An ongoing exercise and fitness program has been shown to improve quality of life through improved physical function. Regular vigorous exercise can brighten a person's outlook and fight symptoms of depression.
Dove Estates Senior Living Community has a large, well equipped exercise and fitness room. Residents and families alike can be confident in knowing that exercise and fitness is coordinated by a licensed professional trainer. Both large group and small group exercise and fitness classes are scheduled. Individual sessions are also available with our professional trainer. Every resident will be encouraged to attend and be an active member of our community.
Exercise equipment includes: treadmills; elliptical exercisers; recumbent bikes; exercise bike; a weight training machine; dumbbells; exercise bands, balls, and more. Dove Estates has both indoor and paved outdoor walking circuits. Our trainers can develop a custom exercise and fitness program for those who choose to self-direct their own fitness. Personal training can be scheduled on an individual bases to improve cardiac function, strength, endurance and balance.
The Fitness Team works with the entire Dove Estates Senior Living staff and consultants to assure that each resident has the opportunity to reach their highest level of independence.
For those residents who have just completed skilled therapy at the hospital, nursing facility or following outpatient therapy, our team of professionals can help improve or maintain the level of function regained for optimal independence. The Personal Trainers share the fitness room with the the skilled therapists (PT,OT, Speech therapists). So you can be sure to get all the encouragement and support you need.