A Tufts Medicine – Blue Zones Collaboration Community Leadership Event
Several events took place in Lowell September 13-15, 2022, with over 120 community members participating. Events included a Community Leadership Keynote Event, a Blue Zones Value Presentation, various facilitated focus groups, and finally, a debrief conversation between the Blue Zones team and the Well-Being Movement in Lowell Steering Committee.
Tufts Medicine, Lowell General Hospital, and Greater Lowell Health Alliance Join Forces with Blue Zones to Launch Well-Being Movement in Lowell
Blue Zones experts collaborated with leaders to assess readiness and build a plan for change. We shared our final assessment report and proposal with the Steering Committee on November 15, 2022. Read the report of our findings below.
Blue Zones engages individual community members through online health and well-being assessments, the True Vitality® Test and True Happiness® Test, and an interactive Blue Zones® Life Challenge. All are available for free to all community members as part of the program. These customized online tools are designed to help raise individual awareness surrounding personal health and well-being, with the goal of increasing overall life expectancy.
The Blue Zones team is comprised of a range of inspirational, innovative community transformation and well-being experts.
“In an age when poor health seems so intractable, you’ve taken this community from a place of resignation to a place of hope.”
U.S. Surgeon General after his orientation to the Blue Zones work in the Beach Cities, California
Join the movement that will make healthy choices easier in Lowell. Together, we can make our community a healthier, happier place to live, work, and play.
Using evidence-based lessons of longevity from the blue zones, we optimize the Life Radius, where we live, work, learn, and play.
Blue Zones Activate focuses on optimizing the Life Radius or the area close to home where we spend 90 percent of our lives.
Residents of the original blue zones regions live in very different parts of the world. Yet they have nine commonalities that lead to longer, healthier lives.
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