As Less than Two-Thirds of Americans Maintain Resolutions After a Month, YMCAs Increase Opportunities for People of All Ages in their Pursuit of
Health and Well-Being in Spirit, Mind and Body
CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA President
and CEO Neil Nicoll today announced the YMCA's renewed commitment to
helping Americans make their New Year's resolutions stick throughout the
year based on recent alarming studies related to the nation's ongoing
lifestyle health crisis. As the leader of the nation's oldest and largest
community service organization, Nicoll is focused on uniting the YMCA
movement around a new Mission Impact strategic plan.
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Recognizing the current health challenges facing families and individuals, the YMCA is leading with a new, ambitious strategic plan focused on three areas of emphasis where the organization believes it can make the most profound and significant contribution to America: holistic development of children and youth, family strengthening and health and well-being for all. Activate America(R) is a cornerstone of the YMCA's commitment to health and well-being.
For nearly 160 years, the YMCA has continually evolved to meet the
changing needs of the communities and individuals it serves. Activate
America is an ambitious public health initiative that is seeking to make
healthy living a reality for millions of Americans by directly helping
individuals and families live healthier lives, and by helping YMCAs lead
both their communities and the nation in reducing barriers and increasing
support for healthy living.
YMCA of the USA
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