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NUTRITION
Steps to Balance Your Diet

Protein, fats, and carbs, oh my! Healthy eating is not about strict limitations, rather it is about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. Learn with us in this session what a balanced diet can look like in your life for you to be the best version of yourself.

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Rerouting! Stop Dieting, Start Eating Better

Stop restricting your body's needs and desires and focus on an approach to optimal well being! This approach will guide you to increase awareness of drivers of eating and tune in to your body wisdom. 

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Steps to Preventing Childhood Obesity

The percentage of childhood obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. How can we prevent childhood obesity in our own families and loved ones as well as in society? Having a family-oriented mindset to health and wellness is key!

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How to: Pressure Cookers

Does your pressure cooker collect dust because you aren't sure how to use them for a variety of meals? Cooking options are virtually endless with these cooking tools. Learn how to make cooking at home more efficient by using a pressure cooker in your kitchen! 

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The Right Bite while Eating Out

Going to a restaurant shouldn't be justification to eat unhealthy foods. Join us for this webinar as we discuss tips to enjoy eating out without forgoing your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Growing your own produce, CSAs, and Farmer’s Markets

Do you know how to find local produce in your community this summer? Maybe you'll join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, shop at a Farmer's Market, visit a local farm or plant your own veggies. This webinar will give an overview of each option and help you make the best choice for your needs!

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Filling Up with Fiber

Join Jenny Pitcher, Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach for a review of all things fiber! Learn some of the easiest and best ways to increase fiber in your diet as she looks at the latest trends in fiber-rich foods and food products. Bring your questions and be ready to glean some great tips and tricks for keeping full and improving nutritional intake.

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Meal Planning

Meal planning may seem like a daunting and over-complicated process. How many times have you stood in front of your pantry scratching your head?

When you take the time to outline a plan for the week, you save time and money and you also have the chance to get really creative in the kitchen! If you want to try out meal planning but don’t know quite where to begin, be sure to join us for this webinar! 

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New Year Goals: Eating Healthy as a Lifestyle

Do you find yourself always having a New Year’s Goal associated with losing weight? Let’s make this the last year for such a resolution and learn how to adopt a healthy lifestyle that will last a lifetime. Join us for this presentation as we discuss the 2015-2020 Dietary Guideline’s healthy eating plan.  

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Gluten-Free Eating

Between 2009 and 2014, the percentage of the Americans avoiding gluten has tripled.  Whether this is due to diet trends and marketing or treatment for Celiac disease, get the facts about gluten-free foods in this webinar. We’ll discuss appropriate food choices, why gluten-free is not inherently healthy, and tips on adapting to this lifestyle.

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Gobble Without the Gain

Thanksgiving foods often get a not-so-healthy reputation.  Although we normally fill our bellies well beyond capacity, knowing the foods to eat the most of (all in moderation of course) can actually help you to stay on your healthy eating plan. Join us for this webinar to see how you can gobble without the gain this Thanksgiving!

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The Right Calories for You

When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight for a lifetime, the bottom line is—calories count! Weight management is all about balance—balancing the number of calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses or "burns off." This 30-minute webinar will be packed with information about resting metabolic rate, energy requirements, tools to compute your calorie needs, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and tracking tools.

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Healthy Eating: Understanding Fats in Your Diet

Have you ever had someone tell you not to eat too much fat because it will cause you to gain weight and that it’s plain not healthy?  Well, we do need some fat in our diet to digest some of the vitamins our body needs. So what’s the truth about fat? How much fat do we need to be eating?  What foods are high in fat?  What are saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, and trans fats?  Which ones are good to have in your diet, and which ones should you avoid or limit?  What do the new Dietary Guidelines say about fats?  We will talk about all of these questions in this YP4H webinar.

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The Mystery and Magic of Your Gut Bugs - Part 2

Many of us learned about cells in high school biology class. We learned that bodies are made up of different kinds of cells—skin, muscle, blood, etc.  But most of us did not learn about the trillions of non-human, microbial cells.  Over the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the study of “good” bacteria and its effect on our guts. The ultimate outcome of this webinar is for participants to gain awareness of human microbiome; in particular, how microbes are associated with human health and disease. 

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The Mystery and Magic of Your Gut Bugs - Part 1

Many of us learned about cells in high school biology class. We learned that bodies are made up of different kinds of cells—skin, muscle, blood, etc.  But most of us did not learn about the trillions of non-human, microbial cells.  Over the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the study of “good” bacteria and its effect on our guts. The ultimate outcome of this webinar is for participants to gain awareness of human microbiome; in particular, how microbes are associated with human health and disease. 

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Supermarket Smarts

Join OSU Extension educators to learn various tips on taking out the stress of grocery shopping, save money at the grocery store and overcome the allure of persuasive marketing!

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Healthy Eating for Fast-Paced Lives

Though our days are not getting any longer, we tend to squeeze more and more into our schedules.  We move faster and expect things done instantly. The same attitude can be adopted with eating. Our food environment has been shaped to the moving pace we’ve set, as well as our desire to have whatever we want, whenever we want it. Join us today as we learn how to incorporate healthy, mindful eating into our fast-paced lives. 

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Ins and Outs of Tracking Your Intake

You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Research has shown the more a person records what they eat, the more weight they lost in the end. We’ve always encouraged daily food and fitness tracking for people who want to lose weight, but it’s time to dig a litter deeper and understand the “how” of tracking. Learn the ins and outs of tracking your food so you become more accountable and reach your health goals.

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Food Expired? Don’t Throw It Out Just Yet

Food waste is a significant problem in the United States. Americans throw away 40% of the food produced in this country. While 800 million people world-wide are food insecure, this leaves one to wonder how we can reconcile these two issues. Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach, Jenny Pitcher as she discusses food waste, food expiration dates and what all of us can do to minimize the amount of food that ends up in our landfills.

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Weight Watchers – Beyond the Scale

During this presentation, a Weight Watchers nutrition expert will take you on a guided tour of our Beyond the Scale Program, including these specific topics:

Food
Fitness
Fulfillment
And much more!

Get behind the scenes and ask questions in this unique setting crated exclusively for you and your colleagues.

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Bye Bye Beef?

Not only does going meatless make diets greener and healthier, it can also help you save money. Come learn why eating less red meat, even just for one day a week, can help you and the planet.

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Weight Watchers - Digital Tools

Weight Watchers digital tools are comprehensive, convenient and highly valued among our members.  This webinar provides attendees (members and non-members) with tips and information on how to get the most out of these tools, highlighting areas that are particularly helpful and describing new or underutilized features.

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Be Savvy with Spirits

In this season of desserts and excess food, most calorie watchers know the price of stacking their plates with too many goodies. Holiday spirits are a fun part of the holiday season for many, and consumed in moderation might actually have health benefits. But many do not know that liquid calories found in beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages can really add up. Consuming alcoholic beverages can also be challenging for people living with chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension. During this presentation, learn how to survive the drinking frenzy as party season comes into full effect.

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Healthy Halloween Treats - No Scaring You Here!

No tricking you here! Enjoy this holiday while still practicing healthy eating habits. Learn about snacks, menus and sweet treats that will keep you and your family on track!

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Weight Watchers at Work Host

In exchange for a free weight watchers membership we are seeking benefit enrolled faculty and staff to host weight watchers meeting locations all over campus. If you would like more information on this opportunity, please attend the informational webinar!

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Cooking & Freezing with Fresh Herbs

Are you interested in using fresh herbs to season your food? Join us to learn tips for cooking and freezing fresh herbs.

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Healthy Snacking - The MyPlate Way!

Americans consume about a quarter of their daily calories through snacking – but for many of us, snacks come in the form of foods that are high in calories, fat, sodium, and sugar, but not in nutrients.  This webinar will explore how marketing influences snacking and how a simple snack makeover using MyPlate can help you reap more health benefits from your snacks.  We’ll share ideas for simple, tasty, low-cost, and nutritious snack ideas that appeal to adults and children alike. 

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Eating for the Health of It

You don't need to make huge changes to eat healthier. And you don't have to change your habits all at the same time. Learn from Susan Zies, M.Ed about small goals and changing your habits a little at a time to improve your overall health and wellbeing.

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Local Foods

What does it mean to eat locally? A sustainable food system requires strong networks of local and regional food production and distribution. Join Patrice Powers-Barker for today’s webinar to learn what local food is, its benefits, and how to incorporate more local food into your daily living.

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Great Grains

Health professionals are urging people everywhere to consume whole grains; however,
the products we often find in our grocery stores are cereals and processed shelf items that
are "made with whole grains" but still fractionated. When we think of grains, often wheat
is the first one that comes to mind; however many other grains include: quinoa, millet,
amaranth, corn, oats, and buckwheat.

Eating whole grains will not only nourish our bodies far better than processed ones, but
will fill us up and diminish our cravings for less wholesome carbohydrates. Learn how to
easily cook some of these grains, different ways to serve them, and experience a sense of
wholeness!

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Healthy Meals on a Budget

Many of us have the perception that cooking healthy meals involves spending more time and money, but that isn't always the case. Join us to learn how to plan healthy, balanced, weekly menus for your family without weighing down your pocketbook or feeling like you have to spend countless hours in the kitchen!
Speaker: Carolyn Gunther, Assistant Professor Human Nutrition, College of Education and Human Ecology

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Eating for Energy

In this interactive lecture with Registered Dietitian Adrienne Raimo, we will define energy and discuss how the foods you eat contribute to an increase or decrease in your overall power to live and grow. Participants will be given a list of top ten ways of increasing energy through whole food and healthy lifestyle changes/holistic living.
Speaker: Adrienne Raimo, Registered Dietitian, L.D.

