On Saturday, August 9, Community Baptist Church held its annual community fair bring hope and light to our community in ways that make a difference. This event includes bouncy castles, displays, community information, etc. to all who attend. This year, the Church combined their fair with the efforts of Hudson Health Plan and the Yonkers…Read more
If you want to know what older adults do before noon at the YMCA check out this link! Wait a few seconds and see what happens when the music starts.
If you are not yet really enjoying your retirement years you may want to consider being a part of our older adult fitness activities. We have SilverSneakers® Classic, Water Aerobics, general fitness and coffee and fellowship, as a regular part of what we do. Why sit back and not enjoy life because of your limited…Read more
Competition often makes people work harder on some of life’s efforts than just the fact that we should do it anyway. This was certainly the case in our 12 week challenge “Health Hearts for the Holidays.” Just announced were the winners, “The Silver Stars,” a team of older adults that took exercise seriously. The…Read more
YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the national resource office for the nation’s 2700 YMCAs, selected Yonkers Family YMCA to participate in its Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) initiative. The goal of REACH is to improve health and eliminate disparities related to chronic diseases in African American/Black and Hispanic/Latino communities. In October, 2012,…Read more