New Milford Hospital Announces Spring & Summer Strong Women™ Strong Bones


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New Milford Hospital Announces Spring & Summer Strong Women™ Strong Bones Fitness Program Classes

New Milford Hospital will host the next series of Strong Women Strong Bones fitness programs at three community locations during the spring and summer. Each session affords seven weeks (2 classes per week) of exercise targeted to middle-aged and older women to increase strength, balance and flexibility, and is appropriate for both sedentary and active women.

Strong Women Strong Bones is a nationally recognized fitness program designed to prevent and reverse osteoporosis/osteopinea and promote general health and wellness. Cost for the seven week fitness program classes is $85, and the fee is pro-rated if participants join during mid-session.



Option 1

New Milford Hospital (location at New Milford Hospital subject to change)
21 Elm Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Monday & Friday 10-11:15a.m.

Option 2

Monday & Wednesday 5:15-6:30 p.m.
May 5, 2014-June 20, 2014
July 7, 2014-August 22, 2014


The Washington Senior Center
6 Bryan Hall Plaza
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Monday & Wednesday 2-3:15 p.m.
May 5, 2014-June 18, 2014
July 7, 2014-August 20, 2014

About the Program

Strong Women Strong Bones is a nationally recognized fitness program led by Tufts University instructor Lisa Marie Lee. Health and wellness benefits include arthritis relief, restoration of balance and flexibility, strengthening of bones, proper weight maintenance, and improved glucose control and heart health.

About the Instructors

Lisa Marie Lee is a certified yoga instructor and massage therapist. She completed the Tufts University Strong Women training in 2004, and served as a Strong Women Program leader at Hartford Hospital for several years. Veronica Kleeman, the instructor for Washington Depot, completed her certification in 2013.

For more information regarding the Strong Women™ Strong Bones fitness program or to register, call Lisa Maria Lee at 860-614-1737.

About the "New" Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region’s premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. With this recent affiliation, the organization is now anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit Share your comments with us at; and/or

The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation's fundraising campaign - Imagine Build Transform - is focusing on raising funds for a new Patient Tower, an expanded Emergency Department with Level II trauma designation, and an advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Danbury Hospital; as well as the Emergency Department at New Milford Hospital, and the Network's cutting edge Biomedical Research Institute.

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Date posted - 02/27/2014