Healthy Planet 2010 complete list of events

February 1

Seven Steps to Financial Wellness
Powered by Healthy Planet Financial Management Committee

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Stewart Center, Room 218
Free and open to the public

Kelvin Boston, host of PBS' Moneywise television series, will be one of the main speakers for Healthy Planet 2010. He will highlight the opportunities found as we recover from the recession including how to buy a new home, using benefits to your advantage, and investing your retirement funds. Kelvin's upbeat style and positive message will inspire all audience members. Mr. Boston will visit with audience members after his presentation and sign books upon request. More a bout Kelvin may be found at www.moneywise.tv.

For more information contact Sharon Burns at burnssa@purdue.edu

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Lambert Fieldhouse Open House (Feb 1 - 5, 2010)
Powered by Lambert Fieldhouse

6:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Lambert
Free and open to the public

Rubberized indoor track can be used for walking or jogging.

For more information contact Lane Yahiro at lyahiro@purdue.edu or (765) 496-6449

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Wellness Activities Fair/Club Sports Fair 
Powered by Recreational Sports Center and Healthy Planet 2010 Knowledge and Education Committee

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Recreational Sports Center
Free and open to Purdue Employees and Students

Shopping for a club to join or looking to make a healthy change in your life? The Wellness Activities Fair will showcase organizations and clubs that make healthy living and physical activity a prime focus of their daily lives.

For more information contact: Chris Nasti at cnasti@purdue.edu or (765) 496-1345

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Purdue Recreational Sports Center Open House (Feb 1 - 5, 2010)
Powered by RSC

Anyone with a Purdue University ID will be able to access the Recreational Sports Center Feb. 1st - 5th.

For more information contact: Chris Nasti at cnasti@purdue.edu or (765) 496-1345

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Ismail Center Tours ( Feb 1 - 5, 2010)
Powered by the Ismail Center

6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lambert Fieldhouse
Free and open to the public

Stop by for a tour of the Ismail Center and what they have to offer.

For more information contact Lane Yahiro at lyahiro@purdue.edu or (765) 496-6449

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Campus Fit Club (Feb 1 - April 23, 2010)
Powered by Recreational Sports

Recreational Sports Center
Open to Purdue employees, students, retirees and alumni
$90 per person for 12 group sessions

Registration is now open for the Recreational Sports "Campus Fit Club." Modeled after popular TV shows like Celebrity Fit Club and the Biggest Loser, personal trainers at the Recreational Sports Center will guide participants through a 12-week personalized exercise program. Points will be awarded for healthy weight loss, as well as for a variety of physical activity and educational opportunities.

To start, find a team of 3-6 people. The cost is $90/person and includes 12 group sessions for your team with a personal trainer. Register by Feb 3 to receive priority placement. To register, visit the Rec Sports Center or call (765) 494-3109. The program starts the week of Feb 1 and ends April 23.

For more information contact Chris Nasti at cnasti@purdue.edu or (765) 496-1345

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CIGNA Health Awareness Tour Mobile Learning Lab
Powered by CIGNA

10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Martin Jischke Drive, between Recreational Sports Center and Wiley Dining Court
Free and open to the public

The Mobile Learning Lab guides guests through an exploration of improved health. Guests learn about deteriorating health conditions in the U.S. and then experience these health conditions through the eyes of individual profiles detailed in interactive kiosks. Guests have the opportunity to experience what extra weight feels like and explore how to properly read food labels. Before leaving the lab, guests challenged to think about ways to inspire or influence healthier lifestyles in their community. Watch the Learning Lab in action!

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Quit Smart (class meets on Feb 1, 15, 17, 24, 2010)
Powered by HRS WorkLife Programs

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Purdue West
Free and open to Purdue employees, retirees, and spouses

Smoking Cessation Program. Register with your career account online at www.purdue.edu/worklife

For more information contact asimons@purdue.edu  or (765) 494-5461

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Online Health Assessment (continues through Dec 31, 2010)
Powered by HRS WorkLife Programs

www.mycigna.com
Open to Purdue employees and respective spouse who are enrolled in Purdue Health Benefits.

