With this dramatic change in our lifestyles during COVID-19, many of us have lost access to our usual routines that helped keep us exercising. Perhaps the very reason you went to the gym in the first place was that you couldn’t find the motivation to...

“How are you?”

Many of us uttered this phrase casually in a pre-coronavirus era – to our coworkers on our way to the coffee pot, to the checker at the grocery store, to an acquaintance on the street. But now, more than ever, it’s time to take a...

Amidst the global public health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, there is also a psychological crisis that’s emerging as people grapple with stress, sadness and grief related to the loss of loved ones, as well as the loss of community...

We all recognize volunteering is a wonderfully kind donation of a person’s time to a good cause. But one Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) volunteer, Gloria Rezek, feels that she gets as much out of it as she puts in.

Her devotion to...

Updated 5/12/2020

Blue Zones Project® helps local eateries optimize their establishments for health. Find out which Blue Zones Project Approved™ Restaurants and Grocery Stores have take out, curbside pick-up or delivery. ...

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WHY YOU SHOULD TRY IT
Building close relationships in adulthood can be challenging. Many social...

 Seventy-one years young, Sandra Horwitz has only been working out at Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) since January 2019, but she’s made solid strides in improving her overall strength and condition— even when...

Mary Lou Maranian is going to her very first ball! With her 80th birthday around the same time as the upcoming event, she’s looking forward to “wearing something pretty” and being escorted by her family to the recognition event celebrating her...

Eating well plays a major role in preventing heart disease. Control your cholesterol and blood pressure by incorporating these seven foods into your lifestyle to improve your heart health.

Whole grains
Whole grains such as...

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