Klein Adds Weight Watchers to new Wellness Center
KLEIN JCC OFFERS WEIGHT WATCHERS® PROGRAM AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF ITS NEW WELLNESS CENTER
PHILADELPHIA (January 7, 2013) In its continuing effort to encourage its maturing adults and senior members to live healthier lifestyles so they can live independently for as long as possible, the Klein JCC in Northeast Philadelphia has added the Weight Watchers® program as an integral part of its new Wellness Center.
The Klein JCC Wellness Center was developed and is being run as a partnership with the Klein JCC and the Einstein Healthcare Network. Weight Watchers is the world’s leading provider of weight management services. In making the announcement, Marilyn Price Birnhak, founder and president of Weight Watchers of Philadelphia, Inc. says, “We are very excited and delighted to become an essential part of the community wellness services being offered to Klein JCC members and the community-at-large through this unique health services partnership.”
Birnhak says that Weight Watchers will be featuring its new innovative Weight Watchers 360° program at the Klein JCC on Tuesday’s at Noon. It is a new weight-loss program built for human nature that builds on its renowned PointsPlus system in which members build on Tracking to learn the strategies necessary to make healthy choices second nature. “Also,” she states, “Andy Auerbach, of Holland, PA, has been appointed as the
Leader for the Klein JCC Weight Watchers meeting.” Auerbach, who has helped thousands of area residents successfully lose weight as a Leader for more than 35 years, originally lost 30 pounds* on the Program and has kept it off ever since.
The new Wellness Center offers everything from doctor’s appointments and health screenings to specialists referrals within the Einstein network, nutrition education and other health related programs. Physical therapy is currently offered through MossRehab, a member of the Einstein Network.
Members of the Klein JCC and adults in the surrounding community may join Weight Watchers from now through March 16th with free registration paying only the weekly fee of $15 for adults and $14 for senior citizens to join. That’s a savings of $25 and $26, respectively off the regular price.
For additional details and Weight Watchers membership information contact Weight Watchers of Philadelphia, Inc. at 1-800-456-6363 or visit wwphl.com.
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Now in its 49th anniversary year, Weight Watchers of Philadelphia, Inc. serves as many as 25,000 members weekly in more than 600 meetings in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southwestern New Jersey.
Weight Watchers of Philadelphia is part of a larger organization franchised by Weight Watchers International,Inc., owner of the registered trademark. Additional details at 1-800-456-6363.
Now celebrating its 37th anniversary year, the non-profit Klein JCC provides social, educational and cultural programs, as well as vital social services for people living in Northeast Philadelphia and its surrounding communities. It is the largest senior center in the Philadelphia area and provides support to more than 4,500 seniors annually through a diverse array of programs. It offers outstanding services and innovative programs for area residents who range in age from early childhood through adult and senior years. The Klein JCC additionally delivers vital services and programs employing cutting edge practices and strategies. More than 30,000 children, adults and senior citizens are served annually in a warm and friendly comprehensive community center environment delivering a broad spectrum of high quality services to area communities that otherwise would not be served. The Klein JCC is located at 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116 and may be reached at 215-698-7300 or on the web at www.kleinjcc.org.
* People following the Weight Watchers plan can expect to lose 1-2 pounds per week.
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