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 with registration. Link for the recording will be sent in the follow-up email, 3 days after the presentation.
Cost: free (Reg. $30)
Target audience: EP, Physiotherapists, OT (AUS, CDN, USA)
Certificate upon request for OT, PT and EP education portfolio
Walking with poles can help reduce fatigue during and after cancer treatment and has proven beneficial to those in breast cancer rehab. To read more about the research that supports the benefits of Nordic walking for cancer patients, visit the Your Health section of our website.
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