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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
The Seattle Foundation evaluated organization
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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.
Environmental Health News
The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news.
Closing the Gap
There is a growing movement that acknowledges, researches, and provides creative approaches to this threat to our health based on a strategic analysis of the role of race in both the problems and the solutions. This report identifies best practices around the country, from both inside and outside of the health care system.
The Health of Washington State
The Health of Washington State, 2007 assesses health status and related topics that are important to the Washington State Department of Health’s mission of protecting and improving health in Washington.
Childhood Obesity Factsheet
A fact sheet compiled by the Children's Alliance on childhood obesity.
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