Health and Wellness Classes 2018

Should you wish to participate in any of the classes listed below, click here to schedule your participation. All classes require advance scheduling and are offered in conjunction with Your Plan for Health.


Hiking for your Health
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

The Hiking and Health Webinar will focus on the benefits of hiking as well as health and safety guidelines. Planning for day-hikes and backpacking excursions will be discussed including topics such as gear, nutrition, and hydration.

Eating with family - importance
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Is your family too busy for family mealtime? Perhaps your family is too busy! Studies have shown that less than half of American families take time to have a meal together on a regular basis, yet these studies also show that family meals are strongly correlated with development of adolescent mental health and stability. In this webinar, talk with OSU Health Coach Jessica about some steps to take in your life to help to make family mealtime a priority.

Health Insurance - Preparing for Open Enrollment
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to thoughtfully assess your benefit options, confirm or change your elections and make sure they will continue to meet your needs for the upcoming year. You are encouraged to review this information to learn about all benefits offerings and make an informed decision in order to select the benefits that best fit your needs. Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your how to select the best healthcare options for you during this year’s open enrollment.

*This educational opportunity is a high level overview of the open enrollment process and is not specific to OSU options.

Gluten Free Baking
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

If you’re on a gluten free diet and have tried baking gluten free, you know that baking without gluten (as found primarily in wheat flour) can be challenging because gluten contributes important properties to baked goods. In this webinar, we’ll explore some of the wide variety of gluten-free flours, starches and baking aids that can be used to produce high quality baked products. We’ll also look at how using combinations of various gluten-free products can enhance nutritional content.

Budgeting Bites
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

This workshop focuses on saving money on food. This presentation shares the top 5 ways to save at the grocery, how to create a shopping list you can stick to, and tips & tricks for effective meal planning.

Healthier Holiday Foods
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

You will learn tips to lower the fat and sugar content of holiday foods/meals using healthier ingredients.  Your foods can be nutritious and still taste delicious!  A cooking video will be part of the program.  Recipes and a handout will be available. 

Preventing Running Injuries
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Have you started a running / walking program but an injury forced you to stop your routine? Increasing activity levels may result in an increased risk of injury. Join OSU Health Coach Michael as we talk about common causes that can lead to injury and how to prevent them from keeping you from reaching your goals. 

Preventing Premature Delivery
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Join Dr. Heather Frey of OSU Maternal Fetal Medicine as she discusses multiple interventions that can successfully reduce the risk of preterm delivery.

Family and post-partum support
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

The birth of a new baby brings joy and excitement to any growing family, but for many it can include difficult changes that affect their ability to enjoy, engage and connect with their new baby and role as a parents. This webinar, led by EAP counselor Jodie Leister LPCC-S, focuses on how to take care of the new parents, not just the new bundle of joy.  Learn signs and symptoms to help differentiate between baby blues and peripartum/postpartum Depression, as well as some recommendations to help ease yourself and those you love through this wonderful transition.  Learn about valuable resources for new parents and how you can help yourself and those you love. No one struggles alone.  

ID Theft Prevention
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

There are thieves out there who make a living at stealing information. During this webinar, you'll learn how to protect your identity and what to do if your personal data is stolen. You'll also learn how identity thieves use your information, what precautions should be taken to prevent ID theft, what to do if your ID has been stolen, and who you should contact to report ID theft.

Food Prep 4 Lunch
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Thinking about food prepping but don’t know where to start? Want to learn food prep tips for your lunch? Join us for this webinar as we highlight a variety of ways to change your salad routine. We will compare costs and nutrition of pre-packaged vs home prepped vs take-out salads. We will demonstrate quick ways to assemble a healthy salad by using our “add in” ideas to create a weeks’ worth of salads from one food prep effort.

Fueling with Carbohydrates: Weight Loss Myths
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Review fad diets that eliminate carbohydrates and learn how including a balance amount of carbohydrates in your diet can promote weight loss!

Kick off New Year Right with Wellness
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

The new year is great time to revisit our goals from the previous year. Are you where you want to be or is there something that you could be doing a little more to help you to reach your goals? Join Health Coach Michael as we discuss tips to help get motivated and keep your goals fresh in your mind during the new year. 

