Posts Categorized: Healthcare

Healthy Food in Maine Hospitals? Check!

Authored by Emily Kain, Let’s Go! Dissemination Program Manger  As part of our multi-sector approach to obesity prevention, we work in many sites: schools, daycares, healthcare practices etc. Now, in partnership with MaineHealth, we’re working with local hospitals to make sure the places that help us stay healthy are living healthy every day. Let’s Go!… Read more »

Plan for a Screen Free Weekend

Authored by Caitlin Loveitt, Let’s Go! Home Office Monday marked the kickoff of Screen Free Week, a week-long celebration that encourages children to go screen free. Many of us remember this experience as a week-long challenge to simply stop watching television, since prior to 2010 – when the name was changed to better reflect our… Read more »

Is your workplace part of Let’s Go!?

Authored by Emily Kain At Pen Bay Medical Center, Food Service Director Jeffrey Space has created a unique program that benefits the health of employees, patients, and community members alike. In the winter, Jeff purchases a large community supported agriculture share from a local Knox-county farm. This share allows Jeff to pay at the onset… Read more »

Not-So-Lazy Days of Summer

Authored by Karen Voci, Executive DirectorHarvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation It’s almost that magic time again in New England, when the days get warmer and longer and the kids are out of school. Take advantage of these days and be active with the children in your life – it’s the perfect excuse for grown-ups to… Read more »