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WHY WE ARE THANKFUL

We are entering into the time of year, for us to all reflect on our blessings. Life, happiness, health, family and friends. Our Thankful Turkey cards gives our members and staff the opportunity to reflect on all the wonderful things life has for us.

At the Y, we have a lot to be thankful for year-round, but Thanksgiving seems like the perfect time to recognize all of the reasons why.

MEN'S HEALTH AT EVERY AGE

Men’s health month might kick-start you to do a few more sit-ups, maybe visit the doc or even get the prostate exam you’ve been putting off. But let’s face it, much like New Year’s Resolutions, your good intentions set forth during June will probably lessen by the 4th of July. So let’s look at health as less of a daily commitment to change your habits and more of a generational focus on what should be important to you during the different stages of your life in regards to health and wellness.

CELEBRATE HEART HEALTH MONTH!

February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Greater Naples YMCA offers the following tips to help families in in our community to be heart healthy.

5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR RESOLUTION ALIVE

It happens every year – you overeat around the holidays, you feel bad about it and you make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape.  The problem is, many people who make that resolution fall short before Spring even hits. This year, resolve to stick to your resolution! It’s not easy to do it alone but it can be easier if you stick to these five simple tips. Take these tips and post them on your fridge or set a reminder in your phone once week to reflect on them and assess your progress.