August 29, 2022

Physical Literacy for Aging Retirees

As the population ages, the biggest challenge ahead is the rate of obesity. Among adults ages 60 and older the rate has been increasing, standing at about 41 percent in 2015-2016. Bold approaches are needed to prevent the obesity epidemic including addressing the racial and ethnic disparities related to stress and differences in access to health care, healthy food, and opportunities for physical activity.
July 22, 2022

Tips for Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

As the I/DD community continues to advocate for providing inclusive programs to support physical literacy and positive health outcomes, here are some tips and tricks:
June 6, 2022

Outdoor Play is Vital to Child Development

In an age where everything is at the click of a button of our fingertip, it seems that technology has its grip on young children who need outside play more than ever.
May 4, 2022

Telling your story….

Advocacy is an all-year-long activity at the national, state, and local levels.  State Legislatures set their calendars and some meet year-round, annually, or bi-annually.  Local government, however, the closest to the constituents and where policy germinates never rest to meet the needs of their communities.
April 4, 2022

ALL IN for Advocacy

It starts with You!
March 8, 2022

Advocacy ABCs

Advocacy is a continuous process. Advocacy is not just passing legislation; it involves educating policymakers throughout the year about the importance of achieving health and wellness. The following advocacy tips are organized using the ABC’s but are not organized in the order that they occurred.