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Success Stories

Posted on May 30, 2013

The Omaha Housing Authority (OHA) not only to help its employees make the healthy choice the easy choice at work, but for its residents to make the healthy choice at home as well. Healthy food and beverage options are an easy choice available for OHA employees. Water is available at all times and there are […]

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Posted on May 30, 2013

In collaboration with Live Well Omaha: Douglas County Putting Prevention to Work, school principal Eric Nelson embraces every opportunity to help facilitate a culture shift for students and staff at Fontenelle Elementary School. As a Partners for a Healthy City — and the first school to sign up — Nelson has made a commitment to […]

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Posted on May 6, 2013

Seldin Company and its employees held a “Save the Stairs” contest at their corporate office to promote health and wellness throughout the company. The contest was a friendly competition between two teams led by company executives to decorate the stairwells at the Seldin corporate office. Each team was assigned a stairwell and asked to come […]

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Posted on May 1, 2012

Traditions run deep in the Latino culture. From music to recipes to family, they’re the things that bring people together and create a sense of community. It’s some of those same traditions that can benefit from healthy changes, says Carolina Padilla, executive director of the Intercultural Senior Center in south Omaha. In 2008, she founded […]

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Posted on June 28, 2011

The City of Omaha welcomes the first of its kind outdoor fitness area, opening in Elmwood Park on Wednesday, June 29. “The vision for the park is to encourage and promote healthy, active lifestyles for all age groups and levels of fitness by creating a safe, fun and functional atmosphere within the community,” said Michaela […]

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Posted on May 5, 2011

Each year, Live Well Omaha Kids, a community collaboration led by Live Well Omaha and Alegent Health, publishes a report on the impact of their programs on our community’s fight against childhood obesity. Year three’s report, recently released, shows encouraging accomplishments — an indication that the group’s plan is taking them — and us — […]

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Posted on February 16, 2011

Live Well Omaha: Douglas County Putting Prevention to Work is having a positive impact on many areas of our community. One of the most exciting early wins for the movement is through the Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Program. Led by Julie Harris of Activate Omaha, SRTS works with schools to educate students about — […]

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Posted on February 15, 2011

This is the time of year many people think about joining a gym in order to get in shape. There are many health club options, so you want to make sure you pick the right place that will help you accomplish your fitness goals.  One of the keys to starting and maintaining an exercise routine […]

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