Committed to promoting healthy living for all, the Attleboro Y offers a variety of programs for those who suffer from or are at risk for developing specific chronic diseases.
Did you know that your doctor can refer you to the Y’s Chronic Disease Programs? Bring along the Y’s Referral Form to your next appointment.
Diabetes Prevention Program
Did you know that 1 in 3 adult Americans is at high risk for diabetes? That’s 86 million people!
Are you at risk? Take this quiz to find out.
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or believe you may be at risk for developing the disease, the YMCA’s year-long Diabetes Prevention Program can help you develop a healthier lifestyle and work with you to reduce the risks this condition can pose to your health.
To learn more, contact Renee Maxwell at 508-409-0752 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12-week program that connects cancer survivors within the community. It provides a place where cancer survivors can come together, along with specially trained Attleboro YMCA staff, to safely work toward maintaining or regaining their independence, everyday fitness, and overall health & wellness. It is held in a small group environment that incorporates one-on-one attention to the individual needs of each participant.
Morning and evening sessions available. Please allow 14 days for the intake process.
For more information or to register, contact Renee Maxwell at 508-409-0752 or email@example.com.
Free for cancer survivors.
MS Strong is a session-based exercise program that connects individuals dealing with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.
Supported through the MS Clinic and doctors at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, trained YMCA staff will safely guide participants through exercise that can help improve gait, balance, muscle strengthening and relaxing techniques. Specific exercises to help reduce spasticity will also be covered.
Contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey at 508-409-0767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free for Attleboro Y Members
My Life, My Health
Take control over your health. If you or a loved one experiences a chronic health condition, such as hypertension, arthritis, stroke, lung disease, or diabetes, this program provides the support, motivation, and tools you need to manage chronic health problems. The program’s goal is to enable participants to build confidence to assume an active role in maintaining their health. The workshop is conducted over six weekly sessions. Contact Martha Machnik at 508-409-0741 or email@example.com for more information.