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How to Encourage Seniors to Stay Fit at Any Age

Sep 10, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Like all of us, older adults probably already know that exercise is good for their health. What might be lacking is the motivation, resources, and encouragement to make it a regular part of their life. Here are a few tips for how to encourage seniors to get in shape and stay fit at any age.

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What Are the Dimensions of Wellness for Senior Living?

Aug 21, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

The Dimensions of Wellness offers a path towards healthy aging by recognizing that building and maintaining physical health is not an end unto itself. A fitness program focused on whole-person wellness must meet physical, emotional, social, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual needs.

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Harness the Power of Technology to Support Your Wellness Program

Jul 30, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Research shows a growing trend among seniors who are incorporating technology into their lives in a variety of ways. In response, many senior living facilities are upgrading amenities with new technology as a way of supporting current residents and attracting new residents.

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Trends for Active Aging: New Opportunities for Growth

Jul 17, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Population shifts are changing our economy in extraordinary ways, and many businesses are using the aging market as a lens through which they create a business strategy for the future. One of the most important implications for US businesses to understand about the population shift is that more and more older adults are not only expecting to live longer – they’re expecting to live well.

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How is Wellness Connected to Dollars?

Jun 20, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

With the number of older adults continuing to rise over the next couple of decades, the opportunities to serve them grows as well. For many Senior Living Communities, this means a renewed focus on creating a robust wellness program to meet the demand. But, how is wellness connected to dollars?

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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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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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Evidence-Based Exercise Programs: An Essential for Senior Living

Jul 13, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

Regular exercise enhances senior well-being, reducing chronic illness and improving mobility. Learn more about its benefits of exercise programs.

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