Community Health Programs

The Y offers many Community Health Programs that are focused on providing evidence-based support to individuals with specific health needs, including cancer recovery, diabetes prevention, Parkinson's, arthritis and joint issues, blood pressure monitoring, and weight loss.

 

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

This evidence-based program helps adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure. The program focuses on regulated home self-monitoring of one’s blood pressure using proper measuring techniques, individualized support and nutrition education for better blood pressure management. Learn More

 

Delay the Disease™ Parkinson's Program

This evidence-based wellness program empowers people with Parkinson’s Disease to experience new levels of hope by optimizing function and restoring independence. Delay the Disease™ is a national wellness program designed by leading Parkinson’s fitness specialists to retrain the mind and body. The program targets daily functional challenges and symptom-specific fitness agendas. Learn More

 

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program provides a supportive environment for individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes to learn how to reduce the chances of developing the disease. In a classroom setting, a trained lifestyle coach facilitates a small group of participants in learning about healthier eating, physical activity and other behavior changes. Learn More

 

Enhance®Fitness

Enhance®Fitness treats arthritis and joint issues through fun, low impact classes that promote friendship and laughter. This evidence-based senior fitness program - focusing on strength, balance and movement - helps older adults stay more active, energized and independent. Enhance®Fitness is nationally recognized by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Council on Aging. Learn More

 

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals. This research-based program offers people affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person. Learn More

 

YMCA Weight Loss Program

The YMCA Weight Loss Program is designed for individuals who want to achieve a healthier weight by making small changes to daily behaviors and forming sustainable, healthier habits. Alongside a dedicated Y professional, participants design an action plan that will bring long-term, positive change. Learn More