Westborough's Senior Health and Fitness Day includes laughter

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Following her workshop, Sandra Boris-Berkowitz introduces herself to each guest with a smile and a hearty laugh. She encouraged everyone to make laughter a daily part of their lives to build a healthier, less stressful outlook. PHOTO/SUBMITTED

Westborough – Close to 100 local seniors and residents of The Willows at Westborough gathered May 25 for National Senior Health and Fitness Day in the facility's Community Room. Guests participated in hands-on exercises and relaxation techniques with Sandra Boris-Berkowitz, a Laughter Yoga leader certified by the Dr. Kataria School of Laughter Yoga. The program included singing, dancing, skits and outbursts of laughter. Boris-Berkowitz stressed the importance of daily humor as the best medicine for people of all ages.

Visit the Laughing Matters site at www.laughingmatters.biz. To learn more about The Willows, call 800-446-8060 or visit www.SalmonHealthAndRetirement.com.