Hayes Green Beach partners with Eaton Rapids Medical Center to expand weight management program

Eaton Rapids Medical Center begins serving as a satellite location for the HGB Weight Management programs Wednesday, Nov. 9.

The New Direction® program through HGB Weight Management offers a unique, comprehensive approach to successful weight loss and maintenance. There are several different options available depending on the participant's weight loss goals. These include a very low calorie, meal replacement program, a quick start program to give participants' weight loss a jumpstart and a program to help maintain weight loss. The program is staffed by health professionals including licensed behaviorists, registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, registered nurses, physicians and support staff.

"We are excited to expand our mission of enhancing the overall health and vitality of the community through this collaboration with Eaton Rapids Medical Center," said Sherlyn Hogeson, weight loss program coordinator. "We have enjoyed seeing our participants succeed through the weight loss programs at HGB ... I know we will continue to see that success in Eaton Rapids."

Information meetings are held weekly 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesdays at ERMC in the Lower Level Conference Room, 1500 S. Main St., in Eaton Rapids. The meetings are also held at 5 p.m., Tuesdays at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital. Group meetings for ERMC program participants will be Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., beginning Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Learn more information about the programs held in Charlotte at HGB or in Eaton Rapids at ERMC by calling (517) 541-5839.