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liveWELL offers on-line courses on a variety of wellness topics at no cost to UI faculty and staff. 
Register for upcoming sessions via My Training at Employee Self-Service. From My Career, click on My Training, and search for liveWELL or click on the yellow boxes below. 
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liveWELL Juggling it All: Health Coaching for Busy Families

Juggling work and family life can be overwhelming and our own needs can too easily be put on the back burner. Attend this three-part Zoom series to identify quick wins for self-care and emotional well-being. Topics include nutrition on-the-go, adjusting your mindset, getting active when your time is limited, and resilience strategies. Participants may attend one, two, or all three sessions. 3-session Zoom class, 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Tues, June 13 Vision and Mindset: Register for Session 1

Tues, June 20 Self-Care & Boundaries: Register for Session 2

Tues, June 27 Tips & Tricks: Register for Session 3

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liveWELL Seniors

This class will be led by Rhonda Halterman, Owner and Senior Resource Specialist at Livwell Seniors.

Date TBD

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liveWELL Financial Wellness

Benefits of a Financial Coach

Date TBD

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liveWELL Design Your Well-Being: Engineering Good Habits for Life

In this training, you will learn a quick overview of the science of habits and why we do what we do. Walk away with tips, tools, and resources to help you design lifelong healthy habits.

Wednesday, September 13 via Zoom.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

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Also available on demand through Self Service/My Training.

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liveWELL Seniors

Topic TBD

Class presented by Rhonda Halterman of livWell Seniors.

Wednesday, September 20 via Zoom.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

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liveWELL Meal Planning for Busy People

Meal planning can be the key to success for your healthy eating goals and simpler than you might believe. Sara Cathi, RDN, LD shares some basic nutrition information and strategies to help you get started with creating easy, nutritious meal plans that fit your busy lifestyle.

Wednesday, September 27 via Zoom.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

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liveWELL Taste of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention intentionally to what is occurring in the present moment, acknowledging what is here with curiosity and open heartedness, even when things are challenging. Come join this Taste of Mindfulness with Brad Baldwin from Aperture to hear more and experience a guided meditation.

Date TBD

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.


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liveWELL Wellness Overview: Did You Know?

As a University of Iowa employee, you have access to a wide array of wellness benefits – but are you taking full advantage of them? Attend this informational session to learn about resources from liveWELL and other UI well-being programs and services. This training session will help you make sure you know how to access all the wellness resources available to you.

Friday, October 13

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.


Also available on demand through Self Service/My Training.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness: Debt Management

In this liveWELL training Horizons Financial Counseling will review navigating debt and finding your own path out. This training will focus on how we manage our debt, how we approach repaying debt, and the resources we turn to when we need help.

1-session Zoom class Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness

Personal Finance Holiday Edition

Monday, October 10 via Zoom.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness: Maintaining Home Ownership

This course on homeownership will focus on two different topics. The financial hardship of coronavirus may have led to a number of homeowners obtaining a forbearance on their mortgage. With that forbearance now coming to an end, Horizons will discuss options for the payments not made during this time. The second part of this training will feature a tool to assist in maintaining a home that is conducive to good occupant health. 

One-session Zoom class. Date and time TBD.


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liveWELL Financial Wellness: Surviving in a More Expensive World

We have all seen our everyday living expenses increase over the past few months.  This comes after many may have also been impacted by loss or decrease of income.  We will discuss resources and tools for stretching the paycheck to keep the budget in balance for maintaining financial stability. Class presented by Horizons Financial Wellness program.

1-session Zoom class. Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Caregiving Transitions

While we all age, the aging process is relative to numerous life variables that impact each of us at different rates. Regardless of where your aging parents are on the aging spectrum, there is a senior-living community that is designed to meet their lifestyle and care needs. Join Rhonda Halterman, Founder and Owner of LivWell Seniors, to learn about different living and care options, placement requirements, and costs to ensure you and your parents are making informed decisions for their situation.

