Active Longevity

Whatever your favorite physical activity is, the thought of doing it long into your later years is probably a welcome one. But regardless of your current fitness level, age will work against you. In her latest blog post, Terrie Enis, Emerson's director of our Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, offers some advice on laying the groundwork for active longevity.

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Life Transitions an Important Time to Assess Driving Skills

As the holidays bring us together with family and friends, we have the opportunity to identify some changes brought on by age. These common life changes also represent a chance to take stock of potentially declining abilities. As an occupational therapist and a driver rehabilitation specialist, I often notice the challenges created for older drivers.

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5 Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

Each September, we hear from classroom teachers who bemoan how they have to spend the first six to eight weeks playing catch-up with students who have lapsed a bit in language and motor skills during summer vacation. To help your kid return to school ready to learn, try some of these fun and easy ways to encourage language and motor development throughout the summer.

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Our New Location Is Now Open!

The new Concord location of the Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies opened today at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord! This facility has expanded treatment and administrative areas,  and we’re excited to begin using the new therapy pool, neuro gym and pediatrics gym. In addition to the photos we posted last week, here are a few more shots of the interior areas of the new space. When visiting for an appointment, look for us under the Emerson Health Systems sign.

Coming Soon: Our New Concord Location!

Have you heard? This Spring, Emerson’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies will move to a new, more expansive location at 310 Baker Ave, Concord. Construction is still underway, but once completed, the new Center will have a convenient first-floor location with central reception, flexible hours to accommodate a busy schedule, a dedicated pediatric gym, private physical therapy rooms, an aquatic therapy treatment pool, and new, state-of-the-art equipment. These photos show a behind-the-scenes look at the progress, as well as the beginnings of our therapy pool: