Amazing Wellness Programs Set RiverWoods Apart
Walking Paths & LifeTrail®
Walking paths outline the entire RiverWoods campus allowing our residents, staff and visitors to enjoy the beautifully
landscaped areas of the community.
In the summer of 2009, RiverWoods received a generous donation of The LifeTrail® Advanced Wellness System from Playworld Systems of Lewisburg. Several exercise stations were placed along the walking path and are designed to promote good posture, core strength, active stretching, balance, and strength training. The equipment is specifically for older adults desiring an active lifestyle and was designed in collaboration with gerontology, kinesiology, and recreation experts from Penn State University.
Activities designed to elevate the mind, body and spirit
RiverWoods offers a fitness center complete with treadmills, life cycles, an elliptical machine, free weights and more. Our Wellness Director can tailor a fitness program to fit any residents’ needs. The fitness center is located in RidgeCrest Commons and is open to all residents at no additional charge.
RiverWoods offers a complete aquatic program including water aerobics, aquacise, free swim periods, lap swims, water volleyball, water walking and more. Our Squeaky Joints classes consist of aquatic exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation and taught by certified instructors to improve balance, range of motion, and muscular strength. Mens and women’s changing rooms with a shower and lockers are available.
Creative Art And Woodworking Studios
Creativity shines in the RiverWoods woodwork and art studios. This unique opportunity allows residents to share their creativity and produce amazing works of art with each other and with outside community visitors who come to learn and marvel at the many talents in our community.
Massage therapy is one of the oldest and most natural of the healing arts and has been used for thousands of years to ease muscle pain, reduce stress and promote long term wellness. Not only does massage therapy relieve many symptoms and conditions, it has been shown to improve a person’s quality of life. At RiverWoods, we offer basic, Swedish, and deep tissue massages:
Swedish massage uses five basic strokes: sliding or gliding, kneading, rhythmic, and tapping friction. It can help to reduce pain, joint stiffness, and improve mobility in patients with osteoarthritis.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscles and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located underneath the top layer of muscles.
This alternative healing method has been used for centuries to relieve migraines, allergies, sinus problems, and to prevent frequent ear infections. The process involves gently inserting the base of an ear candle a fraction of an inch into the outer ear canal. The candle is then lit and the flame creates a vacuum, which naturally and gently pulls the wax, moisture, and other residues out of the ear and into the candle.
Reflexology is an ancient healing art based on the principles that there are reflexes in the hands and feet that correspond to every part, organ, and gland in the body. It is a therapeutic method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands.
15 minute chair massage – $15
30 minute massage – $25
60 minute massage – $40
30 minute Reflexology – $25
Ear Candling (plus $1 for each candle used) – $30
Services are available
Monday through Friday.
For more information or to schedule an
appointment, call 570.522.3861.