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Total Wellness is the University's new revitalized comprehensive wellness program. This program is for you and will assist you in taking a more holistic approach to wellness, moving beyond physical fitness and providing you with a personalized on-line health assistant to guide you throughout your wellness journey.

Spotlight   

"Free Wellness Coaching"

Free individual Wellness Coaching now available on Temple’s campus or over the phone with a Blue Cross Wellness Coach. It’s easy to get started just call 215-241-4907 and ask to speak with Tara Elnitski, Temple’s dedicated Wellness Coach or call Kristin McHenry in Temple’s Benefits office at 215-926-2280 or (7-2285) to scheduled a one-on-one consultation.

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Tools
Resources   

Registration & Activity Schedule   

Healthy Tips
On-Line Seminars/Programs
Monthly Newsletter - "Healthy You"    

Employee Focus
Ofc. Richard Nagy. Temple Police Officer Richard Nagy is on the road to better health, thanks in large part to his committment to Temple's Total Wellness program. When Temple Police Officer Richard Nagy attended a biometric screening in 2011, his cholesterol of 280 and blood pressure of 215/115 were so high, he needed to sign a waiver declining medical treatment in order to leave. Click here for the full article (Courtesy of Temple Strategic Marketing and Communications).   
Marion Anderson. Health and fitness goals are always popular New Year resolutions. However, many people find themselves struggling to maintain a consistent diet and workout regimen as the year progresses..... Click here for the full article (Courtesy of Temple Strategic Marketing and Communications).   

Program Success and Results   

"Hit Your Stride" Walking Challenge - The 8 week walking challenge ended November 21, 2014. The winning team and the top three overall walkers each received a Total Wellness gym bag and one entry into the grand prize drawing. View the winning participants.

Ready! Set! Move! Challenge is an 8 week team walking challenge that ended June 30, 2014. The top Team is Pearson Hall with the most activity minutes logged during the 8 week challenge. There were 20 teams with 302 employees participating in the challenge. Each member of the winning team and the top three overall performers will receive a Total Wellness gym bag and one entry into the grand prize drawling. View the list of the winning participants.

Confidentiality - Temple University values every employee and the protection of employee privacy is very important. Your health records are protected under Federal law: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) requires that health information be kept confidential and not shared with your employer. Click here for more information.   

Questions - contact the Benefits office at 215-926-2285 or email at TotalWellness@temple.edu   

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updated 02/12/2015   

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