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Spring Forum All About Wellness

Gauge your blood pressure. Test your glucose levels. Learn how to relax. Check yourself for osteoporosis. Get familiarized with fitness machines in the Olin Center or find out how to exercise right in your office.

You can do all that and more at the Staff Council Wellness Fair on Thursday, April 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Carroll Room.

Staff Council is teaming with the Office of Human Resources and insurance provider Harvard Pilgrim in sponsoring the forum, intended to “help educate staff and faculty on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.”

More than 20 booths will line the Carroll Room, pertaining to:

  • Ergonomics information
  • Skin cancer testing
  • Aids to quit smoking from the American Cancer Society
  • A 5K fun run sign up coordinated by Get Fit Smith           
  • nutrition tips on portion control and healthy recipes
  • Sign-ups for guided tours of the Olin Fitness Center
  • Advice on healthy work-life balance
  • Instructions on how to exercise in your office
  • representatives from Smith’s Employee Assistance Plan
  • and much more

In addition, breakout sessions with speakers on healthy living, nutrition and working out will take place at 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m.

All Smith staff and faculty members are invited.

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