TIP OF THE DAY
Want some wellness just a tip at a time? You can get a tip of the day sent to your email box by registering at http://www.worklife.ny.gov/wellnyseveryday/tips_subscribe.cfm or you can go to www.upstate.edu/wellness and there is a new tip everyday on the webpage in a green banner. Lastly, you can “like” www.facebook.com/UpstatePTW for tips, recipes and articles on wellness.
WELLNESS IS FOR ALL LOCATIONS
If you work in Oswego, Binghamton or over at Joslin you can still participate in Wellness programs online or on Facebook. The NYS Well Everyday Challenges are online and the Eat Right, Move, Lose weight management group has a Facebook group option. These are just 2 examples of wellness and how you can get involved with wellness at any location.
WAY TO WIN A CORPORATE CHALLENGE T-SHIRT
Tell your coworkers to “like” www.facebook.com/UpstatePTW . There will be a drawing for a Corporate Challenge T- Shirt for NEW page “likes” from now until we reach 210 “likes”. Chances are 1 out of 18 of winning that orange t-Shirt! I want to thank Debra Buchan for her generous spirit and making this possible.
MED BEST EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATE IN WELLNESS
Everyone wants Wellness. Med Best employees can participate in programs right along with everyone else. So get signed up for the Olympic Experience today or July Monthly challenge today. Med Best employees are always welcome at Monday Mile walks and or Eat Right, Move, Lose. Why not celebrate this news by having a healthy Salad Bar activity? http://www.upstate.edu/health/pdf/healthysaladluncheon.pdf
JULY NYSWELLEVERYDAY CHALLENGE
The NYS Well Every Day challenge for July is to be physically active for 20 minutes outdoors. Register on July 1st at www.worklife.ny.gov/wellNYSeveryday
OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 1
Registration for Olympic Experience 2016 starts on July 1st at www.worklife.ny.gov/wellNYSeveryday Family members can join in the fun challenges such as hydrate; move your body, dress for success and more. Olympic Experience offers 16 days of challenges from; Aug 5- Aug 21. Everyone can participate including Med Best employees or family members. Gold, Silver and Bronze for the Olympians who complete the challenge.
EARN MY FIRST OR NEXT 5K
NYS Welleveryday encourages you to participate in your first or complete your next 5k walk/race. After completing your 5k, go to: http://www.worklife.ny.gov/wellnyseveryday/5k.cfm and register to receive your magnet. Everyone can participate! Medbest Members, Family members! Have fun!
MONDAY MILE PARKS PASSPORT SUMMER CHALLENGE
Get active this summer on any of Onondaga Counties 17 Monday Mile trails. Walk, stroll or jog. Have your family join you. Register at www.healthymonday.syr.edu Pick up a passport or download on online. Walk any time that fits your schedule and get rewarded! Challenge goes to August 1st so get walking. Prizes!
MONDAY MILE JULY 11, 18 and 25
Monday Mile walkers will meet Monday at noon in the lobby of Upstate University Hospital’s Downtown Campus for a one-mile walk. The Upstate community is welcome to participate. http://www.upstate.edu/health/wellness/trails.php list indoor and outdoor trails at both campus locations.
Choose healthy on Monday with meatless options at all 4 Morrision locations and also at Espress Oasis.
SMOKING CESSATION INFORMATION JULY 7
The Quit Smoking Café will be held Thursday, July 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the atrium of Upstate Cancer Center. The Quit Smoking Café will feature tips on how to quit smoking and smoking cessation support. The Quit Smoking Café is held on the first Thursday of each month at Upstate Cancer Center and is open to all employees, patients and family members. For more information, visit http://www.upstate.edu/hospital/healthlink/smokefree/
RESEARCH FOUNDATION PULSERS
Research Foundation Employees will be starting a challenge soon. Watch for an email from Mark Miller or join the Upstate Pulsers on Virgin Pulse website to find out more ways to earn points.
Walking programs and exercise program offered by the Syracuse Parks and Recreation featuring walking events and exercise classes on Wednesday. 6:30am Yoga, 12:15 Zumba and 5:30 Hula Hoops all in Clinton Square. Walks start at different times/locations. Contact the Syracuse City Parks and Recreation website for more information. This is open to all!
CYCLE IN THE CITY
Syracuse City will offer bike tours of Syracuse. The next one is on July 17. They are monthly on Sundays. Contact the City of Syracuse for more information