LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE 12 week, small group program for adult cancer survivors, family members, and caregivers. Through this program, we support cancer survivors in the transitional period between completing their cancer treatment and the time of feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to return to their normal life ENHANCE®FITNESS – A proven community-based senior fitness and arthritis management program TAI JI QUAN™: MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE – . Aims to improve balance, coordination, and stability using gentle, low-impact movements based on the forms of Tai Chi. YMCA’S DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM – The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program focuses on small, measurable, reasonable goals to give participants confidence they can make the necessary changes to reduce their risk for type 2 diabetes and live healthier lives. In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach will facilitate a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity and other behavior changes over 25 sessions. The yearlong program consists of 16 weekly sessions and 3 sessions every other week during the first 6 months followed by 6 monthly sessions in the second 6 months. BLOOD PRESSURE SELF-MONITORING PROGRAM -The YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program is designed to help adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure. The four-month program focuses on regular home self-monitoring of one’s blood pressure using proper measuring techniques, one-on-one consultations with a trained Healthy Heart Ambassador, support and group-based nutrition education for better blood pressure management WALK WITH EASE Y – Proven to reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis, increase balance, strength and walking pace, build physical activity, and improve overall health. ASTHMA FOR CHILDREN- is a program that educates and empowers children through a fun and interactive approach to asthma self-management. The program teaches children with asthma ages 6 to 11 how to detect the warning signs of asthma, avoid their triggers and make decisions about their health.
Cost for program Contact Cindy Lafond at firstname.lastname@example.org- funding available
Eligibility Livestrong – a cancer survivor Enhance Fitness, Tai Ji Quan and Walk with Ease - any one who can use a beginner program and maybe suffering with Arthritis or walking program YMCA Diabetes Prevention – Risk assessment score add link www.graniteymca.org/diabetes.
Grade Levels Served