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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
|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!|
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Last Updated: 8/26/14