Mercy Health Launches Wellness Discovery Program, an Introductory Program to Help You Get Moving, Eat Healthy, Find Balance and Be Well
Ready to improve your health and quality of life? The Mercy Health HealthPlexes have a program to help you enjoy lifelong wellness.
Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces the launch of its Wellness Discovery Program, an introductory course that teaches participants how to get moving, eat healthy, find balance and be well.
The Wellness Discovery Program is a 12-week long program available at the HealthPlexes in Anderson Township, Fairfield and Western Hills and is ideal for exercise beginners looking to lose weight, improve balance and increase strength to improve overall health. The course offers the following components:
- Low impact cardiovascular exercise
- Light resistance training
- Stretching and balance practice
- Nutrition education
- Fun and supportive environment
- Friendly, nationally certified instructors
The program includes group classes focused on wellness education, physical activity and personal accountability. Patients hear success stories, receive coaching from specialists and learn real-life strategies on how to make healthy choices part of their lifestyle. They also receive individualized attention based on their specific needs and learn how to create their own realistic and sustainable personal wellness plan.
Program participants have seen significant improvement in their blood pressure readings and have also lost weight, lowered their percentage of body fat and lost inches around their waists.
“I have been struggling for the first time in my life with blood pressure and weight issues,” said one participant. “The information and support provided by this group has been very motivating to me. I have the info I need to continue with my current wellness journey. I am excited for my next doctor’s visit to confirm my work and efforts toward wellness! I feel better than I have felt for the past year and know I am headed back to a healthy me.”
The cost of the 12-week program is $300 for members, $600 for non-members and is reimbursable by most Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). The non-member price includes a full access membership to the HealthPlex during the 12-week program. Call 513-942-PLEX (513-942-7539) or visit MercyHealthPlex.com for more information.