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Plant-Based Diets

In this interactive lecture with Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Adrienne Raimo, you will learn the basics of what the plant-based diet includes, how to ensure you are getting the nutrients you need (i.e. calcium), how to get started with your new diet, trying some meat alternatives, reading labels, incorporating healthy protein sources, eating at restaurants, and how these diet and lifestyle changes are the key to a more balanced, nourished life.

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Re-Think Your Drink

Americans consume 300 more calories per day than we did 30 years ago. Almost 50 percent of those calories come from sugary drinks, making them a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. What you drink makes a bigger difference to your health than you think. Join Dr. Remley has he helps you determine ways to replace your sugary drinks throughout the day!

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Healthy Snacks at Work

In this webinar, you'll learn why it's important to plan healthy meals and provide nutrition information, tips for planning healthy meals at meetings and potlucks, food safety, physical activity breaks, and more.

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Eating for Weight Loss

During this webinar, we'll discuss how to eat according to your hunger level, plan ahead for strategic snacks, use the plate method to plan meals, include foods you enjoy so you don't feel deprived, and how to track your intake.You'll also learn why breakfast is so important and quick breakfast options to consider trying.

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Power Foods that Boost Immunity

During this webinar, we'll learn how to identify the most effective vitamins for immunity, discuss foods associated with each of the vitamins, and learn how to incorporate these foods into your diet.

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Decoding Ingredient Lists

Learn how to determine what's exactly in our food, what packaged foods are better for us, and ways you can pay better attention to what your buying at the supermarket.

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Healthy Breakfast - Quick & Nutritious Options

Learn about breakfasts that are quick, nutritious and flexible. But most importantly, learn why breaskfast is such an important part of your day.

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Basic Nutrition

Learn about healthy nutrition, tricks and strategies for weight maintenance, surviving a tough food environment, calorie balance, and more.

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Take Action: Tailor Your Nutrition Plan

During this four-part series, you will learn about personalized action plans and develop your own plan. Tailor your exercise and nutrition plan to your goals and then plan for the "what's next" in the journey towards your optimal level of well-being. 

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Carbohydrate Breakdown

Learn the goals of medical nutrition therapy, interventions, meal planning principles, tools for counting, and more.

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Impact of Soy

There has been a lot of conflicting reports on the safety of soy. In this 30 minute webinar, we review evidence and discuss potential benefits and risks.

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Take Action: Tailor Your Nutrition Plan

During this four-part series, you will learn about personalized action plans and develop your own plan. Tailor your exercise and nutrition plan to your goals and then plan for the "what's next" in the journey towards your optimal level of well-being. 

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Successful Food Prep

This 3-week series will lead you through the basics of food prep. Our lives can get crazy and food can become an afterthought. Join Jenny Pitcher as she shares how to make healthy meals. Each week she will explore how to prep breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks to set you up for a week of success!

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Nutrition and Exercise During Menopause

Menopause is a natural step in a woman's life. Tune in to this webinar to learn how nutrition and activity changes can help diminish common concerns.

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Family Nutrition

We lead busy lives, so preparing meals can often be a task for some. But it's important! Learn how to prepare nutritious meals that the entire family will enjoy.

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What are you Drinking?

That beer, coffee, mixed drink or soda in your hand is contributing to your daily calorie count. Have you ever thought about the impact of the beverages you drink on your body? Be aware of what’s really in that glass before you swallow!

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EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
How to Deal with Difficult People

Many of us have encountered unreasonable people in our lives. It's easy to let a challenging person affect us and cause stress and anxiety. In this webinar, we will disuss keys to handling difficult people in the workplace.

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The Road to Less Stress, More Success

Stress can lead to negative outcomes in the workplace and at home. Learning how to manage stress can lead to more success in your life. Join us to discuss manageable ways to improve your stress levels.

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Path to Living Longer

Live healthy and live longer! Poor lifestyle habits can shorten your life span quickly, but making just a few changes in your routine can help you live longer.

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Measure Your Health and Wellness Success 

Knowing where and how to get started is the first step, but continuing to measure your progress will help you to reach your goals! Learn some practical tips from experienced OSU Health Coach Greg Schwitzgable to keep you on track as you measure your own success. 

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Employee Well-being and Engagement

What does ‘well-being’ have to do with employee success? Join OSU Health Coach, Greg Schwitzgable, to explore how employee well-being and engagement in the workplace are interconnected and how the use of coaching and positive psychology can help you to be more engaged in the workplace while embracing a lifestyle of wellness.

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Sleep Deprivation: How This Affects our Wellbeing

Sleep deprivation is common in our modern culture. There seems to be twice as much work and half as much time to complete it in. While some people believe that they can train their bodies to not require as much sleep as they once did before, the reality is, our entire well-being is compromised when we cheat ourselves of sleep. Learn how lack of sleep can cause serious problems to our health.

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Effective Communication Skills: Conflict

Effective communication skills perform a key role in effectively resolving conflict, both in the home and in the workplace. The smallest word or action can trigger destructive responses and behaviors. However, conflict does not have to be destructive. Handled successfully, conflict can actually contribute to stronger, deeper relationships and can help to address ongoing problems and concerns. Learn how to use effective communication in the workplace to strengthen your relationships with colleagues.

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Ways to Build Resiliency

In our lifetime, we will experience challenging life events that surface strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty. What enables people to adapt over time to life-changing situations and stressful conditions? This webinar will define and discuss a few techniques you should focus on in order to foster your own resilience.

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Mental Resilience: Bounce Back Faster

We may not be able to avoid obstacles, but we can learn how to bounce back from them more effectively. Learning resiliency skills can lead to greater life enjoyment and can have a positive impact at home, work, and within relationships. Join us for this introductory webinar on resiliency basics.

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Emotional Awareness: The Secret to Thriving

Without awareness of what we are feeling, it is impossible to fully understand our own behavior, manage stress and reactions, and accurately understand the wants and needs of others. This resiliency skill-building webinar will teach you how and why to increase emotional awareness.

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Work/Life Balance - How to care for self

For a lot of people, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. With so many of us torn between juggling heavy workloads, managing relationships and family responsibilities, and squeezing in outside interests, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. This webinar will discuss a few practical steps we can all take to free the grip that stress has on us and win back the balance in our lives.

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Relationships 101: Myths & Breaking Barriers

Ever wonder why some people have the best relationships and others seem to struggle all the time?  This webinar looks at the components that contribute to long-lasting and fulfilling relationships and covers the indispensable communication and conflict management skills that couples can employ over the course of their lives. While no relationship is perfect and all require hard work and dedication, participants will gain an understanding of what can influence and improve relationships

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Introduction to Stress Management Tools

This introductory session will focus on introducing participants to what research tells us about managing stress to enhance productivity. Participants will recognize how stress may impact their productivity and have an opportunity to propose their own strategies for managing stress while sustaining a productive career and a healthy lifestyle.

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Emotional Wellness: Mental First Aid

First aid is a useful skill in helping deal with physical effects of trauma and injuries. Who doesn’t know how to put on a Band-Aid, take someone to urgent care or if necessary call 911 and have them taken to the emergency room? However, when we find ourselves talking with someone that appears to be in some sort of elevated emotional reaction where they are very anxious, very tearful, or otherwise unable to deal with a life crisis, most of us are stumped on what to do. This presentation will discuss the basics of Mental First Aid on how and what to do to address this issue and if desired, where to go to learn more.

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Science of Habit

Do you ever think about your habits?  Many of us get frustrated about our inability to change our eating habits, our exercise habits, the list sometimes seems endless.  We believe we are “creatures of habit” and that we are doomed to continue with the same behaviors. Join us in this webinar for an inside look at the science behind habits and some tips on ways to create healthy habits. 

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Benefits of Hope

Would you say you are a hopeful person or that you regularly experience a sense of hope, a sense that there are good things waiting for you in the future?  Having a mindset of hope can influence our moods, our thoughts, academics, relationships, and our overall outlook on life.  This webinar will discuss the benefits of hope and how you might build hope into your work/life. 

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Building Psychological Capital

Positive Psychological Capital is defined as "an individual's positive psychological state of development" and consists of efficacy, optimism, hope and resilience. During this program, you will learn skills and methods to address stress and point you towards resources to help you make an investment in your own psychological capital. 

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Managing Winter Blues

Learn about Seasonl Affective Disorder (SAD). The discussion highlights theories, symptoms, and ways to cope. 

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Mindfulness in Relationships: Stop, Breathe, Reflect, Choose

This 4-step technique can help you communicate in a more mindful way with those you work and live with, improving interactions and overall stress level. 

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Personal Development: Achieving Happiness

Many of us hope that circumstances will line up and deliver us the kind of happiness we desire from our jobs, houses, spouses, or that lucky lottery ticket. We all want to be happy. But how do you achieve it?  Join EAP counselor, Lisa Borelli as we explore this topic.

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Reconnecting Motivation

It’s the end of January…have you started making progress towards your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, awesome!  If not, fret not…help is on the way!  Join licensed Sport Psychologist Steve Graef, PhD, for an informative talk titled “Getting Down with MPP: How to Make Just Do It Happen.”  During this talk, Steve will provide applicable skills that will help you to accomplish any goal by focusing on three essential keys:

Identifying what motivates you to complete your resolution;
Preparing for action through tangible and meaningful steps; and
Utilizing mental capabilities that ready you for enhanced performance and goal implementation. 

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Optimism: Path to Success 

Have you ever considered the drawbacks of not staying optimistic and positive in all situations? Learn how to develop the ability to look at the “up side” of life and how to foster a positive attitude even in the worst of times—doing so can make the critical difference in leading a happy life and having a successful career. Learn how to think optimistically!

