April 6, 2016
Ingredients that go into making the “great elixir” that can support optimal health and educational outcomes require us to consider the health and well-being of all members of the school environment – students, staff and teachers. As school health champions, it’s imperative that we work to support the entire school community, all members, as one organic whole.
March 30, 2016
Just five a day: That’s how many servings of fruits and vegetables physicians recommend that children eat. But if you’re dealing with a picky eater, that goal can seem unattainable. We asked Kaiser Permanente Pediatrician, Patricia Cantrell, MD, for her suggestions on getting kids to eat fruits and vegetables.
March 16, 2016
When the number of school arrests in Clayton County reached an all-time high, Clayton County’s Juvenile Justice Chief Judge and the superintendent of Clayton County Public Schools came together to find a solution. The result was the creation of a School-Justice Partnership to engage the community in achieving effective, sustainable outcomes for Clayton County youth and families.
February 24, 2016
We’ve gathered some collective wisdom on the subject of concentration and offer a few tips here for how to strengthen your focus so that you and your kids can not only thrive in the moment, but play the long game.
January 18, 2016
For the past 11 years, Kaiser Permanente has been encouraging its workforce to celebrate “a day on, not a day off” by using the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday to dedicate a day of service to the community. This year, in conjunction with Thriving Schools, the annual celebration of volunteerism took on new meaning as Kaiser Permanente channeled many of its employees to serve in neighborhood schools.
January 12, 2016
“Wellness is union business.” That’s the message that the California School Employees Association (CSEA) wants to convey to their members and to the wider public. The CSEA Wellness Champions program was begun in 2014, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, and has quickly garnered an enthusiastic following.
November 24, 2015
Kaiser Permanente and the National Basketball Association wrapped up a series of 14 NBA FIT clinics held this year, with three Southern California schools holding events in late September. The clinics are an integral part of Kaiser Permanente’s groundbreaking partnership with the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League.
October 8, 2015
At their recent 2015 Leaders Summit, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation celebrated its 10-year anniversary and acknowledged schools, industry leaders, corporate partners and programs that have been exemplary in their work toward promoting childhood health. The Alliance also recognized Kaiser Permanente for its efforts in support of children’s health.