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Class Offerings

Managing Your Health

The first Weight Watchers sessions will be on November 21, 2019. At the first session, Weight Watchers Coach Julie will present the program and enroll all attendees. Employees must be present to complete their registration and their initial weigh-in and pay the full fee of $242 for the 26-week program. All members will also receive the full digital access for 28 weeks included in this cost. For questions or to register, email the Wellness team at wellness@denvergov.org. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019
11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4
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Michelle is offering a variety of wellness classes in October and November! Don't miss the opportunity to learn about topics like weight loss, exercise, mindfulness and more. Attendance of each class (up to 10) earns you 35 Vitality points, so you can get closer to earning the $600 Wellness Incentive!

Hormones dictate every process in the human body---including whether we gain or shed weight! You will learn about the key players involved in our ability to lose weight, and what you can do to maximize the positive effects. 

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Hormones Rule!
Thursday, November 7, 2019
 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.4
    

 

Michelle is offering a variety of wellness classes in October and November! Don't miss the opportunity to learn about topics like weight loss, exercise, mindfulness and more. Attendance of each class (up to 10) earns you 35 Vitality points, so you can get closer to earning the $600 Wellness Incentive!

Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, BMI, Body Fat, Waist circumference. Each year you go through a biometric screening, collect these numbers, and forget about them. You will gain an in-depth understanding of what each of these numbers mean and why it is important to KNOW YOUR NUMBERS! 

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Know Your Numbers
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5
     

 

Michelle is offering a variety of wellness classes in October and November! Don't miss the opportunity to learn about topics like weight loss, exercise, mindfulness and more. Attendance of each class (up to 10) earns you 35 Vitality points, so you can get closer to earning the $600 Wellness Incentive!

Fat is not the devil! Fat does not make you fat! You will learn the importance of fat to your health as well as the role it plays in achieving a healthy weight! This class will provide the knowledge and confidence for incorporating the right types of fat into your diet. 

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Fat Facts
Thursday, November 21, 2019
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.H.2
      

 

By now most people know what they should be eating to fuel the body and brain. Too often, however, critical nutrients are missing in the American diet. This class will discuss what supplements MAY help fill in the gaps as well as which ones are really a waste of money. Feel free to bring your supplements along!.

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Monday, December 2, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.4

Osteoporosis is largely preventable. Learn the causes, how to identify your risk, and prevention tips.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019
 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5

Take a few minutes out of your busy holiday/end-of-year season to refocus with Katy from Inward Fitness. Katy is offering her session twice this month to make it a little easier for everyone who needs it to attend. This session will provide you with skills to avoid distraction, prioritize the things that really matter and cope with the stress of the holiday season. Bring your lunch and take a break so that you can make the most of this year's holidays.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.3

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.3 

Theresa Grove of OHR Benefits explains your city benefits and answers your questions. This is a great opportunity for new hires to receive an overview of the City and County of Denver’s benefits and ask questions. The focus will be primarily for new hires, but all employees are welcome. Reservations are not required.

Mondays, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 1.F.4

Every other Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
DEN, rotates between AOB and AIM 
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Every other Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Castro Building, OHR Offices, 4th Floor
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One Wednesday per month, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 
FAAD Taylor, 1st Floor Conference Room
FAAD East, Room 1031
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Relax and unwind with some stretching and breathing exercises! Kate or Sam will guide you as you unwind in this free yoga session. Don’t worry if you can’t touch those toes! The class will focus more on what you CAN do! Yoga builds heat in the body, stretches and releases the muscles and helps calm the chatter in our busy minds. Build focus and cultivate balance inside and out.

Every Wednesday
Castro Building, third floor conference room

Three sessions available:

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lunch Yoga with Kate
  • 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch Yoga with kate
  • 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. After Work Yoga with Sam

 
Managing Your Finances

Whether you’re about to retire or already enrolled in a Medicare health plan, knowing more about your Medicare benefits can give you an advantage. Join a free seminar just for employees and retirees to learn how Medicare works: Parts A, B, C and D; how to know if you’re eligible and when to enroll in Medicare or switch plans. If you’re about to retire, you’ll also learn about how your coverage can change and what to do if you plan to keep working after 65.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.H.2
 

Join the Denver Employees Retirement Plan (DERP) staff to learn more about your future retirement benefits. RSVP’s are not required, but DERP staff will prepare and present an estimate of your retirement benefits to you at the meeting if you RSVP by email or phone 303.839.5419. If you cannot attend the meeting, visit DERP’s website for more information. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information and answers to specific questions. 

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Hired prior to July 1, 2011
11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., Webb Building, Room 4.F.6
Hired on/after July 1, 2011
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Retirement is an important phase of life – one that requires significant financial planning. To assist City and County of Denver employees in retirement planning, Denver Employees Retirement Plan (DERP) produced a video series to provide an overview of planning for financial security in your retirement years.  The series focuses on the three main sources of income in retirement:

You can view the series in its entirety (54 minutes) or each section individually (12 - 13 minutes each).

 
 

Denver D with Benefits & Wellness Denver Office of Human Resources

Manage Your Health and Your Finances

See your primary care physician whenever possible. Your physician has easy access to your records, knows the bigger picture of your health, and may even offer same-day appointments. When seeing your physician is not possible, it’s important to know your quick care options to find the place that’s right for you and help avoid financial surprises. Keep these resources handy, so that you are prepared:

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Denver Wellness questions?

Call: 720.913.5690
Email: wellness@denvergov.org
Visit: Webb Building, 4th Floor (next to Benefits)

Stay tuned for more information about our new wellness champion network.