Niagara Gazette


April 15, 2013

Dancing the afternoon away — for a purpose


Niagara Gazette —

There are other reasons, whether it’s simply to have a fun time or to enjoy some time away from home during the day, she added. Many of the senior center participants don’t drive at night, limiting when the center can hold its events.

Especially with the dancing, even when events are in the middle of the day, it doesn’t stop the participants from making the best of the time they have.

“I’m perspiring,” DiPasquale said after completing one of several dances with his partner, Friend. “By forcing us to remember dance steps and combinations, we’re using our brains. And we’re keeping active by moving around. We’re getting a workout. It’s fun.”




Contact reporter Timothy Chipp at 282-2311, ext. 2251 or follow on Twitter @timchipp.

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