Community Action

LiveWell Greenville offers eight facilitation workgroups to promote collaboration with local organizations to create a system of interacting environments to promote healthy eating and active living. Each workgroup includes a LiveWell Team Specialist, an Evaluation Specialist and several community volunteers who are committed to fulfilling the goals of each group’s Community Action Plan.

At Mealtime

 

The At Mealtime workgroup provides residents with resources that promote healthy eating.  Workgroup members work closely with local restaurants, mobile markets, and community gardens to support access to local produce.

LiveWell on the Menu
It can be tough to make the healthy choice while eating away from home. That’s why LiveWell developed standards for healthy foods for Greenville county. We’re building partnerships with restaurants, vendors, and retail outlets to make whole foods and low fat, low calorie, low sodium options easy to find.

LiveWell Near You Map
Greenville County has an abundance of safe, convenient options for active living and healthy eating.  Check out our LiveWell Near You Map for over a hundred places where people of all ages and interests can be physically active and purchase fresh, local produce. From parks to playgrounds, walking tracks to trails, lakes to pools and produce markets to community supported agriculture (CSA) – they might be just around the corner!

Afterschool Standards of Nutritional Excellence
The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) national standards for healthy snacks for youth in afterschool programs. These best practice guidelines provide a great frame of reference for programs serving youth.

Healthy Catering Guide
The LiveWell Greenville’s Healthy Catering Guide provides general tips and actual restaurant selections for serving healthier meals in meetings and events.

Healthy Eating Standards for Out of School Time
The National Afterschool Association’s guidelines for healthy eating in out of school time settings regarding snack quality and content; staff roles in nutrition; staff modeling and training and parental support.

Healthy Meeting Toolkit
Nearly half of all waking hours are spent at work and many of those hours are spent in meetings and conferences. The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s Healthy Meeting Toolkit provides step by step tips and resroucres for planning an event or meeting that helps promote health.

Healthy School Stores
A practical resource for those stocking schools stores. The guide focuses on meeting or exceeding the nutritional guidelines set out by the USDA for healthy foods in schools.

Healthy School Concessions
This document includes tips and menu suggestions for school vending and concessions stands. This guide provides practical tips, menu items, and general guidelines for those supplying concessions stands.

Healthy Snack Resources
Snack suggestions for classrooms, parties or other events with children.  This guide also includes links to other websites with nutritious snacks and treats.

Healthy Workplace Nutrition Guidelines
Originally designed for a LiveWell at Work Roundtable, this guide provides 20 great tips to enhance nutritious options in the workplace.

LiveWell Greenville supports healthy eating throughout Greenville County by making nutritious food available, accessible and affordable.

Key Partners

Babaziki
Black Bird Specialties
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Clemson University
Furman University
Gardening for Good
Greenville County
Greenville County School District
Greenville Health System
Greenville Organic Foods Organization
Loaves & Fishes
Mill Village Farms
Papa John’s Pizza
Rhino Concessions
Slow Food Upstate
Table 301
Ten at the Top
Spinx Company

At Mealtime Workgroup

Members of the At Mealtime workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At Mealtime Community Action Plan.  The LWG At Mealtime Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At Mealtime workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support access to healthy foods through various resources available and technical support provided by the At Mealtime Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Healthy Menu Options

The At Mealtime workgroup oversees the LiveWell on the Menu program, and supports community gardens and mobile markets by collaborating with local restaurants, vendors and produce companies.

Health & Wellness Events

The At Mealtime workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events and encourages community partners to participate as vendors and participants at LiveWell Greenville events.

The LiveWell At Mealtime workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor the successes of the changes to policies, systems, and environments.

Euphoria Festival’s Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown

Last year LiveWell Greenville and our partners invited Greenville County students ages…

Healthy Options Easy to Find at Dogwood Café

The Dogwood Café at Pelham Medical Center (PMC) has made it easier for guests, visitors and…

Mill Village Market opens in West Greenville

Residents of a West Greenville neighborhood got a new point of access this month with the opening…

At Play

At Play workgroup helps to connect residents to parks & recreation venues as an outlet for physical activity, as well as helps support the growth and maintenance of our public parks and trails systems, in order to increase accessibility to safe, convenient places to be active.

