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Vulnerable Residents 

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Opportunities to make healthy choices are essential for a healthy lifestyle. By engaging populations at high-risk for health problems, we can promote healthy lifestyles and raise the wellness of the entire community.

 

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tactics for giving to promote the well-being of vulnerable residents
  • Improve outcomes for individuals and families experiencing a crisis
  • Provide services to populations with special needs, such as the elderly and people with disabilities 
  • Meet the needs of individuals and families that have the least access to resources
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Informal Health, Fitness and Social Activities Support Healthy Lifestyles
The YMCA of Greater Seattle provides opportunities for youth and adults to participate in health, fitness and social activities that support healthy lifestyles. Informal options, such as walking clubs that meet at work lunch, make it possible for people to be active where they work.
Stay Informed:

Health of King County Report
The Health of King County is a synthesis of public health data designed to provide a broad overview of the health of King County residents.
Making Sustainability Legal
Sightline Institute's "Making Sustainability Legal" project is working to remove outdated rules that stop affordable, green solutions.
Washington ranks 14 in nation in overall health
Washington state ranks No. 14 in the country in overall health, according to the latest America's Health Rankings survey. 
Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.
Early Childhood Experiences Shape Health and Well-being Throughout Life
This report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation makes a strong case for early childhood as the best time to intervene for optimal social, emotional, intellectual, and yes, even health outcomes.
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