Monday, August 26, 2013
LifeSteps Program to be Held at UHS Delaware Valley Hospital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dotti Kruppo, Director Community Relations 607-865-2409
is often the time of new beginnings. Is this the time when you wanted to start
making positive lifestyle changes? Would you like to be able to manage
your weight more effectively? If so, please plan to attend the
informational meeting about the Lifesteps®Weight Management program on Monday,
September 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the UHS Primary Care Center in Walton. This
program, offered by UHS
Hospital, will be
facilitated by Cathy McLachlan, certified dietitian-nutritionist.
The Lifesteps® Weight Management program is for people who are ready to change
behaviors that prevent weight loss. It is not like other programs in that
it recognizes that people are unique, with different eating and exercise
habits, weight loss goals and daily schedules.
tailor the ten-week program to fit their needs. They meet for an hour,
once each week where they share their experiences and learn tips for dealing
with weight management and preventing relapses.
McLachlan stated, “UHS
Hospital is offering this
program again because of the success community members have had with it in the
past.” She invited everyone interested to attend the free informational
meeting on September 16. “At that meeting, we will discuss the program
and also will poll the potential participants to see when the most convenient
day and time will be to hold the 10-week program. I also urge anyone who
is interested but cannot attend this informational meeting to call me to learn
more. There is a minimum number of participants necessary to make this an
more information about the Lifesteps® program, contact Cathy McLachlan,
certified dietitian-nutritionist at UHS
Hospital at 607-865-2159.
UHS Delaware Valley
Hospital is a 25-bed facility based in Walton and offering diagnostic and
treatment services, acute care and 24-hour emergency care. The hospital is a
member of UHS, a locally-owned, not-for-profit, 916-bed hospital and health
care system serving the greater Binghamton area from more than 60 locations
around New York's Southern Tier.