PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program helps adults with hypertension lower and manage  their blood pressure. The program focuses on regulated home self-monitoring of one’s blood pressure using proper measuring techniques, individualized support and nutrition education for better blood pressure management.

DESCRIPTION

Participants will receive support from trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the duration of the four-month program. During this time, participants will be encouraged to:

  • Measure and record their blood pressure at least two times per month.
  • Attend two personalized consultations per month.
  • Attend monthly Nutrition Education Seminars.

GOALS

  • Reduction in blood pressure.
  • Better blood pressure management.
  • Increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure.
  • Enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits.

WHO QUALIFIES

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
  • Not have experienced a recent cardiac event.
  • Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias.
  • Not be at risk for lymphedema.

2019 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

January 14 – April 1, 2019 – Eastern Branch YMCA
Mondays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Blood Pressure Checks offered weekly.
Program seminars are offered during weeks 1, 4, 8 and 12:

  • January 4
  • February 4
  • March 4
  • April 1

4075 E. Market St., York, PA 17402
Register: 717-650-1270
Branch Contact: Meghan Gray, mgray@yorkcoymca.org

January 16 – April 3, 2019 – York Branch YMCA
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Blood Pressure Checks offered weekly.
Program seminars are offered during weeks 1, 4, 8 and 12:

  • January 16
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3

90 N. Newberry St., York, PA 17401
Register: 717-843-7884
Branch Contact: Meghan Gray, mgray@yorkcoymca.org