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June 10, 2016

Beach and Pool Accessibility… Everybody in the Water!

beach and pool accessibility

Summer is here! It’s time for fun in the sun, and as the weather gets hotter, what’s cooler than time in or near the water?

Beach and Pool accessibility is important. Indeed, whether for recreation or therapeutic value, water is a great equalizer for many with mobility impairments. After all, due to buoyancy, we not only weigh dramatically less in water, but because water encapsulates the body evenly, it eliminates such issues as pressure points for those who may use wheelchairs or are frequently seated.

And, therapeutic value aside, simply cooling off in or near the water is a great way to spend a summer day.

However, for those with mobility impairments, both getting to the water and in the water can be a challenge. So, let’s look at some of the water-related mobility technologies available to help beach and pool accessibility.

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January 29, 2016

Aquatic Exercise Really Is For Every Body

Aquatic Exercise for Mobility and Health
You don’t have to be a great swimmer to benefit from a water workout!

If you are like me the daily fitness routine can be, shall we say boring? One of the big reasons we fall into a fitness rut is the repetitive nature of many exercise programs. Why not change things up and discover the benefits of Aqua fitness? Communities all over the country have added aquatics centers to keep up with the growing popularity of water fitness. I bet you can find one near you!

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