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Every family can be a healthy family. By focusing your family's efforts to live healthier around the Y's pillars of a healthy family home and taking small steps using the information and tools we provide, your family will soon be feeling stronger and living healthier.

Healthy Family Home

Improving the Nation's Health and Well-being

At the Y, we believe that small steps lead to big changes and every family can be a healthy one. Serving families has always been at the heart of the Y. We are a place where they can find respite from social, economic and educational challenges, and learn how to overcome them. We have a fundamental desire to provide opportunities for every family to build stronger bonds, achieve greater work/life balance, and become more engaged with their communities.




The Pillars of a Healthy Family Home

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Eat Healthy Eat Healthy

At the Y, we believe that small steps lead to big changes. With a balanced approach, even the busiest families can discover ways to eat healthier and feel better. Explore these healthy habits, tips and tools designed to help your family improve your approach to the foods you eat and drink.

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Play Every Day Play Every Day

Play may be the best way to prevent childhood obesity. By putting more play into your family's day, you will soon find yourself getting the activity that will have your family feeling energized and strong. Explore these healthy habits, tips and tools designed to get your family having fun while moving and playing.

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Get Together Get Together

Strong relationships are one of the cornerstones of health and well-being, and few relationships are as important as those between adults and children. The time and attention that you invest now will help your children learn, grow and thrive. Explore these healthy habits, tips and tools designed to help your family make the most of your time together.

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Go Outside Go Outside

Good things happen when we unplug and go outside to play together. Kids and adults benefit from contact with nature as well as unstructured play and exploration. Explore these healthy habits, tips and tools designed to help your family explore together.

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Sleep Well Sleep Well

Sleep is an essential part of healthy living. So many good things happen when our minds and bodies are resting. Explore these healthy habits, tips and tools designed to help your family reassess its approach to getting the rest that we all need.

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