March 18, 2016 1:48 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Shared Use of Community Resources

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Shared use is a strategy that leverages existing community areas for use as recreation spaces for the whole community. By allowing the broader public to have access to resources such as schoolyards, the entire community has increased opportunities for physical activity. Community Commons discusses the potential of shared use in Fair Play: Advancing Health Equity Through Shared […]

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December 15, 2015 5:32 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Partnering4Health: Brain Boosts with the American Heart Association

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In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level. Named the National Implementation and Dissemination for Chronic Disease Prevention — or Partnering4Health — five organizations are working with selected chapters and affiliates to strengthen health in their communities. A member of […]

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