Health & Wellness: Serving Southwest Florida
The word “Wellness” is everywhere these days, but what is it and what does it mean for you?
Wellness promotes change, growth, education, happiness, preventive health, and achieving lifelong goals. Lee Health sees the benefits in promoting wellness in our flourishing, vital Southwest Florida community. As we continue to be national leaders of health and healing, we’re committed to providing what you need to be active, energized, and engaged every day.
We're proud to be your trusted partner as you take charge of your well-being.
Health and wellness is a broad category that is at the very heart of what we do at Lee Health:
- Primary care
- Specialty care
- Preventive care
- Family and internal medicine
- Health education
- Disease management
- Exercise and fitness
- Diet and nutrition guidance
- Stress relief and relaxation
- Resources and facilities to help you find a sense of purpose and community
Not sure where to start on your wellness journey? Lee Health has got you covered. Our official Wellness Wheel provides a road map for success -- the six areas listed here are perfect areas to concentrate on.
The Six Spokes
By learning more about the wheel, you will discover your "why," learn how to energize your body, believe in food as medicine, understand the power of rest, figure out how to deal with pressure in the modern world, and discover a better sense of hope and well-being. Click below to read more.
Healthy Habits Put You in Control
Our certified experts and wellness champions invite you to learn more about what we do:
Find an event for you and your family, read stories covering a variety of topics on our blog, visit a Healthy Life Center location near you, watch videos about services, and find out about visiting national speakers.
Learn how to cook healthy meals for you and your family and how to make nutritious foods taste great.
Your genes play a powerful role in your health, but new research shows the true value of healthy habits. “You have a lot more control over your destiny then you think you do,” says Dr. Salvatore Lacagnina, system medical director of wellness at Lee Health. Learn more about epigenetics and how to turn your bad genes off.
The Latest Blog Posts
3 Ways to Curb Your Child's Electronic Habit
Your family will likely enjoy some new electronics this holiday season – but here’s what you need to know to make sure your kids don’t overdo it.
5 Brain Boosters to Flex Your Mental Muscle
You can train your brain to remember just as well as you can train for body for a marathon. Steady stimulation will keep you sharp - both mentally and physically.
Exercise and Nutrition
100 is the new 50: A Tale of Inspiration
It doesn’t matter how old you are – you can stay fit and enjoy an active life. This local man continues to be an inspiration and refuses to slow down – at age 100.