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RYAN ARONEY ...
Ryan shares the latest research and information on important topics related to family health and well-being from LinkedIn.com. Click on the links to
United Way of Greater Lorain County (UW) is a one-stop resource center for your health, social/emotional, educational and financial needs. Watch this video to learn “What Does United Way Do?” https://youtu.be/C5Ug0-KHKaY
Watch Ryan talk in a podcast with Kindergarten Readiness Collaboratives about their challenges and wins:
THRIVE! Southern Lorain County is a health-focused community collaborative powered by United Way
of Greater Lorain County, dedicated to helping you
and your family live healthier.
OUR GOALS: to reduce the risks of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the region.
THE NEED IS GREAT: Few programs are in place to support health and wellness in southern Lorain County. Research has shown that 38% are obese, 32% are overweight, 26% have heart disease,
13% have diabetes and 12% are smokers.
What's more, the poverty rate in rural
southern Lorain County is as high as the
most impoverished neighborhoods of our cities.