Discover accessible activities to keep your heart healthy as you age, hear a physiotherapist’s perspective on heart health and learn about the importance of adapting as you age with a disability.
Features from Episode 1
Diana and Tory
Accessible activities? Yes please! Tory catches up with Diana McCauley to explore 3 accessible activities that help keep her heart happy.
Sybille Bergin is a Physiotherapist specializing in neurological rehabilitation. Sybille and her family built Bergin Motion, a family owned physiotherapy clinic in the Barrie area.
Joan Lewis sustained a spinal cord injury in 1975 and has found living and aging with a spinal cord injury means constantly adapting. She has participated in competitive and recreational sport from archery to kayaking to sailing to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
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Sybille Bergin is a Physiotherapist specializing in neurological rehabilitation. Sybille and her family built Bergin Motion, a family owned physiotherapy company in the Barrie area. The Bergins are passionate about this community and doing everything they can to help people achieve their highest potential.
Sybille developed the skills to navigate complex orthopedic injuries and neuro-muscular conditions through many courses: Bad Ragaz Aquatherapy, PNF and Bobath courses and finally, the ‘Neuro-Development Therapy’ certification course completed in Canada. Sybille is an expert in navigating Auto Insurance claims and is well known in the Simcoe region given her close relationship with Law offices, case managers and health providers working with her clients. She has long been a supporter of SCIO, working closely with Heather Hollingshead in Barrie.
Joan Lewis sustained a spinal cord injury in 1975. Joan has found living and aging with a spinal cord injury requires constant adaptation. In addition to having a successful career as an Occupational Therapist working in mental health and addictions, Joan has participated in competitive and recreational sport from archery to kayaking to sailing. She has also learned Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, a form of meditation that can help to manage the anxieties that come with always having to adapt to imposed changes. Joan believes our physical and mental well-being are intricately related.
Recent retiree Diana McCauley divides her time between Toronto and Collingwood. She enjoys swimming, kayaking, taking art courses and cycling the network of local rail trails with friends and family.