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Employee Well-being Webinars
May 18, 2023

Take care of your physical, emotional, and financial well-being by increasing your well-being knowledge through webinars.

Below are several webinars that will help you keep your well-being on track! Most of them require registration and are 30-60 minutes long. The registration links and other webinars can be found on the UW System Human Resources Well-being Webinars web page.

Well WI Radio Podcast: Recent Episode – Tobacco Cessation
Vendor: WebMD (Well Wisconsin Program Administrator)
Date and Time: On demand
Description: The Well Wisconsin Radio podcast focuses on topics of health and well-being discussed with experts from around the state of Wisconsin. Join host, Renee Fox, as she talks with Megan Piper, PhD, professor and research director at UW-Madison. During this episode, they will share methods for quitting, ideas for adopting healthy habits, and suggestions for supporting a loved one on their journey to quit. Listen to this episode to learn more.

Invest in Your Financial Future: Introduction to the UW 403(b)
Vendor: Fidelity (UW 403(b) Supplemental Retirement Program Recordkeeper)
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 – 12:00 p.m.
Description: The UW 403(b) Supplemental Retirement Program is a supplemental retirement savings program that allows most employees to invest a portion of their income for retirement on a pre-tax and/or post-tax basis. This webinar will introduce you to the basics of the 403(b) Program so you can begin investing in your financial future today! Join this webinar to learn more.

Healthy Living: Navigating Life Transitions
Vendor: Kepro (Employee Assistance Program Administrator)
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 – 12:30 p.m.
Description: Life transitions, whether personal or professional, may occur unexpectedly. This session will share best practices about how to prepare for change and manage emotions during life transitions. By the end of this webinar, you should feel inspired to tackle your next challenging transition. Join this webinar to learn more.

Prepare for Your Retirement
Vendor: Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF)
Date and Time: Thursday, June 22, 2023 – 6:00 p.m. (other dates and times available)
Description: If you are planning to retire within the next five years, you may want to tune into this webinar. This webinar will explain how the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) retirement benefit works, who is eligible, how to apply for retirement benefits, and the types of annuity options. Join this webinar to learn more!


Take the time to manage your well-being by visiting the UW System Human Resources Well-being Webinars web page.

Consult with your supervisor for approval to attend well-being webinars during working hours.


Source: UW System Human Resources
Categories: Wellness