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Activate Pine County, Minnesota

We are taking part in the global movement proven to improve health and well-being for entire communities, cities, and counties. This new way of thinking and working will enhance the places we live, work, learn, and play.

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Pine County is bringing together civic, business, and community leaders to work with Blue Zones. They are beginning a community assessment that would determine how to make it a healthier place to live, work, grow up, and grow old.

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Blue Zones is the proven innovator for improving the well-being of large populations, with remarkable success in businesses, cities, and states across America.

In this phase, Blue Zones global experts are performing a Readiness Assessment, a structured exploration of Pine County. They are working with our local community leaders and organizations to learn and assess the state of our well-being. Becoming a Blue Zones Community is a three-phase process, and the Readiness Assessment is the first step.

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Community Value Presentation

Join Pine County on January 11, 2023, for the Activate Pine County Value Presentation to review the rigorous metrics used by the Blue Zones team to inform strategies and track impact over the life of a Blue Zones transformation initiative. By utilizing a real-time instrument such as the Gallup Well-Being Index, the Blue Zones team can report on the economic value derived from a successful transformation.

WHEN: January 11, 2023 at 10:00 am
WHERE: Pine Technical & Community College

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What We Do

READINESS ASSESSMENT

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.

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FREE TOOLS

Blue Zones engages individual community members through online health and well-being assessments, the True Vitality® Test, True Happiness® Test, True Nutrition 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.

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Take the 60-second True Nutrition Test

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MEET THE EXPERTS

The Blue Zones team is comprised of a range of inspirational, innovative community transformation and well-being experts.

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“In an age when poor health seems so intractable, you’ve taken this community from a place of resignation to a place of hope.”

Dr. Vivek Murthy

U.S. Surgeon General after his orientation to the Blue Zones work in the Beach Cities, California

Get Involved

Join the movement that will make healthy choices easier in Pine County. Together, we can make our community a healthier, happier place to live, work, and play.

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Using evidence-based lessons of longevity from the blue zones, we optimize the Life Radius, where we live, work, learn, and play.

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Life Radius

Blue Zones Activate focuses on optimizing the Life Radius or the area close to home where we spend 90 percent of our lives.

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POWER 9

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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