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Self-motivation and individual change is to be applauded, but the Winter Park Health Foundation recognizes that policy and environmental change can also inspire citizens to take steps to live healthier. Well aware that behavior is affected by environments, we support efforts by child care centers, schools, businesses and communities to implement policies that make it easier for people to make and sustain healthy choices.

WPHF Inspires WPMH to Join End-of-Life Conversation Project

End-of-life conversations are tough to initiative, but a national program is focused on making sure the conversations occur and are respected.

New Brief on Florida Medicaid

New issue brief outlining impact of Florida’s decision not to expand its Medicaid program focus of March 13 webinar.

Winter Park High School Students Introduce Principals to Live.Life.Healthy

The students set up stations where they introduced the principals to their healthy food initiatives.

Policies for a Healthy Workplace

Tax season--a high anxiety time for anyone--is especially stressful for accounting firms. Moss, Krusick & Associates, a Winter Park accounting firm, fights back with an arsenal of stress-reducing tactics, including a review of its Audit Tax Season Survival Guide. The guide includes a variety of reminders of healthy ways to cope, such as getting enough sleep and exercise and keeping lines of communication open.

Best Foot Forward Hopes to Make Central Florida Safer for Walkers

Metro Orlando is the most dangerous city in the country for pedestrians and Best Foot Forward is working to change that.

HCF Lives Up to its Name with Fun, Free Health Week Activities

Activities run from March 17 - 24 and include bike rides, speakers and a smoke free weekend at the Winter Park Village.

Georgetown U. Releases Report on Fla. Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care Program

Long term care under Medicaid is changing in Florida and moving to a managed care system.

Florida Faces Medicaid Decisions

The State of Florida now faces important decisions regarding its Medicaid program.

A Healthier Zora! Festival in Eatonville in 2013

The Zora! Festival is implementing strategies from the Center for Disease Control to make the festival healthier.