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Dorothy Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center

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    Therapeutic Recreation uses education; recreation services and leisure experiences to help people with limitations make themost of their lives – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. Involvement in Therapeutic Recreation will result in the enhancement of health, functional ability and independence. Therapeutic Recreation is important because it can help people of all ages and backgrounds to get well, live well and stay well. Our programs are designed to meet the following goals: SOCIAL Increase appropriate socialization skills and foster friendships PHYSICAL Develop maximum physical abilities through participation in individual and team recreation LIFE SKILLS Increase money management, problem solving and decision-making skills through various community outings INDEPENDENCE Gain skills and experiences that increase one’s self esteem, judgment and abilities
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