Seniors come together to show the world that life and learning don’t stop when you age
Jordan says meeting the seniors — mostly women — has been life-changing and inspirational. They are her “mothers” and “sisters” and have become family to her. The seniors themselves love the dancing, and the aim is to build connections with younger people through it, as well as promote attitudinal change about agism.
Members of the troupe have performed around the world in various venues, including TED in Auckland, where their founder, manager, choreographer and promoter gave an inspiring talk about why she founded the group, how it has changed her life (and those of the seniors she works with) and what it can teach the world about aging and the value of older people.
Zoe Romanowsky is lifestyle editor and video content producer for Aleteia.
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