Care to hold a dance for Help the Aged?


Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Older people’s charity Help the Aged is calling on all care home staff to host a dance event for residents and help raise funds for disadvantaged older people in the UK and overseas.

Taking place between 27th September and 4th October, ‘Let’s Dance 2008’ is the charity’s latest national fundraising event which will see people across the UK organising their own dance event. Whether participants choose a traditional tea dance, an elegant waltz or a fiery tango, Let’s Dance is an enjoyable way to bring friends and family together for a good cause.

For care homes in need of some inspiration, there’s also the option for residents to learn a series of ballroom dance moves chosen by dancer and entertainer Lionel Blair for the Help the Aged Let’s Dance event. Alternatively, care homes can choose to donate the proceeds of an existing dance event to the charity.

A free information pack is available which contains everything care homes need to host their own ev





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