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Wellness at Dartmouth
7 Lebanon Street -- Suite 203
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3706
Fax: (603) 646-1108
Email: wellness@dartmouth.edu

Spotlight!

Snowshoeing on the Golf Course on January 21st

Join Kathy Decato of the Outdoor Programs Office for a snowshoe around the golf course on Wednesday, January 21st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. Wear warm clothing and boots; bring a hat and mittens or gloves. Meet at the Cross Country Center in the basement of the DOC House at 12:00 PM. Showshoes provided. No experience necessary. To sign up, email Kathy Decato.

Shopping with Diabetes Class on January 27th

Whether you have just been diagnosed with diabetes or are shopping for a family member or friend with diabetes, this workshop can make things easier for you. In this class presented by the Co-op's registered dietitian, you'll have a chance to practice the skills you need to shop for healthful foods that keep diabetes in control. Learn how to read labels and what the best choices are in the grocery store, and get answers to your questions about how to eat with diabetes. Call (603) 640-6342 or email Mary Choate for more information.

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! 

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Find care for your child.

Read about the Dartmouth Child Care Project and Center for Child Care.

Child Care Project at Dartmouth College

Child Care Project at Dartmouth College offers resources and referrals so that parents can select the best childcare for their child. Its services are supported by Dartmouth, by other Upper Valley employers, and by the United Way.

Dartmouth College Child Care Center

Dartmouth College Child Care Center

Providing a warm, stimulating, safe daytime childcare environment for the children of Dartmouth personnel is the mission of the Dartmouth College Child Care Center. The Center is located on Reservoir Rd., in Hanover, opposite the Ray Elementary School.

Child Care Subsidy Program

For eligible families, state funds can substantially reduce the cost of child care. To find out more, call one of the organizations below.

  • Vermont: The Family Place in Norwich at (802) 649-3268 or (800) 639-0039
  • New Hampshire: Department of Health & Human Services in Claremont at (603) 542-9544 or (800) 982-1001.

Dartmouth College Child Care Center

External Resources:

  • The Child & Family WebGuide carefully screens website links before listing them for parents. Blogs, commercial sites, and sites that offer scanty or unsupported information are excluded through a rigorous and systematic process.
  • You might not expect to find suggestions about fun family activities from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the site provides quizzes, games, podcasts, and widgets along with a wealth of reliable information about wellness.
  • America's First Lady launched Let's Move. Nutritional information, hints about incorporating activity into kids' daily routines, and other suggestions about wellness and obesity prevention can be found here, along with tips for getting schools and other organizations to make their menus healthier. Not only can you set activity goals for your family and log your progress, but you can find local families interested in the same activities so that you can socialize as you exercise!
  • Super Kids Nutrition offers sound nutrition advice to parents, including ideas for planning snacks and meals and straightforward articles. The kids' site provides downloadable activities for the youngsters, as well as basic information about eating healthily and keeping active.
  • Nourish Healthy Kids gives gamers a chance to learn about nutrition through online games in its kids' section. Articles about healthy eating, setting realistic goals, and cooking are offered in the parents' and educators' sections.
  • The US Department of Health and Social Services created We Can! as a one-stop website. Information about achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, about modifying recipes to cut calories, about activities to keep the whole family active—you can find all that and more here.

Last Updated: 9/8/12