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Getting Unstuck - Changing Patterns

This resiliency skill-building webinar will show you the basics on how to identify and change patterns and behaviors so you can learn to replace them with positive habits. 

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Putting on a Happy Face: The Science Behind It

This resiliency skill-building webinar will help you understand positive psychology as a recent development, the three different states of happiness, and how to chart your own path towards being more happy. 

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The Power of Listening

Learn the benefits of improving your listening skills, steps to listen more effectively to others, and how to practice a listening skill-building exercise. 

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Know Thyself: Why We Don't, Why We Should

An important part of being aware of how you react to the world, and how the world reacts to you, is to know who you are.  In this resiliency skill-building webinar, we will review basic steps to knowing yourself.  You will be given tools that will give you a leg-up in self-understanding.

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Emotional Awareness: The Secret to Thriving

Without awareness of what we are feeling, it is impossible to fully understand our own behavior, manage stress and reactions, and accurately understand the wants and needs of others. This resiliency skill-building webinar will teach you how and why to increase emotional awareness.

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FITNESS AND ACTIVE LIVING
How to Ease Your Back Pain

Back pain can be a viscous cycle because the strategies you use to relieve back pain may actually making the pain worse. There are many strategies to keep your spine in a neutral position to relieve strain. 

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Progressing Through an Exercise Routine

Your fitness routine is all about continuous advancement and improvement. Progressing from one workout to the next is what we all strive for in the gym, however, some stick to what’s more comfortable. Join us for this webinar as we learn how to include the following progression methods to ensure you’re always advancing in your health and fitness goals. 

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20-Minute Workout for the Incredibly Busy

Are your days and weeks packed full of work and other commitments leaving you stressed out and too tired to work out? In this webinar, we will discuss quick and easy workouts that can be done any time, anywhere!

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Finding (and Keeping) Your Motivation

We can’t always count on “Motivation Monday” to get us going. How do we carry the energy forward and keep it moving when we’re in slump? We’ll discuss tips to help you get motivated and keep your goals fresh in your mind throughout the year!

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Using Exercise As A Tool For Weight Loss

Exercise doesn’t have to be about losing weight. There are multiple reasons to workout that have nothing to do with losing weight. However, if this is your goal, join us for this presentation as we explore how to use exercise as one tool to help you burn fat or change your body composition.

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Time Management for Physical Activity

We have heard time and time again about the benefits of fitness for our health and well-being. But, between work, household chores, errands, and time with family and friends, finding time for exercise can be tough. So how can you find time for fitness? Join us for this 30-minute presentation as we discuss ways to make exercise a part of your daily routine.

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Exercising with Chronic Pain

If you live with chronic pain, you’ve probably already heard that regular exercise can be beneficial for your health. But did you know that it can actually help ease a bit of the pain you’re feeling? In this webinar, we will discuss what you should know about how exercise affects pain and a few of the best exercises for chronic pain. 

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No Gym Membership? No problem!

Many of us are busy—and not everyone has the money or the ability to join a gym. Luckily, you do not need to have a gym membership to get fit! The best part: you really don’t need anything but yourself and a mental commitment. Join us during this presentation as we discuss ways to accomplish your fitness goals without a fitness facility.

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Fitness: Take it Outside

Being physically active is good for your body and mind, but new research is showing additional benefits when you exercise outdoors. In this YP4H webinar (12–12:30pm), learn the unique benefits of being physically active outdoors and learn some great tips for making outdoor physical activity a part of your daily life.

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Fit After 50

As women reach their 50s, a decrease in muscle mass, buildup of excess fat, a lower resting metabolic rate, and hormonal changes all contribute to weight gain. The goal of the “50 and over” is to maintain weight, consume heart-healthy foods and, above all, stay strong! Join us during this presentation to learn tips on how to stay in shape during this age period

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Physical Therapy: Urinary Issues

Join Women’s Health Physical Therapists Laura Ward, Kristina Kehoe, and Maggie Abrams as they talk about managing urinary issues, including leakage, strong urinary urges that can't be delayed, and urinating too frequently. This webinar will focus on dispelling the myth that urinary problems are normal and acceptable for women, by defining normal urinary function, identifying common urinary complaints, and teaching methods of improving these complaints.

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BOSU: Full – Body Workout

Join Health Coach Adam Roberts during this full-body BOSU workout to get your heart rate up, burn calories and build muscle in just under 30 minutes!

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Your Ideal Heart Rate for Physical Activity

Learn more about Aerobic Condition, how to measure your heart rate, heart rate trackers, and several exercise recommendations.

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More Standing, Less Sitting

Learn some of the issues that have been linked to increased time spent sitting, for example cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and more. Also learn easy tips that may help you sit less and stand or move more.

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Deskercise!

Join this workout live from the comfort of your own desk! OSU Health Coach Adam Roberts will lead you through a 15 to 20-minute workout that you can follow along to and participate in while at your desk or in a conference room.

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10-minute Free-weight Trainer 

This is a quick full body free-weight training circuit using one set of dumbbells for a full 10-minute workout.

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10-minute Free-weight Trainer 2

This is a quick full body free-weight training circuit using one set of dumbbells for a full 10-minute workout.

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Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

This webinar will  cover the importance of knowing your risk factors for cardiovascular disease and the criticality of making lifestyle changes to reduce any risks you may have.

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PARENTING AND FAMILY
How to be More Active with Family  

Summer months provide an opportunity for outdoor activities that are excellent for families to enjoy together. In this webinar, you can learn about integrating activity into your family routine.

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Potty Training

Are you seeing signs that your toddler is ready to be potty trained? In this webinar, you'll learn the basics of potty training along with some tips from experienced potty trainers to help this transition occur as smoothly as possible.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Encouraging Household Chores

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 5

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Alcohol and New Dietary Guidelines

Join us for this webinar as Dan Remley, Assistant Professor Food,Nutrition,and Wellness  discusses the consumption of alcohol and the new dietary guidelines. We all know that alcoholic beverages supply calories but few necessary nutrients. For those who choose to drink, learn how moderate intake can be incorporated into the calorie limits of healthy eating patterns. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Preschooler-Proofing Your Home

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Writing for School Success

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Family Mealtime

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Time Out 4 Moms: Effective Guidance and Discipline

Time Out 4 Moms: Effective Guidance and DisciplineThis parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Time Out 4 Moms: Playfulness and Humor

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Dads Make a Difference

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Being an RPM3 Mom

Time Out 4 Moms: Being an RPM3 MomThis parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Cyber World Safety

Are you a responsible digital citizen? Do you know how to protect yourself, your children and your family online? If you aren’t convinced, browse the news!  Join us for this webinar as we discuss cyberbullying, social media, passwords, sneaky predators, basic computer protection, and online safety tips.  Let’s make the cyber world a safer place for everyone!

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Time Out 4 Moms: Your Child’s Development

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  See the schedule for a complete list.

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 2

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 1

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Addiction Series: Community & Our Youth

This webinar will focus on the heroin and pain pill epidemic. Participants will learn the risk factors that are contributing to increased opiate use and ways to help prevent this in our youth.

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Time-Out for Parents: Strengthening the Family - Encouraging Household Chores

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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 Time-Out for Parents: Strengthening the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Addiction Series: Red Flags

This webinar will focus on helping people identify their own red flags for possible progression to substance issues.  The participant will learn 5 red flags to pay attention to when making decisions around drug and alcohol use. 

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Successful Co-Parenting: Avoiding Traps

Join us as we discuss the co-parenting relationship and share strategies for managing this relationship in a new way, techniques for effective communication, and conflict resolution.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Successful Co-Parenting: Relationships

A 30-minute webinar discussing the co-parenting relationship and strategies for managing this relationship in a new way, techniques for effective communication, and conflict resolution.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family 

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family 

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Science of Addiction

Addiction, formerly thought of for generations as a weakness of character, has been identified as a disease for several decades. Recent advances in brain imaging have begun mapping out the changes within the mind of someone that is addicted. It is these changes that impact people’s will power, thinking and behaviors. Furthermore, it is not just addicted to drugs or alcohol that forms these brain changes, it can be any substance or behavior that is addicting from food to video games and from gambling to hoarding. This presentation will examine the new scientific discoveries and also review associated pharmacologic and behavior treatment advances that are potentially coming over the next few years. 

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Sun Safety

Summer will be here before we know it, and while we want to have fun outdoors, we also know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun's harmful effects.  What else can we do to keep our skin healthy? Join Patricia Brinkman, OSU Extension Educator, as she sheds light on the latest research and recommendations for healthy skin during the summer months.

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Recognizing an Eating Disorder

This webinar will help you understand different types of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. We'll also discuss how to approach an individual with an eating disorder and the variety of resources that are available. 

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Supporting Your Loved Ones Battling Cancer

Someone you care about has been diagnosed with a serious illness. Wondering what to say and what NOT to say? Participate in this webinar designed to help you maximize your support during this critical time of illness.

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Essential Oils in Your Daily Routine

Essential oils into your everyday routine can benefit overall mental and physical health. No matter what time it is, there’s an essential oil to perfectly complement your mood and desire. In this webinar, we will discuss a variety of ways to use essential oils in your daily regimen.

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Change Your Perspective, Improve Your Parenting

Learn how changing your perspective can truly change how you parent with consistency, rules, words of affirmation, and disicipline.

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Essential Oils 101

Learning about the benefits of therapeutic-grade essential oils is fascinating; but, it can also be overwhelming. During this webinar, you will learn about Essential Oils; what they are, how they are produced, how exactly essential oils are effective, and the three most common ways to use them.