LiveWell Greenville supports the growth and maintenance of our public parks and trails systems in order to increase accessibility to safe, convenient places to be active.

Park Hop
Park Hop is LiveWell Greenville’s summer-long, countywide scavenger hunt. Each summer, 19 parks are featured with fun clues designed to encourage the entire family to get active and enjoy one of Greenville County’s best assets, our parks! Park Hop is one of 3 park initiatives supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant.

Mobi-Rec
The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department provides a mobile recreation (MobiRec) vehicle designed to increase opportunities for youth to participate in safe, quality, structured play and recreation in areas where services are not available. Mobi-Rec is one of 3 park initiatives supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant.

Playstreets
Ready, Set, Play! Designated as a Playful City USA, the City of Greenville is continuing to prioritize the importance of bringing recreation and play opportunities to members of its communities through Playstreet events. As an initiative to increase opportunities for interactive play among our youth, the City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department organizes Playstreets to promote fellowship in a fun, active, and family-friendly atmosphere. With the addition of our Mobile Recreation Vehicle (Mobi-Rec), the possibilities for creating safe, structured, and organized play are immeasurable. With an energetic staff, a passion for play, and equipment galore, the City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department is driven to bringing play, fellowship, and laughter back to the streets of our communities.
For more information, please contact 864-467-4351.

Park Heroes
Greenville County’s Park Heroes initiative encourages the community to get involved in the maintenance and support of parks around the entire county.  Park Heroes is one of 3 park initiatives supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant.

LiveWell Near You Map
Greenville County has an abundance of safe, convenient options for active living and healthy eating.  Check out our LiveWell Near You Map for over a hundred places where people of all ages and interests can be physically active and purchase fresh, local produce. From parks to playgrounds, walking tracks to trails, lakes to pools and produce markets to community supported agriculture (CSA) – they might be just around the corner!

 

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to improve access to healthy activity and recreation opportunities throughout Greenville County.

Key Partners

City of Fountain Inn
City of Greenville
City of Greer
City of Mauldin
City of Simpsonville
City of Travelers Rest
Cunningham Recreation
Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Greenville Drive
Kidding Around Greenville
Paris Mountain State Park
Safe Kids Upstate
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
USC Arnold School of Public Health

At Play Workgroup

Members of the At Play workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At Play Community Action Plan.  The LWG At Play Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At Play workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support access to physical activity through various resources available and technical support provided by the At Play Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Physical Activity Options

The At Play workgroup oversees the LiveWell Park Hop Celebration and summer scavenger hunt and supports the expansion of and access to recreational programs by collaborating with local park agencies.

Health & Wellness Events

The At Play workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events and encourages community partners to participate as vendors and participants at LiveWell Greenville events.

Physical Activity Evaluation Summaries

Park Hop: This study will assess the effectiveness of the Park Hop campaign in increasing park usage, park discovery, and physical activity within parks, as well as overall satisfaction and enjoyment of the Park Hop program. The Park Hop program included 19 parks and recreation venues across Greenville County during summer 2014. Observations of park use and physical activity will occur in 2 Park Hop parks and 2 matched control parks not included in the program. Study participants will include children and families completing the Park Hop Scavenger Hunt using either the Park Hop paper passport or the Park Hop mobile scavenger hunt app.  Click to view the evaluation summary Park-Hop: valuation of an inter-agency collaboration to promote park visitation and physical activity among youth in Greenville County, SC

Parks & Environmental Justice: The purpose of the study is to examine if the availability, features, and quality of parks in Greenville County, SC are equitably distributed across demographic indicators (e.g., income, race, education) and to examine the relationship between park availability, features, and quality and childhood obesity levels. Click to view the evaluation summary Parks, Environmental Justice, and Childhood Obesity in Greenville, SC