5 Critical Aspects of Financial Wellness
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Join us and get a jump on your personal financial wellness by reviewing several of the most important concepts to achieving financial success and a sound retirement. While there are many aspects that are needed to attain and maintain a successful financial outcome, in this program we will review what we feel are the top 5 aspects every employee needs to be aware of to feel confident they are doing what they need to be successful.  The 5 topics we will review include Creating a sound budget, Financial independence projections, Managing critical life events, Understanding employer & government benefits & Estate planning basics.

YP4H's New Quarterly Rewards Part 2
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Learn how the change to quarterly rewards help you achieve your goals and earn rewards more quickly. 

Stress Proof Your Nervous System
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Wish you could recover from stressful experiences more quickly? Want to navigate your various life stressors without going into overload so easily? In this webinar, you'll deepen your understanding of how your nervous system works and learn simple, user-friendly tips to help you develop a healthy, more resilient nervous system. Stress proof yourself for 2019!

What is Health Coaching?
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

What is Health Coaching?  Join OSU Health Plan and YP4H health coach Adam to learn more about the health coaching program offered here at OSU. Adam will discuss how health coaching works and the potential benefits and impacts you can see from joining this free and confidential program. 

Breastfeeding & Tummy Time: Foundations for Growth
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Breastfeeding is a foundational movement milestone no different than walking. It requires a lot of learning just like most other bodily functions.Tummy time can optimize breastfeeding, digestion and connection. Learn why, where and when to start while discovering how breastfeeding and tummy time are mutually beneficial!

Women & Money
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Do you know the steps to take charge of your financial future? Today, more women than ever are responsible for their financial well-being, and the well-being of their families. But women often face unique financial challenges. That’s why it’s so important that no matter what life stage they’re in, women know how to save, invest, and plan for their future.

GMO or GM-No? A Different Kind of Conversation
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

People have plenty of reasons to love or hate food made with GMOs. But what’s the deal with how GM-food really affects your family’s health, the environment, and the global food crisis? Join us for a webinar and discussion about these issues and more with the student organization, Citation Needed.

YP4H Program Spotlight: Journeys
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:30am

Journeys, a program available to you through YP4H’s Virgin Pulse, focuses on helping people eat healthier and become more physically active, at home or on the road. Journeys has a series of modules to help shape healthier habits around stress, sleep, back health, tobacco use, and self-care for chronic conditions. Learn more about Journeys and what it can do for you.

Meal Planning 4 Dinner
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Would you like to have dinner planned out instead of thinking about it on the way home?
Do you run through a list of items you need for dinner on your way home?  Do you find yourself making a grocery run after working all day?
Do you find yourself looking in the cabinets for dinner ideas as everyone is ready to eat?

If you answer yes to any of these, this webinar could take some of this last minute planning off your plate.

Stock your kitchen with these weekly go-to items to create endless dinner options.

Buckeye Baby: PTs roll in 4th trimester care
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

The class will review the new terminology of the 4th trimester, and review how PT can be an active participant in caring for a mother in her 4th trimester.  We will review musculoskeletal complaints, common diagnosis and treatment options.   

Financially Assisting Aging Parents
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

This topic is broken down into mini workshops covering the financial, medical, and residential issues facing our aging parents and how to assist and guide them through the maze of information and options available in planning and decision making for the future.

YP4H Program Spotlight: Whil
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Whil, a program available to you through YP4H’s Virgin Pulse, is a goal-based digital training system is focused on helping adults and teens to be healthier, happier, and more engaged through programs for stress resilience, wellbeing and high performance. Learn more about how to use Whil and what it can do for you.

Tobacco Cessation
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

The OSU Health Plan will be hosting a tobacco cessation educational webinar on September 5th as Tobacco Treatment Specialists Adam Roberts and Michael Bramlish discuss your tobacco cessation benefits and strategies to quit smoking for good. *Due to the sensitive nature of this webinar, all names of members attending this webinar will remain private to ensure your confidentiality.

