8/5/2022 - Vista Grande Villa (Jackson, MI), a Life Plan Community, has formed an agreement with Care In Home, LLC (Medina, OH; careinhome.org) to provide one-on-one functional fitness training services for residents living on their 318-unit campus. This individualized senior-fitness training services makes Vista Grande Villa’s comprehensive wellness program unique in the senior-living industry.
“Our service, combined with the extensive activities programming and stand-out therapy team - Continuum Therapy Partners - already in place at Vista Grande Villa, will be transformational for the residents,” says Care In Home President, David Adamczyk, MS, PT. “The functional fitness sessions are a great time for socializing as well as getting in an effective workout, regardless of the fitness level of our client. Research has shown that regular multi-component, moderate intensity exercise is the most effective single intervention to optimize wellness in older adults.”
Care In Home’s functional fitness training will be part of Vista Grande Villas’ year-round commitment to a healthy lifestyle for their residents. The evidence-based training interventions focus on improving balance, strength, and endurance within everyday functions.
Chelsea Eisele, Executive Director of Vista Grande Villa says, “This valuable service will help our residents to improve their strength and reduce the risk of falls which is one of the leading injuries to the senior population. We are excited to have this program here at Vista and know that it will not only improve our resident’s physical strength but also their entire quality of life while residing at our community. To kick this program off, Vista Grande Villa is providing three complimentary sessions to our Independent and Assisted Living residents who sign up as investment into our senior’s wellness.”
According to the World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior, a regular exercise program can provide both physical and mental benefits for older adults. It reduces the risk of falls, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease. The mental health benefits of regular exercise include improved sleep and reduced depression and anxiety symptoms.
Vista Grande Villa, located at 2251 Springport Road, Jackson, is a non-profit senior living community whose mission is to provide a quality continuum of care to enrich the lives of those they serve in a family environment.
Care In Home, LLC, is a therapist-owned company that utilizes personal trainers with professional therapy backgrounds to provide evidence-based functional fitness training for older adults residing in assisted living, independent living, and in the community.
Vista Grande Villa
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Care In Home