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Group activities help to extend life for seniors

by Dionne E. Young
March 07, 2013


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The Chicago Curling Club has one of the few curling museums in the US.

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Marsha Arnold shows off her novelty curling stone.

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Curling Stones sit in a row waiting to be used. The stones are made of granite and weigh around 40 pounds each.

More seniors are living longer these days and that's because many are staying active and social. Some local seniors have found a unique way to stay active: with the winter sport of curling.