Description: 47 minute exercise video tape with instruction and practice of 4 simple walking type dance routines appropriate for weight-bearing exercise to maintain or improve bone density and general fitness. Instruction on level of exertion and simple stretch routine included.
Suitable for: Senior or frail clients as well as for anyone who wants the option of exercising inside rather than walking outside or traveling to a mall or a gym for regular weight bearing exercise to prevent bone loss.
Can be done either free-standing or holding on to counter, walker, etc.!!!
Produced by: Claude Pepper Older Americans Center and University of Connecticut Health Center Video Communications Department with support from UCHC Department of Rehabilitation Services, the Traveler’s Center on Aging and the Braceland Center for Mental Health and Aging.
Credits: Ronald Collins, Director
Martha Porter, Producer
Carleen Lindsey, PT, Physical Therapy Consultant
Betty Joseph, PT, Instructor
Karen Prestwood, MD, Medical Consultant
Cost: $12.95 – Make checks payable to “University of Connecticut Health Center”(includes shipping and handling)
Contact: Kim Wolfe
Center on Aging
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Ave.
Farmington, CT 06030-5215