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  • Health Is the Key, a podcast

    Latest Episode: How Healthy Is Your Relationship with Your Doctor?

    Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    In this episode, the Benefit Funds’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van H. Dunn, discusses the importance of building a healthy relationship with a primary care provider. Putting the emphasis on prevention – catching small problems before they become big ones – Dr. Dunn details the ways in which healthcare providers treat the whole person. He also explores the reasons why many people avoid seeing a provider regularly (and how to overcome them) and offers tips on what to look for in a provider – and what to avoid.

  • Members' Voices

    Featuring Rene Kwong!

    When it comes to healthy living, the most helpful advice and inspiring stories may come from your fellow 1199SEIU members! That’s why we began our Members' Voices series. Our 2024 season includes monthly episodes featuring 1199ers who share how and WHY they began their health journeys—and the strategies they’ve picked up along the way. Each story is sure to provide you with inspiration and down-to-earth advice to help you on your own health journey!

  • Learn about Long-Life Superfoods

    Tuesday, May 21, at 6:00 pm

    A Wellness Health Educator will introduce you to the best foods for longevity.

  • Yoga and Pilates Fusion Flow

    Tuesday, May 21, at 6:00 pm

    Ready to exercise your way to better health? Join the Benefit Funds’ all-new two-month series of exercise classes for members. Practice flexibility and mindfulness with yoga, all from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
  • Pension Benefit Information Session: NBF Pre-Retiree Pension & Health Benefits

    Wednesday, May 22, at 12:00 pm

    It’s never too early to start preparing for your retirement. Learn about the benefits available to you as a retiree, how to apply for your pension, and if you are eligible to receive retiree health coverage.

  • Understanding Your Paycheck

    Wednesday, May 22, at 6:00 pm

    In this webinar, you'll learn about payroll and tax deductions, social security, Medicare, FICA and more.

  • Dance

    Saturday, May 25, at 10:00 am

    Ready to exercise your way to better health? Join the Benefit Funds’ all-new two-month series of exercise classes for members. Get into the groove with an African dance class, all from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
  • Yoga and Pilates Fusion Flow

    Tuesday, May 28, at 6:00 pm

    Ready to exercise your way to better health? Join the Benefit Funds’ all-new two-month series of exercise classes for members. Practice flexibility and mindfulness with yoga, all from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
  • Pension Benefit Information Session: NBF Pre-Retiree Pension & Health Benefits

    Wednesday, May 29, at 1:00 pm

    It’s never too early to start preparing for your retirement. Learn about the benefits available to you as a retiree, how to apply for your pension, and if you are eligible to receive retiree health coverage.

  • NAMI-NYC: Family and Friends

    Thursday, May 30, at 1:00 pm

    “Family and Friends” share ways to support someone who is struggling with mental illness—and will connect you with a community that understands what you’re going through.

  • Dance

    Saturday, June 1, at 10:00 am

    Ready to exercise your way to better health? Join the Benefit Funds’ all-new two-month series of exercise classes for members. Get into the groove with an African dance class, all from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
  • Ask the Expert: “Nutrition and Breastfeeding”

    Saturday, June 1, at 10:00 am

    Join us at this special webinar and learn about ways to nourish you and baby—from formula to breast milk, nursing positions, milk supply and more—ask our expert all of your feeding questions!
  • Yoga and Pilates Fusion Flow

    Tuesday, June 4, at 6:00 pm

    Ready to exercise your way to better health? Join the Benefit Funds’ all-new two-month series of exercise classes for members. Practice flexibility and mindfulness with yoga, all from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
  • Aetna New Members Orientation

    Wednesday, June 5, at 11:00 am

    In this session, you’ll learn about the different parts of Medicare, how your 1199SEIU Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan (medical, prescription & dental) works, plus how you can keep seeing the doctors you know and trust.

COVID-19 and Variants Panel Discussion with Dr. Van H. Dunn

COVID-19 and Variants Panel Discussion with Dr. Van H. Dunn

COVID-19 and Variants Panel Discussion with Dr. Van H. Dunn Chief Medical Officer Dr. Van H. Dunn shares the latest information about the COVID-19 virus on Facebook Live. In this video, Dr. Dunn is joined by Karen Larane, RN, and an 1199SEIU member to discuss the...

NAMI-NYC: Family and Friends

NAMI-NYC: Family and Friends

NAMI-NYC: Family and Friends “Family and Friends” shares ways to support someone who is struggling with mental illness—and will connect you with a community that understands what you’re going through. Learn More about NAMI-NYC

NAMI-NYC: Mental Health 101

NAMI-NYC: Mental Health 101

NAMI-NYC: Mental Health 101 “Mental Health 101” introduces you to what mental illness is and how it affects those living with it. Learn More about NAMI-NYC

Holiday Eating Strategies

Holiday Eating Strategies

Holiday Eating Strategies Learn how to enjoy the season without worry. Health Educator Golda Smith will provide tips to help you avoid overeating at parties and family get-togethers. She’ll also demonstrate how to make delicious, healthier versions of your favorite...

Motherhood: Self-Care & Restoration

Motherhood: Self-Care & Restoration

Motherhood: Self-Care & RestorationGet the facts about proper nutrition and exercise during your pregnancy. Plus: learn how to stay mentally strong and pick up some tips for after your baby is born.

Healthy Finances: Understanding Your Paycheck

Healthy Finances: Understanding Your Paycheck

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Healthy Finances: How Credit Works

Healthy Finances: How Credit Works

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Healthy Finances: Banking Basics

Healthy Finances: Banking Basics

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