Healthy ME Updates

THE HEALTHY ME 2022 RE-CHARGE WITH GRATITUDE CHALLENGE!

The Gratitude Challenge is back and Healthy ME wants to encourage employees to build strategies and skills for coping with stress, finding purpose and work-life balance!

The RE-CHARGE WITH GRATITUDE CHALLENGE takes place February 7 – March 6, but you can REGISTER NOW on Passport 4 Good (P4G) in one of 3 ways:

1.  Click to Register

2. Scan QR Code and add your login  OR   

3.  Log into www.p4g.app/Ellis and •Scroll down to Your Active Groups •Select Join More GroupsClick Join a Group

PARTICPANTS

  • Will receive Gratitude Challenge tips and activities each week in your email.
  • Participants who check-in each week will qualify for a random raffle prize- 10 winners in all, for a 10,000 mAh Healthy ME branded wireless charger power bank!
  • Will have the option to share an anonymous gratitude message (link will be provided weekly) on http://www.ellishealthyme.org

Download our flyer for all details!


MVP LIVING WELL PROGRAMS Q1 OFFERINGS

View our MVP Living Well Programs Calendar here:  Live a Healthy Lifestyle | MVP Health Care

MVP Living Well Programs is proud to offer more well-being experiences for all Ellis Employees! Programs are available to both MVP members and non-members, with both virtual and in-person offerings in the east! Register for ALL programs with the registration links provided.

*Virtual Options*

Understanding Blood Pressure and Cholesterol – learn the new “normal” numbers for bp and cholesterol and ways to lower your numbers through lifestyle & nutrition changes (1/31/22 12:00-1:00pm) | click this link to register

Blood Pressure Challenge – join this six-week, self-guided program to gain an understanding of your bp and cholesterol numbers and test out strategies to reduce them. The challenge runs from 1/31/22-3/11/22 | click this link to register

Healthy Eating on a Budget – join Capital Roots for a webinar on 2/03/2022 from 12:00-1:00pm learn how to kickstart healthy and affordable options for your diet | click this link to register

Inward Office – take virtual classes that include, yoga, chair yoga, pilates, meditation, and more | click this link to register

Virtual Butt Stops Here – 7 week tobacco cessation program available online | click this link to register

Rochester Brainery – Use a $15 discount on class offerings available both online or in Rochester. Class options include macrame, pasta making, knitting, baking, and may more | click this link to register

Virtual Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – a six-week self-guided program that will teach you strategies to reduce and relieve stress | click this link to register

*In Person or Virtual*

Inner Bliss Yoga – Save $15 on Inner Bliss’s 14-day Explorer Pass (Usually $41) and get two weeks of unlimited classes, with virtual options and in-person classes in Schenectady | click this link to register

*In Person*

Five Rivers Educational Center – Take a guided snowshoe tour w/ rentals available for $5 | click this link to register


EAP WEBINAR | Anxiety Free: Restructuring thoughts to help manage anxiety

Anxiety affects more Americans every year than any other mental health disorder, but is also the disorder that can be treated most effectively. This class will outline approaches to anxiety management and reduction proven to work. Participants will learn about the physiology of anxiety, and will have the opportunity to try out techniques in class such as identifying core beliefs, breathing and relaxation, and anxiety acceptance. Participants will leave with an understanding of tools that can be used to reduce anxiety and how the therapeutic process can be used to support this process.

  • Wednesday, January 5 | 12-1 PM

AIG/VALIC FINANCIAL WEBINAR: Social Security and Your Retirement

A secure, comfortable retirement is every worker’s dream. Achieving this dream requires careful financial planning to anticipate your income and needs in retirement. As part of a comprehensive financial plan, Social Security is an important element in retirement security.

  • Tuesday, December 14 | 12 PM
  • Register HERE

EAP WEBINAR: Understanding Stress and How to Stress Less

This class, facilitated by a professional therapist, introduces participants to the psychology and physiology of stress as a means for understanding and mitigating negative stress reactions. This session will demonstrate how variable levels of stress effect performance – positively and negatively. The class will discuss factors contributing to stress and how to minimize them and offer insight into practical ways to manage stress when it is unavoidable.

  • Wednesday, December 8 | 12-1PM

THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT VIRTUAL EVENT

You don’t have to stop in one day. Start with day one.

The Great American Smokeout is an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in November. Try to quit smoking for one day and start your journey toward a smoke-free life! We’re here to help! 

