Wellness & Work Life

 During the COVID - 19 quarantine you may find yourself running out of ideas on helping your children, managing your stress, yearning to go to the gym, cooking, and EAP management resources. Our Mindfulness, Meditation, Stress and Movement webpage contains resources available for those of you wishing to move more and include your kids as well.  Below is a listing of links to other health & wellness resources that is regularly updated and may be helpful to you.

Health & Wellness Resources

COVID - 19 Coronavirus Resources

Children

Communication

Coping

Education & Learning

Work Life & Stress Management

Cooking

COVID 19 and Older Adults

Cultural Resources
Virtual Cultural Events - CNN

Grief and Mourning

Humor
17 Pets Who Aren't Used To Their Owners Working From Home  - BuzzFeed 

Emotional and Mental Health

Mindfulness

Remote Work

Self-care

Stress

Nutrition and Weight Loss Resources

ChooseMyPlate.gov - guidance, tips, printable materials, and more for diet, weight management, and physical activity provided by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

EatRight.org - articles, tips, videos, recipes, online games, and app reviews provided by the U.S. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest network of food and nutrition professionals

Heart.gov - guidance on losing and keeping weight off, healthy food substitutions, cooking for weight loss, keeping a healthy body weight by the American Heart Association.

Nutrition.gov - easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government for nutritional, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers

Other Health and Wellness Resources 

American Heart Association - Walking 101

Center for Disease Control - Walking

Great American Smokeout Day

Mental Health and Well-Being

New York State Smokers' Quitline - A hub of information, strategies, and resources to assist in quitting smoking

NYS Dept. of Health -  a hub of news, announcements and resources about staying healthy and safe, health care insurance and facilities, and more

Right Direction - a resource focusing on stress and depression in the workplace; how to recognize it, and where to find help

Stress Management -  American Heart Association's information on how stress affects the body, stress and heart health, tips and ways to manage stress and relax in nature

Tobacco-Free Campus

Wellness.com - health, wellness, and lifestyle information available in an interactive format

American Cancer Society - resources, information, and support to get healthy, stay healthy, and ward off cancer

Johns Hopkins Breast Center - information, videos, and resources about breast cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and more

National Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer - information and resources about prostate cancer risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, etc.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy  tools to budget money, manage debt, and plan for life events

DISCLAIMER: Employees who participate in the exercise classes and facilities do so at their own risk. FIT is not responsible for any injury that may occur to individuals participating in any exercise activity. Medical clearance before participating in an exercise program is highly recommended.

PLEASE NOTE:  During this time of the COVID - 19 crisis, the Fitness Center is closed until further notice.

Fitness Center: Employees may use the Lari and Barbara Stanton Fitness Center between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, and 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.  The Center is located in the sub-basement of the Dubinsky Student Center (A Building) and is equipped with cardiovascular machines, various weight machines, Smith machine and free weights.  Visit the Athletics and Recreation website and click on Fitness Centers under Related Links for more information.