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JCC members to receive access to world-class experts, wellness advice and more
JUPITER, Fla. (October 28, 2014) –To further enhance the
Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches’ (JCC) mission to provide health and wellness
initiatives to members, the community center has partnered with
Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) to create a highly personalized health, wellness and fitness program
at its Palm Beach Gardens campus, located at 5221 Hood Road. JMC brings
35 years of experience to the collaboration. The JCC currently offers
dozens of fitness classes, health and wellness events and more.
A key component to the partnership is the full-time JMC Health & Wellness
Navigator, Tiffany Jones, on-site Monday through Friday to interact with
JCC members, answer questions, create wellness action plans, and keep
interested members on track with their goals. Jones is a certified health
education specialist from Washington D.C.
“The addition of a JMC Health & Wellness Navigator and the other
services JMC will provide will enable members to take their journey to
wellness to the next level. They have the resources, and now they can
receive expert advice on a regular basis to enhance and execute their
wellness plans, all in a convenient setting,” said Mindy Hanken,
President and CEO of the Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens.
The Health and Wellness Navigator will promote, grow, and develop health,
wellness, and fitness classes and programs for the JCC members and function
as the primary liaison between members and the extensive roster of physicians,
clinicians, and medical services available at Jupiter Medical Center.
The navigator will coordinate interactions to the appropriate health care
providers at JMC after assessing members’ needs through surveys
and health risk assessments.
Resources available to JCC members include complimentary biometric screenings
(height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, etc.), blood pressure clinics, mammography
services through JMC’s Wellness in Motion Bus, physical therapy
injury screenings, informative lectures from therapists, nurses and other
health professionals, pediatric therapy services and innovative group
“We’re excited to bring expert guidance for an active, healthy
lifestyle to JCC members,” said John Couris, President and CEO of
Jupiter Medical Center. JMC’s shared purpose is to care for the
health and wellness of our community. This partnership allows us to further
fulfill our mission.”
The program is an exclusive healthcare partnership between the two organizations
with the mission of promoting the health, wellness, and fitness of the
JCC members and guests. Through the partnership, JCC members are also
granted access to JMC’s Rehab & Wellness Center to use the heated
pool and exercise equipment during non-therapy hours.
For more information on the Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, please visit
For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit
About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private
acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation
and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services
with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics &
spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s
health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the
Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and
About the Mandel JCC
The Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens is a 56,000 square foot community center
that connects thousands of people to the Jewish community through cultural
arts, classes, health and wellness, and children’s programming.
The campus features a preschool and summer day camp, as well as a full-size
gymnasium, an aquatics center, sports fields, gymnastics and fitness studio,
reception hall, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, and space for fitness,
health and wellness classes. The building is named after The Jack, Joseph
and Morton Mandel Foundation.
JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER AND MANDEL JCC CREATE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE ENHANCED
HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM