Physical Activity - News

Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network is now offering diabetes prevention coaching to pre-diabetic patients at Adirondack Health’s Lake Placid Health Center.  The service has been available to patients at the Tupper Lake Health Center since last year.  Expansion to the Lake Placid Health Center will increase access for Adirondack Health’s Saranac Lake/Lake Placid patients. The Read the Rest…

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Malone Complete Streets Member Presents at Annual Conference

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board member Josy Delaney presented about her experience building partnerships to promote walking and biking as a panelist at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, in November.  Josy is a long time Heart Network Partner and Advocate. Josy was awarded a Fellowship to the 1st Walking College hosted Read the Rest…

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Moving and Shaking at Malone CSD

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Malone CSD teachers spent their October 21 st staff development day moving and shaking thanks to a visit from Sean Brock of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. During this training, teachers learned about the benefits of short physical activity breaks throughout the day, as well as strategies and resources to implement them. With the Read the Rest…

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Heart Network Happy to Help Village With New Pedestrian Signage

Posted on: November 25th, 2016 by Glenn

Last week Saranac Lake posted the first of several Wayfinding signs in the Village Parking Lot downtown and at Riverside Park.  These two large maps highlight many of the larger destinations throughout town.  These maps are part of a multi year planning and design project the Village has been working to develop. The purpose of Read the Rest…

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Celebrating the 20th international Walk to School Day

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

October 5th marked the 20th year of International Walk to School Day. Area schools celebrated with record participation during this fall campaign. Over 70 students, teachers and parents congregated in the downtown Saranac Lake parking lot before school to make the trek up the hill to Petrova Elementary, a number of participants that surpasses any Read the Rest…

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