Wellness Programs

TOWN OF HANOVER

EMPLOYEE & RETIREE

WELLNESS ACTIVITIES

& EVENTS

Through Mayflower Municipal Health Group (MMHG), and the South Shore YMCA, the Town is pleased to offer a variety of wellness programs and workshops to all employees, their families, and Town of Hanover retirees:

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM

Pre-Diabetic?  Learn how to reduce the risk for developing Diabetes in a supportive classroom environment.   Class is 1 hour for 16 weeks.   There is no cost to qualifying participants.   For more details and to register contact Katelyn Szafir, Medical Wellness Director, South Shore YMCA, (617)479-8500 ext.  8228 or e-mail:  KSZAFIR@SSYMCA.ORG

APRIL HAPPENINGS

Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Hanover Town Hall: Free 6 week MMHG regional employee yoga class

Use link below for more details and registration information:

http://www.mmhg.org/uploads/Hanover__REGIONALYOGA_Spring_2017.pdf

April 10 - May 22Spring Walking Challenge Begins!

Use link below for more details and registration information.

http://www.mmhg.org/uploads/Spring_walking_challenge_flyer_2017.pdf

Starts Monday, April 24 - 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., South Shore YMCA (Hanover Branch)  "LIVE STRONG" Program for Cancer Patients and Cancer Survivors.

Use link below for more details and registration information.

/payrollbenefits-office/files/livestrong-at-the-ymca

MAY HAPPENINGS

FREE 6 WEEK ZUMBA PROGRAM, WEDNESDAYS, STARTING ON MAY 3, 5:00 p.m., Halifax Town Hall

Use link below for more details and registration information:

http://www.mmhg.org/uploads/Zumba_Classes_Spring_2017_Halifax__1_.pdf

Begins Thursdays, May 18, at 5:00 p.m. at Plymouth County Retirement Association, 10 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 234, Plymouth, "Mindful Eating", 4 Part Series

http://www.mmhg.org/uploads/Mindful_Eating_4_part_Series.pdf

Begins Wednesday, May 24, at 12:00 p.m. at at the South Shore YMCA in Hanover. Free "Nutrition Program", 6 Week Program.   Use link below for more information and registration details.

/payrollbenefits-office/files/nutrition-program

Town Hall Vegetable and Memorial Garden

We will be opening up the vegetable garden and the employee memorial garden at Town Hall for the spring.   We are seeking employees and retirees who would like to plant some vegetable plants in the garden, help maintain the garden, watering, weeding, etc.  Please contact Audrey Barresi at audrey.barresi@hanover-ma.gov if you are interested.

JUNE HAPPENINGS

"Healthy Smoothies" - Seminar, demonstration, and free samples, from local nutritionist and wellness counselor, Julianne McLaughlin, Wednesday, June 14, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Hanover Town Hall - Advisory Committe Conference Room, First Floor.  Open to all Town of Hanover employees and retirees.  RSVP to audrey.barresi@hanover-ma.gov, if you plan to attend.

HANOVER DAY 5K ROAD, SATURDAY, JUNE 24 at 9:00 a.m.  For more details and to register, use link below

https://southshoreracemanagement.redpodium.com/hanover-day-5k

Fitness and Weight Loss Reimbursement Programs

If you have your health insurance through the Town, you may be eligible for a fitness and/or weight loss program reimbursement.   Click on the links below for more information.

Blue Cross Fitness Reimbursement Form

Blue Cross Weight Loss Reimbursement Form

Harvard Pilgrim Fitness Reimbursement Form