MOUNT VERNON ó Pathway to Change is a program to help you lose weight and lower your health risk factors through education and support. A new session will begin Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Lectures will be presented by dietitians, RNís and exercise physiologists.
The program will be held weekly, Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Center for Rehabilitation on Wellness, 1375 Yauger Road. The Pathway program offers area residents access to weight management experts (dietitian, exercise physiologist and nurse). In addition to diet information and exercise instruction, there is a support component to the program.
Some of the topics covered during the 12 week program deal with setting realistic goals, the health benefits of physical activity and overview of cholesterol levels, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and pre-diabetes. Personalized and self-directed, Pathway to Change is also eligible for Health Reimbursement Savings Plan (Flex).
Pre-registration is required by Jan. 2, 2013, by calling Jason Mentzer, exercise physiologist, at 393-9875.
Published on December 11, 2012