Health and Wellness Classes

Health and Wellness Classes 2018

Should you wish to participate in any of the classes listed below, click here to schedule your participation. All classes require advance scheduling and are offered in conjunction with Your Plan for Health.


Hiking for your Health
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

The Hiking and Health Webinar will focus on the benefits of hiking as well as health and safety guidelines. Planning for day-hikes and backpacking excursions will be discussed including topics such as gear, nutrition, and hydration.

Eating with family - importance
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Is your family too busy for family mealtime? Perhaps your family is too busy! Studies have shown that less than half of American families take time to have a meal together on a regular basis, yet these studies also show that family meals are strongly correlated with development of adolescent mental health and stability. In this webinar, talk with OSU Health Coach Jessica about some steps to take in your life to help to make family mealtime a priority.

Health Insurance - Preparing for Open Enrollment
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to thoughtfully assess your benefit options, confirm or change your elections and make sure they will continue to meet your needs for the upcoming year. You are encouraged to review this information to learn about all benefits offerings and make an informed decision in order to select the benefits that best fit your needs. Matt Byrne, who has made a career helping people find affordable health insurance, will be leading this interactive presentation helping you understand your how to select the best healthcare options for you during this year’s open enrollment.

*This educational opportunity is a high level overview of the open enrollment process and is not specific to OSU options.

Gluten Free Baking
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

If you’re on a gluten free diet and have tried baking gluten free, you know that baking without gluten (as found primarily in wheat flour) can be challenging because gluten contributes important properties to baked goods. In this webinar, we’ll explore some of the wide variety of gluten-free flours, starches and baking aids that can be used to produce high quality baked products. We’ll also look at how using combinations of various gluten-free products can enhance nutritional content.

Budgeting Bites
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

This workshop focuses on saving money on food. This presentation shares the top 5 ways to save at the grocery, how to create a shopping list you can stick to, and tips & tricks for effective meal planning.

Healthier Holiday Foods
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

You will learn tips to lower the fat and sugar content of holiday foods/meals using healthier ingredients.  Your foods can be nutritious and still taste delicious!  A cooking video will be part of the program.  Recipes and a handout will be available. 

Preventing Running Injuries
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Have you started a running / walking program but an injury forced you to stop your routine? Increasing activity levels may result in an increased risk of injury. Join OSU Health Coach Michael as we talk about common causes that can lead to injury and how to prevent them from keeping you from reaching your goals. 

Preventing Premature Delivery
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Join Dr. Heather Frey of OSU Maternal Fetal Medicine as she discusses multiple interventions that can successfully reduce the risk of preterm delivery.

Family and post-partum support
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

The birth of a new baby brings joy and excitement to any growing family, but for many it can include difficult changes that affect their ability to enjoy, engage and connect with their new baby and role as a parents. This webinar, led by EAP counselor Jodie Leister LPCC-S, focuses on how to take care of the new parents, not just the new bundle of joy.  Learn signs and symptoms to help differentiate between baby blues and peripartum/postpartum Depression, as well as some recommendations to help ease yourself and those you love through this wonderful transition.  Learn about valuable resources for new parents and how you can help yourself and those you love. No one struggles alone.  

ID Theft Prevention
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

There are thieves out there who make a living at stealing information. During this webinar, you'll learn how to protect your identity and what to do if your personal data is stolen. You'll also learn how identity thieves use your information, what precautions should be taken to prevent ID theft, what to do if your ID has been stolen, and who you should contact to report ID theft.

Food Prep 4 Lunch
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Thinking about food prepping but don’t know where to start? Want to learn food prep tips for your lunch? Join us for this webinar as we highlight a variety of ways to change your salad routine. We will compare costs and nutrition of pre-packaged vs home prepped vs take-out salads. We will demonstrate quick ways to assemble a healthy salad by using our “add in” ideas to create a weeks’ worth of salads from one food prep effort.

Fueling with Carbohydrates: Weight Loss Myths
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Review fad diets that eliminate carbohydrates and learn how including a balance amount of carbohydrates in your diet can promote weight loss!

