February 10, 2020

Introduction to Blue Zones

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Learn About Blue Zones

Communities Foundation of Texas, along with local leaders, are thrilled to invite you to a presentation and conversation with National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner to learn how Blue Zones can help transform the health and well-being of communities.

There are places where entire communities live significantly longer, healthier, and more active lives—blue zones. A National Geographic study identified the commonalities across the blue zones areas that have led to their longevity and vitality. In more recent years, 48 communities like ours have started on a journey to become a Blue Zones Community®, and we’d like to learn more about whether Blue Zones might be a fit for our community as well.

This transformation is a multi-year, multi-disciplinary effort that involves the entire community – policymakers, schools, restaurants, grocery stores, government, businesses, faith-based organizations, and individuals – and it only works if key leaders get behind it.

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Join Us for an Introduction to Blue Zones

Date

February 10, 2020

Venue

Communities Foundation of Texas, Mabel Peters Caruth Center
5500 Caruth Haven Lane at Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75225-8146

Time

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Speakers and Moderated Q&A
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wine @ 5 Reception

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No later than January 15th

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Meet the Speaker

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Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and founder of Blue Zones. He’s also the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the LongestThrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way and The Blue Zones Solution. Dan has appeared as a longevity expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, ABC World News, CBS’s The Early Show and CNN.

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HISTORY OF BLUE ZONES

Using secrets discovered in Blue Zones areas—rare longevity hotspots—we help transform communities into areas where the healthy choice is easy.

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LIFE RADIUS

The Blue Zones Project®  and 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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