Assess your health through our online health assessment tool. Take a step towards improving your health and the health of Purdue University. Click here for information about assessing your health.

For more information contact PurdueLiveWell@cigna.com or (800) 767-7141 

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February 2

Nutrition and Physical Activity Symposium: Environmental and Policy Approaches to Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Indiana Communities
Powered by Healthy Planet 2010 Nutrition and Physical Activity Committees

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Stewart Center, Rooms 302
Free and open to the public
Web access will also be available to view speaker presentations

Consideration of the impact of environmental factors and policies on health and health behaviors is crucial component to enabling individuals and communities to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. This symposium will feature several speakers to increase awareness of national, state and local efforts to promote healthy eating and physical activity in the community using environmental and policy approaches. Additional time will be provided for questions and discussion during a panel presentation during the latter part of the symposium.

For more information contact Amy  Mobley at armobley@purdue.edu or (765) 496-9462; or Phil Troped at ptroped@purdue.edu or (765) 496-9486

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Physical Activity Fair
Powered by Healthy Purdue 2010 Physical Activity Committee

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, oom 118
Free and open to the public

Check out information on Purdue WorkLife Programs, Purdue Rack and Roll, Hodson's Bay, Ismail Center, Coalition for Living Well After 50, University Place, Westminster, Purdue Extension, Recreational Sports Center, Wabash River Runner's Club, Miracles Fitness, and Newtone Fitness. Also, stop by and assess your fitness from the Department of Health Kinesiology, "Ask the Pharmacist", and test your muscular endurance at the push-up/sit-up station.

For more information contact Lane Yahiro at lyahiro@purdue.edu or (765)496-6449

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February 3

Healthy Purdue Research Symposium
Powered by Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Faculty Lounges
Free and open to the public

Purdue has a unique resource in the Healthy Purdue dataset. For several years, health assessment data was captured on thousands of people who participated in the Healthy Purdue program.
During this symposium, faculty will hear about several research projects done with this data and learn about how they can access this resource. Healthy Purdue participants will hear about what has been learned as a result of the HP program.

For more information contact Amira Zamin azamin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-7075

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Chef Demonstration
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 nutrition committee

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public

Demonstrate healthy cooking methods for people on the go who don't want to spend a lot of time on meal preparation. Enjoy food samples from the demonstration.

For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

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Nutrition Knowledge Contest
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 nutrition committee

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union Rm 118, Lambert Fieldhouse, Hallway Outside of Men's and Women's Locker rooms at the Recreational Sports Center, Next to HTM Cafe of Stone Hall, Front Lobby of Ford Dining Court
Free and open to the public

Walk to 5 campus buildings to visit 5 different nutrition related displays, test your knowledge and enter to win Apple iPod prizes. The five displays will feature information on portion distortion, beverages and sugar content, healthy snack foods, food myths and high fat menu selections with low fat alternatives.

For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

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Portion Distortion
Powered by Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 nutrition committee

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Earhart, Windsor, and Hillenbrand Dining Courts
Open to students and guests in the University Residences dining courts

Visit the 5 dining courts in University Residences and learn about portion size distortion.

For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

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February 4

Health and Wellness Fair
Powered by the Student Wellness Office and the Black Cultural Center

Noon - 5 :00 p.m.
Black Cultural Center
Free and open to the public

As a feature event for Purdue University's wellness week initiative, “Healthy Planet 2010” we invite you to attend the 1st Annual Health & Wellness Fair at the Black Cultural Center. This event will be a great opportunity for Purdue students, faculty, staff and the Greater Lafayette community to learn more about health and wellness. The Health and Wellness Fair will include free health screenings, free nutritious snacks, information on physical activity, nutrition, sexual health, mental health, academic success, relationship enhancement and chances to win prizes!

