Dancing without words

Today Peter and I danced with a group of elders – some who speak Russian and others who have English as their first language. This was my second time with the group- usually they meet separately but have come together to dance and tell some stories (with...

Dancing With Demeter

Today at ECC we delved into the Greek myth: Persephone and Demeter. The message of this myth is appropriate for elders. Each year we enter into the darkness and emerge into the light in Spring. Our eldest elder Julia played Demeter. Wrapped in a colorful long silk...

The Dancing Heart – Another Breakthrough

For many months we have nurtured a delightful gentleman in one of our adult day programs to encourage him to be more participatory. We understand some people take longer than others to feel comfortable so we took it slowly. At first he would sit in his wheelchair way...

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