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Abdel Jibawi, MD collaborates with SilverSneakers to Encourage Lifestyle Changes

June 25, 2018

Abdel Jibawi, MD is an active member of the Access family. He is a big proponent of his patients living an active and healthy lifestyle. As part of his community outreach program, he recently conducted an interactive session focused on helping the masses make modifications to their daily lifestyle.

Dr. Abdel Jibawi, addressed dearly by his patients as Dr. AJ, believes that it becomes relatively easy to ignore healthy lifestyle habits amidst the daily humdrum. To ensure that his patients prioritize their health, he has partnered with the SilverSneakers fitness program to improve patient lives and incorporate daily physical activity.

Dr. AJ conducted a talk at the YMCA, Hernando County with his patients about cardiovascular diseases. He addressed the existence of these diseases are primarily caused by a sedentary lifestyle, excessive smoking and a diet saturated with fats. His detailed discussion addressed the measures that need to be taken to not only slow down health deterioration caused by the city but also the adoption of healthier habits to prevent cardiovascular diseases.

His purpose to become more involved with the community was carried out by partnering up with SilverSneakers fitness program. The program aims at encouraging older adults to take charge of their health by participating in physical activities. The program is available throughout the United States and allows access to any participating gym location, once a member of the program. They have partnered with multiple health plans nationally and presently work with 14,000 gyms nationwide.

Dr. AJ is one of the many members of the Access family who focus on getting the community active. Subscribe to our blogs to see what Access Health Care Physicians are upto.  

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