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    Registration for Tailgate 2013 football tickets now closed

    (Vanderbilt University) Registration is now closed to reserve tickets to the Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay football game Sept. 7, part of Tailgate 2013. Due to the popularity of the event, all Tailgate 2013 game tickets have been allocated. Beginning at 6:15 p.m. on Sept. 7, any unclaimed… Read More

    Aug 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Service Awards Celebration is Sept. 10

    The 2013 Service Awards Celebration will be held Sept. 10 in Langford Auditorium. (Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend the combined university and medical center Service Awards Celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Langford Auditorium. Sponsored by Employee Celebration, the… Read More

    Aug 21, 2013

  • UPDATE: New times for Social Security, Medicare retirement sessions

    UPDATE: New times for Social Security, Medicare retirement sessions

    (iStockphoto) As part of an ongoing series designed to help all employees prepare for retirement, Human Resources will sponsor two free education sessions Aug. 27-28. During the sessions, experts on Social Security and Medicare will discuss eligibility, enrollment and benefits. The sessions are designed for employees aged 62 and… Read More

    Aug 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    New academic year, new you with Health Plus

    With fall and the new academic year approaching, now is the perfect time to jumpstart your exercise routine.  Check out these programs sponsored by Health Plus: Fitness Evaluations – Meet with a Health Plus fitness associate to assess your current fitness level and receive an individualized exercise plan. Call 936-5698 for… Read More

    Aug 7, 2013

  • (Vanderbilt University)

    Employee Tailgate is Sept. 7

    Tailgate 2013, a free event for Vanderbilt staff and faculty, is scheduled for 3-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Read More

    Aug 2, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Watch: What is Vanderbilt Health and Wellness?

    Watch a video about Health and Wellness, the award-winning umbrella division for four programs that support the health and productivity of Vanderbilt faculty and staff. Read More

    Jul 25, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Move more with these Vanderbilt resources

    Being physically active can give you energy, relieve stress and improve health. Find ways to move more during your day. (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt offers these resources: Start! Physical Activity Program – Track your activity and earn quarterly prizes for meeting goals.
… Read More

    Jul 24, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: How to choose protective sunglasses

    Sunglasses aren’t just fashion accessories but an important tool in protecting your eyes against UVA and UVB rays emitted from the sun. Rebecca Anderson, a licensed optician with the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, spoke with family services coordinator Stacey Bonner about how to choose the correct pair of sunglasses. Read More

    Jul 12, 2013

  • Babies and You: Preparing for labor and delivery

    Babies and You: Preparing for labor and delivery

    Learn about the signs and stages of labor, ways to cope, giving birth, common fears and questions. Read More

    Jul 12, 2013

  • Life Phase Series: Financing your first home

    Life Phase Series: Financing your first home

    Sam Coleman, a Nashville area realtor with Fridrich & Clark Reality, will help answer your questions about buying a home. Read More

    Jul 12, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Summer offers fresh food options

    Are you trying to eat fresh and healthy this summer? Participate in the Health Plus More Matters program and focus on eating more fruits and vegetables. Click here to take the 10-week More Matters summer challenge. Check out this brochure from It will give you all… Read More

    Jun 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Beat the heat with these indoor exercise options

    (Vanderbilt University) With temperatures on the rise, indoor exercise is one way to beat the heat. Check out these activities that Health Plus is sponsoring: Online workouts – These workouts are great for home workouts, traveling or simply doing some activity at your work station. Health Plus Fitness Center  – The… Read More

    Jun 12, 2013

  • Farmers' Market

    Eat right, get active this summer

    Vanderbilt Farmers' Market (Vanderbilt University) Summer is a great time to eat more nutritiously, get active and perhaps lose some pounds in the process. The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market starts June 6. Enjoy amazing, fresh products available right on campus. The Eat Right with Healthy Bites website offers support… Read More

    May 31, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Weight Watchers at Work starts June 5

    A new session of Weight Watchers at Work starts on June 5 at the Student Life Center. Read More

    May 24, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: Poison Prevention in Older Adults

    Family services coordinator Stacey Bonner speaks with Josephine Darwin, director of community outreach at the Tennessee Poison Center, about poisoning risks for older adults and what to do in case of a poison emergency. Listen here. Listen to interviews and tips on a variety of… Read More

    Mar 27, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Healthy Bites initiative offers healthy eating options

    (image courtesy of Health Plus) Vanderbilt has launched Healthy Bites, a new initiative to meet demand for healthy foods on campus. Healthy Bites, conceived by the Vanderbilt Food Advisory Committee, focuses on three primary areas for offering healthy food options: healthy eating, healthy catering and healthy… Read More

    Mar 27, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Wellcast: Mindful Eating

    A new Wellcast, “Use Your Brain: How to Eat More Mindfully,” is now available at the Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness website. Stacy Kendrick speaks with Regine Leger and Augusta Hass about mindful eating. This Wellcast offers ideas and tips on being conscious of what… Read More

    Mar 15, 2013

  • Farmers' Market

    Healthy cooking demonstration March 18

    (Vanderbilt University) Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Health Plus. Join Executive Chef Bill Claypool for a cooking demonstration and tasting of recipes that are easy and heart-healthy. Claypool was featured in the 2012 Game Plan for Your Health video. The event will be held from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Read More

    Mar 13, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Listen: Protecting your eyes in the workplace

    March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. In a new wellcast, Mark Bogard with Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety talks about the use of eye protection in certain jobs and what to do for an eye injury in an emergency. Listen to interviews, tips… Read More

    Mar 8, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt Health Plan members may be selected for audit

    Each year, Vanderbilt conducts benefits audits regarding covered dependents (spouse, partner or child). These audits ensure that the Health Plan is covering only eligible family members. By involving only a small portion of employees in the audit, the majority of the population is relieved of the paperwork burden of providing… Read More

    Mar 6, 2013