Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Older People get dancing and dating

Some members of our Keep Dancing class, Macrobert Arts centre, Stirling

Dancing oldies are causing a stir in China by creating major disturbances in the streets and parks by dancing early in the morning and late at night- they claim its their way of keeping fit. Quite quite right too!
 Read this account from the Wall Street Journal

And the New York Times  carried an article on a new dating service for the  over 60s which has also spawned  new jobs- consultants who help older people how to date.
Here’s some advice:
“ Don’t talk incessantly about — or show photos of — your deceased spouse. Don’t talk disparagingly about your ex. Don’t whip out your collection of diabetes, cholesterol or heart medications."