Partnerships

Youth Driven Healthy Recreation Centers Collective Reaches Its Halfway Mark

Much of what influences an individual’s health happens in their community. Safety, access to healthy foods, space for physical activity and social support—from family and friends—all contribute to our health. Even so, many children are growing up in communities with numerous barriers to healthy living. To better understand and improve the connection between health and …

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7 Tips for Eating Right during the School Year

Editor’s note: This guest blog was provided by our sponsor, Western Dairy Association. With another school year just around the corner, most of us moms are preparing for the busyness that will once again be “life.” While you might make healthy eating a priority during the summer months – when fresh produce and seasonal products …

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Grass to Glass: Dairy Farmers’ Commitment to Sustainability

Editor’s note: This guest blog was provided by our sponsor, Western Dairy Association. It used to be that consumers came to a registered dietitian to discuss “healthy eating.” Today, consumers are asking, “What is a healthy and sustainable diet – one that’s good for me and good for the environment?” What does it mean to …

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Farmers Markets: How to Buy Local and Save

Editor's note: This guest blog was provided by our sponsor, Western Dairy Association. Fresh dark greens and bright berries, the smells of roasting peppers and warm pies, free crunchy fruit samples and warm weather can't be beat. Farmers markets offer the exceptional opportunity to purchase "just picked" local produce and unique locally-made products. Here are …

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LiveWell Colorado and Partners Receive First IMPACT Grant from GSK

I am so proud that GSK, a global healthcare company, has awarded LiveWell Colorado and six partners its first IMPACT grant of $500,000 to improve healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for youth in Globeville Elyria-Swansea and Northeast Denver. Today, more than 100 local leaders and neighborhood residents met at Swansea Recreation Center in Denver …

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The Governor’s New Health Agenda: Making Colorado the Healthiest State in the Nation

Earlier this week, LiveWell Colorado had the privilege of joining Governor Hickenlooper for the unveiling of the State of Health report, which outlines the state’s commitment to and action plan for making Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. As Governor Hickenlooper states, “Achieving this goal is not an easy task, but it’s one we …

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