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Contact:
Edwards, Carol M
Senior Director of Human Resource Service Delivery

New Mexico, Room 350

Human Resources 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8054 United States

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ARE YOU UP TO DATE ON YOUR PREVENTATIVE SCREENINGS?

Many of the risk factors of chronic disease and premature death are preventable if detected early. Getting routine preventative screenings is the most important step towards early detection.

Visit the links below to get your customized screening guidelines:

CareFirst Preventive Guidelines

Kaiser Preventive Guidelines

AU's Faculty & Staff Wellness Program

Upcoming Programs & Ongoing Services

Fall 2017 UPCOMING PROGRAMS

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL AHEALTHYU CALENDAR

  • MOVE Fitness Challenge
    This 28 day challenge is designed to encourage all faculty and staff to MOVE more this fall!

    Program runs October 2 - 29. REGISTER by Oct. 2!

    Highlights:
    -Track your daily activity by steps OR minutes.
    -Participate in weekly raffles.
    -Prize money will be donated to an approved AU scholarship fund chosen by the top 5 highest scoring participants.
    -Catered lunch for the campus building with the highest average points.
    -Family members of AU faculty and staff can participate too! (must be 18 years and older to participate)

  • Farmers Market
    The Farmers Market is on main campus during Fall 2017!

    Dates: Every Wednesday from September 6th through November 15th
    Location: The Quad, between MGC and the Library
    Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

  • Recharge Series
    This series of monthly Monday sessions taps into the physical, mental, and spiritual areas of your life that may be unfulfilled. Experts from AU will lead interactive and energizing discussions. Enjoy light snacks and lots of conversation in a safe space while we propel each other on the right paths!

    Next session: Monday, November 13 | REGISTER | Butler Boardroom | Creating Positive Energy in Your Life | Neil Goodman, Corporate Trainer, Massage Therapist, and Meditation Facilitator

  • Seated Massage
    15 or 30 minute relaxing massages provided by licensed massage therapists for Faculty and Staff.

    Tuesday, September 26 | MGC 247
    Wednesday, October 25 | MGC 247
    Tuesday, December 5 | MGC 247

    REGISTER (use your @american.edu email address)

  • Weight Watchers at Work
    Join anytime and stay committed to your weight loss goals! Weight Watchers at Work currently meets every Thursday at noon on main campus.

    For every 10 meetings that you attend, AhealthyU will give you a $50 reward (taxes applicable)

    Can't make the on-campus meetings? You can enroll through AhealthyU and attend meetings in the community, and still receive the AhealthyU benefits!

    Next Open House: Thursday, October 5 | 12pm | MGC 245

    Ever wonder what goes on at a Weight Watchers meeting? This complimentary session is your chance to see what Weight Watchers is all about before enrolling. Please contact AhealthyU by Friday, April 21st if you are interested in enrolling in the next series.

  • Fall AhealthyU Group Fitness Class Schedule
    Exercise classes exclusively for AU Faculty and Staff hosted in Jacobs Fitness Center, Cassell Fitness Center, and satellite campuses. Classes during lunch and after work - 11 classes to choose from!

    No cost for RecFit Members, $5 Drop-In fee for Non-Members, No cost for off-campus locations

    August 28th through December 8th

  • Luncheon Learns
    Monthly lunchtime workshops designed to support healthy living through a variety of topics. Follow the registration link below to sign up through AsuccessfulU.

    Thursday, September 28th | 12pm - 1pm | Butler Boardroom | Hospital Warrior: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One | REGISTER

  • Cooking Demonstrations
    Lunchtime healthy cooking demonstration with Chefs from AU Dining. All sessions are 12pm - 1pm in MGC Rooms 3 - 4 (first floor). Follow the registration link below to sign up through AsuccessfulU.

    Friday, October 13th | 12pm - 1pm | MGC Rooms 3 - 4 (first floor) | Scary Good Treats | REGISTER

ONGOING SERVICES

  • AU Farmers' Market
    Wednesdays on the Quad - January through April / September through November
    Information

  • From the Farmer
    Local produce and goods delivered to campus weekly
    Information

  • Community Supported Agriculture
    9 week (Sept - Nov) & 18 week (June - Nov) shares available
    Information

  • Group Exercise Classes
    Variety of exercise classes on campus exclusively for Faculty and Staff members
    Information

  • Complimentary Fitness Testing
    Information

EDUCATION AND RESOURCES

AhealthyU Exercise Database

AhealthyU Recipe Database

CareFirst

Kaiser Permanente