Join us for a FREE 30-minute virtual (online) smoking cessation coaching session, led by a trained facilitator, for the tips and resources you need to succeed.

Choose from the following coaching sessions:

  • Wednesday, November 17th at 7pm
  • Thursday, November 18th at 9am
  • Thursday, November 18th at 12pm 

No pre-registration. No commitment. No sales. Just help.

To join, please visit sphp.com/quitsmoking for the links to each session or to register for upcoming 2022 Virtual Butt Stops Here 7-week sessions.

See the flyer for more information!


EAP WEBINAR: SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

Participants will learn the common symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, theories for why it happens, as well as treatments that can be effective. Anyone concerned that they may suffer from this type of seasonal depression will leave with a plan for improving their symptoms to help them feel better throughout the year.

  • Wednesday, November 3 | 12-1 PM
  • Register HERE

MVP LIVING WELL PROGRAMS HAS MOVED!

From now on, you can register for all MVP Commercial Living Well Programs on our MVP Living Well Programs Calendar link: Live a Healthy Lifestyle | MVP Health Care. This includes upcoming amazing programs brought to you in partnership with the Mental Health Association in NY and the Alzheimer’s Association!

  • MHANY Mind Body Health and Healing: Wednesday, November 3 | 12-1 pm

For those of us under chronic stress or managing our mental health its helpful to be aware of emotions and attend to them quickly. Tending to them quickly ensures we will not carry them with us throughout the day, week, month and for some of us years. Taking a leadership role over our thoughts will ensure our emotions don’t have a life of their own.

  • MHANY Creating a Wellness Mindset: Wednesday, December 1 | 12-1 pm

Learn the characteristics needed for a wellness mindset. A sense of well-being is the integration  of  body, mind and spirit; and the appreciation that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an impact on our health. This presentation provides a framework for how to create a ‘wellness mindset’ that will support the practice of continuous self-care.

  • Alzheimer’s Association® Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body: Tuesday, November 2 | 12-1 pm

This program, brought to you by The Alzheimer’s Association®, provides information and tips on healthy aging. At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline.

  • Alzheimer’s Association® 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: Friday, November 12 | 12-1 pm

A new 1-hour program that explores the common warning signs of Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. The Alzheimer’s Association® developed the new 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s education program to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others.


AIG/VALIC WEBINAR: FINANCIAL WELLNESS

Looking for Financial Wellness Activity Credit on Passport 4 Good? There are two opportunities for you to participate in the AIG/VALIC Financial Wellness webinar!

  • Tuesday, October 26 | 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 26 | 5:00 PM

Employees and family members can join either webinar by registering  HERE

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CHECK YOUR 2021 HEALTHY ME WELLNESS PASSPORT 4 GOOD (P4G) STATUS!

P4G has designed an awesome flyer to help Ellis Medicine employees check their Healthy ME Wellness Passport status! It is important to remember that it could take 45 days for your physical and/or PHA report to upload into P4G! Check out their flyer below!

All employees and their families can join in on EAP Nutrition Webinar: The Power of 5. Register Here.


TWO OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2021 WELLNESS PASSPORT NUTRTIONAL WELLNESS ACTIVITY CREDIT!

Supporting Your Immune System: A Registered Dietitian will walk you through all of the nutrients you should be consuming in order to best support your immune system. From Vitamin C to Folate, she will explain why these nutrients are so important and how you can find them in the grocery store. This presentation is sure to fill you with practical ways to support your immune system and help your body prepare for the battles it may have to fight. Our excitement about nutrition is sure to motivate you to prioritize your health.

  • Thursday, October 7 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM
  • Register HERE

The Power of 5. A Registered Dietitian will walk you through the importance of eating a variety of foods throughout the day. She will explain the importance of eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with the benefits of including grains, fruits, vegetables, protein, and dairy. The Kelly’s Choice MyPlate inspired approach is proven to give you the information you need to lose weight and improve your health.

  • Thursday, October 21 | 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Register HERE

LOOKING FOR PASSPORT 4 GOOD WELLNESS ACTIVITY CREDIT FOR NUTRITION and/or SOCIAL|MIND|SPIRIT?

All employees and their families can join in on EAP Nutrition Webinar: The Power of 5. Register Here.

  • Thursday, October 21 | 12:00-1:00 PM

All employees can also register for our MVP Living Well Programs webinar: Self Compassion: A Tool for Mental Health presented by Mental Health Association in NY. Register for this program and others on our Living Well Programs Link. ALL MVP Living Well Programs qualify as Passport 4 Good Credit!

