Wellness Focus

SilverCrest is committed to the health, fitness, and lifelong well-being of senior residents. Our Wellness Centers offer state-of-the-art land-based and, where available, aquatic fitness programs to residents and community members; enhancing their quality of life through wellness of mind, body and spirit, Partnering with the medical community in our Wellness Centers has provided additional services for residents and the community at large.

We know that regular exercise is probably the single most important thing one can do to slow down the aging process. 85% of independent living residents participate in 1-3 activities each week in the Wellness Center, while 35% of assisted living residents participate in 1-2 activities per week. The benefits recognized by residents and community members include: increased muscle tone, improved range of motion, improved circulation, enhanced balance and mobility, decreased levels of pain, improvement in overall strength, and a great opportunity to socialize.

Our fully staffed Wellness Centers feature a variety of land-based fitness programs. Senior-friendly fitness stations by TechnoGym allow for the development of individualized fitness programs which are computerized and make all the adjustments for the older adult. Easy-to-use fitness stations increase participation in the program. Additional land-based programs such as stability ball, free weights, Yoga, Tai Chi, and Step are also popular.

Aqua fitness programs are offered at many campuses and are the main feature of the Wellness Center. They feature a multi-purpose, warmwater, indoor pool for lap swimming and a variety of water aerobics classes. Our Wellness Centers also feature a state-of-the-art HydroWorx Aqua Therapy Pool--complete with an adjustable floor, variable speed treadmill, and a personal aquatic therapy instruction--ideal for residents undergoing therapy ad rehabilitation.