Designing an Outdoor Wellness Environment

“Only spread a fern-frond over a man’s head and worldly cares are cast out, and freedom and beauty and peace come in.”  — John Muir Research has shown that access to outdoor spaces can enhance health and wellbeing. People of all ages experience benefits from exposure to nature, including stress relief, mental restoration and increased […]

Aging and Intergenerational Relationships

Author: Cheryl Fama, Peninsula Health Care District CEO “Connections between generations are essential for the mental health and stability of the nation.” – Margaret Mead You probably have memories of a favorite grandparent, or maybe you’re that favorite grandparent in a child’s life. You’ve likely experienced the many joys of having a close relationship with […]

Urban Planning + Creating Healthy Communities

Author: Cheryl Fama, Peninsula Health Care District CEO The vision of the Peninsula Health Care District is that all residents of the District enjoy their optimal health through education, prevention, and access to needed health care services. To carry out our vision, PHCD is launching a monthly blog that will highlight health care trends, and […]