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Webinar: Uncovering Unconscious Beliefs Ongoing Online Course THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JULY We all have unconscious beliefs or preconceived ideas. While this is normal, it's important to recognize that they can negatively impact our behavior and relationships, on both a personal and professional level. During this session, we'll show you how to tune in and bring these unconscious beliefs to the surface so that they don't get in your way. Awareness is key to setting yourself up for success. Registration Open
Cigarette Butt Clean-Up Walk 07/18/2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm THIS IS A BE IN THE KNOW "SPECIAL BONUS ACTION OPPORTUNITY", 2018-2019! PARTICIPANTS CAN SUBMIT A PROOF OF BONUS ACTIONS FORM TO EARN 10 BONUS ACTION POINTS FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A QUALIFYING ON-CAMPUS WELLNESS EVENT FOR BE IN THE KNOW. Join the Healthy Penn Partnership and beautify Penn's campus with a cigarette butt clean-up walk! We will split up into small groups to cover an assigned section of campus. Each group will ideally have one person with an iPhone to download the Rubbish app, which will be used to log the locations of cigarette butts on campus. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Your work will help clean Penn's campus and identify areas not in compliance with Penn's Tobacco-Free Campus policy. Clean-up walks will be offered monthly this summer, each focusing on a different area of campus. Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Irvine Auditorium - Amado Recital D (10:30-11:00 07/24/2019 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event this year (October 2018 – June 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Irvine Auditorium - Amado Recital E (11:00-11:30) 07/24/2019 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event this year (October 2018 – June 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Biometric Screenings - Irvine Auditorium - Amado Recital F (11:30-12:00) 07/24/2019 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Be in the Know encourages you to have a biometric screening once per year. If you did not complete a screening at an on-campus event this year (October 2018 – June 2019), or submit personal results to AREUFIT on or after September 1, 2018, Human Resources is offering these last chance on-campus screening dates for this campaign year. At our on-campus events, you’ll receive a biometric screening from AREUFIT and earn 50 points toward the first $100 Be in the Know cash incentive.

Please note: Do not register if you’ve already completed a biometric screening, or submitted personal results, on or after September 1, 2018. Participants will only receive credit for one biometric screening during this year’s Be in the Know campaign, which runs September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019.

Start this year’s Be in the Know campaign and sign up for a free and confidential biometric screening, which measures your blood pressure, blood sugar (glucose), and non-fasting total and high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. You may also choose to fast to include low-density cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride results.

