Join us on June 22nd for the Activate Marshall County Community Event to hear from the Blue Zones team of national experts as they begin their assessment of our community. Inspired by the world’s longest-lived cultures, Blue Zones helps communities live better longer by improving their environment. Becoming a Blue Zones Community begins with the Readiness Assessment, which will start in June. With our help, Blue Zones will conduct a structured exploration of our community to build a plan for change.
Blue Zones experts will collaborate with leaders to assess readiness and build a plan for change. During this period we will: Educate and mobilize local leaders and residents, evaluate the community’s current state of well-being, identify the highest priority strengths, challenges and opportunities, and produce and present a plan for community transformation.
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 Activate 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.”
Former 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 Marshall County. 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.