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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. 

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