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British old people hooked on video game

September 15 2007
15:10

New entertainment were residents of nursing homes in England. Old men and old women, after the director has brought in an institution gaming console Nintendo Wii, loved to spend time playing video games, putting aside their old hobbies - knitting and bridge.

"I had no idea how my granddaughter can play these games - admits 88-year-old inhabitant of the nursing homes Sunrise Home Barry Edgar. - But now we all really enjoy the game. This is a very nice way to escape, and very cool to have a similar device at home. "

The oldest inhabitant of this house 103 years old, and he also likes to spend time with the prefix. "We can not pull our children from the Wii. Soon we will organize teams to make their game competitive spirit," - says the director of the Sunrise Home Jane Naylor.

"We have a lot of things to do. Previously, the elderly cared for the garden, crossword puzzles and playing cards. But as soon as there console, they do not want to hear about it. She grabbed their attention and much reduced the gap between generations. Personally, I think it's great. The old man, all the while sitting in a wheelchair, he suddenly begins to feel that he is more active, even if it is just on the screen - adds Naylor. RBC reports

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