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Healthier Neighbors "Nourish" Retreat Addresses Brain Health for Women of Color

  Event recognizes mental health disparities for African Americans West Palm Beach, FL – One hundred professional women of color recently came together at Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach for Nourish, an all-day brain health event offered for free by Healthier Neighbors, a Palm Health Foundation

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Grantee Spotlight: Volunteer Nurse Corps

Palm Health Foundation established the Volunteer Nurse Corps (VNC) in 2016, a program administered by the School of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University, which utilizes volunteer nurses to provide health information, education and care to vulnerable populations in Palm Beach County.  

Reflecting on 2018

Reflecting on 2018

2018 has been a banner year of leading change for better health in Palm Beach County. I’m excited to share highlights with you, starting with the change in our name from Palm Healthcare Foundation to Palm Health Foundation. The change is minor, yet it represents our growing role as a funder of

Healthier Together's Achievements Recognized

Healthier Together's Achievements Recognized

  All six Healthier Together communities were awarded by the School District of Palm Beach County’s Wellness Promotion Taskforce on May 17, 2018. Healthier Together project directors and executive directors received plaques that recognized their continuing excellence in creating lasting,

Healthier Together Impact Reports

Healthier Together Impact Reports

The Healthier Together communities have been hard at work over the past year advancing better health in their respective neighborhoods. Each community has published an impact report to share the work being done across Palm Beach County in the areas of behavioral health, diabetes and family

Palm Healthcare Foundation: Finding solutions for community's health needs

Palm Healthcare Foundation: Finding solutions for community's health needs

Palm Healthcare Foundation, Inc. brings residents and leaders together on critical health issues to get results. With philanthropic support, we work to achieve transformative health solutions, advocate for our most vulnerable residents and lead change for better health for generations to come.

Thank a Nurse Feature:

Thank a Nurse Feature: "You're The One They Wait For"

Jessica Patino is a registered nurse with VITAS Healthcare in Palm Beach County. She brings hospice services to patients near the end of life wherever they live: the home of a family member, an apartment, a nursing facility or an assisted living community. Jessica drives from place to place,

Celebrate Local Nurses: They Inspire, Innovate and Influence

Celebrate Local Nurses: They Inspire, Innovate and Influence

Residents of Palm Beach County are aging at faster-than-ever rates, and the demand for healthcare is soaring here and across the country. In the next 15 years, one out of every five people in our community will become a senior citizen, and 80% of those seniors will have a chronic health condition.

Boynton Beach Groups Get New Funding To Improve Health in Community

Boynton Beach Groups Get New Funding To Improve Health in Community

BOYNTON BEACH – April 19, 2018 – Eight organizations here will share 30,000 to improve the health of the community through activities such as line-dancing classes, grandparents support initiative, and caregiving education and respite care programs, thanks to Healthier Boynton Beach, which is

Palm Healthcare Awards $2 million to nonprofits

Palm Healthcare Awards $2 million to nonprofits

Palm Healthcare Foundation has awarded nearly $2 million to local nonprofit organizations. The funding will support the increased health and well-being of Palm Beach County residents.