Kick off New Year Right with Wellness
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

The new year is great time to revisit our goals from the previous year. Are you where you want to be or is there something that you could be doing a little more to help you to reach your goals? Join Health Coach Michael as we discuss tips to help get motivated and keep your goals fresh in your mind during the new year. 

5 Critical Aspects of Financial Wellness
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Join us and get a jump on your personal financial wellness by reviewing several of the most important concepts to achieving financial success and a sound retirement. While there are many aspects that are needed to attain and maintain a successful financial outcome, in this program we will review what we feel are the top 5 aspects every employee needs to be aware of to feel confident they are doing what they need to be successful.  The 5 topics we will review include Creating a sound budget, Financial independence projections, Managing critical life events, Understanding employer & government benefits & Estate planning basics.

YP4H's New Quarterly Rewards Part 2
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Learn how the change to quarterly rewards help you achieve your goals and earn rewards more quickly. 

Stress Proof Your Nervous System
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Wish you could recover from stressful experiences more quickly? Want to navigate your various life stressors without going into overload so easily? In this webinar, you'll deepen your understanding of how your nervous system works and learn simple, user-friendly tips to help you develop a healthy, more resilient nervous system. Stress proof yourself for 2019!

What is Health Coaching?
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

What is Health Coaching?  Join OSU Health Plan and YP4H health coach Adam to learn more about the health coaching program offered here at OSU. Adam will discuss how health coaching works and the potential benefits and impacts you can see from joining this free and confidential program. 

Breastfeeding & Tummy Time: Foundations for Growth
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Breastfeeding is a foundational movement milestone no different than walking. It requires a lot of learning just like most other bodily functions.Tummy time can optimize breastfeeding, digestion and connection. Learn why, where and when to start while discovering how breastfeeding and tummy time are mutually beneficial!

Women & Money
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Do you know the steps to take charge of your financial future? Today, more women than ever are responsible for their financial well-being, and the well-being of their families. But women often face unique financial challenges. That’s why it’s so important that no matter what life stage they’re in, women know how to save, invest, and plan for their future.

GMO or GM-No? A Different Kind of Conversation
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

People have plenty of reasons to love or hate food made with GMOs. But what’s the deal with how GM-food really affects your family’s health, the environment, and the global food crisis? Join us for a webinar and discussion about these issues and more with the student organization, Citation Needed.

YP4H Program Spotlight: Journeys
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:30am

Journeys, a program available to you through YP4H’s Virgin Pulse, focuses on helping people eat healthier and become more physically active, at home or on the road. Journeys has a series of modules to help shape healthier habits around stress, sleep, back health, tobacco use, and self-care for chronic conditions. Learn more about Journeys and what it can do for you.

Meal Planning 4 Dinner
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

Would you like to have dinner planned out instead of thinking about it on the way home?
Do you run through a list of items you need for dinner on your way home?  Do you find yourself making a grocery run after working all day?
Do you find yourself looking in the cabinets for dinner ideas as everyone is ready to eat?

If you answer yes to any of these, this webinar could take some of this last minute planning off your plate.

Stock your kitchen with these weekly go-to items to create endless dinner options.

Buckeye Baby: PTs roll in 4th trimester care
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am

The class will review the new terminology of the 4th trimester, and review how PT can be an active participant in caring for a mother in her 4th trimester.  We will review musculoskeletal complaints, common diagnosis and treatment options.   

Financially Assisting Aging Parents
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

This topic is broken down into mini workshops covering the financial, medical, and residential issues facing our aging parents and how to assist and guide them through the maze of information and options available in planning and decision making for the future.

YP4H Program Spotlight: Whil
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Whil, a program available to you through YP4H’s Virgin Pulse, is a goal-based digital training system is focused on helping adults and teens to be healthier, happier, and more engaged through programs for stress resilience, wellbeing and high performance. Learn more about how to use Whil and what it can do for you.

Tobacco Cessation
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

The OSU Health Plan will be hosting a tobacco cessation educational webinar on September 5th as Tobacco Treatment Specialists Adam Roberts and Michael Bramlish discuss your tobacco cessation benefits and strategies to quit smoking for good. *Due to the sensitive nature of this webinar, all names of members attending this webinar will remain private to ensure your confidentiality.

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