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.

WPHS Students Seek Donations for REAL Food Drive Ending Nov. 30

Students-in-Need to Receive Fresh Fruits & Vegetables for the Holidays.

Text4Tots Provides Free Tips for Parents

Parents simply text “Text4Tots” to 898211 to receive free weekly messages tailored to the age of their child.

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.

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.

Community Organizations Collaborate on Senior Hunger

Cheney community plans an intergenerational approach to address hunger.

Healthy Eatonville Promotes Senior Fitness

Seniors in Eatonville are improving their overall health through participation in age appropriate fitness activities.

Walking and Rolling to Better Health and Grades

Healthy Central Florida mini-grants hope to increase the number of students walking and biking to school.

City of Winter Park to Pursue Age Friendly Community Designation

Foundation grant support will help the City of Winter Park become the eighth Florida municipality designated as an AARP Age-Friendly Community.

Leadership Eatonville Community Survey Reveals Resident Priorities

Responses suggest activities for youth, neighborhood beautification efforts, jobs and adult education hold the highest priority.