At Woodside Senior Communities our vision is to enhance lives through a passion for wellness. One of the ways we do this is through our Wellness Services programs. Residents enjoy one-to-one personal training or group exercise classes with our professionally trained staff. Classes include walking the Brown County nature trails, swimming at the Ashwaubenon Community Center, drumming sessions, kick boxing and so much more!
Our staff will meet you where you are in your exercise and wellness journey and help you achieve your goals. To learn more about our Wellness Services programs call 920.660.7840 today!
By Jen Milquet, Wellness Coordinator
Apple picking season is here and I am sure we have all heard the phrase, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Did you ever think that there may be some truth to the saying? Below are some impressive health benefits of apples to give you a good reason to fill up your baskets this fall.
Impressive Health Benefits of Apples
Apples provide a great source of fiber and Vitamin C. They also contain plant compounds call polyphenols which can have numerous health benefits.
Apples contain high amounts of fiber and water which can make them filling. Adding an apple to your snack regimen can aid in appetite control and may help to decrease your calorie intake during a meal. A.K.A. They help you feel fuller faster!
Apples are high in soluble fiber which can help lower cholesterol. They also contain polyphenols, which are linked to lower blood pressure and stroke risk.
The type of fiber in apples feeds good bacteria in your gut which may be the reason they help protect against Type 2 diabetes, obesity and heart disease.
Studies have shown that apples may positively effect bone health. Researchers believe that the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds in apples promote bone strength and density.
Whether you are just starting out on your journey to improved health and wellness or are advanced, we are here to help you! Our HUR fitness equipment is specially designed for older adults and so easy to use. If you are results driven, you will want to incorporate this fitness machine into your workout routine.
Balance and weight training are important as we age. Through our Wellness Services programs, a workout can be tailored to meet your specific needs and goals. You are never too old to set and achieve new goals!
Fitness bands provide a great workout for those at all workout levels and abilities. Our Wellness Services team is here to help you achieve your goals and provide encouragement and support on your journey to improved wellness.
Yes! We will meet with you to discuss your wellness goals and work with you and your physician to create a plan to meet your needs.
Yes, contact Jen Milquet at 920.660.7840. Wellness Services gift certificates make great gifts for those who are hard to shop for or have everything already!
Yes, there is a fee for Wellness Services. The fee is based on the type(s) of services you receive.