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Parenting Skills: Healthy Limit Setting

This webinar will provide the latest techniques in learning how to set healthy limits that civilize our children and help us retain our sanity at the same time.

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FINANCIAL
Map it Out: How to Make the Most of Your Paycheck

When it comes to your paycheck, there's no shortage of ways that you can spend it! This workshop helps participants learn to identify financial goals and develop a plan to reach them. It will include worksheets that participants can use in their daily lives. Tracking spending, prioritizing expenses, and incorporating goals into one’s everyday spending plan will be discussed.

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Financial Fitness: Top 5 Things To Do

As you make a plan for your personal health and fitness journey, making a plan for your financial fitness is just as important. Learn how to track your financial fitness to be sure you can reach your financial goals.

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Planning for Retirement: 10 Years Out

Will you have enough to retire comfortably? Most of us imagine retirement as a happy time, a reward for a lifetime of hard work, full of possibility ad potential. We have good reason to see retirement in a positive light. Americans are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. In fact, for some of us, retirement will make up for a full third of our lives. Of course, this means that our retirement assets will have to do more for us over a longer period of time. This makes planning for our retirement essential.

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Organizing and Understanding Your Vital Financial Documents

This program will help individuals understand and organize their important papers and vital documents including Will, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Insurance Contracts, Deeds, Mortgages, Brokerage Statements, etc. Discussion will include what these documents do and how they should be written. 

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Investments and Retirement Accounts – An Overview

In this webinar, we will discuss some basic investment options and retirement accounts. It is important to thoroughly educate yourself on the various types of investments and accounts before getting started because everyone’s situation is different. Come ready to learn!

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Saving Vs. Investing - What is the difference? 

There can be confusion about the words “saving” and “investing.” For the purpose of basic money, think of “saving” and “investing” as methods of setting aside money for the future. This webinar will spend time discussing which method is best depending on your needs and goals. 

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The Money You Borrow

The least favorable type of debt is called “consumer debt,” which is debt for items that do not increase in value over time. Falling too deeply into consumer debt is one of the biggest mistakes many people make. So how do you avoid falling into the consumer-debt sinkhole? Join us in this presentation as we discuss this topic further.  

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Getting Out of Debt

Reclaiming your financial future starts by taking positive steps to get out of debt. Even if you have serious problems with debt, there is hope. Join us for this webinar as we discuss ways to help you reach your financial goals and regain control.

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Starting a Savings Habit

An important building block to reaching your dreams is to develop a strong savings habit. If you haven’t successfully put money aside in the past, that’s all right. Once you have applied the Basics of Budgeting techniques, you have concluded that saving some amount is possible—no matter the size of your paycheck.

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The Basics of Budgeting

The majority of Americans routinely spend more than they can afford. The key to spending within your means is to know your expenses and to spend less than you make. Join us for this presentation as we discuss setting up a monthly budget to help ensure you pay your bills on time, have funds to cover unexpected emergencies, and reach your financial goals.

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Financial Wellness: Investment Basics

Making healthy financial decisions: The best investing strategy is a carefully planned and prepared approach to managing and accumulating money. A well-planned strategy can help you meet your short-term, mid-term, and long-term financial goals. Investment planning requires discipline and patience. But it does not have to be difficult. Learn the basics of Investment Planning with James Linder, CFP.

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Financial Wellness: Estate Planning Essentials

This course is designed to provide basic estate planning information including information on different types of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Medical Power of Attorney’s and Living Wills. We will also discuss other estate planning techniques such as the proper use of Joint and Survivor Accounts, Payable on Death Accounts and the proper beneficiary designation on life insurance, 401(k) and IRA Accounts.

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Financial Independence: Teaching Your Teen

Do you have a child headed off to college this fall or a young adult heading out to live on their own? How do you set your child up to be financially aware of the many decisions he/she will need to make regarding money, credit cards, bank accounts and more?  This webinar will discuss these critical concepts and offer suggestions to help them get started on the right financial path.

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Financial Wellness: Understanding Credit

This workshop provides the basics to help people understand the importance of taking charge of one’s credit identity. Participants leave knowing how to access their personal credit report and obtain their credit score, as well as how to use the information contained on the reports to impact their financial lives.

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Estate Planning Essentials

This course is designed to provide basic estate planning information including information on different types of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Medical Power of Attorney’s and Living Wills. We will also discuss other estate planning techniques such as the proper use of Joint and Survivor Accounts, Payable on Death Accounts and the proper beneficiary designation on life insurance, 401(k) and IRA Accounts. 

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Tax Prep & America Saves

Heading into tax preparation time, this webinar aims to engage the YP4H audience and promote a savings-minded outlook at tax time!  Viewers will receive information on the many benefits of saving at least a portion of their tax refund and the benefits of saving all year long.  You will also receive valuable tips on how to go about saving when filing taxes, the benefits of “automatically” saving, things to watch out for when getting your taxes done, identifying local tax prep options, and how to identify resources available to support Ohioans through the process of filing.

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Financial Wellness: Income Tax Preparation & Strategies

Whether you prepare your own taxes or have someone prepare them for you, this program will provide valuable information to help you gain a better understanding of your taxes. Don’t live in fear of April 15—this webinar will be a positive step in taking control of your taxes!

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Financial Wellness: Planning within 10 Years of Retirement

Most of us imagine retirement as happy time, a reward for lifetime of hard work, full of possibility and potential. We have good reason to see retirement in a positive light. Americans are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. In fact, for some of us, retirement will make up a full third of our lives. Of course, this means that our retirement income, while factoring in inflation and taxes, how to use tax-advantaged savings vehicles like IRAs and 401(k).

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Financial Wellness: The Basics

Do you have a tailored financial plan in place? Everyone can benefit from a financial plan that is tailored to individual needs and circumstances. A financial roadmap can motivate you to save money, help you meet your financial goals, and improve your overall financial security now and in the future.

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Financial Wellness: Planning for Long Term Care

Financial Planning for Long-Term Care is designed to help individuals and families develop a plan in the event a family member requires long-term care assistance.  Long-term care can devastate a family emotionally, physically and financially and those services are not typically paid from one’s health insurance policy or Medicare. The program will explore the various financial options including home care, adult day care, assisted living, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities and will take a look at the role of Medicare, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance.

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Financial Wellness: Understanding Your Vital Documents

In this webinar, you'll learn about record keeping/discarding, filing, statements, advisors, estate planning, and more.

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Using Your Tax Return Wisely

Many people have big plans for their tax refunds each year. But when April comes and goes, how much of that return has already been spent? Join us while we discuss how to plan for and use your tax return wisely this year and in the future.

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HEALTH
Bags, Bottles and Beyond

Chemicals make up every part of us. Some chemicals are vital to our health, while others may be harmful. This webinar will focus on the potentially harmful effects of some of the many chemicals we encounter every day.

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Acupressure & Your Health

Join Dr. Wang to learn about the concept of acupressure, the commonly used acupressure points for headache, stress and anxiety, the locations of the these acupressure points and the basic acupressure techniques. 

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Everything You Want to Know about Your Medicines

Are you taking medicines that you are unsure about? Let our staff pharmacists offer you a general review of the dos and don'ts of taking your medicines. Opportunities for questions and follow-up are available.

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Setting Reasonable Weight Loss Goals

How do we set successful weight-loss goals? Unrealistic and overly aggressive weight-loss goals can discourage your efforts. A realistic, well-planned weight-loss goal will keep you persistent and motivated and ease the transition to a healthier lifestyle. Join us for this webinar as we create goals that will help you reduce weight and improve overall health. 

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Prehab Treatments for Shoulder Health

To avoid injury, we need to take a long-term approach to workouts, strengthening weaknesses and our bodies as a whole. Join Douglas “D.R.” Ebner, PT, DPT, CSCS as he discusses how to improve shoulder health and function by performing prehab (preventative rehabilitation) exercises and treatments for increased mobility and functional strength.

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Diabetes Series: Physical Activity

Diabetes and exercise go hand in hand, at least when it comes to managing your diabetes. Physical activity and keeping a healthy weight can help you take care of your diabetes and prevent diabetes problems. Join Health Coach Adam Roberts as he discusses best exercises and way to avoid potential problems during and after your exercise.

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Diabetes Series: Living Well with Diabetes

What is diabetes, and how do I take care of myself when I have diabetes? Join this webinar discussion to help you understand the basics of diabetes and what steps you can take to manage it.

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Biometric Number Breakdown & Improvement A1c

This presentation will help you understand your blood glucose and A1c numbers. You'll learn about blood sugar, why the hemoglobin A1c test is used, the relationship between prediabetes and diabetes, how stress effects your blood sugar, and more.

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Wellness Vision and Goal Setting

Learn what a wellness vision is and the changes to the Health Coaching YP4H incentive points program in 2015.

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Biometric Number Breakdown - Metabolic Syndrome

Learn what Metabolic Syndrome is, the causes, risk factors, symptoms, and how Care Coodination can help one get back on track.

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Webcast Archive

Educational Programming
Archived Recordings

*Recordings are also available on iTunesU in order to access on your phone and/or tablet.
*To view those recordings, please visit here. The site will be updated every few weeks with new offerings.

How to Use the New YP4H Portal

Do you have questions about how to use the new YP4H portal? Watch this short video to see what the portal offers and how to navigate the site.

NUTRITION
Steps to Balance Your Diet

Protein, fats, and carbs, oh my! Healthy eating is not about strict limitations, rather it is about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. Learn with us in this session what a balanced diet can look like in your life for you to be the best version of yourself.

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Rerouting! Stop Dieting, Start Eating Better

Stop restricting your body's needs and desires and focus on an approach to optimal well being! This approach will guide you to increase awareness of drivers of eating and tune in to your body wisdom. 

