Month: September 2021

September 29, 2021

Cycling for Parkinson’s

Cycling for Parkinson’s YMCA Receives over $15,000 to Support Program that Safely Pushes Class Members to New Limits, Increases Energy Levels and Balance While Providing Support for Those Dealing with a Parkinson’s Diagnosis. In 2018 YMCA member Charlie Matthews was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Two years prior to his diagnosis, he was experiencing symptoms:… Read more »

September 15, 2021

Don’t Let Fear of Falls Hold You Back

FALLS PREVENTION WEEKS (SEPTEMBER 20-24): DON’T LET A FEAR OF FALLS HOLD YOU BACK Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people over the age of 65. These startling statistics are why the National Council on Aging (NCOA)… Read more »

September 14, 2021

From Learning English in Brazil to Fulfilling a Dream in the United States

HELEN SALGADO SANTOS: FULFILLING A DREAM, THE AMERICAN DREAM, THROUGH DETERMINATION AND HARD WORK I was 6 years old when I was watching movies with subtitles and listening they speaking English when I knew I needed to learn how to speak English, it sounded so beautiful… Back in Brazil since 5th grade, you learn English… Read more »

September 8, 2021

Welcoming Week 2021: September 10-19

  WELCOMING WEEK 2021 The YMCA of Greater Nashua Celebrates Welcoming Week and Reminds the Greater Nashua Community that Belonging Begins with Us This Welcoming Week (September 10-19), the YMCA of Greater Nashua will join Welcoming America, other YMCAs and organizations nationwide to celebrate immigrants’ contributions to communities and bring together all residents in a… Read more »

September 8, 2021

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

  SEPTEMBER IS CHILHOOD OBESITY AWARENESS MONTH: USE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR TO REFRESH YOUR HEALTHY HABITS AS A FAMILY September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as children and families start their new school-year routines, it’s a perfect time to reflect and refresh your family’s healthy habits. As families settle into new school-year routines… Read more »