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A few Perham Living residents and a group of kids from the Perham Boys and Girls Club play 'cat and mouse' with a parachute during an exercise session at Perham Living last Wednesday. Marie Nitke/FOCUS

Closing the generation gap Kids, seniors enjoy time together through budding Perham partnership

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A growing collaboration between the local Boys and Girls Club and Perham Living really seems to be 'working out.'

Every week, a small group of kids from the club and seniors from the nursing home get together for short exercise sessions. They play games like ring toss and 'cat and mouse' with a rainbow-colored parachute, and cut a rug to silly songs like "The Chicken Dance."


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