Women's Wellness

For the woman who chooses to be proactive with her health and that of her family, UPMC Pinnacle Hanover offers many options for success. UPMC Pinnacle Hanover’s services are designed to meet a woman’s needs throughout her lifetime, providing continuity in maintaining, assessing and providing for optimal health and healthcare. A list of specific services just for women are located in the left menu. Below are some services offered through our other departments that you may find useful as well.

Family health and primary careFamily health and primary care represent the first level of the health care. It encompasses preventative care, health maintenance, identification and management of common conditions, and coordination of consultations and referrals. Finding the right doctor is the key to good health. And, UPMC Pinnacle Hanover’s DocFinder service makes it all so easy.

Medical Fitness Center Medically supervised health-related exercise programs and healthy living education are provided at the UPMC Pinnacle Hanover Fitness Center. A client-based professional service, a physician’s referral is required to start a program at the Medical Fitness Center and some programs are covered by insurance.

NutritionRegistered Dietitians provide individualized outpatient nutrition counseling for weight management, nutrition lifestyle change, diabetes counseling, etc. These in-depth appointments include a complete nutrition evaluation and education. A physician’s referral is needed and insurance companies may or may not cover this service.

Support Groups – UPMC Pinnacle Hanover offers free support groups covering a wide variety of topics relating to coping with personal and family health conditions, coping with life changes, and stress reduction.

Wellness Classes / Health Education ProgramsPrenatal Exercise classes and Therapeutic Yoga are examples of several wellness classes of interest to women. For more information about specific ongoing classes, visit our page of wellness programs. To learn more about all upcoming events, visit the community calendar.

Other Resources

For education on women’s health, and many other health categories, with up-to-date health news, quizzes, calculators, glossaries and more:

UPMC Pinnacle Hanover's Online Health Library

Hanover YWCA – The Hanover YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The intention of this site is to raise awareness of the issues, to affect real change for the future.

Hanover YMCA – The Hanover YMCA association offers programs for toddlers through active older adults. The YMCA offers sports programs for youth and adults, teen leadership and development, health and fitness, parent-child as well as family events, arts and humanities and much more.

Choose My Plate –Choose My Plate offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food and exercise choices using SuperTracker.

HealthFinder – The HealthFinder initiative is a national effort to improve people's lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness. On HealthFinder.gov you will learn how to make physical activity a part of your day, eat more healthy foods, protect yourself and your family from illness and avoid risks to your health and the health of your loved ones.