For more information contact Syidah Abdullah at sabdull@purdue.edu or (765) 496-1227

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Culturally Competent Healthcare
Powered by the Black Cultural Center

7:00 p.m.
Stewart Center, Fowler Hall
Free and open to the public
Broadcast on BTV

Dr. Ian Smith, VH1's Celebrity Fit Club and medical contributor to ABC's The View, will discuss the need for health care providers and patients to build strong resilient partnerships with media, community organizations and policy makers to improve the quality and eliminate the ethnic healthcare disparities. Smith will discusses the basic elements of living a healthier, happier lifestyle through exercise and nutrition and will tackle health questions from the audience.

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Creating a Satisfactory Retirement, a Town Hall Meeting

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Morton Community Center, Room 106, West Lafayette
Free and open to the public

This meeting will encourage an open dialogue between Purdue researchers and retirees from Purdue and Greater Lafayette community about the factors that are the most important to a successful retirement. refreshments will be served.

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Understanding Attitudes about Money
Powered by Healthy Planet 2010 Financial Management Committee

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public

Elaine Todd of Todd Financial Services, LLC will lead this session, which will help people understand what money means to them, where their money attitude started in life and how it affects their current daily life. This session is helpful to the single person or married couples who need to get a handle on their money and find out who is in control, the person or the money.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

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Financial Aid Update
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Stewart Center, Room 218 A, B
Free and open to Purdue employees

Financial Aid Update for PACADA and other interested Purdue faculty and staff; general information on the Division of Financial Aid, Timely updates, and the 2010-11, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing information.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

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Obtaining Cash for College 2010-11
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

11:00 a.m. - noon
Stewart Center, Room 218 A, B
Free and open to Purdue employees

For Purdue faculty and staff with children attending college, this outreach will discuss both Purdue specific and general financial aid steps for attendance in the fall of 2010.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

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Financial information for Purdue students
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Stewart Center (under the mural)
Free and open to the public

The Division of Financial Aid staff will provide an information table for Purdue students. This table will offer information to students on the national Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and 40 Money Management Tips Every College student Should Know.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

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Save for Tomorrow
Powered by TIAA-CREF

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to Purdue employees

This session covers 5 principles to help you save for retirement:
1. Establish a long-term plan
2. Start saving early
3. Diversify your assets
4. Watch investment expenses
5. Review your investment plan regularly.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

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How Addictions Affect Everyone in the Family 
Powered by WorkLife Programs

Noon - 1 :00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 103
Free and open to Purdue employees, register with your career account at www.purdue.edu/worklife

Living in close proximity to an addicted person can affect your self esteem and your ability to set limits with other people and take care of yourself emotionally. This is a roundtable discussion on ways to detach from other people's problems and make your own life a priority.

For more information contact (765) 494-7707

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February 5

Healthy Planet Party and Swing Dance
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 Knowledge and Education Committee, Purdue Jazz Bands, and Recreational Sports

5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Recreational Sports Center, East/West Gym
Free and open to Purdue students and employees and their families

End the Healthy Planet week in celebration! Purdue Jazz Bands, Recreational Sports, and Healthy Planet invite you to the Healthy Planet Party and Swing Dance.

Refreshments from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Learn to Zumba 5:00 p.m.
Learn to Afro-Latin Dance 5:30 p.m.
Learn to Swing 6:30 p.m.
Swing Dance 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Inflatables, games, and contests are available all night long

For more information contact Chris Nasti at cnasti@purdue.edu or (765) 496-1345

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Bringing Your World into Harmony: Mood Matters
Powered by the Healthy Purdue 2010 Life Balance Committee

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public

Activities will include rolling video clips of Purdue professionals delivering tips on stress management, sleep, muscle relaxation, deep breathing and more. Reconnect with your inner child...rediscover the power of play. Games and Activities available to delight any age.

 

Walk to the Moon Challenge

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