1-session Zoom class. Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Taste of Mindfulness – Shifting When You Feel Stuck

There is so much in our daily living that can cause overwhelm, this has been accelerated for many due to Covid-19. How can we shift our mindset in a way to promote more easeful approaches to work and life? Mindfulness can support changing your perspectives to help navigate through uncertainty. Come join this Taste of Mindfulness class with Brad Baldwin from Aperture to hear more and experience a guided meditation.

1-session Zoom class.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness: Planning for a Car Purchase

Horizons Financial Wellness Center

Whether you have been saving and planning for months for your new or used car or find yourself having to buy one in a pinch, taking a little more time to research your options could save you a lot of money in the long run. Join our financial wellness partner, Horizons Financial Wellness Center, who will be presenting this session and sharing common mistakes and how to avoid them before you sign that loan contract.

Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Training - Caregiving During the Holidays: Starting the Conversation

Topic Subject to Change

Starting conversations with your parents or grandparents about their ability to care for themselves can be difficult.  Join Rhonda Halterman, founder and owner of LivWell Seniors, to learn what questions to ask, and general topics to cover that can get the conversation started.  Effectively engaging can encourage your loved one to make life-impacting changes, including a level of self-autonomy, for the well-being of themselves and others. 

Tuesday, November 14 via Zoom.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

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liveWELL Taste of Mindfulness – Navigating Difficulties

We experience difficult situations daily. Difficulties may show up in strained relationships, poor time management, or habits that are not supportive of healthy living. Mindfulness practice can be a supportive path to navigating the difficulties that arise in our everyday life. Come join this Taste of Mindfulness with Brad Baldwin from Aperture to hear more and experience a guided meditation.

Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Signs for At-Risk Seniors

Approximately one-third of adults aged 65 years or older fall in their home each year resulting in injury, long-term disability, and premature loss of independence.  One of the most difficult tasks we face is understanding and being aware of the risks for you or for your loved one and what kind of care is needed. We often find ourselves in a crisis situation before we act on determining the next step. Register for this training to hear from Rhonda Halterman of LivWell Seniors as she discusses the signs for at-risk seniors and how to plan for the next stage in life. 

Date TBD

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.


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liveWELL Financial Wellness

Setting Financial Goals for the New Year

Every year, people make a variety of New Year’s Resolution, but the key is not making the resolution it’s sticking to it. Join staff from Horizons Financial Services for a discussion on attainable financial goal setting, mindset shift, and tips to help you achieve your personal financial goals. 

1-session Zoom class Date and time TBD.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness: Understanding the Options and Cost of Family Caregiving

LivWell Seniors & Horizons Financial

Are you aware of the various types of caregiving options that are available to you or your loved ones? If someone in your family is at the point where they need professional caregiving, do you worry about the costs and how to pay for it? Join this session with LivWell Seniors and Horizons Financial Wellness Center to learn about care giving options, the costs involved, how to start planning, and what you can do now to be prepared.

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

One-session Zoom class. Date TBD.



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liveWELL Resilience 101

We can all use a resilience booster from time to time. Refresh your approach to building and maintaining resilience in this 4-part Zoom series. You may attend as many sessions as you like. 

Date TBD

Time: 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Also available on demand through Self Service/My Training.

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liveWELL Financial Wellness

Tax Refund or Tax Payment? How to Plan

March is that time of year when you’ve either finished your taxes … or at least (hopefully) started working on them for the April 18 tax filing deadline.  Do you have a plan for what to do with a refund?  Or a plan in case you’ll have to pay?  Attend this liveWELL training session with Horizons Financial Wellness Center to learn how to make a plan for either event - how best to use that refund, or what your options are if you have a tax payment due.

Date and time TBD

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liveWELL Tax Tips for Caregivers - LivWell Seniors

Caring for an elderly loved one can be costly. The average out-of-pocket expenses a caregiver spends on their loved one for medical, housing, or other items is about $7,000 per year. Learn about caregiver tax credits that may apply to your situation and alleviate some out-of-pocket expenses.  

Date and time TBD.

Some of these trainings are available on demand through Self Service/My Training.

liveWELL offers presentations to UI work groups on a variety of topics. If your department or area would like us to present on a topic, please fill out the Request a Presentation Form at the Department Well-Being Toolbox. We request at least 6 weeks notice and we require an audience of at least 12 UI employees.