MANKATO – The Mankato Family YMCA has launched a new program titled ForeverWell directed towards active older adults, ages 55 and over. The program, which promotes ways to get active, stay fit and be social, will host a launch party on October 14 at the YMCA. Renee’ Solomon-Wise has joined the YMCA as the ForeverWell Coordinator. 


“The ForeverWell program promotes wellness for active older adults and we want to help people reconnect,” Solomon-Wise said. “During the last year, many of us stopped connecting and the ForeverWell program wants to help by providing opportunities, in the community and ways to learn more about volunteering, as well.” 


The launch party on Thursday October 14 will allow members to learn more about the new program, meet with Renee’ and get connected to other community resources. The launch party will be held in the Aerobics Studio at the YMCA from 10am-12pm and is open to all members of the public. 


The ForeverWell program will highlight a variety of activities throughout the year for the mind, body and spirit. The program is community-based and will also offer educational activities. In addition to promoting a healthy lifestyle, ForeverWell will help alleviate boredom and isolation for active older adults. 


Solomon-Wise comes to the Y with an extensive background and experience. She has worked with various social service agencies, serving diverse population’s through work and her volunteer roles. Renee’ lives the lifestyle she is promoting through the ForeverWell, as she is an avid fitness enthusiast’s and Pickleball player and looks forward to sharing her laughter with others.

More information on the ForeverWell program, including Renee’ Solomon-Wise’s contact information can be found online at