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An evening with the stars: A Twilight Trek And Astronomy Experience
Thursday, August 10 from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Location: Balch Hill, Hanover, NH 03755
Meet at the parking lot at the junction of Grasse Road and Trescott Road in Hanover.

Cost: Free!
Experience the Upper Valley after dark like never before! Trek to the top of Balch Hill with a guide from the Hanover Conservancy who will teach you about night-time ecosystems. When you reach the top, learn to identify constellations, see the Milky Way, and even watch Jupiter as it sets. B.Y.O.F. – bring your own flashlight!

To register, click here.  

CCBA 30th Anniversary Celebration - August 12th 10 am - 1 pm

Bring the family to celebrate 30 years of providing fitness and recreation opportunities for the Upper Valley at the CCBA (Carter Community Building Association) in Lebanon, NH at this free community event.  

Touch a truck, bounce house, dunk tank, BBQ, yard games, FREE fitness classes and membership specials!  Learn more at www.joinccba.org 

 

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Wellness at Dartmouth Updates

We hope you have a happy and healthy summer! Don't forget to wear your sunscreen and stay hydrated when you're outdoors.

Let's make 2017 a healthy year together!

Wellness at Dartmouth is here to help you thrive and support your health and well-being in 2017. We are pleased to offer opportunities that will promote a healthy year for us all. We encourage you to get involved by clicking here to learn more about the well-being action list. 

The Pulse at Dartmouth program - join today!

The Pulse at Dartmouth program provides a comprehensive suite of personalized tools and support, including fun MOVE IT challenges, activity, sleep and nutrition trackers, social connections, a personal health assessment, onsite Health Stations, daily health tips, and more! As a participant, you can:

  • Earn up to $400 per calendar year ($100 per calendar quarter), or up to $800 per year per family if your spouse is eligible
  • All participants receive one free MAX™ Activity and Sleep Tracker device, or a one-time credit of $24.99 towards the purchase of another device, that will synchronize your activity with the Pulse program (all credits applied after checkout)

Join over 2,700 of your colleagues and spouses in the Pulse at Dartmouth program today at http://dartgo.org/joinpulse.

Learn more about the Pulse program, health stations, eligibility, and more here.  If you have any questions about the program or need assistance, please reach out to the Wellness Team at wellness@dartmouth.edu or 603-646-3706.

Health and Wellness

These few things may help stave off Dementia

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Scientists think there may be a few things you can do to keep Dementia at bay: train your brain, keep your blood pressure under control, and stay active. Read more here.

Heat and Exercise: Keeping Cool in Hot Weather

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Whether you're running, playing a pick-up game of basketball or going for a power walk, take care when the temperature rises. If you exercise outdoors in hot weather, use these precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses. Read more here.

When you're choosing sunglasses, does UV protection matter?

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Ultraviolet protection is not just important when it comes to your skin, but for your eyes as well. When purchasing sunglasses, make sure you choose a pair with UV protection lenses. The darkness of the lens does not necessarily mean it will protect your eyes from harsh UV rays. Glasses should be clearly marked as blocking 99 to 100 percent of both UVA and UVB rays. Learn more here.

 

Watermelon and Arugula Chicken Salad

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Try this easy to make, delicious recipe packed with lots of seasonal flavors. For the full recipe, click here.                                                                                     

Start a Bulletin Board in Your Department

The above resources are perfect to get you started on a wellness bulletin board. For printable versions and more ideas, check out our Bulletin Board.

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Last Updated: 8/10/17