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Webinars and Resources

Register for upcoming wellness webinars, view recorded webinars and get helpful wellness resources.

Webinars

Some state agency internet filters may block the wellness webinars from being viewed on state computers and mobile devices. The webinars may be viewed on personal computers and mobile devices. 

Upcoming Webinars

Take Charge | Live Well Program OverviewQR code to the Virgin Pulse app.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 1-1:30 p.m.

This session will cover overview information on topics such as incentives, the website and app, activities, eligibility and more about the Take Charge | Live Well Program. 

Scan the QR code below to download the Virgin Pulse app!

Family Nutrition
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 12-12:30 p.m.

Soccer practice at 5 p.m., PTA meeting at 7 p.m., science project due tomorrow … sound familiar? It’s easy to get into the habit of grabbing fast food on the run, but we all know that can be unhealthy. During this seminar, we will share nutrition basics including essential nutrients, meal planning, portion control, reading labels, and more. Learn about changing your behavior and identify steps to increase family activity and healthy eating into a busy schedule.  

Wellbeats
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1-1:30 p.m.

Join Wellbeats Client Advisor, Cayla, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 to learn how you can stay on track with your health and well-being goals using Wellbeats! Wellbeats is your virtual wellness benefit to help you live a healthier life. This includes 1,000+ fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes for all ages, levels, abilities, and interests. With Wellbeats, you can play classes in private on your own schedule – whether at home, in your office, or on-the-go.

In this 30-minute webinar:

  • Learn how to access your Wellbeats account.
  • Demo of the Wellbeats platform.
  • Get your questions answered by a Wellbeats representative.

Whether you’re an expert at yoga or new to running, looking for ways to eat healthy or only have five minutes to unwind, Wellbeats is for everyone! 

OPERS Webinar Opportunities

Each week, the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) offers webinars to assist in your retirement planning as a public servant.

Recorded Webinars

Take Charge | Live Well Program Overview

This session will cover overview information on topics such as incentives, the website and app, activities, eligibility and more about the Take Charge | Live Well Program.

Healthy Beginnings: Weight Management

Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life by taking control of bad habits and making permanent lifestyle changes. Also, learn how body image, body mass index, evidence-based strategies, physical activity and healthy nutrition can help you achieve your health goals.

Eating Healthy at Cookouts and Summer Potlucks

Parties and potlucks are a fun way to spend time with friends, families and coworkers. In this webinar you will learn tips on how to make healthy food and beverage choices, how to be mindful and with amounts and types of foods and discuss food safety recommendations.

Fitness Myth Busters and Fitness Trackers 101

Are you listening to the fitness buzz out there and still not feeling very fit? In this program, you will discover some of the most common fitness myths and walk away with practical tips to keep your fitness on track.

Zen Box Garden

The purpose of a Mini Zen Box Garden is to encourage you to take a momentary break to recharge. This is a roadmap to encourage, inspire and engage you in creative, active and introspective activities that may cultivate mindfulness.

Thriving with Nature

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Discover how spending time in nature can reduce feelings of anger, fear and stress. Nature doesn't just make us feel better; it can improve our physical and mental health.

Earth Day Nature Walk

Did you know that Friday, April 22 is Earth Day? Join the Take Charge | Live Well wellness coordinators at noon as they take you on a virtual nature walk through some local parks.

Influences on Food Behavior

Heart disease is responsible for 40% of all deaths in the United States, which is more than all forms of cancer combined. In addition to providing education on the cardiovascular system, this webinar will empower participants to make small lifestyle modifications that impact one’s risk for developing heart disease.

Love Your Heart: 10 Tips To A Healthier Heart

Heart disease is responsible for 40% of all deaths in the United States, which is more than all forms of cancer combined. In addition to providing education on the cardiovascular system, this webinar will empower participants to make small lifestyle modifications that impact one’s risk for developing heart disease.

Holistic Well-Being

Participants will discover that holistic well-being is an approach to life. We will discuss how our health is connected to the whole person and how we interact with our environment. Holistic well-being emphasizes the connection of our mind, body, and spirit.

Get the information you want to help you on your journey to improve your health, including toolkits, tutorials and specific program information. These resources, tips, tools and guides are developed to help you achieve the success you are wanting to achieve. It starts with you. Today is the day!

Take Charge | Live Well Program Overview​​

This session will cover overview information on topics such as incentives, the website and app, activities, eligibility and more. The Take Charge | Live Well Program.

Resources

Take Charge | Live Well Program Overview (PDF)

Take Charge | Live Well Program Overview (23 minute video)

Take Charge Live Well Program Frequently Asked Questions 2022-23

Take Charge | Live Well 2022-23 Program Year Flyer – Learn how to get started in the state's wellness program and how to begin earning rewards.

How to Earn Rewards with Wellbeats – Learn how to get your rewards after taking Wellbeats classes.

How to Access Wellbeats

Fitness Facility Reimbursement FAQs – Learn how to get your rewards after meeting the fitness facility requirements. 

Return to Workplace Guidebook – When returning the workplace, learn what you can do to remain healthy.

Phone Coaching – Phone coaching is an easy, convenient and effect way for a health coach to guide you in your wellness journey.

One Step Stories: It only takes one step to make a change!