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Free Programs to Improve Your Health

The MetroWest YMCA has an entire department devoted to helping individuals prevent and manage chronic conditions to reclaim their health and quality of life. These evidence-based programs have shown quantifiable results and support individuals with diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, cancer, and neuromuscular conditions like Parkinson's.

Most of these programs are FREE and offered on an ongoing basis. Download the MetroWest YMCA EBHI brochure here.

For questions or additional information, please contact Jesse Potter, Director of Evidence-Based and Older Adult Programs:

Parkinson's Disease Wellness Programs

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Parkinson's Disease Wellness Programs are specifically designed to help individuals with Parkinson’s disease, MS, or any other neuromuscular conditions.

YMCA's Diabetes Prevention

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Help prevent type 2 diabetes and achieve a healthier lifestyle through small, measurable changes. 


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Designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.

Enhance Fitness

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A group exercise program for older adults, offering simple, easy-to-learn movements designed to deliver cardio exercise, strength training, flexibility, and balance. 

YMCA's Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

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This four-month, evidence-based program helps participants with hypertension lower their blood pressure.