TenderCare Clinic has partnered with St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital for the third year in a row to provide Walk to Wellness, a six-week walking program. Walk to Wellness helps our patients and community become healthier, one step at a time! Studies show that brisk walking for 30 minutes to an hour every day helps to lower blood pressure and reduce risk for various conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as maintain a healthy weight.
The program will start with a pre-assessment: collecting simple health information such as blood pressure reading, weight, and BMI. For the following six weeks, the group will meet to walk together and encourage each other. After the six weeks of walking, the health data will be collected again so participants can see how the daily walking improved their overall health. Walking together with others in a supportive group helps everyone be more motivated to exercise.
The pre-assessment will be on Monday, March 11th at TenderCare Clinic of Greensboro. Walking will be every Monday-Thursday from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at Robinson Park in Greensboro (409 E Bush St), from Tuesday, March 12th to Wednesday, April 17th. The post-assessment will be on Thursday, April 18th at TenderCare.
If you are interested in the program, please contact Bria Brown at 706-453-5167 or Laura Ringer at 706-454-5183. Even if you are not able to join us to walk every day, please come out to Robinson Park on the days that you can make it! Start your steps towards healthier habits by signing up today!