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CLASSES AND EVENTS

As an OSU Health Plan member, you have access to a wide variety of health and wellness classes, recordings and events all year long. Take advantage of all that’s available to you! It can do wonders for your wellness.

View upcoming and archived classes and events below.
Emotional Wellbeing
Incorporating Whil into Your Wellness Activities
The Whil programs have been expanded for 2022! Join Health Coach Amanda Fox to learn more about this complimentary resource from YP4H. Participants will review the Whil programs through Virgin Pulse, and discuss ways the Whil sessions can help you practice resilience building skills for better stress management.
February 28, 2022 • Amanda Fox, OSU Health Plan Health Coach
Employee Assistance Program
Managing Stress and Fatigue
With the ongoing pandemic, it’s a challenge to manage symptoms of stress and fatigue.  Learn ways to increase your resilience and decrease your stress.  Discover self-care strategies to increase your well-being and address fatigue.
February 22, 2022 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Financial Wellness
Family Taxes and You
Tax season is upon us! Tune in for a refresher on tax basics, and for an overview of important developments in tax policy that could impact your family. Understanding your family’s taxes can help you keep your finances in order.
February 15, 2022 • Lauren Jones
Active Living
Exercise is Medicine
One of the hardest parts of exercising is just getting started. The EIM program creates an atmosphere of support and encouragement by starting exercise slowly, making it enjoyable, and providing participants with the behavior change tools necessary to overcome their specific barriers to exercise.
February 8, 2022 • Allan Sommer
General Health and Wellness
Getting Started in Gardening
Winter Blues? Think Green! Learn how to get started with growing your own fresh, healthy, local produce.
January 25, 2022 • Timothy McDermott DVM
General Health and Wellness
YP4H New Offerings for 2022
New for 2022, YP4H has added new and enhanced programming including resources to support emotional wellbeing, weight management and preventive care. Employees and enrolled spouses can earn a bonus incentive by participating in the program offerings.
January 20, 2022 • VP and YP4H Team Members
Employee Assistance Program
Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder
Learn the signs and symptoms of SAD and strategies to address them as well as specific tools to help ease the symptoms during the darker winter months.
December 9, 2021 • Suzanne Vickers, LISW-S
Healthy Eating
Figuring out Food Labels
Get the facts on the Nutrition Facts label! Ever have trouble fully understanding what makes up the foods we eat and how these may impact our health? Join us as we explore the many parts and pieces of food labels and their ingredients lists.
December 7, 2021 • Samantha Cochrane, RD
Parenting & Family
DRA During Pregnancy and Postpartum
As your baby grows, so does your belly. Diastasis Recti (DRA), or separation of abdominal muscles, is a common side effect of pregnancy. Learn how to check for it and ways to manage it both during pregnancy and after delivery.
November 16, 2021 • Kimberly Uscilowski, PT, DPT, OCS