As a health care organization, we know health care happens
where we live, work and play. That's why we promote and encourage the
development of strong social connections through healthy eating and physical
are the relationships we have with others, either individually or through
groups. Our social connections give
us a deeper sense of purpose and we're more likely to sustain healthy habits if
we do them with others in our neighborhood or community.
Studies have shown people who have strong social relationships
enjoy better health. Health benefits of strong social relationships include:
Strong social connections with others also contribute to better
health for our communities, creating a stronger sense of community and
increasing trust in neighbors.
To learn more about this concept, please explore the