Route to Wellness
June 9 – August 3
(Registration closes June 19)
Do you know about the many benefits to walking? Walking can:
- Help you live more independently
- Lower your blood pressure & “bad” cholesterol
- Reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- Improve your memory and thinking skills
- Give you a more positive outlook on life
And that’s only a sampling of the benefits!
Although you may understand the importance of walking, it can be challenging to put that knowledge into action. To help you increase your walking habits, the Dow Retiree Health Program is proud to offer…
This FREE eight-week walking program begins June 9 and runs through August 3. It is open to all Dow, Union Carbide, and Rohm and Haas retirees and their spouses/partners.
(Registration closes June 19)
Route to Wellness is designed to help you walk the recommended number of steps, minutes, and/or miles per day. Based on your current activity level, you will set a personal goal to reach by the end of the program. Each week you will walk to a different destination across America while gradually increasing your steps, time, or distance until you reach your personal goal.
- A printable tracking form will be available for your use, or you may create your own.
- You will receive weekly e-mails with walking and wellness tips, healthy recipes and good, better, best food suggestions.
- You will be invited to attend a phone-in presentation on ways to make your walking safer and more effective.
You will have the opportunity to report your weekly progress. Each progress report you submit earns you an entry into the GRAND PRIZE DRAWING; however, reporting is not required to participate!
So, what are you waiting for? Register today, and get ready to start counting your steps, minutes, and/or miles on the
Note: Internet access is NOT required to participate in Route to Wellness. If you know of another retiree who would benefit from Route to Wellness, but does not have an e-mail address, have them contact Leslie Sosebee Dow Retiree Health Promotion Coordinator, at:
- 1254 Enclave Parkway, Houston, TX 77077
Consult your physician before starting an exercise program and/or if you have or are at risk for a chronic health condition (e.g., diabetes, hypertension).
Retirees are invited to join Dow's FREE Phone-In Health Education Sessions
Dow Health Services provides FREE phone-in presentations on various topics related to good health. Retirees and spouses are invited to join Dow employees from around the globe in learning how to live healthier, more satisfying lives.
Click Here to access this month's presentation slides, dates, and times, as well as a list of upcoming topics.
Please open the slides at least five minutes prior to the start of the call.
To participate, call the Toll Free Conference Number: 1-888-806-4788
After a brief silence, you will hear the voice prompt to enter the participant passcode: Participant Pass Code: 7880043#
You will hear "Your pass code has been confirmed..."" and then you will be connected to the call.
PLEASE MUTE YOUR PHONE DURING THE PRESENTATION BY PRESSING *6 ON YOUR KEYPAD. To ask a question, press *6 again to unmute your phone.
Good Health presentations are delivered live by a health professional &emdash; at home, work or wherever you have safe access to a phone. A new topic is offered each month!
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