MEXICO – An Eight Weeks to Wellness program, sponsored by the River Valley Healthy Communities, will be offered at the River Valley Wellness Center, 15 Recreation Drive.

The program will begin Thursday, April 28, at 5:15 p.m. or Friday, April 29, at 9:45 a.m. Registration is $10 and there is no fee if a current member of the River Valley Wellness Center or the Greater Rumford Community Center. Scholarships are also available.

The program was developed to help people make positive lifestyle changes. At each weekly meeting, a health professional will introduce participants to a different aspect of health.

In eight weeks participants will learn how to identify and develop a healthy lifestyle; become more physically active; choose meals low in saturated fat and cholesterol; protect health by eating fiber-rich foods; achieve and maintain a healthy weight; enhance mind-body connections; cope more effectively with stress; and focus on prevention.

Preregistration is required by calling either the Wellness Center at 364-7328 or the River Valley Healthy Communities at 364-7408.

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