WALK! with Aegis Therapies Kicks Off Celebrating Health And Wellness As Part Of Active Aging Week

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Now in its 10th year, the award-winning program encourages physical activity and wellness for all ages and abilities with activities at locations across the country Sept. 24-29.

Participants enjoy physical and social activities as part of WALK! with Aegis Therapies.

Participants enjoy physical and social activities as part of WALK! with Aegis Therapies.

WALK! with Aegis is designed to highlight the capabilities of older adults and encourage wellness regardless of location or physical ability.

Aegis Therapies, a national leader in rehabilitation and wellness services, is kicking off the 10th annual WALK! with Aegis Therapies as part of the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA), Active Aging Week. This national wellness event focuses on engaging participants in active aging activities across the country including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, continuing care retirement communities and outpatient locations.

WALK! with Aegis is designed to highlight the capabilities of older adults and encourage wellness regardless of location or physical ability. Programming for the event includes activities that can easily be done in group settings with a wide range of ages and physical abilities to highlight that physical activity can be a part of any person’s life.

WALK! events scheduled this year range from a full week to single day events and incorporate physical wellness as well as activities focusing on one or more of the other dimensions of wellness identified by Aegis Therapies’ wellness offering, EnerG by Aegis. Additional dimensions include: social, occupational, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and environmental.

Each year, WALK! participants sign up for WALK! with Aegis Therapies at http://www.walkwithaegis.com to access wellness activities, team leader guides and event support materials such as posters, fliers, promotional templates, timelines and best practices. WALK! participants across the country will be sharing their events on social media using the hashtags #activeagingweek and #walkaegis.

About Aegis Therapies
As one of the nation's leading providers of rehabilitation and wellness services, professionals at Aegis Therapies apply proven techniques to help patients move through life to increase their freedom and independence. In addition to long-term and short-term therapy services in over 1,400 locations in 41 states, Aegis Therapies is proud to offer a new and convenient way to access therapy and wellness through the Aegis Total Therapy and Wellness Centers. With leading-edge technology and innovation, services at these locations can help individuals reach their healthcare goals in convenient storefront locations.

Aegis leverages the power of collaboration to help patients transition seamlessly throughout the care continuum. No matter the setting, Aegis specializes in providing services that adapt to each patient’s individualized needs. Therapists use leading-edge technology and innovation to help restore strength and confidence after illness, injury or surgery.

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