Could the path to happiness start at your local park? It sounds too good to be true, but research increasingly shows it’s a real possibility. A recent study of well-being in 44 major cities across the U.S. found that park coverage was among the best predictors of residents’ health and happiness. The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation is investing in Memphis parks through its first BlueCross Healthy Place project, the revitalization of David Carnes Park in the city’s Whitehaven neighborhood. “Concentrating our giving on BlueCross Healthy Places will allow us to have a bigger impact within our communities, reaching both urban and rural areas across the state,” said Scott Wilson, BlueCross director of community relations and health foundation. “We’re […]
Bike Walk Tennessee advocates for better biking and walking in Tennessee. Bike Walk Tennessee serves as a statewide voice to advance public policy that improves economic development, health equity, and quality of life. Bike Walk Tennessee connects and educates members and constituents to create regional, statewide, and national efforts that support biking and walking in Tennessee.
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