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DelaWELL Univ.

Graduate to a higher level of health!

IMPORTANT: The DelaWELL University Onsite Health Seminars are available to ALL State of Delaware agency, school district, charter school and higher education employees, as well as state pensioners. Due to limited seating accommodations, the onsite health seminars are NOT offered to spouses, dependents or participating group members (with the exception of University of Delaware and Delaware Transit Corporation employees).

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October 2014
Topic: Outsmarting Stress: Changing Your Attitude To Accomplish More

Seminar Description: When things go wrong, it doesn't have to ruin your day. We have control over our reactions! At this fun and interactive seminar, you will learn simple ways to start each day with a healthful routine, strategies for effectively achieving a positive attitude at work, actions that can help you counteract the negative effects of stress and helpful resources to use when developing your plan to handle stress.

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November 2014
Topic: Know Your Health (2014) - A New Look At Why I Smoke and How To Quit

Seminar Description: We will discuss the health risks of smoking, why it's so hard to quit, benefits from quitting, preparing to quit, breaking the habit and staying quit. Each participant will receive a full-colored "My Health Account" booklet that will help each person record their steps and develop a personalized action plan.

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January 2015
Topic: Get Moving This Winter (2015): Don't Hibernate, Instead Invigorate Your Life and Health With Physical Activity

Seminar Description: Don't let the cold weather put a damper on your exercise routine. Regular physical activity is for every season! It can help you control your weight, reduce your risk of heart disease and strengthen your bones and muscles. Looking for ideas on what to do and how to do it? Then, this exercise session is for you! You will have the opportunity to participate in the three kinds of fitness: Aerobic fitness, muscle strengthening and flexibility. Come dressed to this class in comfortable clothes and sneakers and let's get moving together (View the liability waiver form*).

*Participants must read and sign the liability waiver form provided during the class, in order for them to be able to take part in the exercises. You may also bring the completed form with you to the class and hand it in to the instructor once you arrive. Doing activity that requires moderate effort is safe for most people; however, if you're unsure of your health status, have multiple health problems or are pregnant, speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program. If you have a chronic health condition such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma or other symptoms (e.g., chest pain or pressure, dizziness, joint pain, shortness of breath, etc.) be sure to talk with your doctor about the types and amounts of physical activity that are right for you before you begin.

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April 2015
Topic: Understanding Food and Nutrition

Seminar Description: With complex and conflicting information about nutrition being reported almost daily, it can be difficult to understand which foods are good or healthy for us and which are not. This workshop helps participants navigate the myriad of nutritional information available and weed through the myths and facts to create a sensible and healthy eating plan.

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