Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Games consoles prove big hit with pensioners

Here is proof that game consoles are actually useful outside of the gaming realm. With one of the biggest selling points of the Nintendo Wii gaming console focused on the healthy aspects of gaming, there are some reports that suggest that it has been a big hit with pensioners.

Carole Thomson (Manager of Sheraton Court care home in Hartlepool, United Kingdom) said "The residents absolutely adore them. It is making them more healthy because a lot of the time they would stay in their rooms and not come out to do their armchair exercise - but now they do and it has become a bit of a competition between them to see who's the best."

Read the full story @ thelondonpaper.

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