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Wii_2The Nintendo Wii, which allows movement in real-life time and space to control movement on a video screen, is offering a chance for rehab patients and seniors to take part in their favorite activities. 

This video shows a cerebral palsy patient, stroke victim, and disabled veteran all using Wii to practice their balance and hand-eye coordination as they attend physical therapy.

The Daily Times reports that older residents who never thought they’d bowl again were throwing strikes with gusto.  These kinds of activities encourage seniors to sharpen their movement skills. 

One Response to “Wii Helping Rehab Patients and Seniors”

  1. Seniors Community

    Seniors community refers primarily to retirement communities where seniors can live out their lives among other seniors with dignity and in most instances while maintaining their independence. There are many different types of seniors’ communities. They can be broken down into two broad headings: Residential, and Non-residential A residential seniors community can be further broken down into categories depending on the living arrangements.

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