SAVE THE DATE - Alumni Gym Open House - 12/5 & 12/6
Friday, December 5th from 12 PM - 8 PM and Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM – 2 PM. Work out in Zimmerman Fitness Center, try out a select FLIP fitness class, talk to Personal Trainers, participate in free fitness clinics or take a guided tour of Zimmerman Fitness Center. Plus, enter to win exciting prizes! More information can be found here plus click here for the fitness schedule.
FREE Health Screenings - 12/4 & 12/11
Don't miss a chance to get your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, Body Mass Index, and waist circumference checked at an upcoming biometric screening event. Open to all employees even if you've been screened in previous years. A limited number of appointments remain available at '53 Commons (12/4) & DHMC (12/11). Receive a free reusable lunch bag for participating (if you haven't already). Register for your 15-minute appointment here.
Stay Connected with Wellness at Dartmouth - like us on Facebook!
Wellness at Dartmouth is on Facebook! Like us to connect to events, programs, resources, healthy tips, recipes, and more! Even if you don't have a Facebook page, you can still view our page and see our postings. Please note, Wellness at Dartmouth will be taking a break from posting regularly on Facebook until after the new year. Stay tuned for new health and wellness tips and healthy recipes to help you make the most of 2015!
Thank you to the 600 employees who attended the 3rd Annual Employee Wellness Event on October 7th! Click here to find out who the prize winners were and to learn the recipes for the snacks provided at the Event.
We realize not everyone could make it to this event so will be offering 9 additional biometric health screening events throughout October, November and December. Receive your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, waist circumference, and BMI results, PLUS a free reusable lunch bag (if you haven't already). Appointments are 15-minutes and you'll walk away knowing your results. Please note, you do not need to fast for this screening.
Register today here.
MAINTAIN IT is a fun 6-week online program focused on maintaining physical activity, weight and overall health during the busy holiday season.
November is American Diabetes Month. Below you will find links that provide you with information about Type 2 diabetes, including risk factor and prevention information.
Fall is a transitional time of year - the leave on the trees change, it becomes darker earlier, and the temperature begins to drop. These changes can lead to stress for individuals who tend to fall off the health and fitness wagon during this seasonal transition. Planning for seasonal changes, finding support from group exercise, and embracing events and activities that fall has to offer are key factors for staying fit through the changing seasons. See below for tips to help you stay healthy and active this fall:
Wellness at Dartmouth is committed to helping employees discover their own path to well-being. Our website is one aspect of a comprehensive approach designed to connect employees with the support they need along their journey. We hope you enjoy your visit and encourage you to check back often for updates. The welcome mat is always out!
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Last Updated: 11/12/14