Employee Well-Being

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

Helping University of Iowa employees and their families stay healthy and happy is job one for liveWELL, the Employee Assistance Program, and Family Services. Available services address every facet of well-being:
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Financial Well-Being

Browse a complete guide to financial well-being resources, or take a closer look at retirement planning, employee discounts, or flexible spending accounts.

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Physical Health

Look to free health coaching for personalized advice and motivation, or enjoy subsidized memberships at state-of-the-art recreation facilities.

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Workplace Wellness

Win grant funding for local initiatives, nominate Wellness Heroes, and get help coping with crisis or managing challenges facing supervisors.

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Family & Relationships

Find resources for child care and elder care, confront alcohol and substance abuse, or seek confidential help with any family or relationship concern.

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Emotional Support

Talk to us about free, short-term counseling, or find info about depression and anxiety, stress management, or grief and loss.

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Resilience Resources

Learn to develop skills for self-care, adaptability, emotional intelligence, and more, or boost your resilience through healthy sleep.

Employee Well-Being Events

liveWELL: Anti-Inflammatory Eating Part 2: Foods that Reduce Inflammation and Foods that Increase Inflammation

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

Inflammation has been a hot topic in the health world these days.  Ever wondered why?  Attend these four Anti-Inflammatory Eating Zoom sessions and learn about the connection between inflammation and your health.  These sessions provide relevant information on the latest diet strategies and other lifestyle choices to prevent and reduce chronic inflammation.

liveWELL: Anti-Inflammatory Eating Part 3: Increasing Intake of Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and Spices

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

Inflammation has been a hot topic in the health world these days.  Ever wondered why?  Attend these four Anti-Inflammatory Eating Zoom sessions and learn about the connection between inflammation and your health.  These sessions provide relevant information on the latest diet strategies and other lifestyle choices to prevent and reduce chronic inflammation.

Tippie Women Summit Webinar Series: The Pandemic and Mental Health, One Year In: What we've learned and what can help us move forward

Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm

For many, the most consistent aspect of the past year has been change. In this program, Kristin Wurster, the Tippie College's Embedded Psychologist, will talk about the impact of the pandemic on mental health thus far, and strategies to help people continue moving forward with self-compassion.

Employee Well-Being News

Remote Caregiving

Find helpful tips and strategies for caring for a loved one from a distance in this article from LivWell Seniors.
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Personal Path Finding

Rebecca Porter's essay, Personal Path Finding, encourages developing the skills to find purpose, practice resilience and use the tools around you to keep putting one foot in front of the other during challenging times.
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