Needs

addressing barriers to health

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Recognizing the desire to live a healthy lifestyle can be trumped by issues of hunger and illness, the Winter Park Health Foundation seeks partners to help eliminate these barriers. This might involve supporting food distribution to hungry children or helping seniors understand and access benefits for which they are qualified. Levelling the playing field can lead to a healthier community for all.

ANGST Documentary Brought to Enzian

The screening is part of the ongoing efforts to promote a culture of understanding and empathy in the Winter Park Consortium secondary schools.

Local Schools Implement New Electronic Health Record System

With the migration to Welligent comes an increase in functionality, data collection and reporting capabilities for the school nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and CHILL counselors.

Senior Food & Lifestyle Fair Addresses Food Insecurity

Participants learned how food insecurity and poor nutrition can impact older adult health.

Strengthening the Local Food Pantry Network

Representatives from local food pantries came together to learn, exchange ideas and be recognized for their dedication to alleviating hunger.

Partners to Offer New Programs at Healthy Eatonville Place

Grace Medical Home and Second Harvest Food Bank will be local partners in offering diabetes prevention classes and the distribution of healthy food to program participants at Healthy Eatonville Place.

Local Farmers' Markets to Accept SNAP Benefits

The Winter Park and Audubon Park Farmers' Markets will begin accepting SNAP benefits in February.

School Health Providers Report Busy First Semester

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Counselors and Wellness Teams support students, families and school staff.

Eatonville Takes Action for a Healthier Community

Technical assistance for a new town charter was made possible through a grant to the Institute of Government at UCF.

Senior Learning Network Expands

The Senior Learning Network brings remarkable educational programs to organizations serving older adults.