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Crosby Wellness Center Update: August 2017

Since it opened in 1989, the Crosby Wellness Center has always been a special place with exceptional staff, programs and services focused on improving the physical and social wellbeing of residents from Winter Park and surrounding communities. It will be the cornerstone of the new Center for Health & Wellbeing when it opens late 2018.

Florida Hospital Partnership Update: August 2017

The Center for Health and Wellbeing, set to open late 2018, will emphasize taking care of not just the body, but the mind and spirit, too. The intentionally integrated facility will inspire healthy living, reverse chronic diseases and increase longevity.

Growing Bolder: On the Cutting Edge of Wellness

Growing Bolder is proud to be a part of a cutting edge health project dedicated to creating a unique facility which brings together wellness, fitness and medicine in one integrated center in the Orlando, Florida area. This new center will be a model for cities across America and will include programs and services to inspire […]

WPHF Shares Plans for Project Wellness

Following several years of research and planning, the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) announced plans to rebuild its 25 year-old Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center inside a larger, more comprehensive healthy living center integrating Wellness, Medicine and Fitness programs in one convenient location.

Students Help Seniors Get Computer Savvy

The Winter Park resident started by first learning how to research topics on Google. Her topic of choice was flowers, and for the rest of her training session, she and her young trainer looked them up. Her face lit up with each discovery.

Active Aging Week Activities Begin September 21

Central Florida’s booming 50+ population—about one-third of the population in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville—will have access to a wide range of activities ranging from an art show and brain health games to community walks and poetry reading during Active Aging Week the last week in September. Led by the International Council on Active Aging, […]

Healthy Central Florida Launch Features Dr. Oz, Draws 500

Healthy Central Florida (HCF)—a unique community-based partnership aimed at helping Central Floridians move more, eat healthier and get connected—launched before a crowd of 500 on February 6 with Dr. Mehmet Oz, cardiothoracic surgeon and host of The Dr. Oz Show, on hand to offer encouragement and praise. “Healthy Central Florida is a big celebration of […]