Tag Archives: Health & Fitness

  1. Keith Pomeroy Recognized as a 2020 Pillar of Vibrancy

    Keith Pomeroy was awarded the 2020 Pillar of Vibrancy for Wellness and Philanthropy by The Community House and The Bates Street Society. Keith was recognized at the Fifth Annual Bates Street Society Dinner for his charitable work with Child Safe Michigan, an affiliate of the Judson Center, and the creation of The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

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  2. Annual Employer Survey Underway to Benchmark Benefits and Identify Emerging Trends in Michigan

    Troy, Michigan – January 29, 2020 – The Michigan office of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC recently launched its 17th annual Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey. The free survey and analysis helps company and human resources executives understand the leading benefit strategies implemented by area employers and guide their 2020 employee health care benefit decisions.

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  3. HomeWell of South East Michigan Receives 2020 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

    Troy – [HomeWell of South East Michigan announced today that it has received both the 2020 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. HomeWell is now ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide an exceptional working experience to employees and the highest quality care to clients.

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  4. WNBA MVP, Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie to keynote annual Keeper of the Dream Awards

    Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.

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  5. OU’s School of Health Sciences to offer new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree

    This fall, Oakland University’s School of Health Science will offer a new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science undergraduate degree program.

    The new program will help prepare students for careers in exercise and fitness, health and wellness, and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as for application to graduate programs in the healthcare fields, such as physical therapy, exercise science, movement science or kinesiology.

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  6. Oakland University Campus Student Organic Farm launches crowdfunding campaign

    The Campus Student Organic Farm (CSOF) at Oakland University recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to expand their hoophouse, which will allow the CSOF to become even more sustainable in the future.

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  7. Take Root to present an evening of movement and dance on Aug. 2 at The Cube

    Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University will present an evening of movement and dance at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 2 at The Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

    “Take Root is thrilled to be returning to The Cube for our season opening concert,” said Associate Professor of Dance Ali Woerner, who co-founded Take Root in 2013 with fellow Associate Professor of Dance Thayer Jonutz.

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  8. Marsh & McLennan Agency Survey: Health Plan Cost Increases by 3%, Lower than Prior Two Years

    Troy, Michigan – …Health care costs for Michigan employers grew at an average rate of just 3% after plan changes, down from 5% in 2017 and 2018, according to survey results released by Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC. Conducted annually for 16 years, the Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey benchmarks health benefits and cost trends for 2019 among 383 Michigan organizations with 100-10,000 employees.

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  9. NEW Location: HealthMarkets – Troy – Eric Zawicki Agency

    HealthMarkets Makes It Easy to SHOP for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans!

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  10. Oakland University professors develop ‘HOP-UP-PT’ physical therapy program

    Dr. Sara Arena and Dr. Chris Wilson, assistant professors of physical therapy at Oakland University, have created the Home-based Older Person Upstreaming Prevention Physical Therapy (HOP-UP-PT) program, which is designed to provide early preventative interventions to senior citizens at risk of being homebound by facilitating partnerships between community centers and local physical therapists. Read the rest of this entry »

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