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Whole Person Wellbeing Calendar

People Are Our Greatest Asset

At Crescent, the art and science behind our culture are built to support the whole person. Engage people in authentic and recognized connections that impact our strategy, jobs, performance, company, community, relationship, customers, development, energy, and happiness to leverage, sustain, and transform work into results and create an environment that fosters productive change.

Explore our 2022 Calendar for tips to promote your total health and wellbeing.

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JANUARY

Decrease Financial Stress

In 2021, Pricewaterhouse Coopers" (PwC) Employee Financial Wellness Survey found that 72% of millennials and 68% of Gen Zers are experiencing increased financial stress. So this month, Crescent focuses on financial wellness, providing training, development, and resources to help take back control over your finances, meet financial goals, and have financial freedom in retirement.

 

Wellworks For You and Trinity Advisors Group e-Learning Series about the path to improving your level of financial fitness and reducing stress related to financial life.

 

EAP: Financial Planning Sessions through Tri-Health

 

Crescent University: It's essential to make sure you're prepared for unexpected situations. Log into Crescent University's Budgeting Basics and Financial Planning courses to learn how to build a savings account dedicated to dealing with emergency circumstances, create a budget, and gain a clearer picture of your financial standing.

 

Crescent 401k webinars and in-person review sessions; check out the training calendar for upcoming webinars.

 

Wellbeats: New to fitness or returning after some time away? This months' 4-week program is for all levels and abilities and includes a variety of fun workouts to help kick start the new year.

Aetna: Ready to become your healthiest, happiest you? Now’s the perfect time to focus on your goals and begin making changes.

FEBRUARY

Collaborative Care: EAP

Life can get messy, and sometimes we need a little help to get through it all. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helps manage your and your family's total health, including mental, emotional, and physical. And it comes at no cost to you — whether you're enrolled in a Crescent's medical plan or not.

 

EAP: Crescent's EAP Program Offers emotional health, wellbeing, grief counseling, marriage and family counseling, and more from several certified healthcare professionals, 24/7, 365 days a year.

 

Wellworks:  Stress Management e-Learning Series explore skills to identify the physiological, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive symptoms of stress. This program aims to learn strategies to recognize, reduce, and relax when dealing with a situation beyond our control. 

 

Crescent University: Personal development includes emotional intelligence and self-awareness. Crescent University's Being Your Authentic Self course will help you understand what it means to be authentic and embody the real you no matter where you are.

 

Wellbeats: Need some extra motivation to get moving? When you enroll in the Move with Heart Challenge, you help support the families of HopeKids. This 4-week challenge includes three classes per week focused on elevating your heart rate, relieving stress, and boosting your mood. 

Aetna: One of the most important things you can do for your heart is to exercise. Here are some tips to achieve a more active lifestyle.

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MARCH

Reach Your Potential

What are your career goals? What skills or training do you need to take that next promotion? This month we will focus on building and reviewing your career path, setting goals, and exploring the Crescent benefits to help you reach your full potential!

 

Tuition Reimbursement: Looking to go back to school? Take a class? Earn your certification? Crescent offers tuition reimbursement for any educational program of your choice! To learn more, contact a member of the Crescent People Group!

 

Crescent University: Achieve upward mobility! Our Career Advancement learning and development course cover everything you need to know about moving forward in your career, from showing your value as an employee to receiving well-earned recognition. 

 

360 Feedback and Individual Growth Plans: Feedback and personal development go hand in hand. Effective feedback, both positive and negative, provides each of us the opportunity to learn how our skills and behaviors impact the business while providing guidance and tips on how to improve our performance. Review your performance review, take the next step, and complete the 360 feedback process to s to developing some of the essential skills in our lives like leadership, communication, vision setting, and teamwork.

 

Progressive Leadership Clinic: Professional and personal growth is a never-ending process. There is not a one size fits all method to leadership; after all, every business and personality is unique. The Progressive Leadership Clinic is one of Crescent’s offerings set up to develop the leadership potential in you while tailoring it to your style and your individual needs. Learn more about how the PLC can help build your leadership potential.

APRIL

Lifestyle. Energy. Results.

