Be sure your loved ones, including the children in your family, know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stroke.
Bring your lunch to the UFHR Building (903 West University Ave.) the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. for presentations on a range of wellness topics provided by UF and UF Health experts.
UF Health Integrative Medicine has announced its calendar of events for winter and spring 2018, which includes yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and more.
Registration is now open for the Watch Your Step! 5K race on Feb. 10 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Florida Museum.
The enrollment deadline for spring/summer GatorGradCare health insurance is Jan. 30, 2018.
Many Americans gain between one and five pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. To resist the added weight gain, you are invited to join the 11th annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge.
Often individuals who experience a mental and/or substance use disorder feel isolated and alone. Yet every year millions of Americans experience these conditions. Individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders need support from their friends and families, who can create environments and relationships that promote acceptance.
This fall, UFHR’s Wellness Wednesday presentations focus on ways to improve your nutritional habits for better overall health.
Help a fellow Gator by donating non-perishable proteins and grains or other food and toiletries to the Alan & Cathy Hitchcock Pantry during the month of October. Departments can compete by collecting the most food and funds. The winning department will receive a delivery of party snacks to celebrate their efforts.
Don’t miss this one-day event filled with information, activities and resources designed with UF employees in mind. The Fair will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
The Student Health Care Center is offering flu shots for faculty and staff at outreach events on campus throughout the months of September and October.
UF faculty and staff are invited to meet at the north end zone inside the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium beginning Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. for an outdoor fitness adventure class. The class will be piloted for four weeks in October with a regular schedule to be announced in 2018.
The Gator Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and HealthStreet/Fresh Wagon provide two opportunities to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables right on campus.
This year’s event, to be held Sept. 25, will feature sessions on topics including mindfulness and political discourse, cultural digital paranoia and mania, mindfulness and social media, multicultural mindfulness and compassion, socially-engaged mindfulness, yoga, and more.
Choose your favorite organic farm to join and get a share of their harvest each week, October through June.
Free group classes are open to all faculty, staff and graduate assistants at a variety of locations throughout campus.
Start a group “booster break” with colleagues in your area for a chance to win a free lunch for your group! Submissions are due by the end of the month.
Through Sept. 30, UF RecSports is offering a promotion for faculty and staff who enroll in an annual membership. Members will receive a coupon for 10 percent off premium services including massage therapy, personal training, nutrition services and small group training.
On Wednesday, Aug. 2, UF Mindfulness Project Leader Sabine Grunwald, Ph.D., spoke about how to use mindfulness to enhance work performance by cultivating emotional balance as part of UFHR’s Wellness Wednesday series. Join us for next month’s Wellness Wednesday, Strategies for Managing Stress with Heidi Radunovich, on September 6 from noon – 1pm.
Research suggests taking breaks at work can have a positive impact on how you feel and perform at work, so why not make the effort to use your break time to its fullest? Join one or both of the programs below to bring more energy to your day.
Each quarter of 2017, the UF and UF Health Wellness Committee, along with GatorCare, focuses on a different wellness topic. This quarter focuses on wellness at work.
This summer, UF Health is hosting Fear Facers Day Camp. Children and adolescents with OCD and/or anxiety are invited to join a one- or two-week camp session starting July 24. In addition to daily therapy, children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors while having fun.
Do you wish you had farm-fresh food available near you? Well, HealthStreet and Fresh Wagon have partnered to increase food security in the community.
UF Health invites expectant parents to a FREE dinner and a chance to learn from the experts and ask questions. It’s never too early to prepare for parenthood.
A series of Guided Relaxation Sessions for faculty and staff will be offered in May throughout campus. Guided relaxation is a gentle introduction to stress management through meditation. This practice also helps you become more in tune with your body, which can in turn lead to healthier decisions about eating, sleep and exercise.
More than 200 participants from 80 institutions of higher learning and professional organizations throughout the country convened at UF in April for the third National Summit on Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC).
Each quarter of 2017, the UF and UF Health Wellness Committee, along with GatorCare, focuses on a different wellness topic. This quarter’s focus is on mental and emotional well-being. Join any of the free programs listed below to support your wellness this spring.
Several self-care opportunities are available this spring, including long-term courses and short workshops.
Online registration is now open to interested faculty, staff and students. UF and UF Health employees will receive a special discounted rate.
A partnership between the Office of Sustainability and Healthy Gators, the Champions for Change Awards recognize individuals or groups in the UF community who have made significant contributions in the areas of sustainability and health during their time at UF. All nominations must be submitted by Monday, March 13, and recipients will be recognized during the Campus Earth Day Celebration in April.