An ongoing, weekly, demonstrative and informative discussion on health and wellness practices. Each participant gets a handout booklet and nutritious refreshments during class. All class hand-outs and materials are appropriate for a variety of education levels and are provided in plastic covers so that the booklets can be retained for personal use for a long time. Within the communities, the program has helped to inspire and empower individuals to take control of their health and their life. The program has enhanced the sense of community by creating a safe environment to discuss health issues.
Through education and community outreach, the program seeks to promote a holistic approach to health. By improving overall health outcomes for individuals, HHWEP helps to reduce healthcare costs. The program promotes dependence on healthy eating and active lifestyles as a way to promote personal and community health. In addition, the self-care techniques demonstrated are approachable and easy to incorporate into daily routines.