At Play Evaluation Team

Dr. Alicia Powers serves as the Principal Investigator and Evaluation Director for LiveWell Greenville. Dr. Powers joined Furman University in 2007 as a professor in the Health Sciences Department.  She teaches Research and Evaluation, as well as Advanced Nutrition.  Dr. Powers also serves as the advisor for the Health Sciences Majors Club and her research and evaluation project, including numerous projects with LiveWell Greenville, involve more than 25 students each year. alicia.powers@furman.edu

Melissa Fair, MPH joined LiveWell Greenville in 2013 as the At Play Workgroup Specialist and now serves as theEvaluation Coordinator. She received her Bachelor’s of Exercise Science from Furman University and her Master’s of Public Health from USC Arnold School of Public Health.  As a first year doctoral student at the USC Arnold School of Public Health, Melissa is involved in research with the Built Environment and Community Health (BEACH) Lab. mfair@livewellgreenville.org

Morgan Hughey joined the LiveWell team as the At Play Specialist in 2015 and assists with physical activity evaluation. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University and her Master’s of Public Health from the University of South Carolina. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in public health from the University of South Carolina and participates in research with the Built Environment and Community Health Laboratory.  In her free time, Morgan plays in a local sports league and enjoys all outdoor activities. mhughey@livewellgreenville.org

Dr. Andrew Kaczynski serves as the lead evaluator for the At Play workgroup. Currently Dr. Kaczynski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior within the Arnold School of Public Health and is also affiliated with USC’s Prevention Research Center. Andy’s research focuses on the impact of community environments and policies on physical activity and obesity, with a particular emphasis on the role of parks in promoting active living and health among children and adults.

At Play Presentations and Publications

2014 South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association Conference: “Park Hop: Inter-agency collaboration to promote park visitation and physical activity among youth in Greenville County, SC” Click here to view the presentation

2014 Active Living Research Conference: “Park Hop: An inter-agency collaboration to promote park visitation and physical activity in Greenville, SC” that highlights collaboration with the LiveWell Greenville evaluation team for the For Fun Group and the BEACH Lab.  Click to view the Active Living Research 2014 Park Hop Poster

BEACH Lab Final Logo

The Day Greenville Went KaBOOM!

Last week the CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! came to Greenville to help our city build a grant-awarded…

Help Build the Ultimate Playground!

  The City of Greenville is building a playground! We need you to bring play to kids at…

Park Hop 2015 Kick Off a Success

Over 1200 attendees caught #parkhopfever on May 16 at Conestee Park.  The kick off celebration…

At School

The At School workgroup helps create learning environments that support healthy eating and active living.  This workgroup supports schools to ensure fresh healthy food is served in cafeterias, fewer unhealthy food options are available, and that children engage in more physical activity.

LiveWell Greenville supports the health and well-being of students and staff at local schools by helping make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Healthy School Infographic
This useful graphic describes the many ways that LiveWell at School partners work to create a culture of health where Greenville’s youth learn.  From the cafeteria, to the playground, and on the way home, discover steps that your school can take to make the healthy choice the easy choice in schools.

Wellness Team Resources
An active, engaged wellness team is critical to the success of a school wellness effort. This resource includes tips for building at team that is equipped to make decisions and move the school towards healthy decisions.

Healthy Snack Resources
Snack suggestions for classrooms, parties or other events with children.  This guide also includes links to other websites with nutritious snacks and treats.

Healthy Celebration Resources
This useful resource includes practical tips and ideas designed for PTAs, room parents and other volunteers that planning classroom and school celebrations.

Classroom Movement Resources
Schools cannot leave the physical activity requirements up to only the Physical Education teachers.  This document includes practical tips for including more movement in the classroom such as brain breaks, active learning or other activities that can be easily incorporated in the classroom.

Healthy Class Reward Resources
Marlene Schwartz (Yale University) says, “Rewarding children with unhealthy foods in schools undermines our ability to teach them about good nutrition.”  This resource includes examples of healthier alternatives to candy and other junk foods to reward students in the classroom.

