As one of the nation’s leading providers of contract physical therapy and wellness services, our professionals apply proven techniques to help patients move through life to increase their freedom and independence. Aegis has over 900 partnerships in 40 states and more than 8,400 employees providing long- and short-term therapy services.

Aegis Therapies® leverages the power of partnership to help patients transition seamlessly throughout the care continuum. No matter the setting – acute, post-acute or home – Aegis specializes in providing services that adapt to patient needs in each setting. Our professional therapists use leading-edge technology and innovation to help our patients restore their strength and confidence after an illness or surgery. We help our patients return to the activities they love with targeted rehabilitation services provided in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

At Aegis, we keep our patients in mind during everything we do. We leverage our core clinical services that help Aegis therapists provide treatment of conditions typically seen in long-term care, featured programs that use state-of-the-art therapy equipment and proprietary protocols, and specialty services that address conditions such as dysphagia, cardiac issues, diabetic foot health and limb loss.

Time to Ignore Wellness . . . Again? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Are you putting your Wellness activities back in the box until next August? ...
46938446_m If You Have Anything to Do with Home Health, Listen Up! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Nobody can afford to get blindsided in this market. ...
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experts1 Forget Experts: This Works Better! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - After the initial announcement by CMS of the Patient Driven Payment Model came a flurry of questions, concerns, and overall jockeying for position among skilled nursing care providers. ...
Kris at Madison Starbucks Executive Takes On Senior Living by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - In January, Aegis Senior Living named in Kris Engskov its new President, replacing Judy Meleliat, who is retiring later this year. ...
wellness (2) How “Well” Is Your Community? Here’s A List You Need! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - I recently spoke with Kathryn Abrahamson, Director of Communications for Aegis Therapies, about their EnerG wellness program. ...
opiods This Could Be the Most Innovative Way to Solve the Opioid Problem in Senior Living by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Physical therapy instead of opioids? Can it work? ...
September 22 September 22nd Should Be A Very Big Deal! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - National Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Ready for Some Questions? ...
law12 (2) This Will Be Law Before You Know It: Get Ready! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - The Final Rule for PDPM was issued on July 31st. And it is scheduled to become effective October 2019. ...
walking2 Here’s a Free Program You Don’t Want to Miss! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Is your community participating in WALK! this year? ...
coming soon Coming Soon: PDPM — Are You Ready? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - There’s a new acronym coming soon . . . PDPM for Patient Driven Payment Model. ...
graphic 1 Are You About to Get Blindsided by BCPI-Advanced? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - All providers using a single EMR? Really? ...
question mark1 Why You Should Care About RCS-1 . . . Whatever That Is by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - So what is RCS-1 and why is it causing such uncertainty for therapy and post-acute care providers? ...
laughter yoga (2) Did You Know This Existed? What A Hoot! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Using Laughter Wellness programs, including Laughter Yoga, can get residents to move, relax and improve their health and spirits! ...
judgement How We Judge Ourselves . . . by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - The day after Christmas 2017, I had the opportunity to have coffee and a bagel with Dwayne Clark, the founder and CEO of Aegis Senior Living ...
the talk (2) How to Have the It’s-Time-for-Memory-Care Talk with Families by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - How to create more accurate methods of assessing the cognitive capabilities of residents and help their families have "The Talk." ...
referrals5 1 The 5 Acute Care Questions You Can’t Answer . . . Yet! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Sales & Marketing - Post-acute care providers need to get even smarter about how they compete. ...
halloween hazard Autumn Hazards Your Community Can Avoid: 5 Tips by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - How communities can safeguard their residents as seasonal changes present new health and safety challenges. ...
47154172_m This Is Terrifying Your Residents, Can’t You Tell? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Why can’t staff recognize fear? Because it may not look like fear. ...
rehab (2) Better Outcomes, Less Re-Admits: Is It Really This Easy? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - What happened to rehab? ...
Aegis WALK (2) Why Wouldn’t Communities Do This? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - I just signed up for something that I’m kind of stoked about. It’s Aegis Therapies WALK! program, to celebrate Active Aging Week. ...
class action (2) This Is a Must Read . . . You Are About to be the Subject of a Class Action Lawsuit by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - There is an affiliation of attorneys that have their sights set on filing class action lawsuits against senior living providers. Are you one of their targets? ...
wellness (2) 71% of Residents Selected Their Community Based on This by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Today’s wellness programs are playing a strategic role in senior living. ...
effectiveness The Two Deadly Assumptions That Cause Prospects to Walk Away by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Sales & Marketing - Too many senior living communities still choose “efficiency” over “effectiveness”. ...
