Senior Living Communities

How to Encourage Wellness and Fitness in Your Senior Living Home

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities

Exercise, nutrition and preventative health measures are essential for people to stay healthy, and this is especially true for seniors. In senior living facilities, wellness programs are an essential feature, targeting seniors’ all-around health to help them keep illnesses and injuries at bay. A significant challenge for senior living executives, however, is figuring out how […]

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How to Explain the Benefits of Aquatic Therapy to Prospective Senior Living Residents

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities

Aquatic therapy provides a safe and effective environment for exercise and rehabilitation in senior living facilities. Therapy pools from HydroWorx are some of the best senior living amenities in independent, assisted living and skilled nursing centers, providing a soothing and fun exercise environment that helps reduce pain, prevent falls and improve circulation. However, it can be challenging […]

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Water Therapy

November is a month where we start to feel the holiday season upon us. We start thinking about Thanksgiving turkey, gathering with family, and the things for which we are thankful in our lives. It is important to remember that there is more to the month of November beyond the Thanksgiving Day turkey. November is […]

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The New HydroWorx Water Chemistry Solution Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar, presented by Steve Berens, CEO of Clear Comfort regarding the value of the new HW100 water chemistry solution for healthcare facilities. HydroWorx partnered with Clear Comfort three years ago in order to provide a solution for our customers for the least fun part of owning a therapy pool – the […]

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AQUAWORX: IMPROVING LIVES IN LOGAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

We love our customers! Earlier this month we checked in with Michelle Harmon from AquaWorx in Logan, UT. Michelle has been with AquaWorx, the outpatient rehab center affiliated with Sunshine Terrace, for 15 years. She advocates aquatic therapy and health for the aging population as well as anyone she knows! Michelle filled us in on […]

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ICAA Webinar Recap: Aquatic Strengthening For The Aging Population

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

HydroWorx recently sponsored a webinar from the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) on Aquatic Strengthening for the Aging Population, presented by Kurt Stork Director of Rehabilitation Services for Premier Surgical Institute & Ortho Four States Physical Therapy and Aquatic Rehabilitation. This webinar focused on how to successfully apply aquatic exercises to strengthen aging adults […]

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Creating a Senior Living Facility that Stands Out

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article from Rehab Management, “Building Aquatic Therapy Programs in the Senior Sector.” In this article, Kimmer O’Neill, Director of Therapy at Clear Choice Health Care in Port Charlotte, FL provides some great insight into how to build a rehab facility that doesn’t just perform but […]

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Setting the Stage for Water Therapy

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar, “New Look for Rehab: Advancing the Actors Fund Home Vision with Aquatic Therapy” presented by Steve Leone, AIA, LEED™ap BD+C, Principal, Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. and  Jordan Strohl, Administrator, The Actors Fund Home in Englewood, NJ. “That’s exactly what we need!”                          […]

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Facility Spotlight: Actors Fund Home

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Senior Living Communities, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

For those that have worked as a freelance writer, actor, sound tech or musician, it is understood that, while the pay might be generous, stability, benefits and healthcare are pretty much non-existent. Because of this, more than a century ago, allies of the industry created The Actors Fund.  This national non-profit organization provides emergency financial […]

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Senior Wellness: Water Workouts this Winter

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Conditioning, Health & Wellness Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

It’s cold outside! Some places around the country even boast ice and snow—not a very conducive environment for seniors looking for a safe cardio workout to strengthen stability and stamina. Why not say goodbye to the cold and snow this winter and say hello to a warm water workout? Many clients around the country have […]

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