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Fun and Fulfillment at AARP Rhode Island

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Creating opportunities for people to be active, healthy and socially engaged is an important part of AARP Rhode Island’s mission to empower people to choose how we live as we age.

Our RI Healthy Living Series continues, with registration at There’s something every week waiting online for everyone:

  • Healthy Cooking with Chef Mary Weaver Learn to prepare nutritious food by creating healthy entrees and desserts. Upon registering you will receive an email with recipes and an ingredients list. Past cooking demos are available at
  • Everybody Dance!, hosted by Rachel Balaban This upbeat dance-movement class designed for all ages and abilities harnesses your vitality through the use of your own body. Perfect for caregivers to share with loved ones. Take part sitting or standing.
  • Tai Chi/Qi Gong with Master Wu Refresh and energize your body and soul! We bring you the ancient Chinese practice that combines movement with healing martial arts. Participate standing or sitting.
  • Laughter Yoga, hosted by Larry O’Brien Get more than a chuckle out of Laughter Yoga. Laughing has the power to change your mood within minutes by releasing brain chemicals called endorphins. Explore the potential health benefits of non-stop laughing and how you can make laughter a daily practice.

Stay active, stay healthy, stay involved and have fun with AARP Rhode Island!
Catherine Taylor is AARP Rhode Island State Director.

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