Active Living for Older Adults, Veterans & Aged Care (LTC)
Find out how to instill wellness and promote active living with a state of the art device and program from Canada. Patented ACTIVATOR Poles improve balance, posture, core strength and mobility for older adults. This webinar will cover researched benefits, videos on gait changes and innovative seated and standing exercises for individual and group programs. Learn how the ACTIVATOR Poles and technique which are the focus of 8 current studies. These poles are prescribed for best practices as an effective option or in conjunction with other traditional passive devices such as canes, crutches and walkers when appropriate. Promote active living with a tool designed by a therapist while improving outcomes for rehabilitation.
Webinar Presenter: Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA
Date: Oct 2 at noon (Canada/USA EST)
Date: Oct 2 at noon (AEST) Australia
Recording available, click on button below.
Cost: free (Reg. $30)
Target audience: EP, Physiotherapists, OT (AUS, CDN, USA)
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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