Silent discos becoming a hit at eldercare centres here

A silent disco session being led by facilitator Karrayl Sim (third from right) at Alzheimer's Disease Association's New Horizon Centre in Jurong Point last Wednesday. Among the participants were Madam Lily Goh (third from left), as well as husband-an
A silent disco session being led by facilitator Karrayl Sim (third from right) at Alzheimer's Disease Association's New Horizon Centre in Jurong Point last Wednesday. Among the participants were Madam Lily Goh (third from left), as well as husband-and-wife pair, Mr Fang Shie Wooi (fourth from right) and Madam Tan Sok Kheng (fourth from left).ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Bodies are shuffling in a room bathed in luminous disco lights and throbbing to beats emanating from individual wireless headphones.

This silent "disco" festival fad has in recent years been played out among young people dancing the night away in a club.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 09, 2019, with the headline 'Silent discos becoming a hit at eldercare centres here'. Subscribe