As the wellness director of Friends Homes, Teresa Cox is in charge of the pool at Friends Homes West. "Folks periodically ask me questions about our saltwater pool system - which was a 'pool makeover' for us in the spring of 2015;' she says. "A lot of misconceptions are out there about saltwater pools and it seems the answers can get either super complicated or a tiny bit vague."
While there are plenty of “hot topics” circulating in designing (and re-designing) group exercise programs that target the more-seasoned population, not one of those topics is without at least a brief discussion on posture. More specifically, re-positioning of posture is the latest focus to take precedence.
What is Integrative Health? Integrative Health has several definitions, but all involve bringing conventional medical and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way. The use of integrative approaches to health and wellness has grown within care settings across the United States. Researchers are exploring the potential benefits of integrative health in a variety of situations, including pain management for military personnel and veterans, relief of pain symptoms in cancer patients and survivors, and programs to promote healthy behaviors.
The Guilford College Bryan Series is an annual lecture series with a 20-year history that has presented thought provoking talks on current topics.
Friends Homes has been rapidly expanding its technology options in 2017. Human resources, nursing, and maintenance have all had new software installed this year to conduct their duties. In addition, both campuses have recently upgraded their internet capacities.