Needs

addressing barriers to health

CATEGORY ARCHIVE

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.

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Local Farmers' Markets to Accept SNAP Benefits

The Winter Park and Audubon Park Farmers' Markets will begin accepting SNAP benefits in February.
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School Health Providers Report Busy First Semester

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Counselors and Wellness Teams support students, families and school staff.
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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.
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Senior Learning Network Expands

The Senior Learning Network brings remarkable educational programs to organizations serving older adults.
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WPHS Students Seek Donations for REAL Food Drive Ending Nov. 30

Students-in-Need to Receive Fresh Fruits & Vegetables for the Holidays.
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Text4Tots Provides Free Tips for Parents

Parents simply text “Text4Tots” to 898211 to receive free weekly messages tailored to the age of their child.
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Plymouth Apartment Residents Enjoy New, Age-Friendly Kitchen

The remodeled kitchen includes age-friendly features such as a raised dishwasher, tilt out shelves, improved lighting and a microwave mounted at a height safe for older adults.
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Integrated Medical Fitness Model Planned for Project Wellness

The Medical Fitness Association International Conference in November will provide timely education for the Project Wellness team.
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Community Organizations Collaborate on Senior Hunger

Cheney community plans an intergenerational approach to address hunger.