Breakfast Fundraiser

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Join us for Healthy Waltham’s first ever Rise & Shine Breakfast Fundraiser: Top of Your Game! Come meet meet other supporters of health and wellness and support your community at the same time. Breakfast will be held Wednesday, October 17, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 450 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham. We are very excited that […]

Introducing Fearless Foodies

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Healthy Waltham’s Fearless Foodies program is introducing Waltham elementary school students to fun ways to eat healthy foods. Using a cool superhero theme, our Nutrition Educator, Rebecca Toutant, RD, (“Ms. Toots”) is teaching kids about the power of healthy foods: protein for healthy bones and muscles, disease-fighting antioxidants, and heart-healthy fats. These are just some of the […]

Join us for a Walk!

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Walking is one of the healthiest, safest, and easiest ways to begin a fitness program and can be a big step toward improving your overall health. Why not join Waltham Walks, our new free program to get all Waltham residents out and walking this year? We kicked off this program in April with a community […]

Grant to Support Healthy Aging

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards $100,240 to Healthy Waltham for Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced a two-year grant of $100,240 to Healthy Waltham to support Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging, a city-wide initiative focused on connecting older people to one another and creating a more age-friendly city. The grant reflects […]

Give to Healthy Waltham

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As 2017 draws to a close, we have much to be thankful for. We are especially thankful for our community, and the wonderful people and organizations we get to work with daily. As you make your year-end giving plans, we hope you will consider a gift to Healthy Waltham to support health and wellness of […]

Waltham Connections

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Tufts Health Plan Foundation in launching our newest project: Waltham Connections for Healthier Aging! The Waltham Connections program was born from Brandeis University Professor Walter Leutz’s 2015 study using community-based participatory action research to understand and improve healthy aging in Waltham. Along with recruiting and training […]

Support Our Community!

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We’re working together to support the health of Waltham’s neediest residents. Click below to see our video of Healthy Waltham programs in 2016! We could not do this work without your support. But, there is still so much to do. Keep community health a priority for Waltham in 2017 with a year end gift to Healthy Waltham. […]

Visiting Chef Program Returns

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We’re very excited that the “Fresh! Chef-to-School” program is returning to the Waltham Public Schools for the 2016-2017 school year. Continuing our partnership with the Waltham School Nutrition Department, Chef Reva will visit all elementary school cafeterias to work with cafeteria staff and encourage kids try new foods. The “Fresh! Chef-to-School” program helps to educate kids to make healthy […]

Healthy Kids Summer Program

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Healthy Waltham was delighted to hold our Healthy Kids Summer Program for the third consecutive year. This program is conducted in partnership with the Waltham Public Schools for special education students enrolled in the WPS summer school program. The program was sponsored by a grant from the Jones Partnership of the First Parish Church in Waltham. Healthy […]

City Walks Map

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We recently updated our popular City Walks Map. We feature the four most popular city routes in Waltham’s South Side. Walking is a great way to fit more exercise into your day in an accessible, no-cost way. Walking can help lower blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes risk, while it boosts muscle and heart strength […]