Water Treatment Ideas for Active Aging and Group Therapy

october 21, 2021 from 2:00 - 3:00pm EDT

Presented by: Rachel McDermott, PTA, CPO


Active Aging Week in October is a great chance to encourage adults over the age of 50 to embrace activity and fitness at every milestone. We can all appreciate the challenges and health issues that can make regular movement more difficult as we age, even when we know how important it is. Water can often be the solution to building confidence, committing to activity and achieving long-term goals for movement at every age. Join this webinar and gain some treatment and exercise ideas for aging fitness instruction and group activities in water.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand how water can be used to build confidence, commit to activity and achieve long-term goals.
• Learn treatment and exercise ideas for aging fitness activities
• Identify group therapy solutions for older populations that utilize aquatic therapy

Cost: $0
Cancellation Policy: HydroWorx reserves the right to change or cancel this webinar dependent on unforeseen circumstances for the speakers or HydroWorx.

Speaker BIo:

Rachel McDermott has been a licensed PTA for 21 years with extensive clinical experience in acute, long term care, outpatient rehab services and for sports specializing in Aquatic Treatments. Rachel joined HydroWorx International in 2013 with a goal and focus on educating and training clinicians on the benefits of water and how to implement strong Aquatic Therapy Programs and treatments for optimal results for your patients. Rachel has been educating and providing CEU’s for Aquatic Therapy Treatments across the United States for the last 6 years as well as providing ongoing support after. Rachel graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1997 with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant licensed in Iowa.