Encouraging health and wellness during and after treatment.
What does healthy living mean to you? Getting a good sweat going in the gym, reaching that moment of Zen in yoga class, or relaxing at a spa enjoying a great massage? No matter what it means to you, being strong and living well is vital during and after treatment.
Healthy Living Events are coordinated through partnerships with local health and wellness businesses, and Live for Today provides events for members to help achieve a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, as well as giving them the opportunity for revitalization and restoration. These events are held every 6-8 weeks and consist of an educational wellness activity and healthy foods.
Healthy Living Partnerships give members the ability to workout, participate in fitness classes, attend wellness events, and receive salon treatments for free. Local businesses support our mission by providing these opportunities to the young adult cancer patients and survivors Live for Today serves.
The Healthy Giving Fund
The Healthy Giving Fund is an in-kind gift awarded to a member of Live for Today on an as-needed basis to assist with the long-term physical or emotional effects of cancer treatment.
Healthy Giving Fund Recipient: Randale’s Story
Past Healthy Living Events
Healthy Living Event: Sisters & Survivors Surf Day
Surfs up! The ladies of Live for Today rode some gnarly waves at Jacksonville Beach thanks to the Sisters of the Sea and their annual Sisters & Survivors event. Sisters of the Sea is non-profit organization for women surfers in Jacksonville, FL. The women come together for the Sisters & Survivors event to teach cancer…
Healthy Living Event: Rock Climbing
Live For Today Foundation hopes to constantly inspire our members physically and mentally, and they all reached great heights at the Edge Rock Gym. Although only a few members had attempted this exhilarating activity before, rock-climbing was a fun and different way to exercise, challenging many of the members to push themselves higher and higher. After getting settled…
Healthy Living Event: Practice with Purpose
Sunday afternoons are the best. For some, its a time when taking a nap is socially acceptable. For others, its a time for spiritual rejuvenation. For a group of 60+ present-minded yoga enthusiasts, this particular Sunday afternoon was a time to give back while stretching out. Big Fish Power Yoga is a power vinyasa yoga studio in Jacksonville Beach that…
Healthy Living Event: Essential Oils
On a crisp, December, Saturday morning, Members of the Live For Today Foundation made way to Ackerman Cancer Center for a class all about essential oils! Upon arrival, hugs were exchanged and smiles lit the room. Old friends brought each other up to date on happenings and we even got to introduce a new Member…
Healthy Living Event: Girls Night Out
There’s nothing quite as rejuvenating as a night out with the gals. So on Friday, October 16th, the ladies of Live For Today gathered in the heart of San Marco, at Stasis Salon, for Girls Night Out! Many people don’t realize the demanding schedule of someone fighting cancer. Combining treatment, check ups, and a resulting…
Healthy Living Event: Publix Aprons Cooking School
Eating healthfully—it should be a top priority for everyone. For a young person in the fight of his or her life, it is imperative. The body requires quite the regimen of nutrients to go head-to-head with cancer in the chemotherapy ring! However, in today’s fast-paced world of casual dining and a marketplace of misleading advertisements,…