Pingtung Ligang Sunflower Daytime Nursery Center, Asia
It was originally a kindergarten and converted into a nursery center in response to declining birth rate and aging population.
Sunflower daytime nursery center has invested a million to implement professional exercise machine for elderly, such as “Isokinetic Muscle Strength Training” “Whole Body Vertical Vibration” from TURTLE GYM. According to each elder’s physical condition to assist with different exercise equipment in the safest and most effective way. Enhance the upper and lower limbs muscle strength and improve postural stability. It obviously helps to improve nerve control and coordination of muscle movement.
The social workers of the nursery center found that what the elders look forward the most every day is the fitness training designed by the center. Such as isokinetic muscle strength training, vertical vibration, etc., can help them easily use the passive exercise to achieve the purpose of whole body exercise. Social workers also shared the story of a grandpa Chen who is nearly 100 years old. In early March 2017, grandpa Chen has just arrived at the nursery center. He looked melancholy, could only walk slowly on crutches and must wore diapers. The original long-term care condition was considered as severe disability. After half year of vibration treatment and rehabilitation
training arranged by the nursery center every day, and during the reassessment was corrected to be moderate disability due to many improvements. Later, he can move freely and was able to help pushing his companion’s wheelchair. Therefore, he believes that the elders using TURTLE GYM professional equipment can not only help the weaken and disabled elderly to regain their confidence and self-esteem so that they can exercise happily. Since its development, it has assisted countless Japanese institutional caregivers, community caregivers and medical caregivers to solve the problem of elderly exercise health.