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MOVING TOGETHER FOR BETTER HEALTH

DIABETES SHOWDOWN

Free
Community Health Showcase to Prevent and Control Diabetes
Saturday, July 28th 2012
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JFK Center – 796 Hazelwood Ave.

WORKING TOGETHER, LIVING BETTER

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR DIABETES PREVENTION
Screenings Include:
Blood Pressure, BMI, Blood Glucose and A1c as needed
June 27, 2012 – Five Points Wellness Center
July 10, 2012 – Five Points Branch
Registration is suggested.

CUIDE SU FUTURO TOME DECISIONES SANAS HOY

Acompanenos y participle en Salsa, Sabor y Salud, un proprograma para familas Latinas. El Programa empieza Sabado, Mayo 12, 2012, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

HEALTHY CHOICES TODAY FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Join us for Salsa, Sabor y Salud a healthy lifestyle program for Latino Families. Program begins Saturday, May 12, 2012 at our Elizabeth Branch, 135 Madison Avenue. Program is Free to the community.

TAKE CONTROL - PREVENT DIABETES

Are you at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes? Free Healthy Screenings for Diabetes Prevention. YMCA of Eastern Union County and Overlook Medical Center. Tuesday, May 15, 4:30-6:30 PM. Register for free health screenings: Blood Pressure, BMI, Blood Glucose Test. If your results indicate further screening for Diabetes an A1C Blood Test will be offered for free. $10.00 Value. Diabetes and Prediabetes support information will be available.

Healthy Kids Day

Join us for Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28, 2012. All 3 branches Elizabeth, Five Points and Rahway.

HELP OUR COMMUNITY

The Y is the unparalleled cause for strengthening community because we are the community. We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That is why, at the Y strengthening community is our cause.

We need your support of our financial assistance program.

PLAY, LAUGH, EXPLORE

Summer Camp 2012
Join Wednesday, March 14th for a camp open house from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
Click here for our Summer Camp Special
Go to Day Camp Page for more information.

New Classes Beginning in February and March

WORKING TOGETHER LIVING BETTER

Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing activity and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce your chances of developing the disease.
Click for Diabetes Prevention Program Brochure
Click for Diabetes Prevention Schedule

HEALTHY LIVING

Salsa, Sabor y, Salud

Join us for Salsa, Sabor y Salud, a healthy lifestyle program for Latino families. The eight-week program, developed by the National Latino Children’s Institute, focuses on how small changes at home can lead to greater Health and well-being for the whole family.
We know when we work as one, we can move people and communities forward. We need your help to serve on an advisory committee to assist with community outreach, participant recruitment and general advice for this program.
Click here for Salsa, Sabor y, Salud (also in spanish)

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