Cutting-edge partnership offers innovative opportunities for healthy aging
DALLAS (MAY 24, 2016): Ventana by Buckner, a Life Care Community scheduled to open in North Dallas in 2018, is pleased to announce Technogym as the selected fitness equipment for Ventana. In alignment with their dedication to resident’s health and happiness, Ventana has selected Technogym for their cutting-edge equipment, emphasizing fitness as a necessary component of wellness, and highlighting the role an active lifestyle can have on the aging population.
“We’re making it a top priority to create an that promotes the overall health and wellness of our residents – both mentally and physically,” said Charlie Wilson, President of Buckner Retirement Services. “From an array of culinary selections, volunteer opportunities, and cultural pursuits, to a state-of-art-fitness and wellness center, on-site spa and salon, heated indoor pool and movie theater, this high-rise community is perfectly equipped to handle the diverse and evolving wants of the active senior – those with busy lives, second homes, or who travel extensively for business or pleasure.”
According to the Better Aging Study, which targeted a 12-month physical activity program focusing on well-being and daily functioning among seniors, the benefits of exercise include:
- Reducing muscle weakness as people age
- Improving strength, power and motor control as well as performance in common daily activities
- Changes in structural and contraction specific factors
- Recovery of several motor functions