regulations 1 Is Regulatory Relief Coming with the Trump Administration? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Development - One of the questions looming for health care providers these days is what will happen to the ever-evolving Bundled Payments for Care Initiative (BPCI) and demonstration projects? ...
Trump (2) Senior Living and the Trump Factor: What Next? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Mark Besch recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for an industry hearing and -- since the place was buzzing with talk about an ACA replacement -- he came back with some interesting insight. ...
falls3 (2) 4 Hidden Fall (and Lawsuit) Traps by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - It’s important that senior living communities educate their entire team as to some of the “hidden” factors that can directly or indirectly lead to a fall. ...
fish broccoli nuts The List Every Senior Living Caregiver Should Have by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Do you have a list readily on hand to assure the family that you are doing everything possible to keep mom moving and on her feet for as long as possible? ...
pain How to Get Off the Pain Train: Before It Leads to Something Worse by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - According to a report from research group, Stein and Ferrell, 45-85% of seniors in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities have chronic pain. ...
award (2) I Knew it Could be Done . . . A Senior Living Company on the Glassdoor List of Greatest Places to Work by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - This is something the whole of the senior living industry should strive for and celebrate. ...
baby eating (2) It’s the First Thing We Learn to Do: How to Help Residents Retain It by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Aegis Therapies explains how therapists and caregivers can help residents retain their sense of control over eating and drinking. ...
exercise (2) Richard Simmons Isn’t Watching. Are You? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - Aegis Therapies offers some guidelines to help make sure caregivers are tuned in to potentially life threatening symptoms of overexertion. ...
medication And We All Thought He Had Brain Damage by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Life Enrichment - The following is a true story from Susan Almon-Matangos, Speech-Language Pathologist and National Clinical Director for Aegis. ...
stop helping residents Stop Helping Your Residents! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Why are residents still falling down? Because we’re helping them too much! ...
brain health A Dementia Brain Work-Out Program: 10 Steps by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - When it comes to developing a regimen for exercising the brain, many senior care providers come up short. ...
strength training Strength Training for Residents with Dementia: Yes, You Can! by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Getting senior residents, especially those with cognitive impairments, to participate in exercises can be challenging. ...
hollywood (2) Will Dwayne Clark Of Aegis Senior Living Make The Public Love Senior Living? by Steve Moran Posted in: Life Enrichment - Dwayne Clark’s book “My Mother My Son” -- the story of his journey with his mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s -- is going to be turned into a major motion picture. ...
walking Before You Say “Sit” – Try These Tips to Keep Cognitively Impaired Residents Moving by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Seniors need to stay active and mobile as long as possible. ...
diabetes Diabetic Care Checklist: Can More of Your Residents Self-Manage? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Diabetes and cognitive impairment bring special challenges to senior living communities. ...
vision (2) These Are The 5 Best Vision Strategies: Why They Work by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Visual impairment is one of the most under treated of all disabilities. ...
restroom Residents with “Personal Plumbing” Problems: 8 Tips to Control and Reverse Urinary Incontinence by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Urinary incontinence (UI) is an ugly red flag... ...
employer A Senior Living Company That is a Better Employer Than Google, Facebook and Apple by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - I am not at all sure I can actually take credit for this happening, but . . . ...
dandelion (2) She Is Not Responding . . . Or Is She? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership, Life Enrichment - 3 Things to Know About Severe Cognitive Impairment Therapy ...
senior therapy Teaching Them or Reaching Them? Why You May Not Be Getting Through by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - Failure-free techniques with Aegis Therapies ...
falling1 Do Dementia Residents Have The Right to Fall in Senior Living? by Susan Saldibar Posted in: Leadership - “We have to give residents the right to fall . . .” ...
Data What Would You Do With 7 Million Pieces of Data . . . by laurahmitchell Posted in: Development - How data can make a real difference in your rehab program. ...
attitude Aging in North America:The Greatest Travesty? by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership, Life Enrichment - I can remember looking at the old people and thinking and knowing that it would be cool to be that old when the time came. ...
qualityImprovement Does Quality Improvement Work In Your Organization? by laurahmitchell Posted in: Leadership - Does your senior living community have programs designed to improve service? How well does it actually work? ...
28549268_m When to Reach Beyond Your Core Competencies? by Steve Moran Posted in: Leadership - I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jeffrey P. Freimark, President/CEO of Miami Jewish Health Systems about why they use Aegis Therapy Services, a Senior Housing Forum Partner, and the conversation quickly moved into the area of core competencies. Miami Jewish Health SystemsThe Miami Jewish Health Systems (MJHS) provides a broad array of services in… ...