YMCA Healthy Heart Program

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The Riverbrook Regional YMCA is offering the YMCA Blood Pressure Management Program a program designed to help participants with hypertension lower their blood pressure through an evidence-based program that combine four elements:

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
Physical Activity Tracking
Nutrition Education
and Personalized Support

DID YOU KNOW?
Research shows that the simple process of checking and recording your blood pressure at least twice a month over four months may lower blood pressure in people with high blood pressure.

For a small investment of time, participants receive:

  • A simple, evidence-based program that may lower blood pressure
  • Personalized support from a Y Healthy Heart Ambassador
  • Tips for maintaining cardiovascular health
  • Access to select Y group physical activity classes
  • Monthly nutrition education seminarsTo qualify for participation in this Program:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be diagnosed with high blood pressure
  • Must not have experienced a recent cardiac event
  • Must not have Atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias
  • Must not be at risk for lymphedema

For additional information, please contact Mary Ann Genuario- Health & Fitness Director 203-762-8384 ext.282 or magenuario@riverbrookymca.org

       

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RIVERBROOK REGIONAL YMCA
Wilton Family YMCA Branch
404 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897
Phone: 203-762-8384
Fax: 203-761-9819
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 5am - 10pm
Saturday: 7am - 7pm
Sunday: 8am - 6pm