Health + Wellness


Year-round activities and events abound in Oakland County, where health, wellness and fun are part of the quality-of-life landscape. From amateur hockey and hydroplane races to half-marathons and more, Oakland County gets people up and moving. Here are just some of the events aimed at keeping county residents happy, healthy and on the go – “Count Your Steps,” Fire & Ice Fest, Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament, and the Brooksie Way Half-Marathon.


Happy (Trails) in Orion Township

Paul Yauk tells a story about a Mick Jagger sighting on a trail in Orion Township a few decades ago. As the Department of Natural Resources state trails coordinator explains,...

Coulter Outlines Ambitious ‘Oakland Together’ Plan

Oakland County Executive David Coulter set a collaborative tone and ambitious agenda to expand health care for county residents, ensure adults complete needed education and job certifications, move a...

Domestic and Foreign Business Investment in Oakland County Tops $575 Million for 2019

Oakland County attracted $575 million in domestic and foreign business investment in 2019, with 41 percent coming from companies headquartered outside the United States. Investment came from companies who moved...
Brookwood Fruit Farm

Enjoy Abundant Apple Crop at the Oakland County Farmers Market

Nothing says fall like a fresh, crisp apple and the Oakland County Farmers Market expects a spectacular apple season. Farmer Richard Wolfe from Wolfe Farms in Tipton said there will...

Bringing Everyone to the Operating Table

The first thing Dr. Heather Heine discovered when she moved her medical startup Olive Biosciences Inc. to Oakland County was that the area’s support systems and economy were so...

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Featured Video: Take Root

Calling Rochester, Michigan their home, Take Root resides at Oakland University under the direction of its founders and fellow company members, Ali Woerner and Thayer Jonutz. In addition to...

Featured Video: Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center

Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center in Clarkston provides children's educational programs through physical activity. Programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of children of all ages and skill...

Featured Video: Walk the Line

Walk the Line To SCI Recovery is an exercise-based spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury recovery program. Their experienced team works with clients to develop creative individual recovery...

Featured Video: J&B Medical and Health Net Connect

J & B Medical was established in 1994 and since has become one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world. J & B...

Featured Video: Detroit Mechanix

The Detroit Mechanix (DMX) represent the American Ultimate Disc League, the first professional disc league in the sport of ultimate disc. Building on a community-centered, fan-driven, family-oriented team experience,...

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