Vital Conditions for Community Health and Well-Being Framework

Vital Conditions for Health & Well-Being: Properties of places and institutions that we all depend on to be healthy and well. Vital conditions persist over generations. Seven major categories of vital conditions strongly shape the exposures, choices, opportunities, and adversities that each of us encounter on day one and throughout our lives.

Vital signs like heart rate, temperature, and weight tell us what is going in our body. Likewise, the vital conditions that we inherit from our predecessors and, in turn, confer to future generations tell us about the prospects for health and well-being as a community, a country, and an extended human family.

Each vital condition is distinct and indispensable unto itself; and they work together as a system to produce our legacies of health and well-being over time. They are inseparable parts of a multi-faceted whole.



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Domains

Meaningful Work and Wealth


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Homeownership
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Unemployment
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Lifelong Learning


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Thriving Environment


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Green Space
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Basic Needs for Health and Safety


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Belonging and Civic Muscle


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Humane Housing


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Reliable Transportation


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Transit Score
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Resources & Tools


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Visualizing Wellbeing: Healthy Environment
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Published on 09/13/2018
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Vital Conditions: Your Feedback
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Published on 10/18/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Belonging and Civic Muscle
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Published on 09/27/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Lifelong Learning
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Published on 08/21/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Humane Housing
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Published on 09/06/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Reliable Transportation
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Published on 09/20/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Basic Needs for Health + Safety
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Published on 08/13/2018
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Well Being Legacy Inaugural Gathering
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Published on 07/20/2018
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Visualizing Wellbeing: Meaningful Work + Wealth
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Published on 08/30/2018