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When it comes to living better, knowing where to start can be overwhelming – and staying motivated can be hard. Whether you’re looking to prevent disease, manage a specific health concern, or improve your overall wellbeing, we’re here to help. Using proven strategies around motivation, our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, exercise specialists, and lifestyle counselors will help you realize your health goals by supporting you in making changes you can keep for life.

Individual Programs

Work one-on-one with an expert to meet your personal health goals. See program descriptions for specific scheduling options.

Discover how small changes to diet and exercise can help you lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Available in-person and by telehealth.

Achieve and maintain healthy blood pressure through small changes to diet and exercise and reduce your risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and stroke. Available in-person and by telehealth.

Build a plan to manage withdrawal symptoms, prevent and manage relapses, and improve overall health with continuous support. Available in-person and by telehealth.

Address personal nutrition goals and individual dietary needs to better manage existing health concerns and prevent chronic diseases. Available in-person and by telehealth.

Begin your weight loss journey by learning what works for you. Enjoy one-on-one and group support with expert guidance. Explore different methods of tracking your nutrition and physical activity to achieve maximum results.

Learn the basic components of physical fitness and how to build your own exercise program, find out how to prevent injury and manage recovery, and explore personal challenges to staying motivated. Program includes modified in-session workouts.

Gain a greater understanding of each macro-nutrient and how they support general health. Review the latest guidelines and recommendations and learn about various dietary patterns. Discover how better nutrition helps you live longer and prevent chronic disease.

Gain practical skills around communication, goal-setting, and meditation, to manage your stress, improve your relationships, find a healthier work-life balance, and refocus your priorities.

Explore the studied practice of living mindfully and find out how meditation can help provide more balance, stability and satisfaction. Program may include a day-long silent retreat.


Contact Us

Phone: (585) 602-0720
Email: URWell.Lifestyle@urmc.rochester.edu

Personal Wellness Coaching

Imagine what you can achieve with a personal wellness coach by your side! Personal wellness coaching for condition management is tailored to fit your individual needs and goals. You'll have the opportunity to work one-on-one with our team of wellness coaches including registered nurses certified in wellness, nutritionists, fitness specialists and stress and mindfulness experts.

In-person, telephonic and telehealth coaching options are available for most programs.

Breathe easier and feel better by gaining a better understanding of proper medication usage and how to avoid harmful triggers.

Participants may receive a prescription drug discount (Rx/Dx) on eligible medications.

Understand how to avoid triggers for uncontrolled A-fib, and take necessary safety precautions to prevent complications.

Receive information about how to avoid flare-ups and recognize warning signs that tell you to call your doctor. Modify daily activities to avoid breathlessness and minimize additional lung damage.

Know your target blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and develop a plan to reach them. Create a diet and exercise plan to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and learn how to manage your medications to keep symptoms in check.

Participants may receive a prescription drug discount (Rx/Dx) on eligible medications.

Identify lifestyle choices that will help you manage the symptoms of depression, then learn how to recognize and avoid choices that make symptoms worse. Find out how exercise, nutrition, sleep, socialization, and stress reduction can be used to lessen symptoms. See how this compares with Behavioral Health Partners

Keep blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol in check through proper diet and exercise. Learn to identify symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, and what to do when they occur.

Participants may receive a prescription drug discount (Rx/Dx) on eligible medications, supplies, and equipment.

Reach a healthy weight and maintain it for life! Understand the physical and psychological reasons that people are overweight and determine the most effective nutritional, exercise and lifestyle strategies to help you accomplish your goals.

Reduce strain on your heart by eating well and moving more. Recognize signs to seek medical attention.

Participants may receive a prescription drug discount (Rx/Dx) on eligible medications.

Achieve and maintain a healthy blood pressure by developing a diet and exercise plan that will work for you. Review how to manage medications to maximize their effectiveness.

Participants may receive a prescription drug discount (Rx/Dx) on eligible medications.

Achieve and maintain healthy lipid levels through specific dietary changes, weight control, and exercise.

Explore ways to manage your low back pain through simple lifestyle changes such as best body mechanics, helpful exercises, and proper footwear.

Learn self-management techniques and lifestyle changes to deal with the consequences of a stroke. Avoid future strokes by learning to control blood pressure and lipid levels through diet, exercise and proper medication management.

Contact Us

Phone: (585) 275-6300
Email: URWell.Programs@urmc.rochester.edu

UR Medicine EAP

Professional and confidential guidance provided at no cost for employees and their immediate family members. UR Medicine EAP will help assess issues, and provide short-term counseling and referrals as needed with life events including:

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Child and adolescent issues
  • Coping with chronic illness
  • Domestic violence
  • Stress-related illness
  • Eating disorders
  • Family, marriage, and other relationship issues
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Legal and financial concerns
  • And more

Additional Programs


Working Parents Support Group

A monthly meeting giving working parents the opportunity to gather with other career-minded parents for advice and support

EAP Supervisor Series

Supervisors may attend one or all classes in this series designed to examine your current managerial practices, expand your knowledge of the resources available to you and your employees, and discover alternative ways to deal with conflicts.


Transitioning into Retirement Support Group

Meet and connect with others who are also nearing retirement. Receive support and strategies you need to thrive during this next phase in life.


Contact EAP

Website: https://urmc.rochester.edu/eap
Phone: (585) 276-9110
Email: eap@rochester.edu


Behavioral Health Partners

A unique mental health service offering individual therapy, medication management and consultations with primary care physicians. These confidential, short-term, evidence based treatments are available for the following health concerns:

  • Stress |
  • Anxiety |
  • Depression

See how this compares with the Depression Coaching & Self-Care Management program

Contact BHP

Website: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/behavioral-health-partners
Phone: (585) 276-6900
Email: bhp@urmc.rochester.edu