Listen to how dance gives seniors a health boost
Don't Stop the Music: Hear How Dance Gives Seniors a Health Boost
Global research shows that seniors get several physical and mental benefits from dance — benefits that help them live fuller, healthier lives.
We visited residents and Adult Day Services North clients at the Weinberg Community for Senior Living (part of CJE SeniorLife) in Deerfield, Ill., during a daily dance and movement class. Hear how this keeps them moving and grooving — and why Dr. Jennifer Jones-McMeans from Abbott's vascular business says it matters.
Learn more about the global research that explains why dancing with others can be good for seniors' health in this related video.
Then check out activities from Get Your DANCE On! Regardless of your age, you don't need a party — just dance around with your family and friends to music that makes you want to move your whole body. Who knew healthy activity could be so fun?
Find other fun, practical ideas across the FULL-Life Hacks series. And make active movement a family habit!