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Building Balance BINGO Challenge

Start taking action to create more balance in your life by completing this bingo challenge! Small steps in the right direction will lead you toward a balanced mind and life. 

Who: All UToledo employees are invited to participate
What: A month long challenge to complete actions that will assist in building balance in your life.
When: March 1- 31, 2021
How: Once you register for the challenge,  you will receive the official bingo card via email. You have until March 31 to complete actions in order to earn entries toward the incentive. Review the Challenge Details to learn more specifics regarding the actions and incentive. 

Challenge Details                                Challenge Registration

  

B.E.A.T. (Blood Pressure Education Achieves Targets)

Elevated blood pressure can damage your body for years before you show any symptoms. Treatment and lifestyle changes can help control your blood pressure and reduce risk of complications. B.E.A.T. is designed to teach you the necessary skills, including nutrition and fitness to improve your blood pressure.

Who: All UToledo employees are invited to participate
What: 6 week educational program to improve behaviors related to blood pressure
When: Feb. 16 - March 29, 2021
Where: Virtually via Webex sessions
How: Participants will participate in two virtual group educational sessions. The group sessions will be followed by participants completing self-guided activities that are focused on improving blood pressure. The program will finish by participants completing the final wrap-up virtual session. 

 Download program schedule and details

 

March Webinar: Bias is a four letter word
Presented by: Mary-Ellen Sposato Rogers
When: Tuesday, March 9 or 10 1:30 -2 :30 p.m.

We all have biases, but so often we don't even realize them. In this session we will explore the scientific nature of bias, and how to begin to consciously overcome your biases.

To register for this webinar, visit http://www.myimpactsolution.com/ and either create an account or log in.  Once logged in, the webinar registration link is listed in the right column.

To create an account:
Step 1: Visit MyImpactSolution.com
Step 2: Click on "MY LIFE EXPERT LOGIN"
Step3: Click on "Create a new account with your company code SIGN UP"
Step 4: Enter Company Code: 'uteap' and follow the instructions in your activation email. 

 

Nutrition for LIfe

Healthy U has partnered with UToledo's campus Registered Dietitian to offer the next 5-week self-paced personal wellness course.  The course will be offered via the Healthy U Blackboard virtual classroom.  Over the course of 5 weeks, participants will learn
  • Nutrition basics
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Food marketing and labeling
  • Eating for energy
  • Family nutrition
Weekly modules will include videos and/or reading materials along with an opportunity to engage with other participants using the discussion board. Complete each week's specified tasks in order to be eligible for a gift card and chance to win a nutrition bundle. 


Program basics:

  • Starts the week of March 15; participants will receive additional information via email prior to the start of the program. Registration closes March 17.
  • Check into the Blackboard course each week and complete the specified tasks (read, listen or watch the educational information). These modules are self-paced and don't have to be completed on a certain date or time.
  • Post and engage with other participants on the weekly discussion board.
  • Incentive Opportunity: All participants that complete the requirements by April 19, 2021 will receive a $10 gift card and be entered to win a nutrition bundle (health tracking journal, water bottle, meal prep containers). Three winners will be chosen for the bundle and be notified via email.
  • Incentive Requirements: Participants must review the educational information, post on the discussion board each week and complete the post-program survey by April 19, 2021.

Program Registration

 

HELP Health Coaching

The Healthy Employee Lifestyle Program (HELP) provides personalized health coaching to UToledo employees. A trained health coach will help participants make informed decisions about their lifestyle through telephonic support, email and virtual sessions. 

HELP is open to a limited number of UToledo employees enrolled in Healthy U. Potential coaching topics include proper nutrition, tobacco cessation, developing a fitness routine, improving sleep and managing stress. Participants are eligible for up to 12 sessions throughout the year.  To learn more, review the program details.

Program Registration Program Details

 

 

Last Updated: 3/3/21