Offer group educational, social, or physical activities that promote social interactions, regular attendance, and community involvement among older adults
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Nonprofits", "Health Care", and "Diet and Exercise"
Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
Establish partnerships between farmers and consumers in which consumers purchase a share of a farm’s products in advance
Build, strengthen, and maintain social networks that provide supportive relationships for behavior change through walking groups or other community-based interventions
Engage a variety of partners in a highly visible, multi-component effort to increase physical activity, often with efforts to address cardiovascular disease risk factors
Offer samples of fresh fruits and vegetables in cafeterias, nutrition classes, school gardens, or workplace well-being meetings, often as part of a multi-faceted nutrition intervention
Increase healthy options in vending machines by reducing the price of healthy choices, increasing the number of healthy choices compared to unhealthy choices, etc.
Teach behavioral skills that can help individuals incorporate physical activity into their daily routines
Combine educational, environmental, and behavioral activities that increase physical activity and improve nutrition (e.g., nutrition education, aerobic/strength training, dietary prescriptions, etc.) in various settings
Place motivational signs on or near stairwells, elevators, and escalators that encourage individuals to use stairs