"Older people 'are just a different type of kid,' said Mr. Cruz. 'You have your young kids, and you have your big kids. They all want to be free and silly.' "
We agree! The Carter Burden Network is excited to be partnering with Asphalt Green to provide Skills in Motion, a fun exercise program designed to improve strength and balance, at our Roosevelt Island Senior Center.
Over the next hour, the group mastered the game, adding more balls, and more complexity, to the mix. They split into teams and played volleyball with colorful balloons. They formed a circle by holding hands and passed around a hula hoop without letting go, using only their bodies.