You are what you eat! But, are you also what you think? Your lifestyle plays a large part in your overall health; this includes your physical, social, mental, and emotional wellbeing. By learning your risks, managing your health, and boosting your environment, you can achieve positive change’ in your lifestyle, energy levels and reach the results you want.

 

Wellworks:  Are you curious about a biometric screening and why specific blood values and body measurements are taken? Or maybe you’re interested in what your values each year mean and the simple steps you can take to keep them on track or start to improve them. The Meaning Behind Your Biometrics Series will discuss the basics of a biometric screening, how to prepare, and what to do with your results. We will also dive into what each of these values mean, how it impacts your overall health, and what you can do to make a positive change.

 

Crescent University: Give your social skills a boost! Communication is key to successful relationships, growth and development, and more. The Guide for Healthy Communication e-learning series will give you the tools to communicate with others healthy, productive, and professional manner.

 

Wellbeats: Calm your mind and body with us as we take on the “Stress Less” challenge. This challenge, offered through Wellbeats, includes a day-by-day schedule of yoga, cardio, mindfulness, stretching, and nutrition classes to manage stress and promote a healthy, positive mindset.

Aetna: 

You don’t have to let work-related stress get the best of you. Here are some tips to help you reduce stress in the workplace.

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MAY

Unstoppable Fitness

Physical fitness is deeper than jogging and exercise; in fact, fitness means having the ability to carry out daily tasks with energy and alertness without growing tired or weary. So start lacing up your sneakers and break out the sweatbands. This month, we will begin the Crescent walking challenge focusing on Unstoppable Fitness within our mental health, career wellbeing, and strengthening the Crescent community.

 

Wellworks: Did you know walking alone has over 30+ health benefits? What’s not to like about walking? It’s free, and you can do it at your own pace! Join us for our annual walking challenge, where participants have the chance to win cool prizes, medical discounts, and more!

 

Crescent University: Resiliency, one of the superpowers needed to overcome many of life’s challenges. Our Being Resilient, No Matter What course teaches qualities of resilient people and provides eight strategies to improve resilience, such as becoming more self-aware, having a positive outlook, and being flexible to bounce back and remain unstoppable.

 

Wellbeats: Lose weight the healthy way! Join us for the Lose Weight challenge with Wellbeats; this class is based on the science of weight loss and has proven to be the most effective way to lose weight and keep it off. Grab a friend and set a goal together!

 

Aetna: Nurturing mental health. We all deal with anxiety from time to time. Here are some ways you can nurture your mental health.

JUNE

Spotlight on Benefits

Wellworks: 

Log in to our webinar on Creating Healthy Lunches; wellbeing at work also includes making sure you have a well-balanced meal. Learn how to pack meals that provide energy and boost your metabolism.

 

Wellbeats: 

Increased productivity, energy, and focus with office breaks, pre, and post-shift stretches, and other ways to sustain a healthy lifestyle at work.

 

Development topic: 

Welcome to the “Be Assertive, Not Aggressive” video lesson intended to outline how and why to be an assertive communicator. Log into Crescent University to learn more!

 

Aetna: 

Managing Migraines. Learn what a migraine is, what causes them, and get some tips on treating and managing them.

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JULY

Healthy Together

Wellworks: 

Waistline matters! Measuring your waist is an excellent way to check you're not carrying too much fat around your stomach, which can raise your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and stroke. Log into your Wellworks portal to view our e-learning series on Waist Sizer Matters.

 

Wellbeats: 

Find family-friendly workouts and team challenges to make health and wellbeing a fun experience for everyone.

 

Development topic: 

Conflict Resolution, This course, which comprises seven video lessons, defines conflict and describes common causes of workplace conflict. Also, it explains how to apply the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Model to generate a win-win conflict resolution. Log into Crescent University to learn more!

 

Aetna: 

Maintaining musculoskeletal health. Get tips on how to keep your muscles healthy and strong.

AUGUST

The A,B,C's of Health

Wellworks: 

Learn everyday tips, tricks, and strategies for making healthy eating a part of your daily life. We will discuss building balanced meals, meal preparation, meal planning, reading the food label, and culinary strategies for healthy eating.

 

Wellbeats: 

Back to Basics! New to fitness or just getting back in a healthy routine? Find beginner-friendly workouts, how-to videos, and resources to get started!