  • Wednesday, October 6 | 12:00-1:00 PM

MVP members can check out resources on Healthyroads! Find them by:

  • Visiting mvphealthcare.com
  • Signing-in to your member account.
  • Choosing your path to well-being (where you take the PHA)
  • Clicking the Health Resources tab! Here you will find several learning modules in Nutrition 101!

AIG/VALIC WEBINAR: CASH MANAGEMENT

The dream of financial independence during retirement is a common one. The key is preparation. Preparing for future financial freedom begins today, with a candid analysis of your financial situation. This course covers basic cash management disciplines and credit management tips.

Thursday, September 23 | 2:00-3:00PM

REGISTER HERE


THREE IMPORTANT UPDATES FOR ELLIS MEDICINE EMPLOYEES!

  • Riverview Orchard Discounts are Back!
    • Show your Ellis Medicine Badge prior to checkout for a $15 discount on family fun activities at the orchard from September 20 – October 4, 2021. These activities include apple picking, corn mazes, hay monuments and an animal farm. Don’t forget to end your visit at the orchard store where they have fresh made cider donuts or pick your own pumpkins!
  • Just over 40 days remain for employees to complete your Healthy ME Passport for 2022 Ellis Insurance Savings! Employees without Ellis insurance can qualify to win great prizes!
    • How to Access your Passport For Good!
      • Go to www.p4g.app/Ellis or by scanning the QR Code
      • User Name is Ellis email address
      • Password is your Birth Month, Birth Day & Last Name
      • (no capitals or spaces) Ie. 0131smith
    • Download our Passport 4 Good Assistance Schedule below!

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS SCREENINGS ARE BACK THIS SEPTEMBER 21-23!

Mark your calendars and sign-up for an appointment at www.wpvinc.com/ellis-medicine or scan our QR code on the flyer attached below. This is a great opportunity to achieve Social|Mind|Spirit or Physical Wellness activity credit for the 2021 Wellness Passport!

Do you KNOW YOUR NUMBERS?
Blood Pressure, HbA1c (blood glucose level), Total Cholesterol, “Good” Cholesterol (HDL), and a simple body composition screening.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT THE ONSITE HEALTH SCREENING?

  • A nurse from WPV will conduct confidential Health Screening (takes approximately 15 minutes).
  • YOUR NUMBERS & your body composition results, is provided before you leave.
  • The nurse will provide health education & counseling if needed.
  • Your health information remains completely confidential!

WHERE & WHEN & REGISTER HERE: https://www.wpvinc.com/ellis-medicine

  • Bellevue MVP Rooms: Tuesday, Sept. 21 | 7:00 AM  – 11:00 AM
  • Medical Center of Clifton Park Old Ortho Suite: Tuesday, Sept. 21 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • McClellan Street Health Center Auditorium: Wednesday,  Sept. 22 | 8:30 AM– 3:00 PM
  • Ellis Hospital Auditorium: Thursday, Sept. 23 | 7:00AM– 3:30 PM

To limit crowding, there will be NO walk-in appointments this year. However, you may stop by to sign-up for a later timeslot. Scheduling closes EOB the day before each screening.


TWO FREE HEALTHY ME WEBINARS | AIG AND MHANY!

AIG-Navigating Student Loan Debt

  • Thursday, August 19 | 12:00-12:30PM
  • Register HERE

Mental Health Association of NY – Cultivating Resiliency

  • Wednesday, August 25 | 12:00-1:00PM
  • Register HERE

THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HEALTHY ME PRESENTS CULTIVATING RESILIENCY WEBINAR

Participants will have an opportunity to explore self-care and wellness from a strengths-based perspective, including understanding stressors, building resiliency and self-compassion, and managing change. This webinar is FREE and open to all Ellis Medicine employees!

In this training participants will:

  • Define resiliency and its importance
  • Consider how our mind and body respond to stress and emotions
  • Discuss strategies to reduce stress and cultivate resilience
  • Develop self-care strategies and tools to promote wellness

Wednesday, August 25 at 12:00 PM.
Pre-register HERE


INTRO TO MINDFULESS CAPITAL EAP WEBINAR AUG. 4th | 12:00PM

This workshop will equip participants with mindfulness tools such as progressive muscle relaxation, grounding exercises, mindful eating, deep breathing, meditation, guided imagery, gratitude and much more. There are many benefits to practicing Mindfulness such as improving reasoning
and memory, maintaining balance with work, school, relationships and responsibilities as well as increasing happiness and a sense of purpose.

