|Day Activities participant John Pappas enjoys water exercise |
with the assistance of Abilities United staff person, Moises Acuna
Abilities United was honored to be featured in the July 14, 2016 issue of the Oshman Family JCC "Live Fully" blog. The story featured a few participants and staff from the Abilities United Adult Day Activities services. This partnership with the JCC is critical to enabling us to continue to provide in-door swim exercise to this group of people who significantly benefit from water exercise. Enjoy their story!
On any given week day, splashes and voices reverberate across the walls of the Bernard and Barbro Osher Indoor Pool at the Oshman Family JCC (OFJCC) in Palo Alto. But once a week, you may hear voices you would not expect. A young man croons “Moon River” softly at the water’s edge, speaking about his father’s recent passing and his love of playing guitar. Patrick Tweedie, 46, has been using the pool at the OFJCC every week as part of a unique partnership with Abilities United, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit organization serving people with disabilities.
Read more on the Oshman Family JCC blog Live Fully Blog http://www.livefullyblog.org/health-and-fitness/moon-river-and-me-the-therapeutic-attributes-of-water/