Cardiac & Pulmonary

cardiac-pulmonaryIN THE CARDIAC DIRECTION at the WILKES-BARRE FAMILY YMCA

Love Your Heart So It Will Love You Back!

A BRIDGE TO YOUR FUTURE

In the Cardiac Direction for adults is an individualized exercise program for the prevention of heart disease. This is a flexible program. It ensures every participant an increase in cardiovascular fitness safely. The mode, intensity, duration and frequency of exercise is personalized for safe limits and constant progression. Education is offered weekly and includes information on items such as a heart healthy diet, behavioral changes to reduce risk and how to be aware of signs and symptoms of exercise intolerance.

IT'S FOR KIDS TOO!

Participants in cardiac wellness program under the age of 18 will simply require parental consent, a physician's order and a written physical. A risk factor analysis will be performed during the initial evaluation. The primary doctor will be contacted with results of the initial evaluation. An individualized treatment for weight and health goals along with an exercise program will be established. This will be reviewed with the physician. Educational material will be provided and reviewed on an individual basis. One on one sessions with a dietitian will be offered.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Linda Reilly.
E-mail: linda.reilly@wbymca.org
Phone: (570) 823-2191

Partial funding for this program is subsidized by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation for those who qualify. Please call for scholarship organization!

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