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Sep
The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial security and overall well-being. Make and maintain small but impactful changes in your health behaviors, financial well-being, and enrichment in later...

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Sep
Kids Night Out Let us watch the kids for a night! Each month, your child age 2–12 can have an exciting Saturday evening at the Y while you take some time for yourself! We will play, create crafts, watch a...

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Sep
When it doesn't feel like work, it's WERQ! All shapes. Different sizes. Every color. WERQ is where you go to be uniquely you. WERQ is what you do to feel empowered. WERQ is how you live a sweat-filled healthy life...

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Twice on the same day, I was almost knocked over by a distracted walker. In each instance, the individual was a teenager whose eyes were glued to his smartphone. Granted, we were in a fairly crowded space, but I still...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 22, 2019 Both YMCA of Southwest Michigan branches will start a new session of LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA in September. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week exercise program and support group for cancer...
What is an outdoor activity that you love? Before reading any further, I invite you to take a moment and consider what you really enjoy. Maybe you like the quiet of early morning fishing; the feel of the wind as...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kayla Foster kfoster@ymcaswm.com Benton Harbor Summer Impact is a community collaboration that provides area children with an opportunity to engage in unique academic and camp-like enrichment activities. Programming is run in Benton Harbor area sites and...