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The Business Case for Wellness

May 29, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Is there a business case for wellness programs in senior living communities? Yes! Today's seniors have an expectation of living “well” and are looking for services that support their aspiration for an active healthy life beyond the age of 65. Here are the elements that make up a profitable program.

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The Truth About Functional Training and Active Independent Aging

May 14, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Functional training is a buzzword right now, with the word popping up in a variety of contexts and meanings. The term itself has been around for nearly 70 years. But, what does it mean today? And is it an important concept for care professionals and administrators of Senior Living Centers?

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5 Balance Exercises to Challenge Active Seniors

Apr 25, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Strength training combined with balance exercises can reverse the natural loss of muscle mass, strength, speed, reflexes, and coordination that comes with age. Here are 5 of the most effective balance exercises for older adults.

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Why Stretching is Important in Active Aging and Functional Training

Apr 20, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Stretching keeps joints flexible, improves energy, and supports older adults in activities of daily life. Learn more about how stretching supports exercise and functional training in active aging.

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Why Data Matters: Evidence-Based Active Aging Exercise Programs for Seniors

Apr 12, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Evidence-based exercise programs tightly measure the probability of consistent and reliable positive change in those who use them. For the ‘active aging’ senior, they are particularly affirming. Learn more!

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5 Strength Training Exercises that Will Challenge Active Seniors

Mar 28, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Many exercises directed at older adults aren’t challenging enough for those who are already active and strong. Check out these 5 strength training exercises that will challenge active seniors, supporting an independent life.

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Proven Fall Prevention in Long-Term Residential Aged Care Facilities

Mar 21, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

The Sunbeam Program was tested for its ability to reduce fall rates in residential aged care facilities. The results showed a remarkable 55% fall rate reduction! Find out more today!

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7 Seated Exercises for Seniors to Improve Strength

Mar 8, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Fitness training improves muscular strength and expands flexibility. Check out these 7 seated exercises for seniors that can improve quality of life today!

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8 Effective Seated Exercises for Wheelchair Bound Seniors

Feb 28, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Did you know that strength training can greatly improve daily life for wheelchair bound seniors? Here are 8 seated exercises that build whole-body strength.

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3 Fall Prevention Strategies for Senior Living Facilities

Feb 21, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Falls are common and costly, but they are also preventable. These three proven strategies can significantly reduce the risk of falling for seniors today!

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