LiveWell JOCO Blog

Stay informed with regular updates from the LiveWell Johnson County Blog, including tips for chronic disease prevention, healthy food inspiration, and news from the neighborhood.

Pharmer’s Markets Begin August 17!

Pharmer’s Markets Customers most often interact with their pharmacist in the few minutes it takes to pick up their prescription. Rarely do they engage pharmacists in conversations about chronic health conditions or ask questions about how they can better manage…... read more

Heart Disease: What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages. February is Heart Month, the perfect…...

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Do you suffer from a chronic disease such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, COPD, stroke or any ongoing health concern? If so, you are not alone. In fact, 145 million Americans suffer from some type of chronic disease. Johnson County Department…...

Pharmer’s Market in Olathe

Visit the Pharmer's Market at Payless Discount Foods in Olathe and earn up to $10 in produce bucks to redeem for fresh produce in the store. Get your blood pressure checked, visit with a pharmacist about your medication, take a…...

FREE Pharmer’s Market in Shawnee

Visit the Pharmer's Market at Price Chopper in Shawnee and earn up to $10 in produce bucks to redeem for fresh produce in the store. Get your blood pressure checked, visit with a pharmacist about your medication, take a risk…...

DASH Diet

DASH Diet   The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) has been ranked one of the top diets for the past 9 years by US News & World Report. The DASH diet plan was developed in 1992 to see if…... read more

New Blood Pressure Guidelines

New Blood Pressure Guidelines In November the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new blood pressure guidelines. The new recommendations set numerical categories and use new terminology. The new guidelines are: Normal: Under 120 over 80 Elevated:…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check at the Lenexa Senior Center the third Tuesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check in Lenexa at Rosewood Place the third Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a Registered…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Overland Park

FREE blood pressure check in Overland Park at Matt Ross Community Center the third Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County.   Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Overland Park

FREE blood pressure check in Overland Park at the Johnson County Central Resource Library on the second Wednesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure…... read more

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Shawnee

FREE blood pressure check at Shawnee Methodist Church on the second Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Gardner

FREE blood pressure check in Gardner at the Gardner Senior Center the first Thursday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check in Lenexa at the Johnson County North Central Multi-Service Center the first Wednesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Olathe

FREE blood pressure check in Olathe at the Johnson County Administration Building the first Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked…...