Abbeville Area Medical Center and Abbeville YMCA Form Partnership
Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) and the Abbeville YMCA announced that they have signed a partnership agreement that will allow the YMCA to lease the hospital’s Wellness Center effective March 1st. AAMC’s patient rehabilitation services will continue to be housed in the area adjacent to the Wellness area and will not be affected.
The multi-year agreement will allow the Abbeville YMCA and hospital to provide additional health and wellness programming to the community. Facility hours will be expanded to 6:00am – 7:00pm Monday through Friday and members will have access to all Lakelands YMCA facilities.
YMCA personnel will be on-site to assist current AAMC Wellness Center members to move memberships to the Abbeville YMCA beginning February 1st. Existing membership fees will remain in place through the end of 2022.
“This collaboration will help AAMC further meet its mission to provide quality healthcare and inspire healthy living,” stated Cindy Buck, AAMC Interim CEO. “We are excited to have the opportunity to connect both our patients and community with more programs and services that will have a real and lasting positive impact on our area’s health and wellness.”
“We are very excited to partner with Abbeville Area Medical Center to expand the Y’s programs and services to the Abbeville community,” stated Brian Harlan, CEO, Lakelands Region YMCA. “By leveraging our combined resources, expertise and passion, we can truly move the needle on diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and so many other preventable conditions.”
“The benefits of being a member of the Abbeville YMCA will only grow as collaborative programming is created and offerings expanded to meet the existing and future needs of the Abbeville community,” stated Johnathan Bass, Lakelands Region YMCA VP of Advancement. “I’m excited by the opportunities that will develop as a result of a partnership between two mission based organizations.”
If you are interested in finding out more about membership to the Abbeville YMCA, call 864-366-8439, email [email protected] or visit www.AbbevilleYMCA.org.
About Abbeville Area Medical Center:
Abbeville Area Medical Center has been meeting the region’s healthcare needs since 1919. The hospital offers a full range of services including a 24-hour emergency department, an inpatient and outpatient surgery center, radiology services including MRI, wellness center, diabetes education, wound care center, laboratory, physical, speech and occupational therapy, swing bed inpatient rehabilitation, Direct Health-Industrial Medicine, behavioral health and home health care. The medical staff includes board-certified primary care physicians and surgeons as well as specialists in urology, plastics, ear, nose and throat (ENT), and podiatry. For more information about Abbeville Area Medical Center, please call the Marketing Department at 864-366-3364 or visit AbbevilleAreaMC.com.
About the Lakelands YMCA
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the US, nearly 2,700 Y’s engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.