Healthy Student Reward Resources
This resource re-frames old standards for rewarding classrooms for their achievements. Instead of pizza and candy, alternatives like extra recess, dance parties, and special time are provided for teachers and volunteers.

Healthy Fundraiser Resources
Great ideas and tips to reinforce the healthy habits encouraged in school with healthy fundraisers.

Healthy Concession and Vending Resources
This document includes tips and menu suggestions for school vending and concessions stands. This guide provides practical tips, menu items, and general guidelines for those supplying concessions stands.

Healthy School Store Resources
A practical resource for those stocking schools stores. The guide focuses on meeting or exceeding the nutritional guidelines set out by the USDA for healthy foods in schools.

Staff Wellness Resources
Having a healthy staff is part of creating a culture of wellness at school. School personnel who make healthy choices themselves are more likely to advocate for nutrition and physical activity for their students. This resource includes tips and ideas to help promote staff wellness.

LiveWell Schools Snack Guide
Snack suggestions for classrooms, parties or other events with children.  This guide also includes links to other websites with nutritious snacks and treats.

Wellness Event Planner
Healthy students learn better! Healthy school environments promote student health! This toolkit provides schools, families, and community members with information about hosting an effective and enjoyable Wellness Event specific to the target audience.

Health Fair Planning – Community Resources/Partners

Health Fair Timeline & Checklist

Wellness Event Success Stories Examples

Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Smart Snack Calculator is an interactive on-line tool that determines if a product meets the “Smart Snack” guidelines.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Smart Snacks Navigator is an extensive on-line list of products that meet the “Smart Snack” guidelines.

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living in the learning environments throughout Greenville County.

Key Partners

Culinary Institute of the Carolinas
District 1 PTA
Furman University
Greenville County School District
Greenville County Schools Food and Nutrition Services
Greenville Health System
Piedmont Health Foundation
Safe Kids Upstate
Safe Routes to School
United Way of Greenville County
Upstate Forever

At School Workgroup

Members of the At School workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At School Community Action Plan.  The LWG At School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At School workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the At School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The At School workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events at Greenville County schools.

The LiveWell At School workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor the successes of the changes to policies, systems, and environments.

2015 At School Award Winners

2014 At School Award Winners

2013 At School Award Winners

2016 LiveWell School Award Application Now Open

  LiveWell Greenville is excited to continue the LiveWell School Award to recognize…

Congratulations Sarah Walker, 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown Winner

  LiveWell Greenville partnered with Euphoria, Greenville’s Food and Wine…

2015 LiveWell Schools Awards

LiveWell Greenville, Safe Kids Upstate, and Greenville Health System partnered to host…

Out of School Time

The Out of School workgroup provides resources to childcare environments to promote healthy eating and active living.  This workgroup supports afterschool and summer program providers in making the healthy choice the easy choice for children and families.

Healthy Eating Standards for Out of School Time
The National Afterschool Association’s guidelines for healthy eating in out of school time settings regarding snack quality and content; staff roles in nutrition; staff modeling and training and parental support.

Out of School Toolkit
No matter what phase of development your OST program is in currently, the LiveWell Greenville Healthy OST Toolkit is available to help you establish and maintain a culture and environment that facilitates healthy eating and physical activity by your children, and provides tobacco education for staff, children and families.

Healthy Snack Resources
Snack suggestions for classrooms, parties or after school programs for children.  This guide also includes links to other websites with nutritious snacks and treats.

Healthy Fundraising Recourses
Great ideas and tips to reinforce the healthy habits encouraged in school with healthy fundraisers.

Movement Recourses for Class
Schools and after school programs cannot leave the physical activity requirements up to only the Physical Education teachers. This document includes practical tips for including more movement in the classroom such as brain breaks, active learning or other activities. Although discussed as part of a classroom setting, these movement recourses can be applied in an out of school setting for after school programs.

 

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living through after school care and summer programs.

