January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month, which is a great opportunity for building healthy habits together.
Resources for keeping active no matter the season: https://www.eatright.org/fitness/exercise/family-activities/family-exercise-ideas-for-every-season
Find heart healthy recipes and tips for improving your cooking skills: https://recipes.heart.org/en/recipes
Mental health isn’t just mental, it impacts our healthy physically: https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Taking-Care-of-Yourself
January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month, and Connections IN Health and the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance are here to support Hoosiers efforts to shed the weight.
Assess your weight: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/index.html
Find out more about the role nutrition plays: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.html
Learn the health effects of being overweight/obese: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/effects/index.html
HHWA meets on the second Tuesday of odd months.
The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance (HHWA) seeks to increase positive health outcomes within Indiana by providing the support and effective strategies needed to optimize local impact. Embracing values of collaboration, education and food equity the coalition continues to work on capacity building efforts around the built environment, innovative ways to share the expertise of members, and an increased level of community engagement.
To join the coalition, contact Antonia Sawyer at email@example.com.