New Horizons at UAB offers men and women of retirement age lectures and other activities centered around issues important to them during eight-week sessions. Details online.
Try one of these five apps for better healthMy Health Rewards, a new UAB Employee Wellness program, will launch in 2015 and help you set goals for improved health. Meanwhile, these five apps that will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle through the holidays.Take a nutrition mini-class on Tuesdays
The classes, noon-1 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center, will be held for four consecutive Tuesdays and led by a registered dietician. Download a flyer.Employee Wellness to roll out new voluntary program in 2015
My Health Rewards will encourage employees to help build a healthier UAB by providing free screenings, health-risk profiles, access to valuable health-support services and incentives.Walking group preparing for diabetes fundraiser
The MyDiabetesConnect group, which walks at 7:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Railroad Park, is open to anyone.UAB among the cityâ€™s healthiest employers
For the third year in a row, the university is being recognized for helping its employees prioritize their health.Make time for a mid-week meditation in JulyTake a short time out from the stresses of your day for a brief, guided relaxation meditation 1-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in July. Call 934-2281 to register.Time for the summer 5 in 5Get healthy during a five-week UAB Employee Wellness program: lower your blood pressure five points, lose five pounds and engage in five designated fitness activities. Register June 27 at the Green Screens to be eligible for prizes.Green Screens are back for the summerGet your blood pressure, height, weight and waist circumference measured 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays in the North Pavilion first floor atrium. Itâ€™s quick, easy and free. Learn more at uab.edu/wellness.Fighting hypertension? This UAB support group can helpUAB Employee Wellness and the American Heart Association have formed the UAB Circulation Network â€” a free support group for faculty, staff and family members who have high blood pressure or hypertension. Meetings are held at noon the second Tuesday of each month in West Pavilion Conference Center Room C. Register online.Buy fresh fruits and vegetables three days a weekLook for the Farm Stand 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays in The Kirklin Clinic and Wednesdays in the West Pavilion. Or visit the Farmer's Market 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays in the North Pavilion Entrance; UAB is partnering with the Farmerâ€™s Market Authority to bring some of the state's best produce here.