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Volunteering & Social Connectedness

Volunteerism is mutually beneficial – In addition to promoting good will, volunteering time and/or money an help connect you with your community. Even a litte volunteering can go a long way. […]

Volunteering & Social Connectedness

Volunteerism is mutually beneficial – In addition to promoting good will, volunteering time and/or money an help connect you with your community. Even a litte volunteering can go a long way. […]

Four Easy Ways to Prevent Summer Slide

Keeping youth fully engaged throughout June, July and August can prevent what educators refer to as “summer slide”. This common phenomenon refers to the loss of math and literacy skills […]

Keeping Kids on Track This Summer

When school ends, many children from low-income families lose access to resources important for positive development such as nutritious meals, adult supervision and activities that keep them engaged mentally. Time […]

8 Surprising Perks You Get from Exercise

We all know it’s good for you, but here are eight more compelling reasons to move your body on a regular basis. Even if you’ve never experienced the elusive runner’s […]

Love Your Family with These Heart Health Tips

February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the Tri-State’s health, the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana offers the following tips to help families be […]

10 Survival Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are changing colors in the Midwest, and that means holiday season is here! With all of the traditional holiday meals, treats, and […]

Solving Childhood Obesity Is a Family Affair

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and while the dangers of childhood obesity are well chronicled, many families need support changing their children’s habits with the ultimate goal of improving […]

What Healthier Kids Do Differently

The YMCA embraces a holistic approach to positive youth development. Our staff are professional role models who nurture the potential of each child on their unique journeys from birth to […]