WE PUT MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT INTO OUR WELLNESS APPROACH.
We believe wellness and vitality are influenced by more than physical health. So we look at wellness as incorporating 8 different dimensions: physical, social, intellectual, vocational, spiritual, emotional, environmental and health services.
Physical: We have a full-time wellness coordinator on staff, whose goal is to improve residents’ quality of life, working with each person’s level of abilities.
The fitness center features senior-specific exercise equipment. Residents can join organized classes or work out at their own pace on programs created specifically for them.
Some fitness features to enjoy on campus include:
- New fitness center with treadmills, recumbent elliptical, weight machines, physioballs and more
- Organized and instructor-led classes including yoga, Tai Chi, aerobics
- Heated outdoor pool
- Walking trails
Here’s how we address the other 7 important dimensions to wellness and vitality:
Social: Foster relationships through activities such as birthday nights, travel club, movie night, theater, shopping trips and musical concerts.
Intellectual: Solve problems, think creatively and stay challenged mentally through our book club, library, lectures and expert guest speakers.
Vocational: Share your wisdom, experience and knowledge through volunteer opportunities, garden club, woodshop, ceramics and the Village Crafters.
Spiritual: Maintain a connection with inner values while finding peace and purpose in life. Opportunities include religious services, nature discussions, chapel and musical programs.
Emotional: Maintain a positive outlook, be happy, and feel good about yourself and others. Experience all this through our poetry groups, arts and crafts, and lectures.
Environmental: Preserve our land and care about our environment. Our 76 acres of green spaces and open areas are a great place to put this dimension to practice.
Health services: Enjoy peace of mind in knowing on-site assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, rehab and home health care are all available to you through LifeCare at East Ridge.
Living well goes beyond physical health – it also includes mind and spirit, too. Which is why our wellness philosophy addresses all parts of your life. Wellness coordinator Suzana Delgado explains how we bring that philosophy to life.
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