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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!

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!  Stay tuned for more details.

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! 

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Health Resources, Benefits & Discounts at Dartmouth

Health Coaching

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.

Wellness Workshops

Throughout 2014, workshops will be offered in three-part series around specific themes.  Come to all three for a more in-depth understanding or choose only those that best suit your needs and goals. Workshops are available to benefits eligible employees and their adult family members. 

Other Benefits & Discounts for Employees

Work/Life Programs

Health and Recreation

 Campus Convenience

  • Lactation Rooms
  • Bike Racks
  • Showers
  • Hydration Stations

Other Benefits

 

Assess Your Health

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!Picture of Dr. Duncan and Dr. Lazar

 

Dartmouth Health Connect

Dartmouth Health Connect is a primary care practice. Dartmouth College has engaged with Iora Health to provide its employees with an option for coordinated, personalized care through a dedicated care team. All Dartmouth Health Connect services are a benefit provided to eligible employees and offered at no additional employee cost.  If you are interested in learning more about Dartmouth Health Connect and their current capacity for new patients, click here or simply call 603.738.1164.

 

Geisel School of Medicine Public Lecture Series

Geisel School of Medicine

 

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.

 

 

Listen and Learn with DHMC Health Podcasts

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.

Weight Management: Inviting the Healthy You to Emerge

Check out all the health self-assessment tools in the left navigation bar to get started!

Weight Watchers at Work:Get Fit

  • 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 typically meets in Haldeman 031 every Tuesday from noon until 1 pm. Call or email Lauren Clark at 6-0109 or Annette Rine (603) 653-0726 to learn more and to confirm meeting location.

CBT for Weight Loss Group:

  • Group therapy for weight loss will teach you how to apply the proven benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to your diet and weight loss efforts by training you to think differently, improve your eating behavior, and to keep weight off permanently! Very affordable and very effective, these small groups are offered at Hanover Psychiatry, through the Psychiatry department of the Geisel School of Medicine. Learn to choose wisely, eat consciously, think differently, act rationally, and manage your weight for the long-term. Call 603-277-9110.

Find External Support:

  • Like the Weight Watchers program but can't do the Dartmouth meetings? Check Weight Watchers online for more information. Community meetings and online "meetings" are also available.
  • Follow the effective 12-Step Approach in recovering from food addiction. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous offers self-help and support from the biochemical disease of food obsession.
  • "Eat Smart. Get Out. Be Active." That's the three-fold strategy of UV Heal! Find out more about the Upper Valley Healthy Eating Active Living Partnership.
  • Tracking your calorie intake and your activity level can DOUBLE weight loss. Just keeping a food diary, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research, can increase your success by 100%. For accurate, reliable information about calories, fat, and other dietary elements, check one of the following sites.

 External Web Resources:

Choose My Plate Trustworthy numbers—not guess-timates—from the data collected by the United States Department of Agriculture available from Choose my Plate.
SparkPeople Inspiration, true stories, practical suggestions from a caring community can be found at the Sparkpeople website.
My Fitness Pal App Afficiandos can access help with the MyFitnessPal Itunes App
WebMD WebMD tracks your calorie and nutrition intake to help you plan your personalized success story.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 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!
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Last Updated: 8/26/14