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Roadblocks to avoid for building active adult programs

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– Written By Matt Schinelli It is fairly safe to say that most program leaders or recreation supervisors have struggled to come up with the "perfect" activity or next "big thing" for older active adults. Typically trying to navigate the essential questions of, "what is the activity?", "where it...
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PART 2 - Celebrate the Experience!

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In the first part of this series we discussed how individuals with severe and profound disabilities are often left out of the world of recreational sport play. In order for this group to gain greater access several key things need to take place; greater exposure to human need for all people to gain...
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PART 1 - A Forgotten Group of Friends

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Modern sport and wellness trends have dramatically transformed the global culture for most people. Communities, families, and individuals have gained immense exposure to the benefits of fitness as well as competitive play. This decades-long shift has provided generations of people with incredible...
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Pickleball or Four Square - What's best for you?

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Pickleball has become one of the fastest growing recreation activities in the history of sport. Older adults and seniors have led the charge, driven by their passion for competitive game play, social interaction, and desire to remain active and fit.
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PART 2 - What is the Power of Play for Adults and Seniors?

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We were eager to delve deeper into the topic of the Power of Play from a fresh perspective. For many reasons, older adults form the belief that maintaining physical health is best achieved in individual fitness or therapeutic activities. Although there is no doubt that medically based therapy is...
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