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A Variety of Ways to Learn

PEBB and our partners offer a variety of ways to learn about your benefits. Our goal is to help you improve your health and wellbeing

  • Webinars and Events - watch presentations, ask questions, participate in challenges, and earn incentives.
  • PEBB's Newsletter - articles span all health areas (physical, mental, emotional, social, financial, and more). We will teach you about specific PEBB benefits, and share Board activity updates. 

There's something for everyone! Explore the options below. Let us know if there's a topic you'd like us to feature! 

Current Webinars and Events

Schedule updated around the 1st of each month


Current Newsletter

Newsletter updated around the 1st of each month

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Why social connections are important

Humans are social creatures. Connecting with others is important for our wellbeing. Making and maintaining good relationships
with others can improve our health and help us live longer, happier lives.

In April, learn about:
  • How social connections improve your health
  • Making friends as an adult
  • Men need friends too: Six friend-making tips that work
  • Connecting with friends who live far away
  • Signs you’re in a healthy relationship
Download the schedule to find out more and to register. Interested but can't make the date or time? Register anyway to get the recording. 


Past Newsletters

Want to revisit an article or catch up on a month you missed? Click the date below to download that newsletter.

March 2024

Knowledge is power. The second edition of the neurodiversity series, Brain Matters, focuses on empowerment. Support yourself and others. Learn about:

  • Making transitions easier
  • Learning to use emotional co-regulation
  • Adjusting the physical work setting
  • How managers/supervisors can help

February 2024
Different brains work differently. The first edition of the neurodiversity series, Brain Matters, introduces the concept of neurodiversity. In this issue, you can explore:

  • What it means to be neurodivergent
  • Diversity in the way people think
  • Neurodivergent superpowers
  • Mental health

January 2024
Take advantage of the wellness benefits available to you as a PEBB member. You’ll save money and feel better! In this issue, you can explore:
  • Great ways to improve your wellbeing through PEBB
  • Walk With Ease program — provides education and motivation for safely exercising
  • Support eye health with a rainbow bowl
  • PEBB at your service

December 2023
In this edition, learn how to better protect yourself and your family. But how clean is clean? And is a flu shot right for you?
Cleaning, sanitizing, or disinfecting: Which one is best?

  • Six facts about household cleaners
  • Flu vaccine: Should you get one?
  • Simple ways to boost your immune system
  • How safe are cleaning products?
Plus, meet PEBB Board member Emily Wang.

November 2023

In this issue, find valuable information to put more money in your pocket and finish the year financially strong.
  • Seven tips to improve your financial wellbeing in 2023
  • Make the most of your charitable donations
  • Are you missing some money?
  • Save on food costs
  • Get help paying off your student loans
Plus, see how the PEBB Board has already started the process for creating a benefits package for 2025.

September & October 2023

Open Enrollment for benefits was October 1 - 31. Read about the changes for 2024. 

July 2023

In this issue, learn simple ways to stay healthy--naturally. 

  • Boost your health with nutrient-rich foods
  • Protect your gut by eating colorful foods and fiber
  • Nine ways to turn household tasks into a workout
  • Improve your work set-up to feel better
Plus, check out the new online peer-to-peer support service.

June 2023

Your home is supposed to be an oasis. A place where you feel secure and protected.  

Check out these articles for ideas to create a healthy and safe environment:
  • Creating a healthier home
  • Celebrate National Safety Month
  • Preventing fires and burns
Plus, keeping prediabetes from turning into diabetes, Canopy’s new peer-to-peer support service, and how survey responses help the Board evaluate benefit vendor partners.

May 2023

Looking for ways to save money? Want to improve your financial wellbeing? 

Check out these articles to help you get and stay on the right track:

  • Create a budget and stick to it.
  • Eight ways to boost your financial wellbeing.
  • Get help paying for food, housing, clothing, and utilities.

Plus, in Part 3 of our diabetes series, learn how to determine your blood sugar level. And learn about “benefits benchmarking" and why the Board does it each year.

April 2023

Feeling exhausted, forgetful, and fatigued? Read these articles:
  • Recovering from burnout
  • Adrenal fatigue: A new name for stress syndrome or burnout
  • Guided meditations for burnout
  • You are what you think: Break the cycle
Plus ... what the Board considers when making decisions, and Part II of our Diabetes Series — What does it do to the body?