2013 Healthy Tigers Wellness Initiative
The AU Dept. of Payroll and Employee Benefits announces a new healthcare benefit, 2013 Healthy Tigers Initiative, for employees who subscribe to the AU health insurance plan. Participating in health and wellness screenings can result in a a $25.00 per month credit on their premiums.|
Wellness Initiative Links
Free Health and Medication Monitoring Services
The Auburn University, Harrison School of Pharmacy provides free Health and Medication Monitoring Services to individuals in the Auburn/Opelika area who are taking four or more prescription medications. Student Pharmacists provide assistance in understanding and following medication schedules, addressing any concerns participants may have about their health condition or medications, reviewing medications for any potential problems, looking for cost savings, checking blood pressure and/or blood-sugar levels between doctor visits, and helping fill pill boxes, if desired.
For more information or to volunteer, please call Kathy Kyle at 334-844-8345.
AU Speech and Hearing Clinic
The AU Speech and Hearing Clinic located in 1199 Haley Center serves the speech, language, and hearing needs of the Auburn community. Clinical faculty supervise student majors to diagnose and treat many types of communication disorders.
If you have a program or event you would like to have considered for the Healthy Tigers program, email us at
email@example.com or submit a request via our Input page.
Healthy Tigers TV
Walking for Your Health
Burnette Tolbert explains how a diagnosis of high blood pressure has led to a healthier lifestyle centered around the simple act of walking.
There are lots of activities and organized groups in the Auburn/Opelika area that offer many opportunities to become active and lead a healthy lifestyle. Check out the Healthy Tigers Fitness links to sites that may be of interest to you and your family.
Auburn Adapted Sports
Auburn University Adaptive Recreation and Athletics is a campus organization developing extracurricular activities for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities. We currently have students competing in wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis.
Auburn Masters Swimmers
Auburn Masters Swimmers is a club for lap swimmers, fitness swimmers, triathletes, and competitive swimmers. We are made up of students, faculty, and people from the wider Auburn community and encompass a wide range of abilities and ages.
Follow the Paws! Walking Trails
Employees, students and visitors to Auburn University are encouraged to incorporate exercise into each day and take a walk around campus. This year, new Auburn orange tiger paws have been painted around campus designating three new walking trails - two 1-mile loops and one 3-mile loop.
TigerFit, a health and fitness clinic in the Department of Kinesiology, is offering health and fitness assessments. Appointment times begin at 7:30 a.m. and the testing takes about one hour and 30 minutes. Every client gets a detailed report including the risk of cardiovascular disease, aerobic fitness, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. Each report will also contain an individualized exercise prescription. To make an appointment or find out more about the program, contact TigerFit at 334-844-1482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.