Key Partners

Building Opportunities in Out of School Time (BOOST)
Child Care Resource & Referral System
City of Greenville
City of Greer
Clemson University
Communities in Schools
Furman University
Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Greenville County School District
Greenville Family Partnership
Greenville Health System
First Steps
Safe Kids
Project Host
United Way of Greenville County
YMCA of Greenville

Out of School Workgroup

Members of the Out of School workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the Out of School Community Action Plan. The LWG Out of School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The Out of School workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the Out of School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The Out of School workgroup offers collaborative resources for health and wellness events held by after school and summer program providers.

Each year LiveWell Greenville accepts applications for its annual Healthy Out of School Designations; centers may apply as an afterschool care or summer camp provider.  If you offer both afterschool and summer camp programs, please consider submitting an application for both awards.

2015 Healthy Afterschool Program Application

2015 Healthy Summer Camp Program Application

Healthy Out of School Time Recipe – Black Bean and Corn Salsa

LiveWell Greenville’s Out of School Time sites have some healthy snack recipes to…

Greenville County Afterschool Summit: Aligning Afterschool, Growing Graduates

  The Greenville County Afterschool Summit, which is sponsored by BOOST (Building…

Celebrating Out of School Time Successes

On October 22, 2015, LiveWell Greenville proudly hosted our third annual Out of School Time…

At Work

The At Work workgroup supports employers by offering a variety of tools, information and  resources to encourage employees to live well at work. This workgroup encourages implementation of worksite wellness opportunities and supports local employers in making the healthy choice the easy choice for their employees.

Workplace Roundtables
LiveWell at Work offers quarterly opportunities for those interested in workplace wellness to discuss a relevant topic and share solutions. Furman and Clemson Universities have their own evaluation specialists that work with the LiveWell At Work workgroup. Dr. Bob Sinclair, a professor of Organizational Psychology is the evaluation specialist at Clemson University. Dr. Alicia Powers, is a professor and the evaluation specialist at Furman University. An evaluation tool that is used is the Healthy Workplace Application, which can be found here  LiveWell Workplace Award Application.

 

LiveWell Workplace Awards
LiveWell Greenville’s Workplace Wellness Awards recognize local leaders addressing their employees’ health through comprehensive initiatives. The 2016 Application is open from November 19, 2015-March 1, 2016.

LiveWell at Work Annual Conference and 2015 LiveWell at Work Resource Guide
The LiveWell at Work annual conference provides educational sessions, best practices and connections to critical resources to those championing wellness efforts in their workplace. The conference is tailored to those companies well on their way and those just getting started.  The resource guide offers connections to programs, products and resources to enhance wellness efforts.

LiveWell Greenville At Work Toolkit
This free five step toolkit offers resources to small-to-mid-sized businesses interested in initiating or refining their workplace wellness offerings.

Getting Started Guide
This helpful guide explains what worksite wellness entails and describes how worksite wellness affects your company’s bottom line.

Addressing Nutrition in the Workplace 
Gives 20 great ways to improve employee nutrition at the worksite.

Addressing Physical Activity in the Workplace
15 Low Cost Ways to Address Physical Activity in the Workplace. From educating employees on the health benefits of an active lifestyle vs. a sedentary lifestyle to starting a walking, jogging, cycling, cross-fit or boot camp club, this guide will help companies improve employee physical activity.

LiveWell Healthy Catering Guide
LiveWell Greenville’s Healthy Catering Guide is filled with healthy catering and snack ideas for your organization, and includes healthy menu options from local caterers.

Healthy Catering in the Workplace
Details the importance of healthy catering in the workplace, guidelines to follow when catering events for the workplace, and policy suggestions to encourage healthy food when catering events in the workplace

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living throughout the local business community.

Key Partners

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Clemson University
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Furman University
Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Greenville County School District
Greenville Family Partnership
Greenville Health System
Northwestern Mutual
Pelham Medical Center
Rosenfeld Einstein
ScanSource
South Carolina Hospital Association
YMCA of Greenville

At Work Workgroup

Members of the At Work workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At Work Community Action Plan. The LWG At Work Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At Work workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the At Work Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The At Work workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events held for local companies, human resource directors, wellness teams, and employees.

