YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch - Chronic Disease Prevention

YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch


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Description of ServiceThrough our new Healthy Living Center located within the Eastside Family Y, offer classes and programs for those dealing with chronic disease, fall prevention, blood pressure self-monitoring, and Alzheimer’s support.
Diabetes Prevention Program – a 10-month evidence-based behavior change program aimed at reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Program led in a small group setting facilitated by a certified coach. As a participant in the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, you will take 26 classes over the course of a year surrounded by a
group of supportive people with common goals who care about your well-being. Participants also receive a 6-month membership to the Y.
Blood Pressure Self -Monitoring - One in three American adults has high blood pressure, which puts them at risk for stroke and heart disease, two of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program offers personalized support as participants develop the habit of monitoring their blood pressure. Research shows that the process of recording blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months can lower blood pressure in many people with high blood pressure. Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring is one part of Y-USA’s suite of evidence-based chronic disease prevention programs.
Moving for Better Balance - In the United States, falls related injuries are major public health concerns for individuals over 65 as well as those living with chronic conditions such as heart disease. Moving for Better Balance is a 12-week evidence-based group exercise program, based on the principles of Tai Chi, is led by a qualified instructor and teaches eight movements modified especially for falls prevention. The program works to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility to enhance overall physical health, which leads to better functioning in daily activities. The program works to improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility to enhance overall physical health, which leads to better functioning in daily activities. Participation in the program may also result in better mental health, reduced stress, improved memory and cognition, and increased self-esteem.
Alzheimer’s Support Flex & Reflect – small group program aims to keep patients and their caregivers socially engaged, cognitively challenged, and physically active. The program incorporates games, art, puzzles, fellowship and activities to increase blood flow to the heart and brain. These activities can preserve memory and slow progress of the disease.
LocationErie
Geographical AreaErie County
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Contact's Name Ms. Tammy Roche
Contact's Position VP
Contact's Phone 814-452-1432
Contact's Email troche@ymcaerie.org
Physical Site Address 1 31 West 10th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Erie, PA 16501
Main Phone 814-452-3261
Fax 814-456-6327
Service Location Email troche@ymcaerie.org
Web Address www.ymcaerie.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: YMCA of Greater Erie
Affiliated Program: YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch
This Service: YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family Branch - Chronic Disease Prevention
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Disease Prevention Programs (LT-1780)