Get started today and earn up to $300* this campaign year!
Registration Open
Body Pump 07/24/2019 12-1 pm A toning and conditioning class with weights that is for everybody! It’s perfect for anyone who want to add strength training into their aerobic workout. You won’t know if you don’t go. So meet the challenge and reap the rewards! Registration Open
Gentle Yoga 08/01/2019 12-1 pm Let your body reward itself with movement! Join us for this Gentle Yoga session and explore the natural movements of the spine with slow and fluid moving bends and soft twists. During this session, you will flow into modified sun salutations that loosen those tightened muscles and joints of the lower back, neck, shoulders, and wrists. And as an added bonus, you’ll get a workout in the process. Mats and props will be provided. Registration Open
August Wellness Walk 08/02/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (1:00-2:00) 08/02/2019 1-2 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (10:00-11:00) 08/02/2019 10-11 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (11:00-12:00) 08/02/2019 11-12 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (12:00-1:00) 08/02/2019 12-1 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Waiting List Only
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (2:00-3:00) 08/02/2019 2-3 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (3:00-4:00) 08/02/2019 3-4 Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (4:00-5:00) 08/02/2019 4-5 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (9:00-10:00) 08/02/2019 9-10 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (9:00-10:00) 08/04/2019 9-10 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (1:00-2:00) 08/05/2019 1-2 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (10:00-11:00) 08/05/2019 10-11 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (11:00-12:00) 08/05/2019 11-12 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (12:00-1:00) 08/05/2019 12-1 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (2:00-3:00) 08/05/2019 2-3 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (3:00-4:00) 08/05/2019 3-4 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (4:00-5:00) 08/05/2019 3-4 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (9:00-10:00) 08/05/2019 9-10 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (1:00-2:00) 08/06/2019 1-2 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (10:00-11:00) 08/06/2019 10-11 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (11:00-12:00) 08/06/2019 11-12 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (12:00-1:00) 08/06/2019 12-1 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (2:00-3:00) 08/06/2019 2-3 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (4:00-5:00) 08/06/2019 4-5 pm Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Nutrition Counseling - Human Resources 3451 Walnut St. 6th Floor B (9:00-10:00) 08/06/2019 9-10 am Knowing what to eat for your personal nutritional needs can be overwhelming! Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized nutrition counseling on campus on select days each month. A Family Food, LLC, Registered Dietician will work with you to address the nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. Family Food dieticians offer nutrition counseling for adults concerned with a vast array of issues, including general healthy eating, cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, weight gain or loss, food allergies and sensitivities, slow metabolism, pregnancy, and much more. Registration Open
Webinar: Alzheimers Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies 08/06/2019 1-2 pm There are more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them in the U.S. Within the next 10 years, that number is projected to increase by 40 percent. This seminar will review the different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and signs your loved one may have the disease. Despite the devastating nature of Alzheimer’s disease, there are supports out there that can make a difference and help you continue to connect with your Mom or Dad. Learn about caregiving strategies and types of care that can improve the quality of life for both you and your parent. Registration Open
Gentle Yoga 08/08/2019 12-1 pm Let your body reward itself with movement! Join us for this Gentle Yoga session and explore the natural movements of the spine with slow and fluid moving bends and soft twists. During this session, you will flow into modified sun salutations that loosen those tightened muscles and joints of the lower back, neck, shoulders, and wrists. And as an added bonus, you’ll get a workout in the process. Mats and props will be provided. Registration Open
Does that Really Work? The Truth Behind Diet Fads 08/20/2019 12:30-1:30pm Want to lose weight but having trouble determining which diet actually works? Come learn from a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist the science and research behind current popular diets. Registration Open
Body Pump 08/21/2019 8-8:30am A toning and conditioning class with weights that is for everybody! It’s perfect for anyone who wants to add strength training into their aerobic workout. You won’t know if you don’t go. So meet the challenge and reap the rewards! Registration Open
Summer Admissions Workshop 08/21/2019 12:00-5:30pm This session is for rising seniors of faculty and staff. Student sessions will include navigating curriculum, college admission overview, an essay writing workshop, and more! Registration Open
Coping with Change 08/22/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Change in the workplace is inevitable. However, a changing environment can often produce stress or anxiety. Change and the resulting stress derive from both positive and negative events. This workshop explores the various stages of change, and steps employees can take to achieve acceptance. Through awareness, participants can increase their ability to cope with change in both their professional and personal lives. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (1-2 pm) 08/26/2019 1-2 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (10-11 am) 08/26/2019 10-11 am Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (11 am-12 pm) 08/26/2019 11 am-12 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (2-3 pm) 08/26/2019 2-3 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (3-4 pm) 08/26/2019 3-4 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (4-5 pm) 08/26/2019 4-5 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (5-6 pm) 08/26/2019 5-6 pm Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (8-9 am) 08/26/2019 8-9 am Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Lactation Consultation (9-10 am) 08/26/2019 9-10 am Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can now receive individualized lactation consultations on campus to help you meet your infant feeding goals. A Family Food, LLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will work with you to address the lactation and nutrition-related questions and concerns you have and tailor a plan specific to you. This appointment is covered by your health insurance plan. There is not cost for you. Please bring your health insurance card and Penn ID card with you to your session. Registration Open
Wellness Walk for New and Expectant Parents 08/26/2019 12-1pm Take time for yourself and your self-care and join the Quality of Work-life staff for a 2-mile walk. Bring along a colleague, your water bottle, and your sneakers! Registration Open
