Brattleboro Memorial launches personalized wellness program

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Vermont is offering a new, free Wellness PLUS Program for people at risk for heart and lung disease due to diabetes, high blood pressure, tobacco use, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Participants meet twice weekly for 16 sessions for personalized, supervised exercise and free access to exercise equipment.

The sessions also offer an hour of education focused on helping people develop and maintain healthy lifestyle changes. Topics include stress reduction, healthy eating, home exercise, diabetes management and more.

BMH serves a rural population of about 55,000 people in 22 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The Wellness PLUS Program is led by BMH’s cardiovascular and pulmonary rehab department with funding from OneCare Vermont.

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