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Well ’Canes End of Summer Steps Challenge Begins August 25


How would you like to earn 100 points toward your Well ’Canes incentives goal? Register today and begin participating in the Well ’Canes End of Summer Steps Challenge from August 25 to September 8. This challenge will encourage you to get more active by asking you to complete a daily step log with a goal of 5,000 steps per day (70,000 total over two weeks) and read literature to expand your health and wellness knowledge. Registration deadline is Thursday, August 25.

The 2014 Well ’Canes Wellness Incentive Program allows you to earn up to $300 by earning reward points for completing various preventive health care activities. Learn more and register at miami.edu/wellcanes.

If you have questions about the 2014 Well ’Canes Incentives Program, call HR-Benefits at 305-284-3004 or complete the online inquiry form at miami.edu/benefits/ask.

 

 

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Weight Watchers at Work August Session


A new 12-week Weight Watchers at Work session will begin on Thursday, August 21. Meetings will be held every Thursday at 12 p.m. at the Gables One Tower, sixth-floor training room.

As part of Well ’Canes, this taxable employee benefit provides first-time attendees with 100 percent reimbursement for complete attendance and continuing participants with 50 percent reimbursement for complete attendance. The cost is $156 for new members and $146 for continuing and lifetime members.

The cornerstone of the Weight Watchers program is nutrition, coupled with exercise advice and a very effective behavior modification program, which leads to new eating management skills, safe weight loss, and the ultimate goal of maintenance. For more information, click here or email sheri.lee@miami.edu.

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Relax and Rejuvenate with a Personal Acupuncture or Massage Session


The Courtelis Center’s Integrative Medicine Program, in partnership with Well ’Canes, is pleased to offer acupuncture and massage sessions for UM faculty and staff at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. If you suffer from headaches, body pain or weakness, digestive disorders, insomnia, fatigue, or anxiety, you could improve your condition through the benefits of acupuncture or massage. Acupuncture sessions are covered at the primary care physician copay rate for UM/Aetna medical plan members, or $122.50 per consult and $60 per followup for self-pay patients. Massage sessions are $30 for 30 minutes and $60 for 60 minutes. Call 305-243-4129 to learn more about the benefits of these services and to book an appointment. For additional information about the University of Miami’s wellness offerings, please visit miami.edu/wellcanes.

 

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Well ’Canes Yoga Wednesdays at the Miller School


Bring your yoga mat and participate in 45 minutes of stretching and relaxation at the Miller School of Medicine’s Schoninger Research Quadrangle on Wednesday, July 16, from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Well ’Canes Yoga Wednesdays, which are free sessions sponsored by UM Human Resources and the Wellness Centers, are offered exclusively for faculty, staff, and students. If you have any questions, please contact HR-Benefits by calling 305-284-3004 or completing the online inquiry form at www.miami.edu/benefits/ask.

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Well ’Canes Yoga Wednesdays at the Miller School


Bring your yoga mat and participate in 45 minutes of stretching and relaxation at the Miller School of Medicine’s Schoninger Research Quadrangle on Wednesday, June 18, from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Well ’Canes Yoga Wednesdays, which are free sessions sponsored by UM Human Resources and the Wellness Centers, are offered exclusively for faculty, staff, and students. If you have any questions, please contact HR-Benefits by calling 305-284-3004 or completing the online inquiry form at www.miami.edu/benefits/ask.

 

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