Sweden’s oldest DJ – level 3

06-02-2024 07:00

Madelein Månsson, a 79-year-old Swede, defies age stereotypes by becoming a DJ for the 50 and up crowd at her disco.

A former model and fitness coach, her love for music led her to create a space where people her age can dance without feeling out of place. She opens her disco at 6 pm, allowing guests to warm up with a drink before hitting the dance floor for four hours straight. Madelein encourages them to embrace the joy of dancing, ensuring they go home with 20,000 steps on their pedometers. Her positive attitude shines through, inspiring others to step out of their comfort zones.

This sprightly senior, who faced adversity after her husband’s passing, now finds solace and purpose in spreading happiness through music.

Difficult words: pedometer (a device that counts the number of steps a person takes), sprightly (lively, full of energy), adversity (a difficult or unpleasant situation).

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What inspired Madelein Månsson to become a DJ at the age of 79 and how has it impacted her life and the lives of others?


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