Lactation Resource Group: Integrating Lactation and Work 08/27/2019 12-1 pm This interactive conversation, led by Dr. Diane Spatz, Professor of Perinatal Nursing and Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition; Nurse Researcher, Director, Lactation Program; and Director, Mothers’ Milk Bank, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will provide an opportunity for expecting, new, and experienced parents on campus, to get help with lactation challenges, ensure a smooth transition back to work and academics and share helpful tips with one another. If you are breastfeeding, chestfeeding, pumping and bottle-feeding, pregnant and thinking about breastfeeding, formula-feeding and curious about breastfeeding, this brown bag conversation is for you. This event is open to UPHS and University faculty, staff, students, post docs and their partners. Please feel free to bring your lunch. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 09/03/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Mindfulness 09/10/2019 12:30-1:30 pm This monthly workshop will offer participants an opportunity to practice awareness activities adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. During the first part of our practice, we will begin with a guided meditation focusing on the breath. The second half of our session will focus our attention on a guided exploration of the body, bringing awareness to the different areas of the body, and allowing ourselves to experience how each part feels, without trying to change anything. No experience necessary. All warmly welcome. Registration Open
September Wellness Walk 09/13/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
Chair Yoga 09/18/2019 12-1 pm Interested in trying yoga but don't know where to start? Join us on for a wonderful class of chair yoga. You get the same benefits of a regular yoga workout (like increased strength, flexibility, and balance) but don’t have to master complex poses. Chair yoga can even better your breathing and teach you how to relax your mind and improve your wellbeing. Registration Open
Stress Management 09/24/2019 12:30-1:30 pm It is natural to become stressed when the demands on time and energy have become too great. This can happen both at home and at work, and can severely limit productivity and effectiveness. This workshop shows the physiological stages of stress development and its harmful effects on the body. It also addresses the defining symptoms and different sources of stress. This useful information is incorporated with helpful stress relievers and imagery techniques. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 09/27/2019 12-1 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Models of Excellence Brown Bag: How to Nominate a Staff Member or Team for a Models of Excellence Award 09/30/2019 3-4 pm Do you work with someone who shows special initiative or demonstrates outstanding leadership? Have you noticed that a colleague or team excels at fostering workplace collaboration or shows an especially deep commitment to service? If so, then recognize them as a Model of Excellence. The Selection Committee depends on the content of the nominations to make its decisions. Therefore, nominations submitted should be as detailed and descriptive as possible in order to convey a nominee’s exceptional performance and award-worthiness. Be sure to attend this workshop and learn about how best to write your nomination and obtain some tips on doing so! Registration Open
Sugar Detox 10/01/2019 12-1pm Sugar has gotten a bad rap in the media recently. Come and learn why! A Family Food Registered Dietitian will help you identify hidden forms of sugar, how to reduce the amount of added sugars you consume, and will explain which sugars to avoid. Registration Open
Chair Yoga 10/02/2019 12-1 pm Interested in trying yoga but don't know where to start? Join us on for a wonderful class of chair yoga. You get the same benefits of a regular yoga workout (like increased strength, flexibility and balance) but don’t have to master complex poses. Chair yoga can even better your breathing and teach you how to relax your mind and improve your wellbeing. Registration Open
Balancing Work-Life-Family 10/03/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Balancing your work and home life can seem impossible in our busy world. Feelings of guilt and turmoil are stirred by the demands of work and home, and the lack of personal time and time for family and friends. Through open discussion, this workshop outlines how to work toward attainable personal and professional goals, while reducing stress levels. It also offers effective workday tips for reducing discomfort and guilt, and successfully “keeping it all together.” Registration Open
Guided Meditation 10/04/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Webinar: Managing Emotional Health at Work 10/09/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Managing Emotional Health at Work will help participants to develop an awareness of the emotional illness and its impact in the workplace. Reviewed are the infinite stressors that impact employee’s behavior and work performance as well as what leadership should look for, and how to supportively confront those concerns for a successful outcome. Registration Open
Models of Excellence Brown Bag: How to Nominate a Staff Member or Team for a Models of Excellence Award 10/10/2019 12-1 pm Do you work with someone who shows special initiative or demonstrates outstanding leadership? Have you noticed that a colleague or team excels at fostering workplace collaboration or shows an especially deep commitment to service? If so, then recognize them as a Model of Excellence. The Selection Committee depends on the content of the nominations to make its decisions. Therefore, nominations submitted should be as detailed and descriptive as possible in order to convey a nominee’s exceptional performance and award-worthiness. Be sure to attend this workshop and learn about how best to write your nomination and obtain some tips on doing so! Registration Open
Mindfulness 10/11/2019 12:30-1:30 pm This monthly workshop will offer participants an opportunity to practice awareness activities adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. During the first part of our practice, we will begin with a guided meditation focusing on the breath. The second half of our session will focus our attention on a guided exploration of the body, bringing awareness to the different areas of the body, and allowing ourselves to experience how each part feels, without trying to change anything. No experience necessary. All warmly welcome. Registration Open
October Wellness Walk 10/11/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
Flexible Work Options 10/14/2019 11:00am-12:00pm This presentation will provide an overview of Flexible Work Options and provide guidelines for proposing and implementing a flex request including understanding the applicable HR guidelines and policies, assessing the fit between position and job responsibilities, reviewing a sample proposal, documenting the flexible work option request, and implementing the request. Registration Open
New and Expectant Parent Briefing 10/15/2019 12:30-1:30 pm This is an introductory resource briefing designed for expectant parents and those who are new to parenting or child care. Participants will learn about local and university childcare and parenting resources including breastfeeding support and the nursing mothers program, childcare locators, back-up care, adjusting to new schedules, flexible work options, among other topics. This session will also cover Penn's time away from policies including short-term disability (STD), parental leave, and related sick leave policies. Registration Open
Understanding the Opioid Crisis 10/21/2019 12:30-1:30pm According to the most recent data available, opioid overdose takes the lives of 116 Americans every day. The Greater Philadelphia Region has not been immune to this epidemic. In this presentation, we will:

