Healthy Boiler Newsletter Issue 3

Center for Healthy Living, LiveHealth Online offer depression, suicide prevention support, services

Feelings of hopelessness or helplessness … isolation from friends and family … sleep issues … increase or decrease in appetite … lack of concentration … sadness … irritability … suicidal thoughts …

The behaviors listed above are not uncommon, and there is a high probability that you or someone you know has experienced one or more of them at some point in time.

Preventive care, annual physicals play important role in overall health, wellness

The Center for Healthy Living, located on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, offers primary care and preventive care services to benefits-eligible employees covered on a Purdue health plan. Covered dependents also are welcome to use the center for their primary care needs.

Road to Retirement program paves the way to retirement readiness: September 27, 2018

The Road to Retirement program, program, sponsored by the Purdue Benefits team, is designed to assist employees in preparing for life after retirement. The program is held twice a year for benefits-eligible employees age 50 or older who have three or more years of service. The next event will be held September 27 in Stewart Center; invitations will go out to eligible employees during the week of September 10.

Center for Healthy Living staff able to assist clients with various eating lifestyle

Healthy Boilers know all too well that food plays a significant role in their overall health and wellness. Studies continue to show that good food choices impact overall health in a positive manner. Bad food choices, well, they can impact you with negative, long-term effects.

Human Resources reminds employees HR Help tool available for secure messaging

Employees can reach Human Resources for assistance via phone (765-494-2222 or toll-free at at 800-725-0222) and email ( or HRHelp – secure email).

Trivia Corner

Test your Benefits knowledge! You could win a prize!!

What is the annual timeframe for employees to review and update their benefits called, and when does it occur each year?

Can you answer the Benefits trivia question correctly? Scott Warner, director of facilities for university residences, did last issue when he answered What is the last date to submit your activities to qualify for Healthy Boiler incentives for the 2018 program?” with September 30, 2018!  Congrats to Scott for winning a variety of prizes including VSP lens wipes.

To try your luck at this issue’s trivia question, send your answer by September 5 at 5 p.m. in an email to with the subject line: TRIVIA. One winner will be randomly selected for a prize courtesy of one of our Benefits vendors, ie: Anthem, Payflex, Benefitfocus, PFCU, One to One Health, etc. Have fun, and good luck!!