taken at Arefo (may 2008)