HealthMatters Program

Halsan Spelar Roll “Up and Running” in Sweden!

Source: News – HealthMatters Sweden In the last few weeks, 36 course leaders have attended three web seminars and are now trained to hold the course Health plays a role. Work on Health plays a role based on the Academic Primary Care Center (APC) in the Stockholm region. Eva Flygare Wallén, Med Dr is project manager and Elinor …

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Effectiveness of a HealthMessages Peer-to-Peer Program for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Effectiveness of a HealthMessages Peer-to-Peer Program for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (2019). Beth Marks, Jasmina Sisirak, Rubia Magallanes, Kristin Krok, & Dina Donohue-Chase. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 2019 June 57(3):242-258. doi: 10.1352/1934-9556-57.3.242. Abstract: Effective strategies to improve health education, food choices, and physical activity are vital for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), as their …

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Health Matters for People with Developmental Disabilities: Creating a Sustainable Health Promotion Program

Health Matters for People with Developmental DisabilitiesCreating a Sustainable Health Promotion ProgramBy Beth Marks, RN, PhD, Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH, & Tamar Heller, PhD The ideal complement to the proven Health Matters health education curriculum, this highly accessible program development guide will help service providers ensure better health—and better lives—for people with a wide range of disabilities.

HealthMatters™ Program Resources

1. Getting the Memo Interactive Atlas – View county-level maps of heart disease and stroke, along with maps of social environmental conditions and health services for the entire United States or for a chosen state or territory.The Power of Prevention – A publication covering chronic diseases, what causes them and at what cost. Heart Disease Fact Sheet – Heart disease facts, risk …

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2017-2020 Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities.  These webinars are hosted by the HealthMattersTM Program in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, Grant # 17CH03FA19. View …

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Health Matters | The Arc of San Antonio

Amerigroup is proud to support The Arc of San Antonio Source: Health Matters | The Arc of San Antonio San Antonio, TX – According to the Centers for Disease Control, adults with disabilities have an almost 60 percent higher rate of obesity than adults without disabilities. The Arc of San Antonio is thrilled to announce that …

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Y Living Center – YMCA of Greater San Antonio

Source: Y Living Center – YMCA of Greater San Antonio In partnership with The ARC of San Antonio, Health Matters™ is a program designed for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers who want to become better informed about their own health, nutrition, and fitness. 12-week program that will meet three times a …

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The Arc Awarded Grant from Anthem Foundation for Health and Fitness for All Project

Source: The Arc Awarded Grant from Anthem Foundation for Health and Fitness for All Project | The Arc Blog Posted on December 7, 2017 by The Arc Grant will support programming in Kentucky, Texas and Wisconsin Washington, DC – The Arc is pleased to announce it has received nearly $88,000 of funding from the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic …

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Missouri AAIDD

2018 SPRING WORKSHOPS FEATURING Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN Developers of the HealthMatters Program Download 2018-Spring-Conference-Health-Matters flyer for more information.

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