In order to provide the elderly of Puerto Vallarta a place to develop their skills and enjoy social activities, the DIF System has opened ‘Casa de Día’, which offers several workshops, activities and food for the elderly.
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This space, which runs from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m., has beauty services that include hairdressing, manicure, pedicure and dyeing; homeopathy, physical rehabilitation with the help of a chiropractor; singing, dancing and painting workshops. It also has a soup kitchen “where we offer a breakfast, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., for $10 pesos and in some cases free for qualified individuals.
Coordinator, Salvador Ríos Becerra, explained that currently more than 800 older adults make up the 31 groups of seniors, who meet every week to carry out some routines, and also participate in the singing, dance and craft workshops.
In ‘Casa de Día’ this year more than 15,000 services have been awarded to the elderly citizens of Puerto Vallarta, to keep them active in this stage of their life. To be part of the activities of ‘Casa de Día’, those interested can go directly to the facilities located at Calle Milenio 143, Colonia La Aurora or call 114 3946. It should be noted that for the holiday period services are not provided until on next Monday, January 8.