Share the LiveUp Love this Valentine’s Day!

Today’s post comes from Sarah, who will be co-directing LiveUp DC!  Can you believe that it’s Valentine’s Day already? Summer is just around the corner! In the meantime, here are 10 Ways you can show your LiveUp Love: Wear your LiveUp Shirt: Even though people usually wear pinks and reds on Valentine’s Day, pull out your favorite […]

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LiveUp in the Kitchen!

Hi everyone! My name is Allie and I am one of the directors for LiveUp NYC! We all know how important it is to do our best to be healthy. I like to live a healthy lifestyle by staying active and eating nutritious wholesome meals! I find it easiest to eat healthy when I am […]

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Family bonding through wellness!

We love hearing stories of how families take advantage of opportunities to bond together through wellness! Past LiveUp mentor Steph recently ran a marathon with her mom and shared her incredible experience with us.    Running that race with my mom was one of the best things I’ve ever done. I made her a training schedule […]

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Laura shares her LiveUp experience

Laura, one of our rock star volunteers, shared this post she wrote for Towsen University’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science nOTes Friends & Family Alumni Newsletter.    LiveUp, a long weekend program for adults with Down syndrome, is dedicated to helping participants across four core focus areas: life skill and social skill development, healthy […]

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Wednesday Wellness: Volunteering – it’s good for your health!

LiveUp Programs is 100% volunteer-run organization. We know how important it is to help out, however you can  – whether it’s one weekend a year or hours and hours of prep time planning everything! We rely on our friends, family, and community to make our programs possible. In fact, one of the pillars that makes […]

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Just Dance! Reason 6 why we love LiveUp!

Friday, March 21 (3-21 in honor of Trisomy 21) is World Down Syndrome Day! It’s a chance to “help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.” (You can learn more about it here.) We’re continuing […]

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Wellness Wednesday

At LiveUp Programs one of the pillars of programming that we focus on is Wellness. So we’re bringing you our first ever Wellness Wednesday post. Today’s post comes from co-director Jenna:   With all of the things we wanted to give love to this February, our bodies are always top on the list!   Even in the […]

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