This spring, Bethany Village was chosen as the pilot site for two exciting, technology pilots managed by The Asbury Group and strategic partners.
The first pilot, which launched in March 2019, aims to improve mobility and reduce the risk of falling for community residents. The Enhanced Mobility Program utilizes VSTBalance technology which has 3D sensors and other tools that measure a person’s gait, balance, and leg function. The test takes about 10 minutes and provides detailed feedback and recommendations based on your results. View a recent WGAL TV News Feature here.
The program is voluntary for residents, and so far more than 100 people have signed up. Those with moderate to low risk receive customized plans from Bethany Village’s wellness team. Those who are identified as being at high risk of falling are referred for treatment with physical therapy.
The program is one of several supportive technologies Asbury Communities is researching to enable residents to retain their independence and age better for longer.