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Steps to Preventing Childhood Obesity

The percentage of childhood obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. How can we prevent childhood obesity in our own families and loved ones as well as in society? Having a family-oriented mindset to health and wellness is key!

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How to: Pressure Cookers

Does your pressure cooker collect dust because you aren't sure how to use them for a variety of meals? Cooking options are virtually endless with these cooking tools. Learn how to make cooking at home more efficient by using a pressure cooker in your kitchen! 

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The Right Bite while Eating Out

Going to a restaurant shouldn't be justification to eat unhealthy foods. Join us for this webinar as we discuss tips to enjoy eating out without forgoing your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Growing your own produce, CSAs, and Farmer’s Markets

Do you know how to find local produce in your community this summer? Maybe you'll join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, shop at a Farmer's Market, visit a local farm or plant your own veggies. This webinar will give an overview of each option and help you make the best choice for your needs!

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Filling Up with Fiber

Join Jenny Pitcher, Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach for a review of all things fiber! Learn some of the easiest and best ways to increase fiber in your diet as she looks at the latest trends in fiber-rich foods and food products. Bring your questions and be ready to glean some great tips and tricks for keeping full and improving nutritional intake.

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Meal Planning

Meal planning may seem like a daunting and over-complicated process. How many times have you stood in front of your pantry scratching your head?

When you take the time to outline a plan for the week, you save time and money and you also have the chance to get really creative in the kitchen! If you want to try out meal planning but don’t know quite where to begin, be sure to join us for this webinar! 

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New Year Goals: Eating Healthy as a Lifestyle

Do you find yourself always having a New Year’s Goal associated with losing weight? Let’s make this the last year for such a resolution and learn how to adopt a healthy lifestyle that will last a lifetime. Join us for this presentation as we discuss the 2015-2020 Dietary Guideline’s healthy eating plan.  

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Gluten-Free Eating

Between 2009 and 2014, the percentage of the Americans avoiding gluten has tripled.  Whether this is due to diet trends and marketing or treatment for Celiac disease, get the facts about gluten-free foods in this webinar. We’ll discuss appropriate food choices, why gluten-free is not inherently healthy, and tips on adapting to this lifestyle.

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Gobble Without the Gain

Thanksgiving foods often get a not-so-healthy reputation.  Although we normally fill our bellies well beyond capacity, knowing the foods to eat the most of (all in moderation of course) can actually help you to stay on your healthy eating plan. Join us for this webinar to see how you can gobble without the gain this Thanksgiving!

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The Right Calories for You

When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight for a lifetime, the bottom line is—calories count! Weight management is all about balance—balancing the number of calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses or "burns off." This 30-minute webinar will be packed with information about resting metabolic rate, energy requirements, tools to compute your calorie needs, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and tracking tools.

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Healthy Eating: Understanding Fats in Your Diet

Have you ever had someone tell you not to eat too much fat because it will cause you to gain weight and that it’s plain not healthy?  Well, we do need some fat in our diet to digest some of the vitamins our body needs. So what’s the truth about fat? How much fat do we need to be eating?  What foods are high in fat?  What are saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, and trans fats?  Which ones are good to have in your diet, and which ones should you avoid or limit?  What do the new Dietary Guidelines say about fats?  We will talk about all of these questions in this YP4H webinar.

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The Mystery and Magic of Your Gut Bugs - Part 2

Many of us learned about cells in high school biology class. We learned that bodies are made up of different kinds of cells—skin, muscle, blood, etc.  But most of us did not learn about the trillions of non-human, microbial cells.  Over the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the study of “good” bacteria and its effect on our guts. The ultimate outcome of this webinar is for participants to gain awareness of human microbiome; in particular, how microbes are associated with human health and disease. 

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The Mystery and Magic of Your Gut Bugs - Part 1

Many of us learned about cells in high school biology class. We learned that bodies are made up of different kinds of cells—skin, muscle, blood, etc.  But most of us did not learn about the trillions of non-human, microbial cells.  Over the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the study of “good” bacteria and its effect on our guts. The ultimate outcome of this webinar is for participants to gain awareness of human microbiome; in particular, how microbes are associated with human health and disease. 

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Supermarket Smarts

Join OSU Extension educators to learn various tips on taking out the stress of grocery shopping, save money at the grocery store and overcome the allure of persuasive marketing!

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Healthy Eating for Fast-Paced Lives

Though our days are not getting any longer, we tend to squeeze more and more into our schedules.  We move faster and expect things done instantly. The same attitude can be adopted with eating. Our food environment has been shaped to the moving pace we’ve set, as well as our desire to have whatever we want, whenever we want it. Join us today as we learn how to incorporate healthy, mindful eating into our fast-paced lives. 

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Ins and Outs of Tracking Your Intake

You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Research has shown the more a person records what they eat, the more weight they lost in the end. We’ve always encouraged daily food and fitness tracking for people who want to lose weight, but it’s time to dig a litter deeper and understand the “how” of tracking. Learn the ins and outs of tracking your food so you become more accountable and reach your health goals.

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Food Expired? Don’t Throw It Out Just Yet

Food waste is a significant problem in the United States. Americans throw away 40% of the food produced in this country. While 800 million people world-wide are food insecure, this leaves one to wonder how we can reconcile these two issues. Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach, Jenny Pitcher as she discusses food waste, food expiration dates and what all of us can do to minimize the amount of food that ends up in our landfills.

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Weight Watchers – Beyond the Scale

During this presentation, a Weight Watchers nutrition expert will take you on a guided tour of our Beyond the Scale Program, including these specific topics:

Food
Fitness
Fulfillment
And much more!

Get behind the scenes and ask questions in this unique setting crated exclusively for you and your colleagues.

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Bye Bye Beef?

Not only does going meatless make diets greener and healthier, it can also help you save money. Come learn why eating less red meat, even just for one day a week, can help you and the planet.

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Weight Watchers - Digital Tools

Weight Watchers digital tools are comprehensive, convenient and highly valued among our members.  This webinar provides attendees (members and non-members) with tips and information on how to get the most out of these tools, highlighting areas that are particularly helpful and describing new or underutilized features.

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Be Savvy with Spirits

In this season of desserts and excess food, most calorie watchers know the price of stacking their plates with too many goodies. Holiday spirits are a fun part of the holiday season for many, and consumed in moderation might actually have health benefits. But many do not know that liquid calories found in beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages can really add up. Consuming alcoholic beverages can also be challenging for people living with chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension. During this presentation, learn how to survive the drinking frenzy as party season comes into full effect.

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Healthy Halloween Treats - No Scaring You Here!

No tricking you here! Enjoy this holiday while still practicing healthy eating habits. Learn about snacks, menus and sweet treats that will keep you and your family on track!

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Weight Watchers at Work Host

In exchange for a free weight watchers membership we are seeking benefit enrolled faculty and staff to host weight watchers meeting locations all over campus. If you would like more information on this opportunity, please attend the informational webinar!

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Cooking & Freezing with Fresh Herbs

Are you interested in using fresh herbs to season your food? Join us to learn tips for cooking and freezing fresh herbs.

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Healthy Snacking - The MyPlate Way!

Americans consume about a quarter of their daily calories through snacking – but for many of us, snacks come in the form of foods that are high in calories, fat, sodium, and sugar, but not in nutrients.  This webinar will explore how marketing influences snacking and how a simple snack makeover using MyPlate can help you reap more health benefits from your snacks.  We’ll share ideas for simple, tasty, low-cost, and nutritious snack ideas that appeal to adults and children alike. 

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Eating for the Health of It

You don't need to make huge changes to eat healthier. And you don't have to change your habits all at the same time. Learn from Susan Zies, M.Ed about small goals and changing your habits a little at a time to improve your overall health and wellbeing.

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Local Foods

What does it mean to eat locally? A sustainable food system requires strong networks of local and regional food production and distribution. Join Patrice Powers-Barker for today’s webinar to learn what local food is, its benefits, and how to incorporate more local food into your daily living.

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Great Grains

Health professionals are urging people everywhere to consume whole grains; however,
the products we often find in our grocery stores are cereals and processed shelf items that
are "made with whole grains" but still fractionated. When we think of grains, often wheat
is the first one that comes to mind; however many other grains include: quinoa, millet,
amaranth, corn, oats, and buckwheat.

Eating whole grains will not only nourish our bodies far better than processed ones, but
will fill us up and diminish our cravings for less wholesome carbohydrates. Learn how to
easily cook some of these grains, different ways to serve them, and experience a sense of
wholeness!

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Healthy Meals on a Budget

Many of us have the perception that cooking healthy meals involves spending more time and money, but that isn't always the case. Join us to learn how to plan healthy, balanced, weekly menus for your family without weighing down your pocketbook or feeling like you have to spend countless hours in the kitchen!
Speaker: Carolyn Gunther, Assistant Professor Human Nutrition, College of Education and Human Ecology

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Eating for Energy

In this interactive lecture with Registered Dietitian Adrienne Raimo, we will define energy and discuss how the foods you eat contribute to an increase or decrease in your overall power to live and grow. Participants will be given a list of top ten ways of increasing energy through whole food and healthy lifestyle changes/holistic living.
Speaker: Adrienne Raimo, Registered Dietitian, L.D.

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Plant-Based Diets

In this interactive lecture with Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Adrienne Raimo, you will learn the basics of what the plant-based diet includes, how to ensure you are getting the nutrients you need (i.e. calcium), how to get started with your new diet, trying some meat alternatives, reading labels, incorporating healthy protein sources, eating at restaurants, and how these diet and lifestyle changes are the key to a more balanced, nourished life.

