In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. Over past 15 years, the Y has driven innovation in prevention and control of chronic disease to save lives and reduce healthcare spending. With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Y delivers tangible results in evidence-based chronic disease prevention and control. Across the country, Ys are increasing opportunities and policies promoting physical activity, improving access to healthy affordable foods and advancing environmental change that makes the healthier choice the easy choice.
High blood pressure?
According to the American Heart Association, nearly half (46%) of adults have high blood pressure in this country.
Are you at risk?
If you find out that you or someone you know is at risk for developing diabetes, our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program can help.
C·A·R·E·S is a personalized physical and social wellness program for individuals in cancer treatment or recovery.
Coming Soon 2023
Working together with the LIVESTRONG® Foundation and One Voice Against Cancer, the Y advocates for increased funding for state Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs that support cancer survivor programming in states and communities.
PATIENT REFERRALS FOR YMCA PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH
Connecting communities & clinical care.
No One Fights Alone
Adjusting to a newly diagnosed condition, under going treatment, getting a positive diagnosis after endless procedures, or learning your condition is terminal can feel like an emotional rollercoaster. However, you do not need to take this ride alone?