Local leaders representing various sectors of the community have been selected to guide efforts to improve the health of Winter Park through the ACHIEVE program. ACHIEVE stands for Action Communities for Health, Innovation and Environmental Change and is an initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Communities Program. The Winter Park [...]
News from ‘June, 2010’
Emergency Care providers, who typically get little training focused on the unique needs of older adults, will soon receive more thanks to a $53,000 grant approved by the Winter Park Health Foundation through its Older Adults Work Group. The grant, to the Emergency Medicine Learning and Resource Center (EMLRC), will enable the organization to create [...]
The Heart of Florida United Way’s Basic Needs Campaign—awarded a $100,000 grant from the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) last year—has been awarded an additional $75,000 through the WPHF Older Adults Work Group. Its award is to be applied to families where an older adult resides within Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park.
Local faith communities will soon be able to apply for multi-year grants of up to $40,000 to improve the health of their members as the result of a new Faith-Based Nursing Initiative approved by the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF). Consistent with the Foundation’s desire to promote sustainability, grant support will gradually decline over a three-year [...]
Leaders of the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) and Florida Hospital gathered mayors of Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville, and key representatives of other local communities and diverse organizations on June 9 to make a pitch to establish the Central Florida Vitality Zone and be designated the first “Healthways/Blue Zones Vitality City” in the country. [...]