Neuro-Splash has become more than just exercise, for some participants it’s become a support network and given a new outlook on life
In Tunica, Mississippi, community leaders and organizations are working together to make changes that will provide better food access and improve health across the community.
This summer, NRPA staff conducted site visits to rural grant recipients to see what Commit to Health funding and resources look like in action.
At a time when the older adult population is growing at such a rapid rate, it’s no surprise that park and recreation agencies are playing their part to serve the needs and desires of this growing population.
Here are our top choices for sessions that will help you engage your community, partners and stakeholders in your health and wellness offerings.
July 12 was National Summer Learning Day!
Community gardens are a wonderful way to not only green up the neighborhood, but also to bring neighbors together.
East Orange Recreation and Cultural Affairs kicked off their summer meal program and second-annual Park Champion event with a bang and a bouncy house in Rowley Park.
June 9 was Family Health & Fitness Day!
As one of the largest providers of meals during out-of-school times, park and recreation agencies are making significant impacts in their communities.
Out of a truly unlimited series of possibilities, consider trying one of these fun, inexpensive activities to get up and moving.
In this episode, we speak with Mr. Joe Trevino, a 93-year-old veteran, and Irma Yepez-Perez, a Senior Management Analyst at the City of Fresno PARCS department.
Over the last decade, U.S. park and recreation agencies have helped catapult the farm-to-fork and local food movements from niche efforts to mainstream industries.
Encourage older adults to reignite their nutrition routine by learning a new recipe, trying out new fruits and vegetables, taking a cooking class or food shopping in a new grocery store.
Since 2013, NRPA has been working through local parks and recreation to help people with arthritis manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Since 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to their communities.
On National Park Rx Day, Sunday, April 29, communities across the country will celebrate in local and national parks with events such as Walk with a Doc, Zumba in the Park and Tai Chi to recognize the impact parks have on our health, particularly in combating preventable disease.
While the field of parks and recreation is often associated with fun and games, it should also be known for how it is advancing health and wellness.