Promoting healthy lifestyles for students and families Winter 2017-2018
A joint program of School Districts, and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
What is the Healthier Families Program? The Healthier Families Program is a joint program between School Districts and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center to educate and encourage parents/guardians and students on the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. A multidisciplinary team will work with your family to develop a plan for long-term good health.
Members of the team include: School District Staff (physical education teachers, etc) Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Healthcare Professionals (pediatricians, registered dietitians, registered nurses, licensed physical therapists, child life specialists, etc) Community Members.
You and your child will become familiar with sound nutritional concepts and easy, convenient ways to serve healthy meals, and to instill healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
Who may attend?
Children selected by the School District staff members will be invited to participate. There is no cost, but children and families who are selected must demonstrate a commitment to completing the program. Enrollment is determined on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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