May 8, 2018
Kaiser Permanente recently helped open a wellness center for more than 70 teachers and employees at Carole Highlands Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The new wellness center includes exercise equipment and a meditation area.
April 27, 2018
Over the past decade, Kaiser Permanente used different aspects of its HEAL (short for “Healthy Eating Active Living”) initiative to improve health policies, programs and ultimately health outcomes impacting more than 715,000 people.
April 3, 2018
“Kaiser Permanente is in schools because we know health is much more than medical care,” said Angela Coron, managing director, community benefit, Kaiser Permanente Southern California. “Wellness is about kids getting a chance in life, it’s about kids learning – and it needs to be inviting.”
March 27, 2018
“Often times, the health from the neck up has a direct impact on our health from the neck down," said Chaundrissa Smith, MD, at Kaiser Permanente Georgia. Dr. Smith encouraged students to speak up and reach out for help if they or someone around them experienced adverse mental health issues following a traumatic event.
March 22, 2018
Walking and biking are healthy ways to get to and from school. Check out these helpful resources from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership that work to increase awareness and engagement for parents, school leaders and school administrators.
February 28, 2018
Domestic partner violence is something that’s finally coming out of the shadows for many. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they’re in a relationship with before they become adults. Hear thoughts from three physicians on the topic.
February 22, 2018
Kaiser Permanente, the Golden State Warriors and Playworks joined together to visit a California elementary school for a Get Fit Time-Out event focusing on mindfulness, physical activity and meaningful play. At the event, the Warrior’s NBA MVP Steph Curry spoke about the importance of being present in the moment.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation Receives $3.1 Million Grant for Healthy Schools Program from Kaiser Permanente
February 13, 2018
“Healthy kids are better learners,” said Loel Solomon, vice president of Community Health for Kaiser Permanente. “By expanding our partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation we will help more of our schools make powerful, sustainable changes, resulting in a healthier school staff, and healthier students ready to learn."