The Happiness Singers perform March 11 at the Eugene Towbin Healthcare centerճ Adult Day Health Center. From left: Martha Ayres, Catherine Cockrill, Darlene Emison, Janice Hanlon, Peggy Farrell, Karen Shofner, Ann Cooper, Becky Dugan, Helen Austin, Marti Thomas, Jo Light, Ann Grimes, Kay Caffey, Cynthia Johnson, director Liz May, and Betty Turner. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/CARY JENKINS) Possibly and then probably and then definitely but still faintly, women’s voices are marching, somewhere along a second floor hallway in the Eugene Towbin Heathcare Center’s Building 170. Turn a corner and see the soft blue-green walls of Unit 2C, Adult Day Health Care. Step into a cheerful wall of song. A piano, rollicking. Seventeen voices rising and falling in harmony. Happiness is two kinds of ice cream! Finding your skate key! Telling the time! These are the Happiness Singers, a voluntary, no-audition, women’s community chorus. This is one of their typical Monday gigs — midday entertainment in a day care unit for veterans whose health or mental impairments put them at high risk for placement in a nursing home. The veterans could have dementia or a bad hip. They could be depressed. Nursing staff, therapists and dietitians tend them 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday while… Read full this story
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