REGISTER HERE


ELLIS NIGHT OUT WITH THE VALLEY CATS!!

Ellis wants to celebrate a night out at a Valley Cats baseball game! Employees are welcome to bring their families to join in a fun evening celebrating Community Heroes’ Night!
Tuesday, August 17th at 6:30 PM! | Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY

  • Request up to 4 FREE tickets with the survey link: 2021 Healthy ME Valley Cats Tickets Request (office.com)
    • Tickets will be available for pick up on the evening of the game at an Ellis Medicine table near the ticket windows.
    • Please only order the amount of tickets you will use, so that more employees have a chance to attend!
    • Tickets can be requested until August 15, or until sold out.
  • Each ticket will come preloaded with a $5 food voucher

Download our printable flyer to learn more!


DRINK 8 TO HYDRATE IS BACK: AUGUST 9 – SEPTEMBER 5

Water is essential for life and many of us do not drink enough of it. Did you know that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated? Join the challenge to learn the importance of hydration and start the healthy habit of drinking eight (8-ounce) glasses of water each day. All participants who finish the challenge qualify for awesome random raffle prizes including, 1 of 3 Echo Shows or 1 of 2 Seltzer Streamers!

Register by Logging into www.p4g.app/Ellis • Scroll down to Your Active Groups • Select Join More Groups • Click Join a GROUP

Learn what our 2020 participants had to say about Drink 8 and more ways to register by downloading our printable flyer with QR code!


MVP LIVING WELL PROGRAMS SPONSORS YOGA BLISS at the HARBOR

MVP Living Well Programs is proud to partner with Yoga Bliss to offer free Meditation and Yoga on Sunday mornings, July 25 through September 26, 2021 at the Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater located at 220 Harborside Drive, Schenectady, NY.
Yoga Bliss will be offering instruction for breath techniques (Pranayama) and guided meditation from 8:30-8:50am and the Healthy Bliss Yoga classes from 9:00-10:00am. The event is FREE to the public and all ages and fitness levels are welcome. Classes will be gentle and slow moving with plenty of instruction for beginners.
Please click HERE to register for this event!

MVP Living Well Programs are open to ALL Ellis Medicine employees (MVP members and non-MVP members) and they qualify for credit on Passport For Good! Register for all programs, including kayak vouchers, at our MVP Living Well Programs Event Registration Survey LINK.


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COMPLETE THE MVP ONLINE PHA IN JULY FOR MORE CHANCES TO WIN!

Go to www.mvphealthcare.com and complete the online Personal Health Assessment (PHA) for a chance to win 1 of 5 Echo Dots, a Kitchen Gadget Set or Tea Kettle! All employees who have taken the online PHA since 11/01/2020 qualify for all prizes! See our PHA Instruction Guide for MVP Members and Non-Members attached below for step by step instructions!

The MVP Online PHA is a necessary step for completing your 2021 Healthy ME Passport on Passport For Good (P4G), your online platform for everything wellness related! Employees with Ellis Health Insurance who complete all seven Passport metrics may qualify for a 15% premium discount on their Ellis Health Insurance Rates in 2022. ALL employees who complete a 2021 HEALTHY ME Passport qualify to win amazing prizes! Learn more about the 2021 Healthy ME Passport and P4G HERE.


HEALTHY ME WALKING CHALLENGE UPDATE: BEST TEAM NAME WINNER

The winner of the Best Team Name Raffle is….Between a Walk and a Hard Pace! All team members will receive a Healthy ME swag bag. Congratulations!


ELLIS MEDICINE NAMED ONE OF REGION’S HEALTHIEST EMPLOYERS 3 YEARS IN A ROW!

We are excited to announce that Ellis Medicine has been named one of the Capital Region’s Healthiest Employers by the Albany Business Review for the third year in a row! This award honors area companies that provide the best health and wellness benefits for their employees.

The winners are determined by a third party–Healthiest Employers LLC–using an online assessment tool. Employers filled out applications and were scored based on such factors as their leadership’s commitment to their wellness program, what role the program plays in their corporate culture, the components of the program and so on.

Ellis’s recognition was due in part to our Healthy ME wellness program, which includes something for everyone. Healthy ME sponsors and/or promotes financial wellness challenges and webinars, team walking competitions, physical activity challenges, hydration challenges, mental health awareness webinars, healthy food options and much more!


