THE SOLUTION TO ONE OF THE GREATEST HEALTH PROBLEMS OF THE 21ST CENTURY!
Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) is a global health program designed to improve the health and well-being of people in our community through a prescription of physical activity, lifestyle changes and education from physicians and healthcare providers. EIM is committed to establishing physical activity as a standard in health care and is integral in the prevention and treatments of diseases.
The J.F. Hurley Family YMCA offers the Exercise is Medicine® program through physicians and healthcare providers to reduce the progression of chronic diseases.
Exercise is Medicine® inspires health by establishing physical activity and lifestyle change as a standard of care for prevention and treatment of disease.
Exercise is Medicine® provides an evidence-based, community program committed to compassionately improving the health and well-being of residents through providing physical activity and lifestyle changes where people live, work, and play, regardless of their ability to pay.
LET'S GET STARTED!
Exercise is Medicine® is a comprehensive 12-week medically based program for adults experiencing at-risk chronic health conditions such as hypertension, obesity, hyperlipidemia or hypercholesterolemia. Through EIM®, participants learn how to reduce their risks and improve their overall health by adapting healthy behaviors that include exercise and movement. Upon completion of the 12-week program, participants are encouraged to continue with exercise and healthy lifestyle choices.
Join us for the inaugural 12-week intervention program. Discounted price is made possible through a United Way grant. Limited time only!
$50 Y Members
$199 Y Members / $249 Non-members
This discounted price also includes full access to the facility for the 12 weeks.
J.F. Hurley Family YMCA Boardroom
828 Jake Alexander Blvd W
Salisbury, NC 28147
Participants will meet with a credentialed EIM® staff member every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm. The program begins August 15.
HOW TO PARTICPATE
Participants must be referred by a medical professional. Medical professionals must complete the following medical clearance/referral form.
Medical Professional Referral
If you would like to self-refer, please use the following self-referral link.
Instructions are included on the referral forms.
Once referred to the program, an EIM® coordinator will contact you to schedule your initial visit and onboarding appointment. The onboarding appointment consists of a comprehensive wellness assessment, tour of the facility, engagement with an EIM®-credentialed professional, and setting of realistic and attainable goals and expectations.
Well-trained, caring staff members ensure Exercise is Medicine® participants have the knowledge and tools to make lifestyle changes, incorporate movement into daily life, offer a better quality of life, and reduce the progression of chronic disease.
Please use the following link to learn more about the EIM® program and referral process.
Health Care Providers