Choosing Health!®

Choosing Health!® is a year-round campaign designed to provide opportunities for the Capital Area to learn about and use existing programs to achieve healthy lifestyles. Comprised of over 120 Resource Partners, the Choosing Health!® movement focuses on encouraging physical activity, increasing healthy eating, preventing substance abuse and tobacco use, and promoting mental health.

Visit the Choosing Health!® page to learn more about the campaign, participating organizations, resources, and initiatives such as Let's Walk, Healthy Eating, and Choosing Health!® Rallies.


2017 Annual Meeting

The Capital Area Health Alliance is hosting its Annual Meeting and 24th Anniversary Event on March 23, 8:30 – 11:30 am, Eagle Eye Golf Club, 15500 Chandler Rd, Bath Twp.  The morning’s agenda includes:

  • Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious breakfast and connect with colleagues.
  • Committee Showcase:  Learn about the work of the Alliance that is accomplished through its committees and find ways to get involved.
  • Keynote Speaker: Marcella Wilson, PhD, Transition to Success (TTS).  TTS is a standard of care to treat the condition of poverty, addressing social determinants of health by coordinating across healthcare, human service, government, faith-based and education. It is based on a continuous quality improvement model with uniform standards of practice, creating consistency in care, measurement and evaluation.
  • Interactive Dialogue: Lend your voice to developing the next steps to be taken based on the presentation.

Immediately following the event there will be a book-signing for Dr. Wilson’s new book Diagnosis: Poverty. There is NO CHARGE to attend this event. To register, please visit eventbrite.com.


What CAHA Members are Saying

"CAHA's role as a coordinating body...assures healthcare needs of the community are met and changes in healthcare policy and provision of care are planned for. More than any one healthcare organization alone, CAHA combines the strength of all members of the organization to give us greater ability to provide for the healthcare needs of the community."

"CAHA is an organization that allows competing agencies to work together and achieve mutual goals that benefit our communities. CAHA provides connectivity and pathways of communication that enable all of us to offer services that enhance the health and well-being of the people of the tri-county region."

"[CAHA brings] organizations together and bring[s] opportunities for developing joint programs, services, educational endeavors, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. CAHA has been the leader in the region for healthy lifestyles."

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