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YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

ELDON & ELSIE WARD FAMILY YMCA, GAHANNA/JOHN E. BICKLEY YMCA, GROVE CITY YMCA, HILLIARD/RAY PATCH FAMILY YMCA, PICKAWAY COUNTY FAMILY YMCA

The YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program is a four month program that supports participants in developing the habit of self- monitoring and identifying opportunities for action through consultations with a Healthy Heart Ambassador. The program is based on Check. Change. Control.® from The American Heart Association.

Goals:

  • Better blood pressure management
  • Blood pressure reduction
  • Learn what triggers elevated blood pressure
  • Developing healthier eating habits

Benefits:

  • Program is evidence-based and may lower blood pressure
  • Provides personalized support from a Healthy Heart Ambassador during Office Hour consultations
  • Heart healthy nutrition education
  • Easy-to-use, portable self-tracking tool provided
  • Non-YMCA Members will receive a 1 month YMCA pass and 4 sessions with a Wellness Coach

Individuals are asked to self-monitor their blood pressure at least twice a month and check in with a Healthy Heart Ambassador twice a month. Nutritional information sessions are held once a month.

 

FEES:

$50 if you own a BP cuff
$90 if you need BP cuff provided

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