2021 WALKING CHALLENGE BEST TEAM NAME VOTE!

Visit our survey link to vote for the best Team Name! Winning team members receive a Healthy ME swag bag!


Two Free Community Programs Available to Ellis Employees

VIRTUAL BUTT STOPS HERE TOBACCO CESSATION PROGRAMS!

Get the Tobacco Free Attestation credit for the 2021 Passport

The Virtual Butt Stops Here program is a FREE 7-week tobacco cessation program made possible through a collaboration of several community health partners, including Ellis Medicine, MVP Health Care and St. Peter’s Health Partners. Participants will learn about nicotine addiction, nicotine replacement therapies, stress management and coping techniques, share experiences and goals, and utilize a private, online social support network to aid in their tobacco cessation. Register for upcoming sessions through the MVP Living Well Programs link or through St Peter’s Health Partner’s link. New sessions starting in June:

  • Mondays at 4 pm, beginning June 7
  • Wednesdays at 9:30 am, beginning June 9
  • Wednesdays at 12 pm, beginning June 9
  • Wednesdays at 7 pm, beginning June 16 

MVP HEALTH CARE AND YOGA BLISS ON THE BOULEVARD PRESENT A FREE EIGHT WEEK SERIES OF HEALTHY BLISS YOGA AT THE MOHAWK HARBOR

  • Sunday mornings June 6th through July 25
  • 8:30-8:50 AM Breath/ Meditation
  • 9:00-10:00 AM Healthy Gentle Bliss Yoga

This event is FREE to the public and all ages and fitness levels are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing in layers and bring water along with a yoga mat and any blocks or cushions for ease in sitting. Register online at https://www.innerblissny.com/yoga-at-the-harbor1.html and be entered in a drawing for a Bliss T-shirt given away at each class.


GRAB YOUR COWORKERS and START WALKING WITH THIS YEAR’S VACATION DESTINATION WALKING CHALLENGE! 

  • Teams of 4, with easy tracking of steps on Passport 4 Good (P4G)!
  • No Team? No worry! You can still Join in P4G & we will find you a team!
  • Fun & Friendly competition between coworkers and teams!

Enter your steps each week or daily on P4G to get credit for this Healthy ME Activity and chances to win great prizes!

Some Fun Include:

  • Virginia Beach VA: 600 miles| Equals 10,698 per Teammate*
  • Myrtle Beach, SC:  809 miles | Equals 14,429 per Teammate*
  • Savanah, GA: 997 miles | Equals 17,656 per Teammate*
  • Orlando, FL: 1267 miles | Equals 19,958 per Teammate*

THREE WAYS TO REGISTER BY JUNE 3

  • Mental Health Awareness and Assistance | Tues., May 4 | 12-1 PM |  Register HERE
  • Seated Serenity | Tues., May 11 | 12-1 PM | Register HERE
  • Compassion Fatigue | Thursday, May 27 | 5:30-6:30 PM | Register HERE

1.  Click to Register

2. Scan QR Code and add your login 

    

      OR

3.  Log into www.p4g.app/Ellis and •Scroll down to Your Active Groups •Select Join More Groups •Click Join a Group


2021 AHA HEART WALK-REGISTER TODAY!

Register today for the 2021 American Heart Association Heart Walk
Join the Ellis Strong Team for the 2021 Heart Walk on June 6 and Kick Off the Healthy ME Walking Challenge on a Strong Foot

American Heart Association Virtual Heart Walk
Sunday, June 6

Get your steps in with your co-workers, alone in the great outdoors, or from the comfort of your own home, all to support this great cause. Participating in the Heart Walk & Run is about coming together, getting hearts pumping, honoring survivors, raising lifesaving funds – and having fun along the way. Get ready to “lace up” with us and the American Heart Association (AHA), and walk wherever you are on June 6, 2021.

Register today under the Ellis Strong Team, and start taking advantage of great new additions to this year’s program like digital swag bag items and a Week of Wellness. The AHA has so many fun and healthy things planned to take this Digital Experience to the next level! Don’t miss this opportunity to get active for a wonderful cause! And remember, all registrants can invite others (friends, co-workers, neighbors, family, etc.) to be a part of their team, or simply join as part of the larger Ellis Team.

You can join the Ellis Strong Team by registering through the below QR Code or by clicking here!


