Health and Wellness Programs
Educational sessions at work offer your staff the tools to improve their health. Participants can learn specific wellness techniques and solutions from a Henry Ford expert.
A list of some of the presentations we offer include:
Chronic health conditions
ABC’s of diabetes
Join HFHS diabetic educators to learn about diabetes facts and myths, as well as risk factors for diabetes, recommended screenings, nutrition basics (label reading, eating out, and portion sizes) and resources to get additional help.
This presentation outlines the prevention of heart disease and stroke.
Exercise on a budget
Getting physically fit doesn't have to be expensive. Learn how to fit exercise in without purchasing expensive exercise equipment or gym memberships. Receive tips on how to build an exercise routine without breaking the bank!
Move to improve…Every day, find a way!
Physical activity is essential to our well-being and overall good health. This fun, interactive session shows employees how to fit exercise into their daily lives, whether it’s a five minute aerobic pick-me-up, some strength exercises or stretches to improve flexibility and decrease risk of injury. We review ideas for all including desk stretches that can be performed in just a few minutes.
Getting a good night's sleep
Did you know that 37 percent of HFHS employees report they suffer from insomnia? Did you know that poor sleep affects your weight, health, stress and energy levels? Learn how to achieve a restful night’s sleep so that you can have more energy when you are awake!
Smoking cessation: KICK-N-IT
Quitting tobacco can be hard, but with the right tools, it can be a lot easier. This lunch and learn provides information on how to prepare for quitting tobacco and most importantly how to stay quit. Topics include: developing a quit plan, coping with withdrawal, managing temptations to smoke, medications, tips to deal with stress and weight gain.
Time management tips
Have you ever wondered where all of your time goes? Become aware of the ways in which your behaviors can contribute to your own time management issues. Better time management skills can reduce stress and improve productivity. Let the experts from the HFHS Employee Assistance Program show you how!
Just grab an apple
This presentation includes information and ideas about how to eat healthy at work – whether you’re packing something or purchasing it from the corporate dining room.
Healthy recipe modifications
This session discusses ways to reduce fat, sodium, sugar and calories in some of your favorite recipes.
Healthy dining out
Although healthy and dining out may not seem to go together it is possible to make healthy restaurant choices. This session will review ways to consume less in restaurants and search menus for the healthiest options.
Let’s spice it up
Did you know that the average American consumers double the sodium suggested in healthy guidelines? In this presentation participants discover how to use herbs and spices to liven up cooking and make tastier meals.
In the super foods session participants learn to decrease their risk of disease and reduce the signs of aging by adding super foods to a healthy diet.
25 ingredients into 15 fast healthy meals
This session focus on making balanced low-fat, high fiber meals, that are based on grains, fruits and vegetables. Registered dietitians will also provide tips on saving time, cooking, using left over and making list.
Spending your calorie salary
Learn the true cost of poor nutrition and how to get the most value for your calories. This class takes you through the food pyramid and helps you plan your calories healthfully to keep you within your budget.
*Cooking demonstrations are available at our Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital campus.