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  • Vanderbilt University

    Babies and You: Child care – what to look for

    (photo courtesy of Health Plus) Learn more about important considerations and options for quality child care from Rhonda Laird, early childhood coordinator at the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in 419 Light Hall. The event is free and no… Read More

    Jan 14, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Lunch and Learn: What is a geriatric assessment?

    The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will present a Lunch and Learn: What is a geriatric assessment? The session takes place Wednesday, Jan. 15, at noon. Read More

    Jan 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health and Wellness offers ‘Resilience Toolkit’

    Vanderbilt's Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness has created a "Resilience Toolkit" to help employees "spring back" from life’s challenges and unexpected stressful events. Read More

    Jan 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Hold the Stuffing final weigh-in and Start! prize pick-up starts Jan. 13

    If you have completed a minimum of 200,000 steps for the Start! 2013 Challenge 4, you are eligible to pick up your prize, a long-sleeved t-shirt, at one of the Hold the Stuffing weigh-in locations below. Come early for best size availability. Did you participate in the… Read More

    Jan 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health Plus offers discount on Country Music Marathon registration

    Participating in a walk or run event is a great way to set a goal and get active. Register for an event with a co-worker, friend or family member and train together. Not ready to complete a half-marathon? Start small with a 2k, 5k or 10k event. The Running… Read More

    Jan 9, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dayani offers seated exercise class

    A new group fitness class for people who want to gain upper body strength and endurance as well as cardiovascular fitness while in a seated position will begin at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16. The “Live With Strength” class is… Read More

    Jan 8, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Get in shape with basic bootcamp class at Dayani Center

    The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness is offering a Basic Bootcamp Class beginning Jan. 14. The class is designed to be less intimidating and works on increasing endurance and muscular strength, all while helping you achieve your wellness goals. The class is filled with small bursts of… Read More

    Jan 7, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Join Chef Bill Claypool for cooking demo Jan. 10

    Bill Claypool (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt Dining Executive Chef Bill Claypool will inaugurate the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center’s new demonstration kitchen with a cooking demo on Friday, Jan. 10. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. The demonstration kitchen is located on the first floor of the… Read More

    Jan 6, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    New session of Weight Watchers at Work begins Jan. 8

    A new 10-week session of Weight Watchers at Work starts Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Student Life Center. The difference between “at work” meetings and traditional Weight Watchers meetings is that all costs are paid in sessions. This means that everything is paid at the time of joining. The cost… Read More

    Jan 3, 2014

  • A rendering of the new multipurpose facility and expanded recreation center. (Vanderbilt University)

    Health Plus offices have moved

    A rendering of the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. (Moody-Nolan/Vanderbilt) The Health Plus offices have moved. Look for Health Plus in 2014 at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, around campus and at offsite locations. Health Plus’ programs and services are available to faculty and staff and are a… Read More

    Jan 2, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Staff survey focus groups begin Jan. 13

    The next phase of the Vanderbilt Staff Community Survey will begin Jan. 13, when our survey partner, Avatar Solutions, will conduct more than 90 focus groups with employees selected at random from the entire staff database. Read More

    Jan 2, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dayani weight workshop free orientation sessions

    Attend a free orientation session for the Vanderbilt Dayani Center's holistic program for adults to promote healthy nutrition, motivation, physical activity, empowerment and well-being. Read More

    Dec 23, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: The facts about rabies

    Cats, bats and rats: what animals are most likely to carry rabies? Read More

    Dec 20, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health Plus offers tips for making changes in the new year

    (Vanderbilt University) Most people see the new year as a starting point for changes that they want to make. What types of changes are you hoping to make in order to make next year a healthier year? From a nutrition standpoint, a good place to start is by getting… Read More

    Dec 18, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health Plus moves to new facility Dec. 22

    This is the last week to exercise at the current Health Plus facility atop Kensington Garage before the move to the new Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Read More

    Dec 13, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dayani Center waiving enrollment in January, February

    A swordplay class at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The Vanderbilt Dayani Center is waiving its enrollment fee in January and February 2014 for Health Plus members who wish to join Dayani. The Dayani Center, located across from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, offers… Read More

    Dec 10, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: Enjoy the holidays–even when flying solo

    anet McCutchen of Work-Life Connections/EAP interviews Judith Akin, Work-Life Connections/EAP consulting psychiatrist, about ways to enjoy the Holidays – even if you are spending them away from family and friends Read More

    Dec 6, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Train with Gilda’s Gang to walk or run Country Music Half Marathon

    (image courtesy of Gilda's Gang) Train with Gilda’s Gang Nashville to walk or run the Country Music Half Marathon on April 26, 2014. Gilda’s Gang is a half-marathon training program sponsored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and serves as a fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Nashville. Inspired by Dr. Gail… Read More

    Nov 26, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Watch video from 2013 Food Day celebration

    On Oct. 24, Vanderbilt celebrated Food Day with events at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks and the Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. Read More

    Nov 26, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Lunch and Learn: Family caregiving resources

    (iStockphoto) Representatives from the Greater Nashville Regional Council Area Agency on Aging and Disability will discuss resources available for those who are caring for a spouse or parent from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Light Hall, Room 437. The talk will cover the Options for Community… Read More

    Nov 26, 2013