The LiveWell At Work workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor the successes of the changes to policies, systems, and environments.

2016 LiveWell At Work Awards Now Open

Does your company have what it takes to be designated a LiveWell Workplace? The LiveWell Workplace…

Do Incentives Motivate Us?

Join LiveWell at Work as we investigate: What Works Best: the Carrot or the Stick? Employers…

Mental Health in the Workplace

Workplace stress causes about 1 million employees to miss work each day, and research indicates…

At Worship

The At Worship workgroup establishes healthier faith communities through healthy eating and active living programs.  This workgroup supports congregations as they work to create healthier worship environments.

At Worship Toolkit
The LiveWell Greenville At Worship Toolkit is a resource developed to provide houses of worship and congregations with the knowledge, tools, and resources to make healthy physical activity and nutrition changes.

Preaching Better Health
This article features a LiveWell Greenville At Worship success story and highlights Pastor Dogan’s efforts at making the health of his congregates a priority.

Healthy Catering Guide
The LiveWell Greenville’s Healthy Catering Guide provides general tips and actual restaurant selections for serving healthier meals in meetings and events.

Healthy Meeting Toolkit
Nearly half of all waking hours are spent at work and many of those hours are spent in meetings and conferences. The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s Healthy Meeting Toolkit provides step by step tips and resroucres for planning an event or meeting that helps promote health.

Healthy Snack Resources
Snack suggestions for classrooms, parties or after school programs for children. This guide also includes links to other websites with nutritious snacks and treats.

Healthy Celebration Resources
This useful resource includes practical tips and ideas designed for PTAs, room parents and other volunteers that planning celebrations with children.

Classroom Movement Resources
Schools cannot leave the physical activity requirements up to only the Physical Education teachers.  This document includes practical tips for including more movement in the classroom such as brain breaks, active learning or other activities that can be easily incorporated in the classroom. Although discussed as part of a classroom setting, these movement recourses can be applied in an out of school setting for after school programs or Sunday-school.

Healthy Student Reward Resources
This resource re-frames old standards for rewarding classrooms for their achievements. Instead of pizza and candy, alternatives like extra recess, dance parties, and special time are provided for teachers and volunteers.

 

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living by working with ministers, staff and volunteers throughout the worship community.

Key Partners

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Department of Health and Environmental Control
Furman University
Greenville Health System
Hispanic Alliance
Long Branch Baptist Church
Pelham Medical Center
USC Upstate

At Worship Workgroup

Members of the At Worship workgroup include ministers, staff and community representatives who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At Worship Community Action Plan. The LWG At Worship Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At Worship workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the At Worship Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The At Worship workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events held through local houses of worship.

The LiveWell At Worship workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor the successes of the changes to policies, systems, and environments.

100 Days of Wellness at Long Branch Baptist Church

For the past six years, Long Branch Baptist Church (LBBC) has implemented a program to spend…

LiveWell At Worship Annual Summit

LiveWell Greenville invites you to our fourth annual At Worship Summit, the 2016 Faith, Fellowship…

SC Prime YWA Health Education Session

Region 1 YMW Ministry Invites You to a Free Educational Session Calling all seniors age 65+…

At the Doctor

The At the Doctor workgroup supports the prevention and medical treatment of obesity and overweight conditions.  This workgroup supports health care providers with tools to better prevent and treat obesity and lifestyle-related chronic disease in the primary care setting.

LiveWell Greenville supports health care providers with tools to better prevent and treat obesity and lifestyle-related chronic disease in the primary care setting.

Pediatric Toolkit (English)
The LiveWell at the Doctor Pediatrician Toolkit is a collection of resources to assist doctors in addressing lifestyle changes to decrease obesity and other diseases in the children they see. Below are the resources in the LiveWell Greenville Health Care Provider Toolkit for children. 

