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Managing Your Health

If you stopped right now and wrote down the top three things that take up the majority of your time and compared it to the top three things you value most, would the lists look the same? Attend Michelle's new stress management series to learn how to prioritize your values and your daily tasks so that you feel more balanced at work and at home.

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All classes are 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Stress Less
September 4, 2019
Webb Building, Room 4.G.4
Stress Less Handout 

Balancing Your Act
September 10, 2019
Webb Building, Room 4.H.2
Resource Assessment Handout
Priorities and Values Handout

Burnout Ahead
September 25, 2019
Webb Building, Room 4.H.2
Burnout Ahead Handout 

 

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

Learn about Colorado's 529 College Savings Program, a tax-advantaged savings plan that can help you save for higher education expenses for your children, grandchildren or even yourself! A representative from CollegeInvest will host a lunch and learn presentation to explain the ins and outs of saving for college and the plans offered with CollegeInvest.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Wastewater Building, 4th floor lunchroom 

Are you looking to set some financial goals, but aren’t sure how to get started? Or maybe you need to revive a savings goal you’ve set for yourself in the past? If so, join us for this educational session and learn how to create financial goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. Lunch will be provided.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.4 

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. 

Hired prior to July 1, 2011
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
11:45 p.m-12:45 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2

Hired on/after July 1, 2011
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2
 

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.