During his time as a Division 1 college football player and coach, Rick Rasnick built a career on besting the competition; now he's  squaring off with a much different opponent: early-onset Alzheimer's.

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There may still be no cure for Alzheimer’s but, with the right advice, we can be mentally active for longer, reverse the debilitating symptoms of the disease and ultimately add more happy, healthy years to our lives. Here’s how you can start....

Center for Health & Fitness member Corey Newman stays in top physical condition to better assist her special needs son in daily life

It’s that fleeting time of year when Americans resolve to spend more time at the gym and eat...

KCAL TV visited Beach Cities Health District's Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) to learn more about how CHF is helping community members maintain and improve their health by offering FREE health assessments, lectures, and fitness classes as part...

KABC TV’s Lori Corbin visited Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness to learn more about how the low-cost community gym is helping older adults – like 96-year-old member Bob Lonsdale – stay physically...

KCAL TV – Channel 9 visited Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health...

BCHD is fortunate to have a number of volunteers who go above and beyond their duties to help us excel in creating a healthy beach community. Each year, Volunteer Services honors and recognizes individuals who truly embody our core values of...

Five Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) members were honored last month as part of the “Spirit of Wellness” celebration, put on annually by CHF and Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). CHF members who checked in 250 or 300 times in the past year...

Beginning February 10th, the public will once again be able to work out at many top studios and gyms in the Beach Cities (without having to sweat the cost!) thanks to BCHD’s annual “Free Fitness Weekends” initiative. The kick-off is slated for...

We first sat down with long-time Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Michael Thomas back in 2013 to learn about his ongoing fight to shed weight from his nearly 400-pound frame. At the time, he had successfully dropped nearly 80 pounds in...

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