Robertson Activity Center erases senior stereotypes

With activities ranging from tai chi to downtown tours, the regulars at the Yukon senior center are anything but sedentary.

BY DAVID HERTZ Modified: August 10, 2010 at 11:29 am •  Published: August 4, 2010
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YUKON — Casey Barnett, senior activity director at the Robertson Activity Center, believes seniors can reverse popular expectations.

"Senior centers have a stereotype: 'Oh, everybody's decrepit and can't go anywhere,'” Barnett said. "Senior centers are for people who want to get out and have a good time.”


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