American Therapeutic Recreation Association


Replay 2014 Session E1 Transforming and Improving Physical Function with Frail Elders

Overview: Elizabeth Best-Martini, CTRS Physical wellness programs need to be tailored to the abilities of the frailest participants. This session will describe the frailty syndrome, and how to create a successful exercise program that will improve and enhance functional fitness The Recreational Therapist will be working not only as a part of the treatment team, but also as an intervention for those clients needing continued physical exercise as a TR intervention for wellness and functional fitness. The outcome for functional fitness is to maintain and enhance daily functioning to enhance the greatest level of independence possible thereby improving quality of life.

$40.00 Member Price
$75.00 Non Member Price