Is RiseVT Scaling-Up Statewide?

Is RiseVT Scaling-Up Statewide?

Photo Caption: RiseVT statewide team from left to right, Executive Director Marissa Parisi, Medical Director Elisabeth Fontaine, MD, CEO and Chair of RiseVT Board of Directors Jill Bowen, and Program Manager Emmy Wollenburg were at the state house Tuesday, January...
Make your play active

Make your play active

RiseVT launches campaign to promote leisure-time movement Twenty-severn percent of area residents do not engage in physical activity during their leisure time, according to a 2015 Behavior Risk Factor Survey, even though being active is as important for adults as it...
Walking and biking promote independence

Walking and biking promote independence

When we are young, walking and biking is the method of transportation that gets us places independently. Often, as we get older we get into a routine, get in our vehicles and want to get to where we are going with as little distraction as possible. For people are not...
New year, new shopping habits

New year, new shopping habits

Meet resolutions by eating better and spending less money The start of a new year means new resolutions. According to data collected by the online polling firm YouGov, the top three New Year’s resolutions for 2018 are eating better, spending less money and exercising...
Brain breaks: Not just for kids

Brain breaks: Not just for kids

Many teachers are now incorporating Brain Breaks into the daily classroom routine. This is being done with good reason. There are numerous studies showing that regular activity improves not only fitness, but brain function too. When kids move more, they are more able...
New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s estimated that half of adults set New Years Resolutions each year, with only a fraction meeting them. Resolutions are often bad habits you’re trying to break, or goals you strive for in an effort to better yourself. Recognizing that old habits die hard, give...