500 Blood Pressure Checks

50k Quality of Life Guides

250 Blood Sugar Checks

3 Research Studies

25k Masks

HEALTH EQUITY.

Vibrant communities begin with healthy individuals and families with access to affordable healthcare and lifestyle resources to improve quality of life.

 

We design and implement healthy living programs designed to reduce health disparities in our community and improve outcomes and life expectancy.

Quality of Life 

From the Heart

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Quality Life MN initiative promotes healthy living in partnership with healthcare professionals, public entities and community and business leaders. Our goals are to normalize participation in these processes and equip community members with the tools and information to make informed personal decisions and build confidence to engage authentically in advocacy. The Quality Life MN website, social media page and health equity programs engage communities to make empowered lifestyle choices.

We partnered with the Dr. Susan Everson-Rose of the Program of Health Disparities Research to design a research study that introduced Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) to a group of African American Women to explore its potential as a heart disease intervention.

 

African American women between the ages of 45-55 are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than any other group. Stress reduction and other lifestyle changes have been shown to reduce risk factors. To learn more, click here

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Pinked Out Party!

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Pinked Out Party

COVID-19 Care Collective

Our annual Pinked Out Breast Cancer, is dedicated to creating awareness while promoting empowering opportunities for women of all ages-and their supporters-to uplift and inspire one another!

From healthcare resources, testing and vaccine information, mental wellness, food and to other wraparound support, we've compiled a list of available resources from trusted community service agencies to government resources. 

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