Playgrounds for senior citizens? Genius idea.

Playgrounds can be a lot of fun.

Kids love them. Parents are into them because physical activity is good for kids. (And let’s be honest: It’s also because we know they’ll sleep well later.)

Whoops.

But you know who else playgrounds are good for? Senior citizens!

Yep, that’s right. Playground equipment isn’t just for little ones.

GIF by Public Radio International.

“I am not someone to stay home. I get out a lot,” said Franchesca, an 84-year-old in Spain who, in addition to enjoying being active, hasn’t lost her sense of humor. “Because if you stay home, you spend all your time criticizing your kids, eh?”

And it’s not just happening in Spain. It’s starting to catch on in the U.S., too!

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