When sharing my post with the video that explains health is about more than health care, I was introduced to another video that helps to put this perspective on health into context.
Created by Wellington Dufferin Grey Health, it looks at the financial implications of only dealing with health through health care with a side helping of healthy living advice. The stats are from our neighbours but I’m confident that similar dramatic numbers exist in Waterloo Region
Let’s Start a Conversation About Health…and Not Talk About Health Care
If addressing the social determinants of health helps people live healthier, better quality lives while preventing skyrocketing healthcare cost… if addressing these same issues mean we can prevent crimes and saves enforcement dollars… Let’s get started now!