Music & Memory Program to Aid Local Older Adults

This innovative program—coming to 12 area locations—helps older adults reconnect with the world through music.

Grant Funds Professional Development to Promote Active Aging

The new grant will enable about 40 local aging services professionals to attend the ICAA conference and learn how to better help older adults live active and healthy lives.

Parramore Assessment Offers Health Improvement Suggestions

A health impact assessment in Orlando’s Parramore community produced ideas on how to protect the health of residents as community development continues.

WPHS to Launch Bike Sharing Program

The bike share program is designed to inspire teens to try out bicycles for transportation and fun, physical activity.

It’s Back –Announcing the 3rd Annual Mayors’ Sole Challenge on Nov. 1st

Healthy Central Florida annual event will be held in Maitland, and in hopes of inspiring more families to participate, it will feature a school challenge with prize money.

ITNOrlando Provides Seniors a Key to Independence

Car keys may be made of common metals and plastic, but for older adults they are links to freedom and independence. That was one of the reasons for the development of ITNOrlando. Find out more about this transportation service giving older adults in Orlando the keys to stay a vibrant part of the community.

New Published Report Focuses on Faith Community Nursing Initiative

The lessons and successes of the Faith Community Nursing initiative are covered in this new Florida Hospital report.

Active Aging Week Activities Begin September 21

Central Florida’s booming 50+ population—about one-thir […]



WPHF supports the CYI-- a collection of free, school-based health and wellness services in 12 local schools--to keep students healthy and at their academic best.

This free, nonprofit, online news service focused on Florida health issues, was launched with funding from multiple health foundations—including WPHF. It is now part of WUSF Media at the University of South Florida.

This community-based initiative was founded by WPHF and Florida Hospital to help make Central Florida the healthiest community in the U.S.

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