  • 2008 Greenville Childhood Obesity Study
    Summary of the 2008 Greenville County Childhood Obesity study conducted in partnership with Furman University and Piedmont Health Foundation.
  • Expert Committee Recommendation on the Assessment, Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent Overweight and Obesity 2007
    An implementation guide for practitioners developed by the Childhood Obesity Action Network
  • Childhood Obesity in Clinical Practice
    Resource developed by LiveWell Greenville partners to remind clinical practitioners of the many complex physical and social factors that contribute to childhood obesity
  • 5 Fruits & Vegetables a Day
    Children should eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables each day. This resource includes information on how fruits and vegetables improve health, tips on determining correct serving sizes, and suggestions on how to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables.
  • 2 Hours or Less of Television
    Discusses the importance of limiting children’s screen time including television, computer, and gaming devices. Gives examples of fun activities that do not involve electronics.
  • 1 Hour or More of Physical Activity
    Children need at least one hour or more of physical activity each day. This resource helps parents incorporate more physical activity into children’s daily routines.
  • 0 Sugary Beverages
    Soda has no nutritional value and is high in sugar. Just nine ounces of soda has 110-150 empty calories. Many sodas also contain caffeine, which kids don’t need. In this resource parents can learn how help their children avoid these sugary drinks.
  • Foods for Your Child (Ages 1-3)
    Helpful information including portion size, nutrition guidelines, a sample menu, and tips for feeding your 1-3 year old child.
  • Foods for Your Child (Ages 4-8)
    Helpful information including portion size, nutrition guidelines, a sample menu, and tips for feeding your 4-8 year old child.
  • Foods for Teens
    Eating nutritiously is equally as important for teenagers as it is for children. This guide features nutrition guidelines, snack ideas, and healthy eating tips geared toward teens.
  • Go, Slow, & Whoa Foods
    Use this chart as a guide to help you and your family make smart food choices. Post it on your refrigerator at home or take it with you to the store when you shop.

Pediatric Toolkit (Spanish)

 

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living by working with healthcare professionals and residents who treat obesity and overweight conditions in our community.

Key Partners

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Greenville Health System
Pelham Medical Center

At the Doctor Workgroup

Members of the At the Doctor workgroup include healthcare professionals and community representatives who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the At the Doctor Community Action Plan. The LWG At the Doctor Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The At the Doctor workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the At the Doctor Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The At the Doctor workgroup offers collaborative resources for community health and wellness events held through local healthcare systems and providers.

The At the Doctor workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor successes in policies, systems, and environments in treating obesity in the healthcare setting.

Docs In School Initiative

Docs In School is an initiative that seeks to strengthen a culture of school health by encouraging…

Need More Materials for Your LiveWell At the Doctor Pediatrician’s Toolkit?

If your practice would like refills for your LiveWell Greenville at the Doctor Pediatrician…

LiveWell Greenville at the Doctor Pediatrician Toolkit

The LiveWell at the Doctor Pediatrician Toolkit is a collection of resources to assist doctors…

Around Town

The Around Town workgroup provides resources for residents to make healthy transportation and recreation choices. This workgroup promotes development and maintenance of bike lanes, sidewalks and trails.  This workgroup supports transportation and public transit agencies with tools to develop a more complete system that fosters healthy living.

LiveWell Greenville provides local residents with resources to help them make healthy transportation and recreation choices.

LiveWell Greenville brings together local transit agencies and community partners to provide healthy and active means of transportation and recreation.

Key Partners

Bike Walk Greenville City of Greenville
City of Greer
City of Mauldin
City of Simpsonville
City of Travelers Rest
Greenville County
Upstate Forever

Around Town Workgroup

Members of the Around Town workgroup include transit agencies and community representatives who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the Around Town Community Action Plan. The LWG Around Town Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community. The Around Town workgroup only meets as needed based on community growth and transportation needs.

The LiveWell Around Town workgroup utilizes an evaluator to monitor the successes of the changes to policies, systems, and environments.

Greenville Encourages Biking as Active Transportation

Did you know that the city of Greenville began its bike friendly initiative in 2006 with a City…

Bike Walk Greenville Makes Active Transportation More Accesible

Bike Walk Greenville is a local organization that is bringing a voice to Greenville County…