New Program Eases Way for End-Of-Life Conversations

It’s designed to help individuals and families talk about end-of-life wishes, write them down and share them with others.

Older Adult Volunteers Help Battle Childhood Obesity

Local seniors are leading young children in fun physical activities and teaching them how to make healthy snacks as part of a new intergenerational volunteer program.

Mobile Market Delivers Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to Needy Neighborhoods

This traveling grocery store will deliver produce to food deserts throughout Orange County five days a week.

Cheney Wellness Cottage Opens

The new community health center is the product of a successful partnership between the Central Florida Family Health Center, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida Blue Foundation, Winter Park Health Foundation and Orange County Public Schools.

Walkability Expert Offers Insight on Building Healthy Communities

Walkability expert Mark Fenton met with Central Florida leaders to guide them in a discussion about how to design local communities for health and safety.

Children’s Health Care Insurance Update Draws Statewide Interest

New research by Georgetown University Health Policy Institute states while the number of uninsured Florida children has dropped to 445,000, it still ranks 47th among states and the District of Columbia in the percent of children who are uninsured—11.1 percent.

Local Cities Seek Bicycle Friendly Status

Winter Park and Maitland are working to obtain a Bicycle Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists.