A growing number of U.S. cities are adopting the secrets of longevity discovered in Blue Zones around the world. Discover how these neighbors, teachers, community leaders and people just like you are transforming where they live, work, learn and play so healthy choices are becoming easy for everyone in the community.
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Albert Lea, Minnesota: After investing in new trails and improving downtown walkability, trail counts are up and Albert Lea has seen a 40% rise in active living.
Beach Cities, California: Right here in the Beach Cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach, smoking has declined and obesity has dropped to less than half the national average.
Dodge County, Wisconsin: Beaver Dam Community Hospitals is proudly helping bring Blue Zones Project to Dodge County.
Fort Worth, Texas: Nearly 90 organizations have taken the pledge, creating healthier environments and improving the community’s well-being.
Hawaii: To date, 98 schools, worksites, restaurants, grocery stores, and faith organizations have joined the movement to make the Aloha State even healthier and happier.
Iowa: 15 Blue Zones Communities make healthy choices easier for 520,000 Iowans, transforming communities for a longer, better life.
Klamath Falls, Oregon: More than 1,000 Klamath Falls residents have taken a well-being pledge and nearly 75 organizations across Oregon are getting help to make healthy choices easier.
Southwest Florida: Ranking first on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index® Community Ranking for 2016, the Naples area leads the nation in well-being.