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Benefits & Wellness Classes

Class Offerings

Managing Your Health

Theresa Grove of OHR Benefits explains your city benefits and answer 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 

Every other Wednesday 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
1200 Federal Blvd, OHR Offices 

Every other Wednesday 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wastewater Management, 5th Floor Conference Room

 

The holidays can be stressful at work and at home--days away from the office mean that tasks can stack up. Holiday traditions are fun, but can make your days feel overloaded. Take a break and stop in to join Sam Abraham for some relaxing, lunchtime meditation. Sam, who teaches yoga at the employee fitness center, will be leading an hour long session to relax, breath and calm your thoughts.

Click here to register.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 4.I.4


Thursday, December 6, 2018
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 4.I.3


Thursday, December 13, 2018
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 4.I.2

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
Updating Goals during Job Change

 
Managing Your Finances

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:

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
12:00 p.m-1:00 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, December 13, 2018
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.G.2

Do you have questions about your TIAA retirement account? Get answers at one of TIAA’s one-on-one consultation sessions. TIAA consultations are held at locations throughout the city, including fire and police stations, Denver International Airport, Wastewater Building and human services facilities. A full day of consultation sessions will be held at the Webb Building June 20, 2018. 

Register: visit www.TIAA.org/Denver or call 800.732.8353.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Webb Building


Thursday, November 8, 2018
Castro Building

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).

TIAA, the City and County of Denver’s Deferred Compensation Plan partner, will offer webinars through the month of September, to educate city employees on making informed financial planning decisions. Learn about saving for retirement, managing income and debt, insurance and more.

View the webinar schedule and reserve your spot for a webinar.

 

If you’re one of the many who are confused by the details surrounding credit and credit scores, this is the class for you! Come hear Sarae Kurth from the Denver Credit Union explain the ins and outs of credit in layman’s terms!  You’ll learn what makes up a credit score, how it’s impacted, and ways to maintain and improve it.

Lunch will be provided!

Click here to register.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 4.G.4

 
Mental Health First Aid Trainings

During the holiday season, many look forward to festivities with friends and family. But for others, this time can bring or worsen stress, anxiety and depression. Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis and connect them with help. The full day session will increase your understanding of mental health concerns, reduce misunderstandings and myths, increase confidence to help others within the context company policies and procedures, and improve attitudes about treatment.

Click here to register.

Friday, December 7, 2018
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 1.B.6


Monday, December 10, 2018
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 10.H.2


Thursday, December 20, 2018
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Webb Building, Room 1.B.6

 

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.