CoraCares

Raising awareness and improving access for
children and adults for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

 

GET OUTSIDE

Find creative ways to exercise that involves the entire family.

 

Teach Nutritional Habits

Educating children from a young age about the importance
of proper eating habits.

 

EATING ON THE GO

Weekly food preparation can be a great tool for avoiding junk food habits in the workplace.

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CoraCares
Mission

To provide education, advocacy and support on the prevention and treatment of obesity and its impact on overall health.

CoraCares is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Raise Awareness

CoraCares works with schools, community organizations, business sectors, and healthcare professionals to provide evidence-based educational programs, workshops, and services to children and adults.

Children

CoraCares works to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower children to develop lifelong, healthy habits.

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Adults

CoreCares increases community awareness and access to lifestyle modification programs to reduce obesity and improve overall health.

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Improve Access

Overcoming Economic Factors

Obesity is a serious concern because it is associated with poorer mental health outcomes, reduced quality of life, and the leading causes of death, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer.

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Resources

Healthy News
January 10, 2019

Three Important “Don’ts” if Your Child is Overweight

If your doctor says that your child is overweight, please take that seriously. Ask for the help you need (a visit with a nutritionist can be very useful, for example),…
Healthy News
January 10, 2019

What Parents Can Do

There are things that each and every parent and caregiver can do to help children get to and stay at a healthy weight, such as: Practice “responsive feeding”with infants and children. Learn…
Healthy News
January 10, 2019

Treating Childhood Obesity

Treating obesity in children and adolescents differs from treatment in adults. Involving the family in a child’s weight management program is a key element to treatment. As a support system,…