"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

 

— Margaret Meade

Healthy Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods 

389 St. Clair 

Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

1-313-647-2827

Healthy at Work

GOAL: By 2022, create a more health conscientious workforce in Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods through connecting businesses with wellness program providers.

Objectives

  • Create a workplace wellness toolkit  (see what other coalitions have started/Action for Happiness toolbox)

  • Create and share Educational programs on diabetes, cardiovascular, and obesity, blood pressure, stress reduction; mindfulness

  • Create an education health wellness day (maybe using 8 dimensions and peer to peer health ambassadors)

  • Promote Walking during breaks/ and being social during breaks/ promoting healthy breaks https://thedailymile.co.uk

  • Create Incentives for quitting smoking

  • Create Weight loss challenges with rewards/ and work fitness challenge with videos

  • Create Healthy day @ office challenge

  • Encourage Team building at work/ icebreakers/ support groups/meetings/Vision board sessions/purpose workshops

  • Promote Healthy food and  snacks @ the office

  • Collaborate with hospitals/ACS/businesses/community organizations on prevention screening for obesity, colon, breast, prostate cancer