“The gift of dance:” Some seniors have found an interesting way to combat Alzheimer’s

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MEQUON -- November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month -- and one group of seniors has a unique way to combat the disease. Ballroom dancing and the possible medical benefits are astounding. Carl joins FOX6 WakeUp from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Mequon.

About Fred Astaire Dance Studio (website)

Our dance studio offers a variety of instructional programs covering ballroom and Latin dance. We focus on one-on-one dance instruction. Our personalized approach allows us to create a tailor made program just for you and our welcoming studio environment makes our facility the perfect place to hone your skill, no matter what level you are currently.

Whether you are interested in pursuing ballroom dance lessons for yourself or giving the gift of dance to someone you love, you have come to the right place.

Our Mequon dance studio serves many neighboring communities including Mequon, Bayside, Brown Deer, Cedarburg, Foxpoint, Glendale, Grafton, Kohler, Plymouth, Port Washington, Random Lake, River Hills, Saukville, Sheboygan, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay.

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