Vicki Held: My Journey To The Blue Zones Project
Last updated 2/3/2021 at 4:17pm
In the fall of 2018, I was hiking in the Dolomites in northern Italy.
My husband opted for an easier hike that day, but I took off with an alpine guide and two members of our Backroads group on an alpine adventure.
During the 12-mile, high-altitude hike, Dr. Chris Dickson, from Greensboro, asked me if I had ever heard of Blue Zones and the Power 9.
I had not.
Chris and his daughter had developed a first-grade curriculum incorporating lessons learned from the Power 9.
During that day we hiked, talked and I was educated about Dan Buettner's travels to find the best practices in he...