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MIIA is a Membership Service of the Massachusetts
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Individual Resources

The materials below are provided to help support your individual efforts to enhance your wellbeing, now and into your retirement years. We value your feedback. Please contact your workplace wellness coordinator or wellness committee members with any comments or ideas for new content.  

Posted on July 1st, 2020

Behavioral Health Support

Free and confidential support for personal, family and work related concerns that may be affecting your health and wellbeing. Read More Details

Posted on May 27th, 2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield Tools, Resources and Discounts

Stay up-to-date on the best ways to use your health plan and the latest wellness news. Read More Details

Posted on July 7th, 2020

Health Literacy

A series of educational articles raising awareness of consumer health care issues with the purpose of improving health literacy. Read More Details

Posted on September 23rd, 2020

Delicious and Healthy Recipes

Each month we send recipes to members. Check here to find some of our more recent tasty, nutritious dishes. Please note: The MIIA RD's have evaluated these recipes to the best of our ability and recommend them nutritionally, but with full disclosure, we have not sampled them all ourselves Read More Details

Posted on September 23rd, 2020

Get Fit

Each month we send members tips and insights on how to improve their physical fitness in our monthly e-newsletter. Check here to find those and other timely articles and resources. Read More Details

Posted on September 23rd, 2020

Take It Easy: Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Each month we send members tips and insights on how to manage stress, become more mindful and maintain a better work/life balance. Check here to find our more recent articles and resources. Read More Details

Posted on August 27th, 2020

Eat Well

Each month we send members tips and insights on how to improve their nutrition and diet in our monthly e-newsletter. Check here to find those and other timely articles and resources. Read More Details

Posted on August 27th, 2020

Illness and Disease Prevention

Review the latest health news on how to protect yourself and your family. Read More Details

Posted on February 12th, 2018

Be Market-Smart

Find helpful articles and tips to keep up-to-date on food industry news. We'll also give you the facts to outwit the food industry so you get maximum value from your food purchases. Read More Details

Posted on January 28th, 2020

The Product Corner

The Product Corner empowers you to make more informed choices with reliable facts about some of the most popular and newest foods on the market. We expose the products that aren’t what they claim to be and applaud the ones that are, helping you make the healthy choice. Read More Details

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Wellness Phone Coaching

Have you set health goals? For example, to lose weight, exercise more, eat healthier, stress less, or learn to meditate? Have you been thinking about making these changes and you just can’t seem to get started? Then you could be a perfect partner for a MIIA health coach. Read More Details

Posted on March 6th, 2020

Financial Wellness

A series of educational articles on health and health-care costs and how they may impact you and our family. Read More Details

Posted on March 3rd, 2020

Success Story Corner

Learn how MIIA members use the wide variety of wellness programs, online and in-person, to choose activities that best fit their lifestyles and also help them meet and maintain their individual health and wellness goals. Read More Details

Posted on March 24th, 2020

A Taste of Mindfulness

Our new online winter workshop series on mindfulness and how it can help us more effectively manage the “stuff” of our lives is in session. Remaining topics include difficult emotions, chronic pain, caregiving and work. The workshop sessions broadcast live on Mondays from the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health. Read More Details

Posted on April 22nd, 2020

Flatten the Curve of Weight Gain During the Shutdown Recipes

Sometimes it is difficult to maintain healthy eating habits during stressful times. That's why we created this collection of healthy and easy-to-prepare recipes that cover breakfast through dinner. Read More Details

Posted on June 16th, 2020

Learn to Live

Our partner, Learn to Live, offers 5 highly effective online programs based on the proven principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The programs are confidential, accessible anywhere, and based on years of research showing online CBT programs are as effective as face-to-face therapy. Our programs cover: Social Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Substance Use, or Stress, Anxiety and Worry. Read More Details