Inside NuStep: Partners
International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)http://www.icaa.cc
NuStep recently renewed it's platinum sponsorship with ICAA.
The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) is the world's largest association dedicated to changing the way we age by uniting professionals in the retirement, assisted living, fitness, recreation, rehabilitation, and wellness fields to help dispel society's myths about aging.
We will also help these professionals to empower aging Baby Boomers and older adults to improve their quality of life and maintain their dignity.
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)http://www.aacvpr.org
NuStep is a Gold Level Sponsor of the AACVPR for 2008.
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is dedicated to the professional development of its members, through information, networking, and educational opportunities. Central to the mission is the improvement in the quality of life for patients and their families.
- Quality and integrity are never compromised
- Customers are the focus of everything we do
- Creating and maintaining constancy of purpose is an ongoing responsibility
- Stewardship and creative risk taking are compatible
- Creating and cultivating productive partnerships and alliances help position AACVPR in an ever-changing health care industry
- Creating and maintaining a learning environment helps maintain our freshness and keeps us on the cutting edge
- Continuous improvement is essential to our success
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)http://www.apta.org
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
Medical Fitness Associationhttp://www.medicalfitness.org/index.cfm
NuStep, Inc is a gold sponsor of the 2008 MFA Conference.
Medically integrated health and fitness centers are defining the future of professionally administered programs and services to an aging population, and are improving outcomes for clients/patients with chronic diseases and multiple risk factors. These centers have proven they can provide a continuum of care, fulfill the mission of their sponsoring institution, and be financially viable in a variety of communities. The pioneers in the medical fitness industry believe the future of hospitals and other wellness/fitness organizations is in improving the health status of the communities they serve. Preventing disease is the key to the future.
Notable growth and success throughout the medical fitness industry is becoming more prevalent each year. Based on information obtained through industry surveys and other sources, the number of centers has grown from 79 centers in 1985 to 950 in 2008. The number of members served has grown to over 3 million and is projected to reach over 4 million by 2010.
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA), a non-profit organization, was formed in 1991 to assist medically integrated health and fitness centers achieve their full potential. The Association is a professional membership organization whose mission is to ascertain and respond to the needs of medically integrated centers throughout the world. As a resource to the medical fitness industry, MFA is 100% focused on medical fitness, and is the first association to have focused on hospital fitness and wellness. Medical fitness is our #1 mission--and our only mission.
The members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging serve two million people every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services people need, when they need them, in the place they call home. Our members offer the continuum of aging services: adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities, and nursing homes. AAHSA's commitment is to create the future of aging services through quality people can trust.
Age Dynamics Inc. is an award-winning, international consulting firm that focuses exclusively on the mid-life and older adult population. Formerly known as John Rude & Associates, Age Dynamics Inc. works with a variety of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, and has experience in fitness, wellness, health care, retirement housing, advertising, banking, insurance, retail, and tourism industries.
Alzheimer's Association-Maintain Your Brain Programhttp://www.alzmigreatlakes.org
NuStep has teamed up with the Alzheimer's Association, Michigan Great Lakes Chapter to sponsor the Maintain Your Brain Program.
The Alzheimer's Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer's.
For 25 years, the donor-supported, not-for-profit Alzheimer's Association has provided reliable information and care consultation, created supportive services for families, increased funding for dementia research, and influenced public policy changes.
American Stroke Foundationhttp://www.americanstroke.org
NuStep supports the American Stroke Foundation, Kansas City non-profit organization that provides post-rehabilitative services to stroke survivors. Organization activities include speech, occupational activities of daily living classes, reading, writing, support groups and caregiver services.
Augie’s Quest, the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s ALS research initiative, is an aggressive, cure-driven effort singularly focused on finding treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease).
IHRSA stands for "International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association." We are a trade association serving the health and fitness club industry. IHRSA's mission is to grow, protect and promote the health and fitness industry, and to provide its members with benefits that will help them be more successful.
NuStep, Inc. is a preferred vendor of the YMCA.
Together, the nation's 2,594 YMCAs are the largest not-for-profit community service organization in America, working to meet the health and human service needs of 20.1 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities in the United States. YMCAs are at the heart of community life across the country: 42 million families and 72 million households are located within three miles of a YMCA.
Rise Above Tourhttp://www.riseabovetour.com/
NuStep, Inc. is an associate sponsor of the 2008 Rise Above Tour.
The Rise Above Tour - is the evolution of an extraordinary recovery process. The tour is far more than a grass roots campaign effort: it is a lifestyle. Through public speaking presentations, athletic endeavors and fundraising events, The Rise Above Tour will promote and raise awareness for C.O.R.E "Center Of Rehabilitative Exercise".
In June, 2007, Aaron Baker and a team of dedicated, like-minded individuals set off on a journey of epic proportion. The 3,182-mile bicycling tour crossed the United States from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida raising awareness and funds for Spinal Cord injury research and, more importantly, rehabilitation. It is through tireless rehabilitation that Aaron, who, once paralyzed, is now propelling a bicycle for this great cause. "I envision opportunity," says Baker, "an abundance of opportunity for my fellow friend who suffers. A common place where he or she can improve the quality of his or her life through exercise and inspiration. Our goal is to provide this opportunity."