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Benefits & Wellness Classes

Class Offerings

Managing Your Health

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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Practicing mindfulness and living in the moment can, at the very least, change how you see and experience your life. During the program, participants will be guided through attention regulation, self-awareness, understanding triggers, breathing techniques and more. This live, weekly practice will continue with additional online support so participants can make the most of the experience. All sessions will be in the same room this round!

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Wednesdays, June 5-July 24, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4 

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

If you missed out on the last Create Great Credit class, don't worry, you get a second chance to attend one of the most popular financial well-being classes! Learn the ins and outs of credit, including what makes up a credit score and how to establish, maintain and improve your credit. Lunch will be provided.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4
 

 

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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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.5


Monday, July 15, 2019
1:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.
Denver International Airport, City Conference Room (in the airport terminal)


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Denver International Airport, Maintenance Center, Large Break Room

Are you interested in improving your financial well-being this year? Check out upcoming classes with Denver Community Credit Union (DCCU). All classes are free to attend.

View available classes and register on DCCU's Classes and Events webpage

 

If you are curious about your retirement benefits or thinking about retiring, consider attending one of the Retirement Information Meetings presented by the Denver Employees Retirement Plan to have your questions answered by the Retirement Plan staff. 

RSVP’s are not required. However, if you RSVP, DERP staff will prepare an estimate of your retirement benefits and present that to you at the meeting. RSVP to mbrsvs@derp.org or 303.839-5419.

The next retirement information meeting for members hired on or after July 1, 2011 is scheduled for:

Thursday, June 27, 2019
12:30 p.m-1:30 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2


The next retirement information meeting for members hired prior to July 1, 2011 is scheduled for:

Thursday, June 27, 2019
11:30 p.m.-12:30 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:

Contact us

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.