The goal of this program is to provide regular and consistent exercise for the older population that will improve their overall physical health. The Gentle Sit and Stand program can improve the quality of life by decreasing pain, swelling, and stiffness while increasing joint range of motion, agility, balance and strength. This program is recommended for residential care for the 80+ population and will focus on providing a variety of tools and resources to build a safe, effective and purposeful program to include, for example, balance and fall prevention training, muscular strength training to prevent muscle atrophy, posture training for alleviating stress on the spine, movement and reducing repetitive stress injuries, dementia and mental changes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), osteoarthritis and the many other conditions that fall into the arthritic category, osteoporosis, vision issues including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) cataracts, hearing loss, replacement joints (hips, knees) or shoulders or ankle mobility issues, neuromuscular disorders including Parkinson’s Disease, MS, etc.
SKU: 1500-191027-Whitehouse Station
Course Registration Fee Includes:
- WaterART workshop handouts
- 8 hours of onsite training
- Certificate of course completion
- 8 CECs for WaterART, AEA, ACE (You may petition other organizations).
ALL REGISTRATIONS VIA WaterART Fitness!
Please contact Janet Rollero or phone at (908) 534 1961. Staff members please contact Janet for discount code.
What to Bring
- Lunch or snack
- Water sessions: Water Fitness wear or bathing suit(s)
- Land sessions: comfortable clothing in which to move around
- Water bottle
- Towel/cover up
- Pen and paper
- Water-shoes are preferred wear for water sessions