Entries by Joanna Peluso

Healthier Jupiter Explored a New Jupiter Nature Trail

Saturday, October, 7th, Healthier Jupiter partnered with Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) for a Walk & Talk. ONA staff guided our group on a walk through the newly opened 1-mile trail on the South-side of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Along the trail we learned about the area’s rich history, culture […]

The Results are In! Healthier Jupiter’s 2017 Community Survey Report

Healthier Jupiter has wrapped up the 2017 Community Health Survey with a short analysis of the results. Healthier Jupiter’s Community Health Survey sought to learn more about our community’s needs around health and well-being. The questions asked related to our 4 focus areas: healthy foods, physical fitness, access to medical care, and diabetes risk education. Additionally, […]

Final Call to Submit Your Healthy Recipes to El Sol!

El Sol, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center, a Healthier Jupiter mini-grant recipient, is developing a Healthy Cookbook that promotes healthy eating and they need YOUR recipes! Recipes to submit include: Appetizers and Beverages Soups and Salads Vegetables and Side Dishes Main Dishes Breads and Rolls Desserts Please download and fill out a recipe sheet. Don’t forget to make […]

Healthier Jupiter Rocks!

This past Saturday, Healthier Jupiter joined Town of Jupiter’s – Rec on the Move at Jupiter Community Park to offer free rock painting and active family fun. Over 80 joined in on the fun! Rock painting is the latest craze and painted rocks can be found all over the community. When you find a rock […]

Fun and Health at El Sol Sunshine Summer Camp!

This past Tuesday, June 27th, Joanna, Healthier Jupiter’s Outreach Coordinator, went to give a presentation about healthy living to the 20 campers of El Sol’s Sunshine Summer Camp. We started the conversation with a discussion about what being healthy means to them. This led to discussion about their favorite healthy foods and their favorite type […]

Blood Pressure Checks and Community Surveys at El Sol

This Thursday morning, May 25th, Siobhan Gross, RN, BSN, CDE, a Healthier Jupiter Steering Committee member and Jupiter Medical Center nurse, went to El Sol to do blood pressure checks. She didn’t stop there though! She provided knowledge and resources on how to eat right and stay healthy, through label reading, correct portion sizes and […]