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"Many seniors are in North Texas are turning to ballroom dancing to keep active and socially connected. Ballroom dancing allows seniors to challenge their auditory, visual and mental abilities as they have to remain alert, coordinated and moving swiftly. Seniors are inspired by the popular TV show Dancing With the Stars, which features older celebrities doing the fox trot, cha-cha, salsa, tango and other choreographed dancing. However, seniors who are especially frail and susceptible to falls should refrain should be careful when dancing. "

http://www.globalaging.org/health/us/2008/ballroom.htm