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Survive and thrive after Cancer with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program

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March 09, 2020
Survive and thrive after Cancer with the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program

Do you know someone who has been affected by cancer? With over 12 million cases in our country, many of us have a friend, family member or a spouse who has been diagnosed with cancer. The YMCA of York and York County provides an evidence based program that helps cancer survivors and patients regain their physical and mental strength.
 
The “LIVESTRONG at the YMCA” program is a FREE 12-week program that supports cancer survivors in regaining their physical, emotional and spiritual strength. Currently, this program is offered at the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch, Eastern Branch, Southern Branch, and York Branch locations. This health and wellness exercise program is conducted in a small group environment that includes individualized attention for each participant. Adult survivors are eligible to join the program during all stages of recovery. This program also serves and embraces the families and caregivers that have been affected by the disease through a free family membership throughout the course of the program.
 
“Just as the name describes, LIVESTRONG has taught me how to live strong. I am stronger mentally and physically since completing the program, and made, what I hope will be, life-long friends in the process.” – Kelly K 
 
The “LIVESTRONG at the YMCA” program helps survivors like Kelly K. regain their physical, emotional and spiritual strength. Could you or someone you know benefit from this program? Contact us by visiting: http://yorkcoymca.org/livestrong/ or contact your local YMCA branch today.
 
Upcoming program dates:
  • April 6 – June 24, 2020 – York Branch YMCA 
Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • April 6 – June 25, 2020– Dover Branch YMCA
 Monday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • April 6 – June 24, 2020 – Eastern Branch YMCA 
Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
About the Y
The focus of the YMCA is to strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Serving over 66,000 people in the greater York region with over 13,000 annual active members, the Y engages men, women, and children, regardless of age, income, or background, to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the region’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. 
 
www.yorkcoymca.org
 

Contact:
Heather Moore
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
Coordinator
YMCA of York and York County
717-843-7884, ext. 248
hmoore@yorkcoymca.org