Shift work support

Shift work can interfere with the body’s natural wake-sleep pattern, and may place a strain on your health, well-being, family and social life. A Homewood Health coach can help you find solutions to your unique challenges – to help you stay healthy and safe and enjoying family, friends, life and work.

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Childcare and parenting

Being a parent is one of the most important and complex experiences in life. It’s natural to wonder if you are doing the right things, and to sometimes feel overwhelmed. One call can get you helpful tools, support, and guidance.

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Elder and family care

Helping to care for an elderly or ill relative – nearby or at a distance – can be very challenging. Coaching from a professional offers practical advice and can relieve the stress and strain on your work-life balance.

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New parent support

Having a baby is one of the most special times in a person’s life. Caring for that precious miracle is incredibly rewarding, yet it can feel overwhelming. Most of us don’t receive any formal training to parent a newborn, or how to eventually transition back to work, but good information and support can help.

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Relationship solutions

Our closest relationships can be so rewarding – but nurturing them takes time and effort, and recovering after a rough patch can be challenging. From better communication to getting the spark back to resolving conflict, a Homewood Health professional will help you take a proactive approach to your relationships. Coaching and a Relationship Solutions resource kit are included in this service.

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Pre-retirement planning

Approaching retirement can be an exciting time or an anxious time – or both. Life Smart Coaching can help you prepare for this transition – mentally, emotionally and financially.

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Financial coaching

Budgeting, managing debt and credit, unexpected expenses or transitions in your life or your partner’s or other family member’s life: these can pose challenges for any of us. Working with an expert can help you gain control of your personal or household finances.

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Legal advisory services

Do you have a legal matter to sort out, or need help finding an affordable lawyer? Homewood Health’s Legal Advisory service provides you and eligible family members easy and convenient access to experienced lawyers. From child custody to writing a will or learning your rights as a landlord or tenant, they can point you in the right direction on any number of legal matters.

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Flu prevention

We strongly encourage all employees to protect themselves from the flu by getting a flu shot each year. Flu shots are free for most Canadian residents through public health clinics, pharmacies and health care practitioners.

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E-learning courses

Homewood Health’s e-learning courses can help you and your family improve your personal health, life skills and work-related skill sets. Each course includes practical step-by-step lessons and activities.

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Career coaching

You may be looking for a change in role or to advance to the next level, or need advice about an issue or conflict in your current job. Whatever your needs or goals are, working with a career specialist can help.

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Nutritional coaching

Looking to eat right, lose weight, boost your energy level or fight off illness? Nutritional coaching can help you and your family with healthy eating habits.

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Health newsletters

Homewood Health, Canada Post’s EFAP provider, offers two newsletters that can help employees, team leaders and their families live healthier lives: Life Lines, a monthly newsletter, and Vitality, which is published quarterly for team leaders.

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On-site fitness facilities

Canada Post has on-site fitness facilities for employees at more than a dozen locations across the country that can be accessed for a nominal fee.

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Physical fitness and well-being

Keeping wellness in mind starts with taking care of yourself, which includes eating healthy, exercising, sleeping well and having regular medical checkups. Canada Post offers discounted rates for GoodLife Fitness memberships. As well, Great-West Life (now called Canada Life) offers a health-risk assessment.

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Smoking cessation

Homewood Health’s smoking cessation program addresses all facets of smoking, including physical and psychological dependence, and foundations of successful behaviour change. It could change a lot for you or a family member.

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Jumpstart your wellness

This program can help you and your family members develop new habits that improve well-being. You’ll receive coaching over the phone from a weight-loss and behaviour-change consultant.

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