Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs in New Jersey. Mercer County

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Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs in New Jersey

Mercer County

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MERCER COUNTY Nutrition Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus:

Community Gardening Program Isles, Inc. 10 Wood Street, Trenton, NJ 08618 Mercer 609-341-4700 www.isles.org Increase fruit and vegetable intake, exercise, open space improvement

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Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Focus:

Meals On Wheels Mobile Meals of Trenton/Ewing 546 Bellevue Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618 Mercer 609-695-3483 Increased nutrition and ability for our homebound clients to remain living as independently as possible in their own residences

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Adults, seniors, families Grants None

Homebound, adults and seniors Grants, states, federal, client contributions, individual donations, United Way support, etc Yes Our meals on wheels program provides nutritious meals which are certified by a registered dietician to provide 1/3 of the recommended dietary allowances. Our meals are low in sodium and suitable for individuals with diabetes.

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MERCER COUNTY Nutrition Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus:

Mercer County Nutrition Project for the Elderly Mercer County Office on Aging 640 South Broad Street - PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068 Mercer 609-989-6650 www.mercercounty.org To give the seniors general knowledge of the benefits of healthy food choices and nutrition and how this knowledge affects wellbeing and lifestyles as we age

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Ages 60+ or to their spouses regardless of age State, federal, county None, suggested donation Services also include farmers market voucher and monthly promotions. Program provides information for cancer patients/survivors

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MERCER COUNTY Nutrition Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Focus:

Nutrition Department University Medical Center at Princeton 253 Witherspoon Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540 Mercer 609-497-4251 Reduce risks for comorbities such as heart disease and diabetes with a focus on exercise and nutrition interventions

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Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus:

A Natural New You Wild Oats of Princeton 255 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Mercer 609-924-4993 www.wildoats.com Teach the community about eating natural and organically along with the 5 A Day

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All ages Own funding None Program has specific cancer prevention focus and provides information for cancer patients/survivors

All ages Own funding Yes Program provides information for cancer patients/survivors

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MERCER COUNTY Physical Activity Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus:

Walking Club, Community Health Challenge Wild Oats of Princeton 255 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 Mercer 609-924-4993 www.wildoats.com Promote health & wellness for the community and surrounding areas by educating and creating opportunities for individuals to use all of the tools that are available to them from Wild Oats of Princeton

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y ‡ 2h All ages Own funding None Program has specific cancer prevention focus and provides information for cancer patients/survivors

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MERCER COUNTY Physical Activity Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus:

Services: Population served: Funded by: Fees & Charges:

Henry J. Austin Health Center Inc. - Senior Health Promotion Program Mercer County Office on Aging 640 South Broad Street, P. O. Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650 Mercer 609-989-6665 www.mercercounty.org To provide medical education and information in an inviting environment to a medically or educationally underserved clientele in need of this specific assistance The goal is to provide information/education and identify individuals in need of this assistance, including a means for treatment direction whenever possible, thereby enabling the client to become more health conscious and to actively pursue this awareness in their daily lives.

y ‡ 2h The Older American's Act target populations: Ages 60+, low income, vulnerable, disabled, minorities Federal None

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MERCER COUNTY Physical Activity Programs

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Focus: Services: Population served: Funded by: Fees & Charges:

Strength Training, Yoga, Tai Chi, Exercise, Senior Yoga West Windsor Senior Center P.O. Box 38, Princeton Jct., NJ 08550 Mercer 609-799-9068 To promote healthful and successful aging

Program Name: Agency/Institution: Address: County: Phone: Website: Focus: Services: Population served: Funded by: Fees & Charges:

Trenton Spirit Walk Isles, Inc. 10 Wood Street, Trenton, NJ 08618 Mercer 609-341-4700 www.isles.org Walk more for good health

yh Seniors Own funding None

2h All ages Grants None

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