The first of each year, many people make resolutions that include change and improvement. Some resolutions are loftier than others, such as improving eating habits, managing stress or even running a marathon.
To assist in achieving your goals, the Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services now offers a new interactive website, www.USAFwellness.com, where you can complete a health risk assessment (HRA) and take advantage of resources that will help in your growth toward achieving your healthy lifestyle resolution changes.
Completing an HRA identifies your current health status and provides invaluable personalized feedback about actions that can be taken to reduce risks, maintain health and even help prevent disease.
Additionally, you can take advantage of resources to help on your road to success. A few website features are as follows:
• View your local CHPS event calendar.
• Track your daily workouts, steps and food intake with the help of an accurate calorie count for calorie intake and burn.
• Access a wide variety of health information in the Health Library.
• Link information you already track from sites/apps.
• Get suggestions for small goals to focus on each day called Daily Pursuits.
• Form alliances with friends and co-workers to create support to meet and achieve your personal well-being.
As a mobile worksite wellness program, CHPS also offers health and wellness services across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. All CHPS services are free and available to the federal civilian workforce. Active-duty personal are also eligible for many of services, such as:
• Cardiac risk profile screenings (cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar)
• Blood pressure screenings
• Body composition screenings
• Health education classes
• Health awareness campaigns
• Wellness challenges
Wright-Patterson CHPS also offers these upcoming events:
• Personal Goal Setting
Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., National Air and Space Intelligence Center (Area A) Budian conference room (*access for NASIC employees only)
• DASH Diet for Healthy Blood Pressure
Jan. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 262 (Area A) Room B213, 2nd floor (“Gerrity room”)
Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 830 (Area A) Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Staff Development Room (basement)
Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 16 (Area B) Conference Room 141, 1st floor
Jan. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 675 (Area B) Front Conference Room, 1st floor
• Understanding Thyroid Disorders
Jan. 14, 1-2 p.m., Bldg. 16 (Area B) Conference Room 141
Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 70 (Area B) Conference Room “C” (near front of bldg.)
Jan. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 50 (Area B) Room 224
Jan. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bldg. 262 (Area A) Room B213 (“Gerrity room”)
• Wellness Screenings
Jan. 14, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Bldg. 15 (Area B) The Cave
Jan. 16, 8-10 a.m., Bldg. 262 (Area A) Food Court (2nd floor)
Jan. 22, 8-9:30 a.m., / Bldg. 10 (Area A) Morris Conference Room (2nd floor)
Jan. 23, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Bldg. 28 (Area B) Trailer C, Garcia Conference Room
Jan. 29, 8-10 a.m., Bldg. 600 (Area B) Global Hawk Conference Room
For more information about the HRA program or to set up services at your worksite location, contact the CHPS office at 937-904-9359 or Sara Carros at email@example.com.
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