Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

integratedliving Australia opens new seniors gym in Raymond Terrace

integratedliving Australia opens new seniors gym in Raymond Terrace
April 26, 2018

Specialist health service provider, integratedliving Australia, celebrated Seniors Week Festival earlier this month by opening a new gym for seniors in the Hunter Valley community of Raymond Terrace.

The gym, based in the provider’s building in Port Stephens Street, features specialist equipment from Finnish company Hur Fitness, designed to help older people stay active and well, or support people who require exercise as part of rehabilitation.

The equipment uses software programs to monitor customised exercise programs for each user and allow programs to be tailored to customers’ conditions or requirements.

Access integration sees users swipe a card on each piece of equipment which brings up their personalised program and monitors their improvements.

Commenting on the facility opening, integratedliving Chief Executive Catherine Daley advised “our wellness gym is different to the average gym.

“The equipment uses air compression to provide appropriate resistance for older people.

“Customers improve their strength, balance, flexibility, mental well-being and have a bit of fun with people of a similar age and fitness level.”

Daley said integratedliving is focused on addressing the challenges experienced by older people in rural, regional and remote communities to live full and independent lives – and some of these challenges include staying active, mentally well and connected to others socially.

Image: Gym user Val Forster, aged 94, with integratedliving Chief Executive Catherine Daley at the opening of the wellness gym on 11th April. Courtesy of integratedliving Australia. 

22nd May 2017 - STUDY SHOWS EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGISTS GREATLY ASSIST PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC DISEASE 

19th April 2017 - AGED CARE GYM FACILITY ACHIEVES POSITIVE WELLBEING FOR SENIORS

29th March 2017 - STUDY SHOWS HIIT THE BEST EXERCISE FOR ANTI-AGEING 

7th October 2016 - SENIORS GYM SEES IMPROVEMENTS IN STRENGTH AND BALANCE

30th September 2015 - INCLUSIVE SINGAPORE GYM CATERS FOR USERS WITH DISABILITIES

29th November 2014 - PHYSIOLOGIST WARNS EXERCISE OR FACE RAPID DECLINING HEALTH IN OLD AGE


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

RHINOPLAY

Rhinoplay offers playground equipment in Australia that is safe, durable, and most importantly fun! We specialise in creating unique indoor playgrounds for play centres and outdoor playgrounds for…

read more

Parks / Play / Surfaces

 
 
 

CERAMIC SOLUTIONS

Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …

read more

Aquatics / Design / Surfaces / Venues

 
 

Tim Batt Water Solutions

Tim Batt Water Solutions are at the very forefront of the commercial aquatic business in Australia, with over 30 years specific experience supplying and installing chemical control and dosing…

read more

Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Technology / Venues

 
 

IEDM

iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…

read more

Consultants / Design

 
 

SeatGeek Asia Pacific

SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…

read more

Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

GLADSTONE MRM

Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Venues

 
 

Aquaspin

AQUASPIN™ - Aqua Cycling Aquaspin™’s sessions have been specially designed by our Master Trainer to be challenging yet fun group cycling sessions. Each session is tailored to…

read more

Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business