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Smoking Cessation Program

The Freedom From Smoking program offers individuals who are ready to quit a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking.  The program has a positive focus.  It emphasizes the benefits of better health and improved lifestyle habits, as well as mastery of one’s own life.  Activities and assignments are available in order to provide individuals who smoke with proven strategies for changing behavior and lifestyle.  Each technique is based on pharmacological and psychological principles and methods that help individuals become smoke free for life.

 

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Am I an appropriate candidate for cardiac rehabilitation?

                        Cardiac rehabilitation is appropriate for those individuals that have

                        been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, or have risk factors

 

Rehabilitation Programs

Cardiovascular disease is by far the leading case of death and disability in the United States, accounting for as much as 50% of all deaths.  Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation programs reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 20 – 25% and reduce cardiac related hospital admissions.

 

Classes

SilverSneakers

The SilverSneakers Fitness Program is a proven, results-oriented program that enables older adults, often burdened with chronic conditions, to take charge of their health and maintain an active, independent lifestyle.  SilverSneakers offers an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health.

 

How to Join

All members applying are required to complete a Pre-participation Screening Questionnaire and Member Health Information form.  Based on your health status you may be required to obtain a Physicians Release prior to participation.  You may download these forms here:

 

Fitness Center

Our well equipped fitness center is open to the public for general health/fitness needs.

New members receive a personal fitness evaluation included with the fitness center membership fee. After the evaluation a Fitness Specialist will design an exercise program based on your personal health goals with consideration to any special concerns or limitations you may have. The facility offers a wide variety of exercise equipment, shower, changing and locker facilities. Members will receive regular review of their exercise program, with program updates as needed.

 

Smoking Cessation

Do you want to quit?

Are you tired of coughing, wheezing and being short of breath? Are you tired of paying for something you don’t need? Are you ready to take control of you life? Are you ready to improve your health? Are you ready to stop smoking for good?
 
Individual or group smoking cessation counseling is available through Hillcrest Exercise and Lifestyle Programs’ behavior health specialist.
 

Rehabilitation Programs

Our dedicated team of cardiac nurses, exercise physiologist, dietitian and behavioral health specialist are available to evaluate your areas of concern, provide education, and develop a treatment plan to restore your health and improve your quality of life. We have programs specifically designed to address your specific condition.