Glimpses From a Teacher Historian: Finding diverse views, friendship in Silver Sneakers workout group

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By Mark Banker

Silver Sneakers, a P.E. class tailored for us “old folks,” meets three days a week at Foust Family Fitness Center in Kingston.

Moderate physical exertion and stretching old muscles are the most compelling reasons for my participation in this regimen.

Although the extra girth I hoped would soon disappear has proven stubbornly resistant, the program’s physical benefits are obvious.

But, other effects that I never anticipated when I first learned about Silver Sneakers three years ago may be even more important.

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