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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 29, 2022
From the website SeniorsMatter.com, “Dancing benefits the elderly in many ways both physically and mentally. In this study, elderly people who dance improve their motor skills and more. This activity is something that can be a part of any elderly person’s day when modified to meet the specific person or population.
Aging is a part of life, but that does not mean people must experience physical and cognitive decline as a result. There are many ways to fight such a decline, and one of the most delightful is dancing! This type of activity is becoming popular because of the many body areas it impacts positively. In a six-month study following a group of elderly people who took part in a one-hour-a-week dance class, the following positive changes were noted as to how dancing benefits the elderly:
Dancing helped the elderly people in the study improve their motor skills and balance too.”
– Dancing benefits the elderly, studies show – SeniorsMatter
I hope you please join us and help spread the word to Kūpuna in Ko’olauloa.
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