Health Literacy

How is health literacy defined?

Having the ability to make informed decisions in relation to an individual’s physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual health; Also applies to caregivers understanding the health information of a loved one.

Some of our programs that fall into this category include:

  • Little Nibblers
  • Medicare 101
  • Family Place / Play and Learn: Parent/Child Workshop
  • Lancaster County Office of Aging: Free Medicare Open Enrollment consultation appointments

Other resources:

  • Preschool backpacks featuring information and manipulatives helping young children to understand and process health topics such as nutrition, dental health,  multiple mental and emotional health topics, allergies, illness, vision, hospital visits,