GREAT HEALTHY ME OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING AND PASSPORT FOR GOOD WELLNESS ACTIVITY CREDIT IN MAY!

AIG Financial Webinar

Young Professionals | Wed., May 19 | 12-1 PM | Register HERE

Upcoming EAP Webinars


EAP WEBINAR FOR ELLIS MEDICINE EMPLOYEES: WORK-LIFE BALANCE

In this training, participants will explore beliefs and perspectives of the meaning of a balanced life, map a true picture of their current life and their ideal balanced life and walk away with applicable, practical strategies to create greater balance in their lives.

  • Thursday, April 22
  • 12-1 PM
  • Register HERE

JOIN THE HEALTHY ME MAY IN MOTION CHALLENGE!

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and Healthy ME would like to celebrate by providing Ellis Medicine employees with exercise challenges for 4 weeks in MAY!

Why Join May In Motion?

  • Helps keep exercise on your mind!!
  • Introduces you to some new exercises
  • Gives you strategies for fitting exercise into your day
  • Learn exercise facts and weekly exercise goals with this Challenge!

Each week, the participant will receive weekly emails specifying that week’s May in Motion Activities. Check-in all Four Weeks to qualify for Prizes & completion count as a Healthy ME Activity!!

REGISTER BY MAY 2ND On Passport for Good

Log into Passport For Good at wwwp4g.app/Ellis

  • Scroll down to Your Active Group
  • Select Join More Group
  • Click Join A Group

Or register by downloading our flyer and scanning the QR code!

Visit our May in Motion Page for updates and exercises throughout May!


NEW MVP LIVING WELL PROGRAMS!

MVP Living Well Programs is excited to announce new Q2 programs and the extension of your favorite Q1 programs! Registration for all programs is available through our NEW MVP Living Well Programs Event Registration Survey LINK. MVP Living Well Programs are open to ALL of your employees (MVP members and non-MVP members) and MVP Medicare members.

Q2 program offerings for include:

  • New! Virtual Gardening Classes with Capital Roots FREE
  • New! Virtual or in-person painting session discount with Burlington Paint and Sip $15 coupon code
  • New! Make Your Own Terrarium Kit discount with Jardin Terrariums $15 coupon code
  • New!15-minute virtual Guided Meditations with Root3d, Albany FREE
  • New! 15-minute virtual Zentangle Workshops with Roberson Museum and Science Center FREE
  • New! MVP Living Well Programs 4-week Gratitude Challenge FREE
  • Inward Office Yoga (virtual classes) FREE
  • Max Effort Training (virtual exercise classes) FREE
  • Rochester Brainery (virtual and in-person collection of classes) $15 discount
  • Virtual Butt Stops Here Smoking Cessation Sessions in collaboration with SPHP FREE

All MVP Living Well Programs are QUALIFYING Healthy ME activities for your 2021 Passport!

Questions? Email livingwellprograms@mvphealthcare.com


THE 2021 PASSPORT and PASSPORT FOR GOOD (P4G) ARE HERE!

Healthy ME is excited to announce the new 2021 Passport which goes hand in hand with the Passport For Good (P4G)! The P4G provides employees the ability to easily enter and manage their 2021 Healthy ME Passport. P4G is a mobile friendly web-based platform focused on providing participants with visibility into real-time wellness milestones. Learn all about the new 2021 Passport and P4G on our 2021 Passport/P4G tab on the Healthy ME website!


IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO COMPLETE YOUR MVP ONLINE PERSONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT (PHA)!

Get a head start on the 2021 Wellness Passport by visiting MVP Health Care and taking your PHA today! Use our new Healthy ME Guide to the MVP Online PHA to assist you!


CAPITAL EAP SUPPORT FOR ELLIS MEDICINE EMPLOYEES

Capital EAP is available to support ALL Ellis Medicine Employees. Please click this link to their January newsletter which provides incredible information on topics like “How to Deal with Anxiety” and “Coping with Your Trauma”.
Capital EAP also offers free and confidential mental health counseling sessions over the phone or through video chat. Ellis Medicine employees and their family members can have up to 5 free counseling sessions each, per year.

  • How to Schedule an Appointment: Please call the main number (518)465-3813 to speak with intake staff to schedule an appointment.
  • For 24/7 Crisis Support: Speak to a counselor at any time of day or night in the event that you are experiencing a crisis. You can reach out to a counselor in the moment by calling the main number (518)465-3813 and selecting Option 2.