As the leading healthcare provider in southeastern New Jersey, AtlantiCare is committed to building healthy communities. That means we help people in our community get well, but our most important role is to help them stay well.
To achieve this goal, we offer a number of resources, events and support groups. We’ve even created an online resource center that you can tap into to learn more about healthy lifestyles, wellness and preventive health topics.
AtlantiCare has been caring for the people who visit, live in and work in the Atlantic City region for more than 100 years. We were established in 1898 to provide medical care for the residents and visitors of our seaside resort. Over the years, we’ve expanded to offer health, wellness and community enhancement programs and services that reach far beyond our facilities’ doors.
In support of AtlantiCare’s vision to build healthy communities, Growing Green AtlantiCare addresses root causes of chronic disease by increasing consumption of healthy foods through the creation of access points for fresh, local produce.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three children are overweight or obese, and it is projected that one in three children born after the year 2000 will have diabetes by 2050. AtlantiCare’s Healthy Schools, Healthy Children program is actively combating these startling statistics through education, activities, and policy efforts.
The AtlantiCare Growing Green Chef Council is a distinguished group of culinary experts working in the greater Atlantic City area committed to increasing access to healthy food for community members, and providing them with the food preparation skills necessary to lead healthier lives. The Growing Green Chef Council uses its passion, expertise and circles of influence to support the growth and sustainability of AtlantiCare’s Growing Green initiative.
Calm. Connection. Meditation. Escape. Just some of the ways AtlantiCare’s Healing Arts Program is making a difference for patients, visitors and staff.
Founded in 1977, the AtlantiCare Foundation exists to improve the health and well-being of the community through a comprehensive development program to support safe, equitable, quality healthcare and to promote healthy behaviors.