May is Melanoma Awareness Month. It’s our responsibility to educate others about how to make healthy choices regarding sun safety. Please join us by participating in the Enright Melanoma Awareness Campaign, and become Enright Sun Safety Certified™ today. Let’s make a difference together! …

Read More

Of the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, only 9 million are aware of it. Several factors including family history, age, weight, and physical activity level can contribute to your risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but learning your risk is the first step in preventing new cases of the disease. …

Read More

The Y is proud to announce a partnership with the National MS Society, New Jersey metro area by offering a free, customized wellness program for those with multiple sclerosis. The One Step program is a 7-week wellness course designed for adults who have been medically diagnosed with MS. The program aims to provide attendees with a comfortable and accessible environment to encourage empowerment through therapeutic exercises. …

Read More

Are you ready to be “All In” for childrens’ health this school year? Well, Kids Club After School Director, Jen Suarez certainly is! They are getting off to a great start at our school sites and helping kids make healthy choices and become better learners. Jen attended the “Healthy U” spring celebration last May and had the opportunity to listen to Gian Paul Gonzalez speak about being “All In.” It’s not just a slogan… it’s a lifestyle. …

Read More

The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA is a recipient of a $20,000, two-year grant from Atlantic Health System through the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network. The grant supports environmental and policy change initiatives to support healthy eating and active living. …

Read More

NJ Connect for Recovery is the only call line in New Jersey dedicated to individuals and families coping with addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers. People calling on behalf of themselves have access to a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. …

Read More