WALK! with Aegis Therapies Kicks Off Celebrating Health And Wellness As Part Of Active Aging Week
FRISCO, TX–Aegis Therapies, a national leader in rehabilitation and wellness services, kicked off the 10th annual WALK! with Aegis Therapies as part of the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA), Active Aging Week. This national wellness event focuses on engaging participants in active aging activities across the country including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, continuing care retirement communities and outpatient locations.
WALK! with Aegis is designed to highlight the capabilities of older adults and encourage wellness regardless of location or physical ability. Programming for the event includes activities that can easily be done in group settings with a wide range of ages and physical abilities to highlight that physical activity can be a part of any person’s life.
WALK! events scheduled this year range from a full week to single day events and incorporate physical wellness as well as activities focusing on one or more of the other dimensions of wellness identified by Aegis Therapies’ wellness offering, EnerG by Aegis. Additional dimensions include: social, occupational, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and environmental.
Each year, WALK! participants sign up for WALK! with Aegis Therapies to access wellness activities, team leader guides and event support materials such as posters, fliers, promotional templates, timelines and best practices. WALK! participants across the country will be sharing their events on social media using the hashtags #activeagingweek and #walkaegis.
As one of the nation’s leading providers of rehabilitation and wellness services, professionals at Aegis Therapies apply proven techniques to help patients move through life to increase their freedom and independence. In addition to long-term and short-term therapy services in over 1,400 locations in 41 states, Aegis Therapies is proud to offer a new and convenient way to access therapy and wellness through the Aegis Total Therapy and Wellness Centers.