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Healthy Eating
We are doing a lot of great things in Lincoln Park to help people live well!
From walking paths and healthy menus to green living, you will be amazed at what a small town can do! So look through our pages and find out how you can make the right choices and add years to your life and life to your years!

Summer Wellness Challenge

You can still sign-up at the health department.

Hello all,

For our Dine and Floral Design Event next Monday, 7/22, from 6-8 pm, we need a head count to ensure we have an appropriate amount of drinks, food, and other necessary materials.

As a quick summary, there will be a floral manager present to teach each of you who attends how to put together floral arrangements as well as tips and tricks for floral design.  Along with the floral festivities, Danielle will be providing waters, seltzers, and healthy snacks to enjoy throughout.

 If you are interested email   healthintern@bolp.org or call at (973)270-2040 or 2036.  We hope to see you there!

Wellness Challenge Calendar

7/15/19 marks the beginning of our fourth week of the 2019 Summer Wellness Challenge, which means we are approaching a month of emphasis on the wellbeing of your mind, body, and spirit.  It has been great to have already seen so many of you at a variety of different events, and we cannot wait until the rest of you have the opportunity to join us in the coming weeks.  Here are the events for this fourth week:

 Wednesday, 7/17 (7:00-8:00pm)Cancelled due to the impending weather forecast.  We apologize for any inconveniences, and can only hope that next week will bring more cooperative weather.     Sunset Yoga at the Lincoln Park Community Lake.  With another highly successful week full of faces both old and new, it has become clear that this event is a favorite.  Luckily for all of us, we have another installment this Wednesday from 7-8pm.  A number of attendees have shared their improved mental and physical state following the session, so come give it a shot and find out if yoga can help to remedy your lower back pain, increased stress levels, or whatever ailments you may be enduring.  We hope to see you all there!

 Have a happy and healthy week, and as always, for any further questions, please feel free to reach out at  healthintern@bolp.org.

 

2019 Summer Wellness Challenge
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Monday Campaign

Monday is the day most people are likely to start anew and get healthy. People view Monday as a day for a fresh start and are more likely to start diets and exercise regimes, quit smoking and schedule doctor’s appointments on Monday than any other day.
And a Monday start helps them carry out their healthy intentions for the week.
For more information on the Monday Campaign go to:

http://www.mondaycampaigns.org/ 

Healthy Monday 7-15-19 Walk on the Calm Side

Healthy Communities Network

 

Spring is here and it's a great time to get some fresh air and exercise. Why not take a walk on the Morris Canal?  
Read more in our monthly blog http://www.njhcn.org/ and under our new logo "Eat Well. Live Well. Lincoln Park." 



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"Eat Well. Live Well. Lincoln Park" Partners

202 Bistro
Georges Diner
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202 Bistro, Georges Diner and Wolfsons Market are all Eat Well Live Well partners. Stop in and check out the healthy choices you can make!

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The Lincoln Park Care Center and JDT Medical Rehab Center are embracing the "Eat Well. Live Well. Lincoln Park" initiative!
ShopRite of Lincoln Park proudly displays the "Eat Well. Live Well. Lincoln Park" banner!
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Corporate-Wellness

Employee Wellness Program


Lincoln Park is not only committed to improving the health and well-being of our community but of our employees as well! The purpose of work site wellness programs is to improve the health and productivity of the staff and reduce health-related costs by helping to change towards a healthy lifestyle.
The relationship between modifiable health risks and annual healthcare costs:
Depression - 70% higher
Stress - 46% higher
Elevated blood sugar - 35% higher
Obesity - 21% higher
Smokers - 20% higher
High Blood Pressure - 12% higher
Not Exercising 10% higher
We are providing tools for our employees to help them achieve better health.
We strive to practice what we preach!



Buy Fresh Buy Local Campaign


The Borough of Lincoln Park supports the "Buy Fresh Buy Local" campaign to support local businesses and farms, but also to encourage consumers to purchase the healthiest, freshest and most nutritious products available. The following links provide access to farms and farmers' markets in New Jersey, local farms in the immediate areas, as well as the Shoprite of Lincoln Park, that supports the "Buy Fresh Buy Local" campaign when produce is in season. So do something good for yourself and your family by buying fresh and local today!

Borinski Farms Borinski Farms Facebook
Gooserock Farm http://www.gooserockfarm.com
Jersey Fresh http://www.jerseyfresh.nj.gov/
Shoprite of Lincoln Park http://www.shoprite.com/pd/stores/NJ/Lincoln-Park/Shoprite-of-Lincoln-
Park/B865333


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