Shirley, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2011
VANCOUVER, B.C--The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association that supports professionals who develop wellness and fitness facilities and services for age 50-plus adults, is pleased to appoint Don Gronachan, Director, Physical Medicine Sales, to the ICAA Business Partners Advisory Board. ICAA looks to leading figures in the active-aging industry to guide the association as the industry continues to grow and evolve. As an ICAA Business Partners Advisory Board Member, Gronachan will play an important role in helping to steer the association in its operations and in its role as active-aging leader. He will also participate in ICAA 2020, an initiative set up to create a vision for the future of the active-aging industry. He will be working with ICAA members and the ICAA Business Partners Advisory Board to identify priority actions that ICAA can facilitate.
“We are excited to welcome Don Gronachan to the ICAA Business Partners Advisory Board,” says ICAA CEO Colin Milner. “Don is working to help change the way we age in society by promoting healthy, active aging. This new model for aging supports health, well-being and quality of life for older adults, so they can continue to thrive and offer their ideas, skills and wisdom to the world. We are eager to benefit from Don’s valuable advice in the coming year, as the association keeps striving to advance active aging.”
Don Gronachan, Director, Physical Medicine Sales, oversees the market development of the Biodex mobility-specific equipment for the senior and general rehabilitation markets. Don has played a key role in tracking the needs of this diverse population for Biodex which has resulted in new technology development to reduce falls, improve mobility and increase balance awareness. “I am very aware of the growing need to service this segment of the population. I am thrilled to be part of an organization that will bring much needed best practices and change to the way people age and are rehabilitated in the future,” stated Gronachan. Don looks forward to working with other members of the ICAA Business Partners Advisory Board in the coming year to guide the association.
About Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.:
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. has been providing customers with innovative product and service excellence for more than 60 years to improve the lives of patients. Biodex is engaged in three health care markets: Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging Tables.
About the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)
ICAA, a professional association that leads, connects and defines the active-aging industry, supports professionals who develop wellness facilities, programs and services for adults over 50. The association is focused on active aging—an approach to aging that helps older adults live life as fully as possible within all dimensions of wellness—and provides its members with education, information, resources and tools. As an active-aging educator and advocate, ICAA has advised numerous organizations and governmental bodies, including the US Administration on Aging, the National Institute on Aging (one of the US National Institutes of Health), the US Department of Health and Human Services, Canada’s Special Senate Committee on Aging, and the British Columbia ministries of Health, and Healthy Living and Sport.