Senior Living Communities

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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Architect Q&A: Senior Living Rehab Design Highlights Underwater Treadmill

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

Every once in a while, you come across an architect that pushes the envelope to develop unique designs for our customers as they create spaces within their facilities for our pools. Some of these designs (and designers) garner their fair share of praise among industry experts as they forge new pathways to problem solving, ingenuity and innovation. […]

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Training on New Modalities Makes a Difference

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article on McKnights.com, “How training revitalized our aquatics program” by Joseph Hilleary, director of therapy at Wesley Glen Retirement Community. Investing in high-end modalities with advanced technology is a great way to differentiate your physical therapy practice or senior living community from competitors, but getting proper training and staff […]

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Growing Trend: Universities and Senior Living Developments Tying the Knot

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

Good marriages begin with patience, communication, collaboration and common goals. Those that are fully aligned on their path of progression, discussing opportunities and obstacles as they arise, stand the greatest chance to not only survive, but thrive. The same formula applies to the business world; indeed many senior living operators have found it advantageous to […]

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Webinar Recap: How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program

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

On November 16, 2017, Rachel McDermott, PTA, former Director of Rehabilitation at Stonehill Care Center, presented a webinar on expanding aquatics programs. “How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program” was a great look into how to get the most out of a therapy pool for multiple applications. Watch the full webinar to get […]

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Improving Endurance For Patients

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

For physical therapists, the goals of rehabilitation are often driven by patient desires. Certainly, most would like to get back to their previous function, be able to perform activities of daily living and stay independent as long as possible. And sometimes, for those in a senior living community, just being able to improve endurance can make a […]

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