Upcoming Events for Summer 2017
|Get a monthly Healthy Living Newsletter each month!||If you would like to receive a monthly Wellness Program Healthy Living Newsletter each month, simply email Kelly Darbonne at email@example.com and you will be added to the Wellness Program email list.|
|Summer exercise classes are starting! Schedules will be posted in the Rec Complex or can be found at www.mcneese.edu/wellness.||Summer fitness classes will start on June 12th. Check the class schedule on our website for all class times and start dates. Class include: Yoga, Fitness Express, & Water Fitness. Classes held during lunch time (11am-1pm) are free for McNeese employees. There is no charge for McNeese students to attend the classes. Would you like to teach exercise classes for the Rec? If you have a fitness certification or experience teaching, contact Kelly Darbonne at 475-5277.||Rec Complex--Check the exercise class schedule for exact locations in the Rec.|
|Register for the "Step Into Summer" Fitness Challenge!||Stay active this summer with the "Step Into Summer" Fitness Challenge. Simply track your steps each day using a step tracking device (Fitbit, pedometer...) and work to reach a weekly step goal. Receive weekly wellness tips. Participants completing the challenge & reaching their step goal for at least 3 out of 4 weeks will go into a drawing for prizes. Challenge runs June 19th-July 16th. Open to all McNeese employees and students.||Register in the Wellness Program Office (Rec 212) or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org during the registration dates.|
|6/19/17||Step Into Summer Fitness Challenge Begins!||The challenge kicks off today! This challenge runs 4 weeks and ends on July 16th.|
|Year Round||Free 1:1 Health & Wellness Consultations||Want to get back on track with your health & wellness goals? Schedule a consultation with our workplace wellness team: Kelly Darbonne (Certified Health Educator & Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist) or Teresa Goree (Registered Nurse & Certified Diabetes Educator). Wellness consultations with Kelly can include a personalized fitness plan, weight management, nutrition guidance, and goal setting.
Health consultations with Teresa can include education to better understand your health conditions, blood pressure management, glucose control, cholesterol mangagement, & help getting established with a physician. Health consultations with Teresa are only available to McNeese employees.
|Call 475-5277 to schedule an appointment.|
|Year Round||Smoking Cessation Program||A Smoking Cessation Program is available to McNeese employees, their famililes, and students through the Lousiana Smoking Cessation Trust. The program is administered by Imperial Health Smoking Treatment Center. The program is FREE to those who started smoking before September 1, 1988 and are currently a Louisiana resident. There is a payment plan for those that don't meet requirements or insurance doesn't cover the cost. The program includes office visits, a personalized plan to quit smoking, smoking cessation medications if needed, support and counseling.||Contact Kelly Darbonne at 475-5277 to register for the program or for more details.|
|Smoking Cessation Resource:
Louisiana Tobacco Quitline
|The Louisiana Tobacco Quitline offers FREE, confidential phone counseling with Certified Quit Coaches. There is a new "web only" option for support. Learn more and enroll online at www.QuitWithUsLA.org or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.|
|Summer 2017||Wellness to Go Program||Our Wellness Program will be on the move this summer. Get your blood pressure checked, pick up wellness information, & get healthy recipes.||Locations to be announced soon! Contact Kelly if you'd like to bring the Wellness Program to your department.|