Live W.E.L.L. Westerville is the community health initiative that promotes a healthy and active lifestyle using a multidisciplinary approach in an effort to reduce a variety of chronic illnesses. This community based initiative provides programs and resources for those who live and work in Westerville to become more acquainted with a variety of wellness opportunities.
Knowing that there are several dimensions to wellness, six have been chosen as points of emphasis that include physical and mental activities, nutrition, education, screenings and safety. It’s a culmination of these activities that will help create a healthy and active standard of living within our community.W.E.L.L. stands for:
Wellness – An active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a more successful and fulfilling quality of life.
Education – Programs and resources in the community to assist in the cultural shift of becoming healthy and active.
Leisure – Engagement of the community to participate in structured and unstructured physical activity for all ages and abilities.
Lifestyle – A culmination of physical and mental activities, nutrition, education, screenings, and safety that assist in creating a healthy and active standard of living within the community.
Unlock the door to greater independence and a healthier life with SilverSneakers. SilverSneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. Health plans around the country offer the award-winning program to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. Westerville Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Silver Sneakers program offering classes and events specifically for SilverSneakers participants including conditioning classes, health education seminars and more.