Local leaders and residents in each community will identify critical health issues in their area and then collaborate with the foundation, utilizing the committed funds, to create lasting, impactful change. Beginning in the Fall of 2016, Lake Worth and The Glades were selected to receive $200,000 a year for the next five years in an effort to improve the health and well-being of local residents. Please click on the progress tab to see what is happening in this community!
Each community will select from Palm Healthcare Foundation’s three priority areas for Healthier Together - diabetes prevention and management, behavioral health and family caregiving.
Goals of the 5 year place-based initiative:
- To help change long term health outcomes of the residents in Palm Beach County
To increase capacity among individuals, organizations and systems to impact lasting and sustainablechange related to health and well-being
To establish a learning framework to evaluate the overall impact of the Healthier Together initiative aswell as the impact at the community level
The Healthier Together website functions as a window into these communities and the activities taking place within the 5 year project. Progress throughout the course of this initiative and among each of the selected communities, will be documented throughout this website through mapping, digital stories, community specific activities, the learning center where special interest groups engage and impact reports. Join the communities where you are making an impact.
Pathways to Prosperity, Inc. and Healthier Boynton Beach partnered with the City of Boynton Beach Utilities Department and other local organizations (Genesis Community Health, Community Caring Center, American Association of Caregiving ...Continue Reading