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Elders Can't Dance

Many elders have diminished hearing. Same goes for reading small-print books, performing in theater arts, moving, and socializing. I believe that these quality-of-life skills are as important as showering and getting dressed. Quality-of-life skills may even help with the usually defined basic-living skills.

What better way to illustrate overcoming sensory challenges than the best-selling picture-book classic, Giraffes Can't Dance?

Here are a few YouTube Giraffes Can't Dance Read-Alouds:

Here are some symphonic music clips related to Giraffes Can't Dance:

If you think that the Giraffes Can't Dance story is just for young children, view the following intergenerational music/dance versions of the book:

For ideas on how elders in community can enhance their quality-of-life skills, such as dancing, painting, performing in theater arts, socializing, and singing, view the following Listen To Your Elders episodes:

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