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Silent disco gets rest home residents grooving

07 June 2018

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Residents at Elmwood Village get into the new music exercise programme, Move and Groove.

Emily Ford, Stuff


Forget yoga or CrossFit, a group of seniors at an Auckland rest home have found a way to keep active - silent disco.Spend a morning at Elmwood Retirement Village in Manurewa during the week and you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd entered a dance party.


Fists pumping and heads bobbing along in their headsets to hits from The Beatles and The Beach Boys, the residents are part of a New Zealand-first music exercise programme Read more...



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