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Caregiving Chronicles will present news and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and around the world, in-depth Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving and updates and announcements about caregiving resources available in MetroWest from CaregivingMetroWest.org Program Director Douglas Flynn.

Dance for Our Aging Population class coming to Hopkinton Town Common on Sept. 21
By Douglas Flynn / August 27, 2015

Golden Pond Assisted Living and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Brown University, will be holding another sessions of their Dance for our Aging Population (DAP) class on Monday, September 21 at 10 a.m. on the Hopkinton Town Common.

The class is open to our aging population and designed for people with movment challenges. Instruction will be provided by Rachel Balaban, Regional Coordinator for Dance for PD, with assistance from Brown University students.

The class is designed to:

- Increase coordination and flexibility while releasing body tension
- Improve balance and gait, strengthen your core, feel power and grace in your movements
- Enhance awareness of your body and aliveness through movement
- Breathe more deeply and vocalize more fully
- Experience different types of music that can affect you in different ways
- Feel supported as you explore in a safe and comfortable environment
- Socialize within a friendly and supportive community

No experience is necessary and there is no charge for the class. Caregivers are welcome.

Please contact Rachel Balaban at balaban.rachel@gmail.com or 401-261-7062, Lisa Mancuso at lmancuso@goldenpondal.com or 508-435-1250 x21 or Kelly Grill at kelly@hopartscenter.org or 508-435-9222.

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