FROM THE DESK OF
RYAN ARONEY ...
Ryan shares the latest research and information on important topics related to family health from LinkedIn.com. Click on the titles to read more.
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.