|[February 16, 2017]
Lake Nona Joins Jiyo's "Smart Cities - Internet of Wellbeing" Platform to Promote Community Health Engagement
Nona, one of the fastest-growing communities in America and a model
for the design of a comprehensive, healthy community, today announced it
will partner with Jiyo,
a comprehensive digital platform recently launched by Dr. Deepak Chopra
to address health and wellbeing holistically with residents.
Through the partnership, Lake Nona residents will have exclusive access
to a Lake Nona version of the Jiyo platform with customized content
focused on five pillars of wellbeing including personal growth,
exercise, nutrition, sleep, and relationships, as well as insights from
leading experts, including Dr. Chopra.
Jiyo's "Smart Cities" platform will take an integrated approach to using
digital technologies to connect Lake Nona residents to information and
events that improve health and wellbeing, as well as provide enhanced
insights, analytics and support to help promote a higher quality of life
among residents in the 17-square-mile integrated, master-designed
community in Orlando, Fla. Lake Nona is the second "Smart City" in the
"Lake Nona has offered us the unique opportunity to create the internet
of wellbeing, the global brain for creating a more peaceful,
sustainable, healthier and more joyful world," said Jiyo Co-Founder
Deepak Chopra, a pioneer in integrative medicine, forerunner of
meditation practice and New York Times best-selling author.
Known for its innovative approaches to community health and wellbeing
and often called a "living lab," Lake Nona is also the current focus of
a longitudinal study by Johnson & Johnson Health & Wellness Solutions
known as the Lake Nona Life Project, which aims to better understand how
communities work and the factors that lead to better overall health and
wellbeing. Last fall, Lake Nona also debuted the first healthy home,
WHIT, a wellness home built on innovation and technology.
"Lake Nona has created a really unique environment for companies looking
to innovate in the healthcare and wellbeing arenas, which provides our
residents with unprecedented opportnities and access to unique events,
studies and platforms like Jiyo," said Gloria Caulfield, executive
director of the Lake Nona Institute and vice president of strategic
alliances at Tavistock Development Company. "We want Lake Nona to be a
place where you have every opportunity to be your best self, to perform
at your best, and Lake Nona's Jiyo platform will provide our community
with another amazing tool to accomplish that."
The announcement was made at the Lake Nona Impact Forum, a three-day
symposium where 250 of the nation's top CEOs, health care entrepreneurs
and innovators, government officials and other thought leaders discuss
and develop solutions to improve health, wellness and sustainable living
throughout the world.
To learn more about the Lake Nona Impact Forum and the Lake Nona
Institute, visit www.LakeNonaImpactForum.org
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About the Lake Nona Institute:
The Lake Nona Institute is a nonprofit, community-focused organization
that incubates, activates and measures the impact of innovative
technologies and programs that can become global models for building
healthy, sustainable and inspired communities. The Institute focuses on
programs based on: Health & Wellness, Education and Sustainability. At
its core, Lake Nona Institute believes that individuals in the social
context of a community can and do have a profound impact on wellness,
education and sustainability.
About Lake Nona:
Orlando's Lake Nona is one of the fastest-growing communities in America
with more than 10 million square feet of world-class residential and
commercial facilities - and it's just getting started. The
17-square-mile, master-designed community is home to thoughtfully
designed neighborhoods, world-class education facilities, a Health &
Life Sciences Cluster, a Sports & Performance District highlighted by
USTA's New Home of American Tennis - the largest tennis facility in the
country, diverse work spaces, recreational facilities, retail centers,
and entertainment venues encompassing the best Orlando has to offer with
all the conveniences of a dynamic, vibrant community. Driven by a
long-term vision, Lake Nona is committed to building an innovative
community that inspires human potential whilst being focused on
sustainable design, healthy living, and groundbreaking gigabit fiber
optic technology. Adjacent to Orlando International Airport, Lake Nona
will feature millions of square feet of commercial space, thousands of
hotel rooms, 25,000+ residents and hundreds of shops and restaurants.
Jiyo is a comprehensive digital platform that allows users to engage,
learn, and interact with a diverse range of information, articles,
videos and reminders that help them to be their best selves. Jiyo's
intuitive technology tracks users' behavior and then offers insights and
suggestions based on their habits. This kind of 360-degree wellness
covers exercise, meditation, relationships, finances, and finding
purpose in the everyday. Besides useful content and encouraging
reminders, Jiyo is also committed to fostering community, connecting
users to world leaders and experts on wellbeing and allowing them to
create bonds with like-minded people who use the platform. Jiyo's aim is
to make users more aware, identify their unique sets of strengths, and
create a pathway to making every moment of life count.
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