• examine the reasons for this alarming trend

• discuss how it may impact us as individuals, families, friends and co-workers

• address what we can all do to help prevent someone we care about from developing addiction or assist someone in getting the help they need if a substance use disorder is present

Registration Open
Guided Meditation 10/25/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Wills, Trust, and Estate Planning 10/29/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Join Marcie L. H. Merz, Executive Director of Planned Giving and Associate General Counsel at the University of Pennsylvania, to learn about the importance of estate planning, managing your estate during life and disposing of your estate at your death through the use of trusts, wills, beneficiary designation forms and other planning documents. Registration Open
November Wellness Walk 11/01/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
Webinar: Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age 11/05/2019 1-2 pm Whether retirement seems far away or just around the corner, it’s important to maximize quality of life as we age. In order to do that, it’s helpful to consider how best to enhance wellbeing, independence and social connection. This seminar will cover topics such as livable communities, in-home supports, technology resources and the cost of long-term care. Registration Open
Dealing with Difficult People 11/07/2019 12:30-1:30pm We all work with a variety of personalities in the workplace. Coworkers or clients who are difficult or impossible to work with can affect your job and productivity. Effectively coping with difficult people is an invaluable skill. This workshop addresses how focusing on the issue, not on the anger or strong emotions conveyed by others, can lead to a more productive work environment. Clear and open communication, as well as customer satisfaction, can be increased through active listening and being more assertive in difficult situations. Registration Open
Important Resources for Family Caregivers 11/12/2019 12:30-1:30pm As family caregivers, we are often confronted with a confusing array of choices. How can you sort out the various senior living arrangements, in-home services and care options, so you can determine what’s best for your loved one? How do you find the right support for yourself so you can handle your caregiving responsibilities along with everything else? Learn about the long-term care landscape including resources and costs so that you can be an informed and proactive caregiver. Registration Open
Chair Yoga 11/13/2019 12-1pm Interested in trying yoga but don't know where to start? Join us on for a wonderful class of chair yoga. You get the same benefits of a regular yoga workout (like increased strength, flexibility, and balance) but don’t have to master complex poses. Chair yoga can even better your breathing and teach you how to relax your mind and improve your wellbeing. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 11/15/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Mindfulness 11/20/2019 12:30-1:30 pm This monthly workshop will offer participants an opportunity to practice awareness activities adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. During the first part of our practice, we will begin with a guided meditation focusing on the breath. The second half of our session will focus our attention on a guided exploration of the body, bringing awareness to the different areas of the body, and allowing ourselves to experience how each part feels, without trying to change anything. No experience necessary. All warmly welcome. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 11/26/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 12/03/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open
December Wellness Walk 12/06/2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm Our wellness walks encourage participants to increase their physical activity by stepping outside to pump up their heart rate by walking through Penn's beautiful campus. What better way to get motivated and gain energy for the day! Meet the Center for Public Health Initiatives staff at 12 noon in front of College Hall by the Ben Franklin statue. The walk will be approximately 2-miles and we will inform you when we have reached the 1-mile mark in the event that you need to exit the walk early. We hope you will be able to join us. Bring your water bottle and don’t forget your bring along a colleague and your sneakers! Registration Open
Managing Stress and Overeating 12/09/2019 12:30-1:30 pm We all have stress in our lives, and many of us handle it with overindulgence in our favorite foods. One well-known author says that “life causes obesity, food is the vehicle, and we become the victim.” This workshop helps participants understand their emotional relationship with food, as well as identify effective strategies to combat “stress eating.” Registration Open
Mindfulness 12/10/2019 12:30-1:30 pm This monthly workshop will offer participants an opportunity to practice awareness activities adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. During the first part of our practice, we will begin with a guided meditation focusing on the breath. The second half of our session will focus our attention on a guided exploration of the body, bringing awareness to the different areas of the body, and allowing ourselves to experience how each part feels, without trying to change anything. No experience necessary. All warmly welcome. Registration Open
Chair Yoga 12/11/2019 12-1 pm Interested in trying yoga but don't know where to start? Join us for a wonderful class of chair yoga. You get the same benefits of a regular yoga workout (like increased strength, flexibility, and balance) but don’t have to master complex poses. Chair yoga can even better your breathing and teach you how to relax your mind and improve your wellbeing. Registration Open
Healthy Coping Methods for Holiday Celebrations and Stress 12/11/2019 11am-12pm The holidays can be a magical time filled with family, great food, fellowship, gifts and lots of laughter. The media most often portrays the hustle and bustle to get to your set destination for the anticipated love, holiday cheer, and warm and fuzzy family gatherings. However, the holidays can also be filled with sadness and stress due to a myriad of factors and quite often we are not equipped to manage the impact of these issues. Many people will increase their alcohol and drug use to cope with the social demands of holiday parties, the complexity of family dynamics, the burden of finding the perfect gift, the desire to prepare a scrumptious holiday feast and the aspiration of creating magical moments for your children. This presentation focuses on ways to prepare for the breadth of emotion often associated with the holidays. It will provide effective means of coping with stress and practical self-care options in lieu of maladaptive modes of coping, such as increases in alcohol and drug use. Registration Open
Guided Meditation 12/17/2019 12:30-1:30 pm Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. Registration Open