Over 600 employees attended the 2nd Annual Employee Wellness Event on 10/8 and were able to visit with campus partners, participate in wellness demonstrations, receive health screenings, sample healthful snacks, and be entered into some great prizes! All of the winners have been notified. See here for the recipes of the highly popular healthful snacks served at the event.
Register for Winter FLIP Classes!
Are you looking for a way to stay fit during the long, cold winter months? Or do you want to try a new workout routine to add to your fitness regimen? The Fitness and Lifestyle Improvement (FLIP) classes offered by Dartmouth Athletics is a great way to stay active and have fun through the winter months. The schedule for the winter classes is now up and you can find it here. From "Pilates for beginners" to "Total Body Circuit," there are classes for all levels of experience. You can choose from a morning Aerobic Deep Water Condition class, a lunctime spinning class, an evening Zumba class, and many more to fit your schedule. Registration starts on Monday, December 9th, at 8am. You can register online or in person in Room 167 (Alumni Gym) from 8 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4:30 pm. For more information on registration guidelines and to register, please visit the FLIP website.
If you are a College employee on one of the Dartmouth sponsored CIGNA health plans and attend the classes 2 times a week for 10 weeks you will also be eligible for up to $200 reimbursement through CIGNA. For more information on the reimbursement, please see here.
Test your clinical risk factors and you'll walk away knowing your numbers!
You can receive your blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference measurements at the upcoming 2nd Annual Employee Wellness Event on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, in Alumni Hall at Hopkins Center. Appointments only take 10 minutes and there is no cost to you! Sign up for your biometric screening appointment today! Appointments are available at the event between 10a - 2p.
Even Olympic athletes benefit from coaching! Whatever your health goals, a Health Coach can give you tips on how to set a goal, help you work towards meeting your goal, cheer you on, and measure your progress. Whether you are training for a triathalon, trying to lower your blood pressure, searching for the best form of exercise for your body and personality, trying to lose weight, or simply trying to live a healthy lifestyle, the Health Coaches can help.
Work with a Health Coach to set your own health and wellness goals.
Each month, we offer different group workshops that focus on medical, movement, diet and nutrition, and behavioral health topics. Workshops are available to benefits eligible employees and their adult dependents.
Spending 15- 20 minutes completing the online Health Assessment is a quick and easy way to determine the current state of your overall health, and to figure out what steps you need to take now to maintain or improve your health in the future. After all, when you're healthy, you have the strength and confidence to be your true self!
Dartmouth Health Connect is designed for you! Dartmouth College, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Iora Health joined resources to create a new primary care facility centered around your needs. Responsive and patient-centered, the team at Dartmouth Health Connect works with you to preserve health, maintain wellness, prevent illness, and manage conditions.
Learn from the experts! Geisel's lectures feature professionals, researchers, innovators, and scholars sharing their knowledge to the Dartmouth community in a free lecture series. Find out about the latest findings and inventions in health-related fields. Check the schedule at the Geisel School website.
From folk medicine therapies that work to pioneering research, from national health trends to surprising new discoveries, you can find out more by listening to interviews with Dartmouth-Hitchcock's clinicians at your convenience. Click here to listen!
Healthy body weight depends on an approach that combines working with the mind, the body, and the spirit. For help in helping yourself, check the resources below.
Check out all the health self-assessment tools in the left navigation bar to get started!
Get support, encouragement, and practical tools from Dartmouth's own Weight Watchers at Work group. Join the on-going group whenever you are ready. It meets in Haldeman 031 every Tuesday from noon until 1 pm. Call Barbara Belloir at x2238 or email Barbara.Belloir@dartmouth.edu to learn more.
|Trustworthy numbers—not guess-timates—from the data collected by the United States Department of Agriculture available from Choose my Plate.|
|Inspiration, true stories, practical suggestions from a caring community can be found at the Sparkpeople website.|
|App Afficiandos can access help with the MyFitnessPal Itunes App|
|WebMD tracks your calorie and nutrition intake to help you plan your personalized success story.|
|The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has set the standard for healthy eating for all kinds of diets. Whether you are looking for more information about a diet prescribed for a health condition, a DVD, a CD-ROM, or a Registered Dietitian to help you set and achieve objectives, the academy can help!|
Calculate your Body Mass Index
Last Updated: 12/6/13