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Capital Area Wellness Coalition
Celebrating 10 years of success!

Next meeting:

Wednesday, November 13; 8 - 9:30 am, Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion, 49 S Main St, Concord

Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Tuesdays, Nov 5 - Dec 12

This 6-class educational program is designed to teach caregivers how to care for themselves. Held at the City Wide Community Center on Tuesdays, Nov 5 - Dec 12 from 10 - 11:30 am. 

To register, please visit the Concord Regional VNA.

Highlights from our 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Be the Change: Catalyzing Communities to Reverse the Trend of Childhood Obesity

We were thrilled to bring Dr. Christina Economos, PhD to Concord. Her keynote was informative and inspiring, leaving attendees with energy and ideas for moving community strategies forward. Key take-aways:

  • 'Whole of Community' approach needed to make change

  • Systems, policy and environmental changes needed to shift the conditions that hold the problem in place

  • Key targets: reduce sugar-sweetened beverages, reduce ultra-processed foods, improve standards for school food, implement menu improvements and portion control for foods eaten away from home