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Re-Think Your Drink

Americans consume 300 more calories per day than we did 30 years ago. Almost 50 percent of those calories come from sugary drinks, making them a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. What you drink makes a bigger difference to your health than you think. Join Dr. Remley has he helps you determine ways to replace your sugary drinks throughout the day!

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Healthy Snacks at Work

In this webinar, you'll learn why it's important to plan healthy meals and provide nutrition information, tips for planning healthy meals at meetings and potlucks, food safety, physical activity breaks, and more.

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Eating for Weight Loss

During this webinar, we'll discuss how to eat according to your hunger level, plan ahead for strategic snacks, use the plate method to plan meals, include foods you enjoy so you don't feel deprived, and how to track your intake.You'll also learn why breakfast is so important and quick breakfast options to consider trying.

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Power Foods that Boost Immunity

During this webinar, we'll learn how to identify the most effective vitamins for immunity, discuss foods associated with each of the vitamins, and learn how to incorporate these foods into your diet.

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Decoding Ingredient Lists

Learn how to determine what's exactly in our food, what packaged foods are better for us, and ways you can pay better attention to what your buying at the supermarket.

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Healthy Breakfast - Quick & Nutritious Options

Learn about breakfasts that are quick, nutritious and flexible. But most importantly, learn why breaskfast is such an important part of your day.

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Basic Nutrition

Learn about healthy nutrition, tricks and strategies for weight maintenance, surviving a tough food environment, calorie balance, and more.

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Take Action: Tailor Your Nutrition Plan

During this four-part series, you will learn about personalized action plans and develop your own plan. Tailor your exercise and nutrition plan to your goals and then plan for the "what's next" in the journey towards your optimal level of well-being. 

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Carbohydrate Breakdown

Learn the goals of medical nutrition therapy, interventions, meal planning principles, tools for counting, and more.

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Impact of Soy

There has been a lot of conflicting reports on the safety of soy. In this 30 minute webinar, we review evidence and discuss potential benefits and risks.

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Take Action: Tailor Your Nutrition Plan

During this four-part series, you will learn about personalized action plans and develop your own plan. Tailor your exercise and nutrition plan to your goals and then plan for the "what's next" in the journey towards your optimal level of well-being. 

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Successful Food Prep

This 3-week series will lead you through the basics of food prep. Our lives can get crazy and food can become an afterthought. Join Jenny Pitcher as she shares how to make healthy meals. Each week she will explore how to prep breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks to set you up for a week of success!

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Nutrition and Exercise During Menopause

Menopause is a natural step in a woman's life. Tune in to this webinar to learn how nutrition and activity changes can help diminish common concerns.

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Family Nutrition

We lead busy lives, so preparing meals can often be a task for some. But it's important! Learn how to prepare nutritious meals that the entire family will enjoy.

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What are you Drinking?

That beer, coffee, mixed drink or soda in your hand is contributing to your daily calorie count. Have you ever thought about the impact of the beverages you drink on your body? Be aware of what’s really in that glass before you swallow!

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EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
How to Deal with Difficult People

Many of us have encountered unreasonable people in our lives. It's easy to let a challenging person affect us and cause stress and anxiety. In this webinar, we will disuss keys to handling difficult people in the workplace.

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The Road to Less Stress, More Success

Stress can lead to negative outcomes in the workplace and at home. Learning how to manage stress can lead to more success in your life. Join us to discuss manageable ways to improve your stress levels.

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Path to Living Longer

Live healthy and live longer! Poor lifestyle habits can shorten your life span quickly, but making just a few changes in your routine can help you live longer.

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Measure Your Health and Wellness Success 

Knowing where and how to get started is the first step, but continuing to measure your progress will help you to reach your goals! Learn some practical tips from experienced OSU Health Coach Greg Schwitzgable to keep you on track as you measure your own success. 

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Employee Well-being and Engagement

What does ‘well-being’ have to do with employee success? Join OSU Health Coach, Greg Schwitzgable, to explore how employee well-being and engagement in the workplace are interconnected and how the use of coaching and positive psychology can help you to be more engaged in the workplace while embracing a lifestyle of wellness.

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Sleep Deprivation: How This Affects our Wellbeing

Sleep deprivation is common in our modern culture. There seems to be twice as much work and half as much time to complete it in. While some people believe that they can train their bodies to not require as much sleep as they once did before, the reality is, our entire well-being is compromised when we cheat ourselves of sleep. Learn how lack of sleep can cause serious problems to our health.

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Effective Communication Skills: Conflict

Effective communication skills perform a key role in effectively resolving conflict, both in the home and in the workplace. The smallest word or action can trigger destructive responses and behaviors. However, conflict does not have to be destructive. Handled successfully, conflict can actually contribute to stronger, deeper relationships and can help to address ongoing problems and concerns. Learn how to use effective communication in the workplace to strengthen your relationships with colleagues.

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Ways to Build Resiliency

In our lifetime, we will experience challenging life events that surface strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty. What enables people to adapt over time to life-changing situations and stressful conditions? This webinar will define and discuss a few techniques you should focus on in order to foster your own resilience.

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Mental Resilience: Bounce Back Faster

We may not be able to avoid obstacles, but we can learn how to bounce back from them more effectively. Learning resiliency skills can lead to greater life enjoyment and can have a positive impact at home, work, and within relationships. Join us for this introductory webinar on resiliency basics.

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Emotional Awareness: The Secret to Thriving

Without awareness of what we are feeling, it is impossible to fully understand our own behavior, manage stress and reactions, and accurately understand the wants and needs of others. This resiliency skill-building webinar will teach you how and why to increase emotional awareness.

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Work/Life Balance - How to care for self

For a lot of people, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. With so many of us torn between juggling heavy workloads, managing relationships and family responsibilities, and squeezing in outside interests, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. This webinar will discuss a few practical steps we can all take to free the grip that stress has on us and win back the balance in our lives.

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Relationships 101: Myths & Breaking Barriers

Ever wonder why some people have the best relationships and others seem to struggle all the time?  This webinar looks at the components that contribute to long-lasting and fulfilling relationships and covers the indispensable communication and conflict management skills that couples can employ over the course of their lives. While no relationship is perfect and all require hard work and dedication, participants will gain an understanding of what can influence and improve relationships

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Introduction to Stress Management Tools

This introductory session will focus on introducing participants to what research tells us about managing stress to enhance productivity. Participants will recognize how stress may impact their productivity and have an opportunity to propose their own strategies for managing stress while sustaining a productive career and a healthy lifestyle.

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Emotional Wellness: Mental First Aid

First aid is a useful skill in helping deal with physical effects of trauma and injuries. Who doesn’t know how to put on a Band-Aid, take someone to urgent care or if necessary call 911 and have them taken to the emergency room? However, when we find ourselves talking with someone that appears to be in some sort of elevated emotional reaction where they are very anxious, very tearful, or otherwise unable to deal with a life crisis, most of us are stumped on what to do. This presentation will discuss the basics of Mental First Aid on how and what to do to address this issue and if desired, where to go to learn more.

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Science of Habit

Do you ever think about your habits?  Many of us get frustrated about our inability to change our eating habits, our exercise habits, the list sometimes seems endless.  We believe we are “creatures of habit” and that we are doomed to continue with the same behaviors. Join us in this webinar for an inside look at the science behind habits and some tips on ways to create healthy habits. 

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Benefits of Hope

Would you say you are a hopeful person or that you regularly experience a sense of hope, a sense that there are good things waiting for you in the future?  Having a mindset of hope can influence our moods, our thoughts, academics, relationships, and our overall outlook on life.  This webinar will discuss the benefits of hope and how you might build hope into your work/life. 

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Building Psychological Capital

Positive Psychological Capital is defined as "an individual's positive psychological state of development" and consists of efficacy, optimism, hope and resilience. During this program, you will learn skills and methods to address stress and point you towards resources to help you make an investment in your own psychological capital. 

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Managing Winter Blues

Learn about Seasonl Affective Disorder (SAD). The discussion highlights theories, symptoms, and ways to cope. 

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Mindfulness in Relationships: Stop, Breathe, Reflect, Choose

This 4-step technique can help you communicate in a more mindful way with those you work and live with, improving interactions and overall stress level. 

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Personal Development: Achieving Happiness

Many of us hope that circumstances will line up and deliver us the kind of happiness we desire from our jobs, houses, spouses, or that lucky lottery ticket. We all want to be happy. But how do you achieve it?  Join EAP counselor, Lisa Borelli as we explore this topic.

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Reconnecting Motivation

It’s the end of January…have you started making progress towards your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, awesome!  If not, fret not…help is on the way!  Join licensed Sport Psychologist Steve Graef, PhD, for an informative talk titled “Getting Down with MPP: How to Make Just Do It Happen.”  During this talk, Steve will provide applicable skills that will help you to accomplish any goal by focusing on three essential keys:

Identifying what motivates you to complete your resolution;
Preparing for action through tangible and meaningful steps; and
Utilizing mental capabilities that ready you for enhanced performance and goal implementation. 

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Optimism: Path to Success 

Have you ever considered the drawbacks of not staying optimistic and positive in all situations? Learn how to develop the ability to look at the “up side” of life and how to foster a positive attitude even in the worst of times—doing so can make the critical difference in leading a happy life and having a successful career. Learn how to think optimistically!

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Getting Unstuck - Changing Patterns

This resiliency skill-building webinar will show you the basics on how to identify and change patterns and behaviors so you can learn to replace them with positive habits. 

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Putting on a Happy Face: The Science Behind It

This resiliency skill-building webinar will help you understand positive psychology as a recent development, the three different states of happiness, and how to chart your own path towards being more happy. 

