Jungle Gym For Seniors Provides Rehabilitative Fun With Reduced Risks

ST. PAUL (WCCO) — Nearly 500 seniors living in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul now have access to a jungle gym made for adults over age 55.

Episcopal Homes of Minnesota and Xccent Fitness opened a new motion wellness gym for seniors that has a first-of-its-kind indoor play structure designed to reduce the risk of falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one of three adults aged 65 or older falls each year, and falls are the leading cause of injury among this group.

Source: WCCO News (Minnesota CBS Local)

Link: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/06/05/jungle-gym-for-seniors-provides-rehabilitative-fun-with-reduced-risks/

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