 

Development topic: 

Communication through Body Language, Strengthen your ability to understand and interpret body language to help you to pick up on unspoken issues or negative feelings in others. 

 

Aetna: 

Get back to better sleep

Getting enough rest is essential to your health and well-being. Here are some tips to help you get better sleep at night.

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SEPTEMBER

Self Care Awareness

Wellworks:  

If you decide to quit using tobacco, you are not alone. Millions of people have succeeded! Quitting is a very personal experience. There's no one way that works for everyone. An excellent way to start is to get as much information as possible and decide on a plan that's right for you. Wellworks webinar on Tobacco Cessation is here to help you quit!

 

Wellbeats: 

Need to unwind? Learn new ways to take care of yourself with fitness, yoga, mindfulness, and more.

 

Development topic: 

Find your focus when time is tough! Specifically, this lesson suggests seven techniques that can help learners stay productive and healthy when struggling with outside distractions. Log into Crescent University and start learning today.

 

Aetna: 

Healthy eating for families.

Want to eat healthier but don't know where to start? Here are some simple tips to change your family's lifestyle and mealtime routine.

OCTOBER

Fit for Fall! Staying Resilient

Wellworks:  

Being diagnosed with high blood pressure can be scary – and it’s a diagnosis that nearly half of American adults will get at some point in their lives. Wellworks Understanding Blood Pressure & DASH webinar will walk you through all the details.

 

Wellbeats: 

Staying Resilient in your health and wellbeing is vital for sticking to a plan and developing healthy long-term habits. Find tips and resources to help you sustain healthy habits during changing seasons.

 

Development topic: 

Being Resilient No Matter What! This lesson teaches qualities of resilient people, such as being self-assured and welcoming change. Viewers will learn eight strategies to improve their resilience, such as becoming more self-aware, having a positive outlook, and being flexible. Log into Crescent University to learn how to be resilient no matter what life throws your way!

 

Aetna:

Feel good through gratitude.

Practicing gratitude can positively impact your total health. Learn tips on how to incorporate them into your daily life.

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NOVEMBER

Finding a Balance

Wellworks: 

Diabetes management can be complex; the first step is understanding that Diabetes is manageable! The Wellworks Living Well with Diabetes e-learning series is an interactive program to help you navigate pre-diabetes or a diabetes diagnosis.

 

Wellbeats: 

Tis’ the season! Learn the best practices to keep you motivated and on track with your health and wellbeing.

 

Development topic:

Time management essentials! Holiday seasons, busy family schedules, you name it, everything needs our time. Ultimately this course will teach you skills to improve your time management skills, so you can devote your time to the things that matter most to you.

 

Aetna: Preventing Diabetes 

Whether you’re managing Diabetes or supporting someone who has it, it’s not always easy. Here are some things you can do to treat or prevent Diabetes.

DECEMBER

Finding Your Calm

Wellworks:  

When was the last time you had a good night’s sleep? A good night’s sleep is vital for our survival and contributes to good physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Wellworks Getting your ZZZs webinar, you will understand the basics of sleep, optimize your sleep routine, how your sleep disorders may impact you.

 

Wellbeats: 

Even during busy seasons, find ways to catch a breather with fitness and mindfulness classes to help manage stress.

 

Development topic: 

Being your authentic self is essential to pursue your passions and share them with others. It may be challenging, but the payoff is great when you finally strip off your mask and become your authentic self! Learn more about this topic at Crescent University. 

 

Aetna:

Preventing Diabetes 

The holidays can be a wonderful time, but they can also be a bit stressful. Here are some ways to stay mindful all season long.

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Crescent University is Crescent University, Wellbeats, and Wellworks are benefits offered by Crescent to only Crescent People. If you are employed with Crescent and need more information on the topics, programs, and development opportunities presented here, please contact your SPG or the Sr. People Training and Communications Manager.

Aetna is the brand name used for products and services provided by one or more of the Aetna group of companies, including Aetna Life Insurance Company and its affiliates (Aetna).

The information provided by Aetna® health and wellness programs is general in nature. It is not meant to replace the advice or care you get from your doctor or other health professional. If you have specific health care needs or would like more complete health information, please see your doctor or other health care provider. Refer to Aetna.com for more information about Aetna plans.