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The Power of Listening

Learn the benefits of improving your listening skills, steps to listen more effectively to others, and how to practice a listening skill-building exercise. 

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Know Thyself: Why We Don't, Why We Should

An important part of being aware of how you react to the world, and how the world reacts to you, is to know who you are.  In this resiliency skill-building webinar, we will review basic steps to knowing yourself.  You will be given tools that will give you a leg-up in self-understanding.

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Emotional Awareness: The Secret to Thriving

Without awareness of what we are feeling, it is impossible to fully understand our own behavior, manage stress and reactions, and accurately understand the wants and needs of others. This resiliency skill-building webinar will teach you how and why to increase emotional awareness.

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FITNESS AND ACTIVE LIVING
How to Ease Your Back Pain

Back pain can be a viscous cycle because the strategies you use to relieve back pain may actually making the pain worse. There are many strategies to keep your spine in a neutral position to relieve strain. 

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Progressing Through an Exercise Routine

Your fitness routine is all about continuous advancement and improvement. Progressing from one workout to the next is what we all strive for in the gym, however, some stick to what’s more comfortable. Join us for this webinar as we learn how to include the following progression methods to ensure you’re always advancing in your health and fitness goals. 

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20-Minute Workout for the Incredibly Busy

Are your days and weeks packed full of work and other commitments leaving you stressed out and too tired to work out? In this webinar, we will discuss quick and easy workouts that can be done any time, anywhere!

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Finding (and Keeping) Your Motivation

We can’t always count on “Motivation Monday” to get us going. How do we carry the energy forward and keep it moving when we’re in slump? We’ll discuss tips to help you get motivated and keep your goals fresh in your mind throughout the year!

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Using Exercise As A Tool For Weight Loss

Exercise doesn’t have to be about losing weight. There are multiple reasons to workout that have nothing to do with losing weight. However, if this is your goal, join us for this presentation as we explore how to use exercise as one tool to help you burn fat or change your body composition.

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Time Management for Physical Activity

We have heard time and time again about the benefits of fitness for our health and well-being. But, between work, household chores, errands, and time with family and friends, finding time for exercise can be tough. So how can you find time for fitness? Join us for this 30-minute presentation as we discuss ways to make exercise a part of your daily routine.

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Exercising with Chronic Pain

If you live with chronic pain, you’ve probably already heard that regular exercise can be beneficial for your health. But did you know that it can actually help ease a bit of the pain you’re feeling? In this webinar, we will discuss what you should know about how exercise affects pain and a few of the best exercises for chronic pain. 

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No Gym Membership? No problem!

Many of us are busy—and not everyone has the money or the ability to join a gym. Luckily, you do not need to have a gym membership to get fit! The best part: you really don’t need anything but yourself and a mental commitment. Join us during this presentation as we discuss ways to accomplish your fitness goals without a fitness facility.

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Fitness: Take it Outside

Being physically active is good for your body and mind, but new research is showing additional benefits when you exercise outdoors. In this YP4H webinar (12–12:30pm), learn the unique benefits of being physically active outdoors and learn some great tips for making outdoor physical activity a part of your daily life.

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Fit After 50

As women reach their 50s, a decrease in muscle mass, buildup of excess fat, a lower resting metabolic rate, and hormonal changes all contribute to weight gain. The goal of the “50 and over” is to maintain weight, consume heart-healthy foods and, above all, stay strong! Join us during this presentation to learn tips on how to stay in shape during this age period

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Physical Therapy: Urinary Issues

Join Women’s Health Physical Therapists Laura Ward, Kristina Kehoe, and Maggie Abrams as they talk about managing urinary issues, including leakage, strong urinary urges that can't be delayed, and urinating too frequently. This webinar will focus on dispelling the myth that urinary problems are normal and acceptable for women, by defining normal urinary function, identifying common urinary complaints, and teaching methods of improving these complaints.

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BOSU: Full – Body Workout

Join Health Coach Adam Roberts during this full-body BOSU workout to get your heart rate up, burn calories and build muscle in just under 30 minutes!

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Your Ideal Heart Rate for Physical Activity

Learn more about Aerobic Condition, how to measure your heart rate, heart rate trackers, and several exercise recommendations.

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More Standing, Less Sitting

Learn some of the issues that have been linked to increased time spent sitting, for example cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and more. Also learn easy tips that may help you sit less and stand or move more.

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Deskercise!

Join this workout live from the comfort of your own desk! OSU Health Coach Adam Roberts will lead you through a 15 to 20-minute workout that you can follow along to and participate in while at your desk or in a conference room.

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10-minute Free-weight Trainer 

This is a quick full body free-weight training circuit using one set of dumbbells for a full 10-minute workout.

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10-minute Free-weight Trainer 2

This is a quick full body free-weight training circuit using one set of dumbbells for a full 10-minute workout.

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Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

This webinar will  cover the importance of knowing your risk factors for cardiovascular disease and the criticality of making lifestyle changes to reduce any risks you may have.

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PARENTING AND FAMILY
How to be More Active with Family  

Summer months provide an opportunity for outdoor activities that are excellent for families to enjoy together. In this webinar, you can learn about integrating activity into your family routine.

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Potty Training

Are you seeing signs that your toddler is ready to be potty trained? In this webinar, you'll learn the basics of potty training along with some tips from experienced potty trainers to help this transition occur as smoothly as possible.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Encouraging Household Chores

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 5

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Alcohol and New Dietary Guidelines

Join us for this webinar as Dan Remley, Assistant Professor Food,Nutrition,and Wellness  discusses the consumption of alcohol and the new dietary guidelines. We all know that alcoholic beverages supply calories but few necessary nutrients. For those who choose to drink, learn how moderate intake can be incorporated into the calorie limits of healthy eating patterns. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Preschooler-Proofing Your Home

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Writing for School Success

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Family Mealtime

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Time Out 4 Moms: Effective Guidance and Discipline

Time Out 4 Moms: Effective Guidance and DisciplineThis parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  

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Time Out 4 Moms: Playfulness and Humor

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Moms: Dads Make a Difference

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time Out 4 Moms: Being an RPM3 Mom

Time Out 4 Moms: Being an RPM3 MomThis parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Cyber World Safety

Are you a responsible digital citizen? Do you know how to protect yourself, your children and your family online? If you aren’t convinced, browse the news!  Join us for this webinar as we discuss cyberbullying, social media, passwords, sneaky predators, basic computer protection, and online safety tips.  Let’s make the cyber world a safer place for everyone!

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Time Out 4 Moms: Your Child’s Development

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Moms: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for mothers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific mothering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.  See the schedule for a complete list.

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 2

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Chemical Addiction & The Family - Session 1

Join us for a six-week webinar that could prove important to you and your entire family.  The series will focus on the following topics:  (1) defining and recognizing chemical addiction; (2) how chemical addiction impacts family members; (3) getting to the root of a family member's suffering from chemical addiction in the family; (4) key “love errors” made by family members toward addicted loved ones; (5) coping techniques for family members; and (6) finding health and happiness in spite of chemical addiction in the family.

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Addiction Series: Community & Our Youth

This webinar will focus on the heroin and pain pill epidemic. Participants will learn the risk factors that are contributing to increased opiate use and ways to help prevent this in our youth.

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Time-Out for Parents: Strengthening the Family - Encouraging Household Chores

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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 Time-Out for Parents: Strengthening the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old). The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic. Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Addiction Series: Red Flags

This webinar will focus on helping people identify their own red flags for possible progression to substance issues.  The participant will learn 5 red flags to pay attention to when making decisions around drug and alcohol use. 

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Successful Co-Parenting: Avoiding Traps

Join us as we discuss the co-parenting relationship and share strategies for managing this relationship in a new way, techniques for effective communication, and conflict resolution.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting. 

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Successful Co-Parenting: Relationships

A 30-minute webinar discussing the co-parenting relationship and strategies for managing this relationship in a new way, techniques for effective communication, and conflict resolution.

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Time-Out 4 Dads:15-Minutes to Strengthen Family 

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family 

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Time Out 4 Dads: 15 Minutes to Strengthen the Family

This parenting mini-seminar is called Time-Out 4 Dads: A 15-Minute Break to Strengthen Your Family and is for fathers of young children (between 2 and 6 years old).  The curriculum, designed by researchers and educators at OSU, is grounded in the Developmental Assets© and intended to briefly cover a specific fathering topic.  Topics range from Effective Guidance and Discipline Techniques to Today’s Techno-Parenting.

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Science of Addiction

Addiction, formerly thought of for generations as a weakness of character, has been identified as a disease for several decades. Recent advances in brain imaging have begun mapping out the changes within the mind of someone that is addicted. It is these changes that impact people’s will power, thinking and behaviors. Furthermore, it is not just addicted to drugs or alcohol that forms these brain changes, it can be any substance or behavior that is addicting from food to video games and from gambling to hoarding. This presentation will examine the new scientific discoveries and also review associated pharmacologic and behavior treatment advances that are potentially coming over the next few years. 

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Sun Safety

Summer will be here before we know it, and while we want to have fun outdoors, we also know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun's harmful effects.  What else can we do to keep our skin healthy? Join Patricia Brinkman, OSU Extension Educator, as she sheds light on the latest research and recommendations for healthy skin during the summer months.

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Recognizing an Eating Disorder

This webinar will help you understand different types of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. We'll also discuss how to approach an individual with an eating disorder and the variety of resources that are available. 

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Supporting Your Loved Ones Battling Cancer

Someone you care about has been diagnosed with a serious illness. Wondering what to say and what NOT to say? Participate in this webinar designed to help you maximize your support during this critical time of illness.

