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CATEGORY ARCHIVE

Through its work, the Winter Park Health Foundation strives to engage residents to make personal changes and adopt healthy lifestyles.  And, we enlist and empower ideas from members of the community who are focused on making their communities healthier places. The focus is on disease prevention and the aim is to energize individuals and communities to identify and implement sustainable actions to address their health concerns.

Upcoming Event - Exercise: The Perfect Elixir for your Brain

Learn about the importance of physical activity and play, and its effects on the brain.

Dali Lama’s Personal Physician Visits Central Florida

Dr. Barry Kerzin emphasized the need for unity, compassion and caring for oneself – in order to better care for others.

Coordinated Youth Initiative Continues to Positively Impact Students

This past school year – as with the past 15 years - nurses, counselors and Healthy School Team leaders formed a strong safety net of support that helped keep students healthy and ready to learn.

Rebranding Aging with Growing Bolder

WPHF will work with Growing Bolder to change the way our community looks at aging by destroying stereotypes and delivering hope, inspiration and possibility.

WPHF Launches Text4Tots Pilot Program

Parents can “opt in” to receive text messages supporting their child’s healthy development.

BrainUP! for a Healthy Mind

Learn about brain health and find the tools and resources to inspire you, your family and friends.

Healthy Central Florida Awards $25,000 in Grants

The 2016 grants focused on two of HCF’s four focus areas: Get Active and Eat Healthy.

$100,000 Committed to Better Together in Response to Pulse Tragedy

WPHF trustees hope the donation will inspire healing

Local Middle School Students Create Videos to Promote Safe Walking and Biking

The Healthy Central Florida video contest received 43 entries and awarded 7 top honors to middle school students.