Hackensack Meridian Health

MISSION PARTNERS

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A Message from Our Directors...

For the past 3 years, the Wyckoff Family YMCA and Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), have been working together on many Family-focused Community Projects. 

Some of these projects include the Youth Biathlon, The Half Marathon and Wyckoff Day....all culminating in benefitting Wyckoff Y Cares and the Health and Wellness Quality for the residents of Northern New Jersey. 

Our shared vision to develop and enhance community education and initiate innovative health and wellness awareness is at the very heart of our new MISSION PARTNERSHIP journey. 

In the months to come, please don't miss the many community-based programs and features that will be coming your way that will be of interest, relevance, and of course, free of charge. They have been designed to be inviting, interactive, and engaging for all ages from Pre-school through Active Older Adults. 

It is with great anticipation and pride that we look forward to working collaboratively with this most prestigious and revered medical institution.


Ask the Nurse: Adult Health and Wellness 

First Monday of Each Month

9am - 12pm   FREE!

Get your life back on track and learn to live a healthy lifestyle. Program led by a registered nurse. No appointment needed. 

Program includes:

  • Blood pressure assessment
  • Body mass index measurement
  • Diabetes risk assessment
  • Stress management
  • Health education 
  • Community resources

No Registration Required, just come stop by!

SAVE THE DATE: 

WOMEN’S WELLNESS DAY! 

Sat., MAY 11 

from 9am - 1pm 

  • BREAKFAST & HEALTHY LUNCH 
  • INTERACTIVE MINI-SESSIONS spotlighting the latest in Fitness & Wellness Classes at the Y 
  • GUEST SPEAKERS: 
    • Debbie Duhaime, Eyewitness News ABC 7 NY and iHeart Media NYC Market, with Joe Piscopo 
    • Leigh Ettinger, MD, MS Division of Pediatric Nephrology-Speaking Topic:“Living Life on the Veg:  The How and Why of the Whole Foods, Plant-based Diet”
  • RAFFLES & GIFT BAGS and so much MORE!

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cost: $25 

REGISTER TODAY!

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop: 

Take Control of Your Health 

Mon., April 1 – May 6

6 Week Class

1 - 3:30pm    FREE! 

Discover better nutrition and exercise choices, appropriate use of medication, and learn better ways to talk to your doctor and family about your health. Get the support you need by finding practical ways to deal with the symptoms of diabetes. Set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health. Participants will receive a free copy of the companion book, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions”. 

Note: This program is in compliance with standards set by the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. 

Maximum: 18 participants, significant others can attend as well.

Pre-Registration Required.

REGISTER TODAY!