March into Spring

Hello everyone, March is here and soon you’ll want to be spending more time outside with residents enjoying the spring sunshine and flowers. Let’s get ready! Encouraging residents to move more now can help improve balance, maintain or increase lower body strength, and improve flexibility, which will make it easier for everybody to go outside. […]

Valentine’s Day Dance Contest!

Hello everyone, Valentine’s Day is this Friday and many of you are probably hosting parties in your communities to celebrate the day of LOVE. Well, we LOVE moving and dancing!!! This week at your parties, make sure to put on some music and get everyone dancing. Show us your moves!!! Send us pictures of your […]

Cues to Move

Hello everyone, The environment plays a large role in encouraging physical and functional activity of residents in your communities. Some of the most common things we find lacking are cues in the environment to promote activity. Things like hand weights, foam swim noodles, elastic bands, stationary bikes, and other exercise equipment are great to have […]

Turkey Trot Time!

Hello everyone, Thanksgiving Day is almost here! Before we enjoy our fabulous feasts, it’s fun to work up those appetites with some morning exercise on turkey day! How about hosting a “Turkey Trot” at your community? Turkey trots have become very popular as a way to have fun with family and friends, and often raise […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hello everyone, Thanksgiving Day is almost here! Before we enjoy our fabulous feasts, it’s fun to work up those appetites with some morning exercise on turkey day! How about hosting a “Turkey Trot” at your community? Turkey trots have become very popular as a way to have fun with family and friends, and often raise […]

Active Aging Week is Coming!

Hello everyone, We encourage you to celebrate Active Aging Week, held from September 23rd through the 29th and sponsored by the International Council on Active Aging. The event will have “theme days” that focus on different aspects of healthy aging. This year they include: The WALK! With Aegis Therapies Wellness with Water (Aquatic Yoga or […]