A SAIL Program Wins in the NCOA 2017 Falls Free® Photo Contest
Our heartiest congratulations go to the Blount County Office on Aging in Maryville, Tennessee! They entered the NCOA 2017 Falls Free® Photo Contest with a picture that represents their SAIL Program along with a very clever poem, and won Third Place in the photo contest.
View the Blount County Office on Aging photo, as well as all of the present and past winners at the following address:
We were thrilled to have the opportunity to make a return visit to Minneapolis, Minnesota recently to observe a SAIL Program that is supported by Centrex Rehab.
Centrex Rehab is a therapy company and Certified Agency that provides therapy services to diverse clientele in many distinct settings. The EverActive Wellness Club is just one example of a service that is available through Centrex Rehab. The EverActive Wellness Club is a health and wellness model that can be implemented in a variety of settings,
UCLA Rehabilitation Services
Santa Monica, California… home to the Santa Monica pier, Route 66, the Third Street Promenade, and… a SAIL Program!
In 2013, UCLA Rehabilitation Services was seeking opportunities to connect with their community and offer wellness services. The SAIL Program provided the perfect venue to serve the older adult community. Six therapists from UCLA Rehabilitation Services completed the SAIL Program Leader training online through Pierce College. The SAIL Program started at UCLA Outpatient Rehabilitation Services in Santa Monica,
TEAMS for Healthier Living
“We created TEAMS for Healthier Living to elicit and positively reinforce healthy lifestyle behaviors and mitigate the impact of chronic illness,” said Kathy Moisio, PhD, RN, “because it is difficult to change longstanding health-related behaviors in a 10- or 15-minute practitioner visit, and written pamphlets don’t always work.” TEAMS for Healthier Living brings together students and faculty from a local university and college with older adults and staff at community sites to achieve a healthier lifestyle.