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The Four Pillars of Planning for Retirement

Marcie Durian from LivWell Seniors discusses the first pillar of planning for caregiving or retirement in this first of four features on the “Pillars of Planning.”
The 4 Pillars discussed are:
1. Financial 2. Legal 3. Legacy 4. Living Solutions

liveWELL Changes in 2020

liveWELL is rolling out new programs in 2020 - read about the changes in this article!

Family Services: A Caregiving Story

When UI faculty member David Iglehart and his siblings realized their parents could no longer live on their own, senior resource specialist Rhonda Halterman helped them understand their options.
David Iglehart and Rhonda Halterman

Social Connectedness and a Thriving Campus

There is a g rowing consensus that loneliness is an invisible epidemic that poses a whole host of challenges around health and also our ability to do well at work.
Illustration of a diverse group of faces.


Winter 2020 Newsletter

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Learn about new & expanded liveWELL offerings for 2020, including the national Diabetes Prevention Program and a 10-week Wellness & Weight Management program. Also inside: suicide prevention programs, long-term planning, and much more.

Find previous issues in our newsletter archive.

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2019 Annual Report

Stats on healthy behaviors among employees, savings from wellness, achievements from 2019, priorities for 2020, and more. See our annual report archives for more.

Health & Productivity Report

2018 program highlights, success measures, and more from liveWELL, Family Services, and the Employee Assistance Program. See our annual report archives for previous editions.

Well-Being Checklist

Guide to best practices for workplace culture, well-being resources, and wellness steps your department can take today. (Email to request print copies.)

Employee Well-Being Events

Lifestyles: 10-week online weight management and health program

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Online Health Program for UI faculty/staff - Registration Opens Feb. 24/Closes March 6 This all-online weight loss/management behavior change platform offers a new tool for UI faculty/staff starting in 2020. To meet the needs of our employees, especially those with on-the-go lifestyles and in a 24/7 work environment, this program can be done anytime, anywhere.  Lifestyles: 10 Week Weight Management Program Website Users will be challenged with powerful and memorable nuggets of information…

Lifestyles: 10-week online weight management and health program

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illness (6 week series)

Monday, March 23, 2020, 3:30pm

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide tools you—the family caregiver—need to take care of yourself. Six, ninety-minute classes held once a week are led by certified class leaders from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.   As a participant you will learn how to: -Reduce stress -Improve self-confidence -Better communicate feelings -Balance your life -Increase ability to make tough decisions -Locate helpful resources When you take care of…

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illness (6 week series)
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