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Essential Oils in Your Daily Routine

Essential oils into your everyday routine can benefit overall mental and physical health. No matter what time it is, there’s an essential oil to perfectly complement your mood and desire. In this webinar, we will discuss a variety of ways to use essential oils in your daily regimen.

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Change Your Perspective, Improve Your Parenting

Learn how changing your perspective can truly change how you parent with consistency, rules, words of affirmation, and disicipline.

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Essential Oils 101

Learning about the benefits of therapeutic-grade essential oils is fascinating; but, it can also be overwhelming. During this webinar, you will learn about Essential Oils; what they are, how they are produced, how exactly essential oils are effective, and the three most common ways to use them.

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Parenting Skills: Healthy Limit Setting

This webinar will provide the latest techniques in learning how to set healthy limits that civilize our children and help us retain our sanity at the same time.

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FINANCIAL
Map it Out: How to Make the Most of Your Paycheck

When it comes to your paycheck, there's no shortage of ways that you can spend it! This workshop helps participants learn to identify financial goals and develop a plan to reach them. It will include worksheets that participants can use in their daily lives. Tracking spending, prioritizing expenses, and incorporating goals into one’s everyday spending plan will be discussed.

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Financial Fitness: Top 5 Things To Do

As you make a plan for your personal health and fitness journey, making a plan for your financial fitness is just as important. Learn how to track your financial fitness to be sure you can reach your financial goals.

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Planning for Retirement: 10 Years Out

Will you have enough to retire comfortably? Most of us imagine retirement as a happy time, a reward for a lifetime of hard work, full of possibility ad potential. We have good reason to see retirement in a positive light. Americans are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. In fact, for some of us, retirement will make up for a full third of our lives. Of course, this means that our retirement assets will have to do more for us over a longer period of time. This makes planning for our retirement essential.

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Organizing and Understanding Your Vital Financial Documents

This program will help individuals understand and organize their important papers and vital documents including Will, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Insurance Contracts, Deeds, Mortgages, Brokerage Statements, etc. Discussion will include what these documents do and how they should be written. 

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Investments and Retirement Accounts – An Overview

In this webinar, we will discuss some basic investment options and retirement accounts. It is important to thoroughly educate yourself on the various types of investments and accounts before getting started because everyone’s situation is different. Come ready to learn!

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Saving Vs. Investing - What is the difference? 

There can be confusion about the words “saving” and “investing.” For the purpose of basic money, think of “saving” and “investing” as methods of setting aside money for the future. This webinar will spend time discussing which method is best depending on your needs and goals. 

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The Money You Borrow

The least favorable type of debt is called “consumer debt,” which is debt for items that do not increase in value over time. Falling too deeply into consumer debt is one of the biggest mistakes many people make. So how do you avoid falling into the consumer-debt sinkhole? Join us in this presentation as we discuss this topic further.  

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Getting Out of Debt

Reclaiming your financial future starts by taking positive steps to get out of debt. Even if you have serious problems with debt, there is hope. Join us for this webinar as we discuss ways to help you reach your financial goals and regain control.

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Starting a Savings Habit

An important building block to reaching your dreams is to develop a strong savings habit. If you haven’t successfully put money aside in the past, that’s all right. Once you have applied the Basics of Budgeting techniques, you have concluded that saving some amount is possible—no matter the size of your paycheck.

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The Basics of Budgeting

The majority of Americans routinely spend more than they can afford. The key to spending within your means is to know your expenses and to spend less than you make. Join us for this presentation as we discuss setting up a monthly budget to help ensure you pay your bills on time, have funds to cover unexpected emergencies, and reach your financial goals.

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Financial Wellness: Investment Basics

Making healthy financial decisions: The best investing strategy is a carefully planned and prepared approach to managing and accumulating money. A well-planned strategy can help you meet your short-term, mid-term, and long-term financial goals. Investment planning requires discipline and patience. But it does not have to be difficult. Learn the basics of Investment Planning with James Linder, CFP.

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Financial Wellness: Estate Planning Essentials

This course is designed to provide basic estate planning information including information on different types of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Medical Power of Attorney’s and Living Wills. We will also discuss other estate planning techniques such as the proper use of Joint and Survivor Accounts, Payable on Death Accounts and the proper beneficiary designation on life insurance, 401(k) and IRA Accounts.

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Financial Independence: Teaching Your Teen

Do you have a child headed off to college this fall or a young adult heading out to live on their own? How do you set your child up to be financially aware of the many decisions he/she will need to make regarding money, credit cards, bank accounts and more?  This webinar will discuss these critical concepts and offer suggestions to help them get started on the right financial path.

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Financial Wellness: Understanding Credit

This workshop provides the basics to help people understand the importance of taking charge of one’s credit identity. Participants leave knowing how to access their personal credit report and obtain their credit score, as well as how to use the information contained on the reports to impact their financial lives.

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Estate Planning Essentials

This course is designed to provide basic estate planning information including information on different types of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Medical Power of Attorney’s and Living Wills. We will also discuss other estate planning techniques such as the proper use of Joint and Survivor Accounts, Payable on Death Accounts and the proper beneficiary designation on life insurance, 401(k) and IRA Accounts. 

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Tax Prep & America Saves

Heading into tax preparation time, this webinar aims to engage the YP4H audience and promote a savings-minded outlook at tax time!  Viewers will receive information on the many benefits of saving at least a portion of their tax refund and the benefits of saving all year long.  You will also receive valuable tips on how to go about saving when filing taxes, the benefits of “automatically” saving, things to watch out for when getting your taxes done, identifying local tax prep options, and how to identify resources available to support Ohioans through the process of filing.

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Financial Wellness: Income Tax Preparation & Strategies

Whether you prepare your own taxes or have someone prepare them for you, this program will provide valuable information to help you gain a better understanding of your taxes. Don’t live in fear of April 15—this webinar will be a positive step in taking control of your taxes!

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Financial Wellness: Planning within 10 Years of Retirement

Most of us imagine retirement as happy time, a reward for lifetime of hard work, full of possibility and potential. We have good reason to see retirement in a positive light. Americans are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. In fact, for some of us, retirement will make up a full third of our lives. Of course, this means that our retirement income, while factoring in inflation and taxes, how to use tax-advantaged savings vehicles like IRAs and 401(k).

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Financial Wellness: The Basics

Do you have a tailored financial plan in place? Everyone can benefit from a financial plan that is tailored to individual needs and circumstances. A financial roadmap can motivate you to save money, help you meet your financial goals, and improve your overall financial security now and in the future.

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Financial Wellness: Planning for Long Term Care

Financial Planning for Long-Term Care is designed to help individuals and families develop a plan in the event a family member requires long-term care assistance.  Long-term care can devastate a family emotionally, physically and financially and those services are not typically paid from one’s health insurance policy or Medicare. The program will explore the various financial options including home care, adult day care, assisted living, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities and will take a look at the role of Medicare, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance.

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Financial Wellness: Understanding Your Vital Documents

In this webinar, you'll learn about record keeping/discarding, filing, statements, advisors, estate planning, and more.

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Using Your Tax Return Wisely

Many people have big plans for their tax refunds each year. But when April comes and goes, how much of that return has already been spent? Join us while we discuss how to plan for and use your tax return wisely this year and in the future.

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HEALTH
Bags, Bottles and Beyond

Chemicals make up every part of us. Some chemicals are vital to our health, while others may be harmful. This webinar will focus on the potentially harmful effects of some of the many chemicals we encounter every day.

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Acupressure & Your Health

Join Dr. Wang to learn about the concept of acupressure, the commonly used acupressure points for headache, stress and anxiety, the locations of the these acupressure points and the basic acupressure techniques. 

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Everything You Want to Know about Your Medicines

Are you taking medicines that you are unsure about? Let our staff pharmacists offer you a general review of the dos and don'ts of taking your medicines. Opportunities for questions and follow-up are available.

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Setting Reasonable Weight Loss Goals

How do we set successful weight-loss goals? Unrealistic and overly aggressive weight-loss goals can discourage your efforts. A realistic, well-planned weight-loss goal will keep you persistent and motivated and ease the transition to a healthier lifestyle. Join us for this webinar as we create goals that will help you reduce weight and improve overall health. 

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Prehab Treatments for Shoulder Health

To avoid injury, we need to take a long-term approach to workouts, strengthening weaknesses and our bodies as a whole. Join Douglas “D.R.” Ebner, PT, DPT, CSCS as he discusses how to improve shoulder health and function by performing prehab (preventative rehabilitation) exercises and treatments for increased mobility and functional strength.

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Diabetes Series: Physical Activity

Diabetes and exercise go hand in hand, at least when it comes to managing your diabetes. Physical activity and keeping a healthy weight can help you take care of your diabetes and prevent diabetes problems. Join Health Coach Adam Roberts as he discusses best exercises and way to avoid potential problems during and after your exercise.

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Diabetes Series: Living Well with Diabetes

What is diabetes, and how do I take care of myself when I have diabetes? Join this webinar discussion to help you understand the basics of diabetes and what steps you can take to manage it.

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Biometric Number Breakdown & Improvement A1c

This presentation will help you understand your blood glucose and A1c numbers. You'll learn about blood sugar, why the hemoglobin A1c test is used, the relationship between prediabetes and diabetes, how stress effects your blood sugar, and more.

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Wellness Vision and Goal Setting

Learn what a wellness vision is and the changes to the Health Coaching YP4H incentive points program in 2015.

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Biometric Number Breakdown - Metabolic Syndrome

Learn what Metabolic Syndrome is, the causes, risk factors, symptoms, and how Care Coodination can help one get back on track.

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