Life

Seniors Get Moving at Dadeland Mall (VIDEO)

For one group of seniors, regular trips to the mall aren’t about snatching up the latest fashions. The Dadeland Mall Walkers meet four times a week to exercise together, socialize and keep each other moving.


(The Baptist Health South Florida News Team hears from organizers and participants of a walking group for seniors at Dadeland Mall. Video by Alcyene Almeida Rodrigues.)

Sponsored by Baptist Health South Florida and Dadeland Mall, the Dadeland Mall Walkers group has been meeting at the mall before it opens in the morning to exercise for the last 15 years.

Led by a group exercise instructor, the seniors get to participate in aerobics, yoga and tai chi, all designed to keep them moving on a regular basis. After the instructor-led activity, the group takes a casual walk around the mall and sometimes enjoys a healthy bite to eat.

The Baptist Health South Florida News Team caught up with the Dadeland Mall Walkers during one of their recent gatherings. Watch the video now.

Healthcare that Cares

With internationally renowned centers of excellence, 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties, Baptist Health is an anchor institution of the South Florida communities we serve.

Language Preference / Preferencia de idioma

I want to see the site in English

Continue In English

Quiero ver el sitio en Español

Continuar en español