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Engage in the following opportunities to earn points.

MyPulse Survey

MyPulse Survey: Available in Spring 2019

Get a Lifestyle Score based on the healthy choices you make each day plus a scientific picture of your heart health! Answer questions about your nutrition, activity, sleep and health history to see where you stand and how you can improve to be the best you. The more info you give, the more accurate your scores and recommendations will be. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete.

How do I access it?

Website: The MyPulse Survey can be accessed directly in your Choose Well account powered by Virgin Pulse from the Programs Page under the Programs tab.

App: Click on MyPulse Survey under the main menu on the app

Visit your provider or mental health practitioner

Provider or mental health practitioner visit: Available mid-January

By taking time to meet with your provider, you will be rewarded wi-h extra points in your Choose Well account. Visits between November 1, 2018 thru November 15, 2019 will be accepted.

How do I submit proof of my visit?

  1. Login to your Choose Well account
  2. Click on Programs
  3. Go to Provider or mental health practioner visit
  4. Click on Start Now button
  5. Complete the online attestation form by filling out your provider name and date completed
  6. Click the consent
  7. Click on submit button

What types of providers count towards the provider or mental health practitioner visit?

•Qualifying provider visits include those with primary care physicians (MD or DO), MD specialists, nurse practitioners, or physicians assistants. Other types of healthcare providers such as dentists, optometrist, chiropractors, podiatrists do not qualify.

•Qualifying mental health practitioner visits include psychologist, psychiatrist, caregiver assistance program counseling sessions, family therapist and group counseling sessions.

What details do I have to share?

What you talk about with your provider is confidential between you and your provider and will not be shared with your employer. The goal for this bonus point activity is to encourage caregivers to start (or continue) conversations with their providers for health management that aligns best with a caregivers individual healthcare needs. The only details that you will share is your name, provider name and date of visit.

Quarterly Challenges

Quarterly Challenges

Engage in friendly competition with your colleagues. Learn about whole person care, nutrition, contributing to your community and fitness. First quarterly challenge will kick off in February 2019.

Do you want to know more about how the challenges work? Click here to watch an overview of the Choose Well challenges and how they work.

How to manually add steps
Caregivers without a smartphone or fitness tracker can manually enter steps or workouts once a week during the quarterly challenges on Virgin Pulse. On the app: Tap “Stats” then tap the blue + symbol. On the computer: Visit the Virgin Pulse site and click “Stats” under the “Tracking” tab at the top of the page.

Registration opens March 2nd: Register through the Challenge Section in your Choose Well Account

Click here to watch Choose Well Challenges overview.

Click here to find out how to join and navigate the Challenge on the Choose Well website.

Click here to find out how to join and navigate the Challenge on the Choose Well app.

Click here to find out how to manually add activity on the Choose Well app.

Daily Cards

Daily Cards

Your Daily Cards will show you personalized content to learn and explore that is driven by what you've selected as your goals and interests in "My Interests". You'll get two new cards each day with new content. Completion of each card is worth 20 Points each (up to 40 Points per day).

To complete your Daily Cards:

1) Log into your Choose Well account powered by Virgin Pulse.

2) Your two Daily Cards will be displayed on your home page over your cover photo. Click on the "Daily Cards" icon in the top left corner below the logo.

3) Click on the arrow icons to the left or right of the cards to scroll between them.

4) Once you've read the content on your card, click on the "Got It!" button to complete.

Note*: If you enjoy the content on this card, you also can click the thumbs up icon to let us know!

5) Click on the right arrow icon to move to the next card.

6) Once you've completed both of your Daily Cards, the home page will display with both cards as completed with green checkmarks. You can revisit the content of these cards at any time during the current day by clicking on the card!

Note*: Your daily cards are only available for 24 hours, and will switch at the end of every day. Unfortunately, we are unable to retrieve the content of your past cards, as it is unique to each member, and randomized based on your selected "Interests".

7) Make sure to check back each day to complete your cards and receive up to 40 Points!

It's important to complete "My Interests" to identify the important areas of well-being that you'd like to focus on during your journey to a better self with the Virgin Pulse program. These interests drive the content provided on the Daily Cards that you complete each day to help form healthy habits.

To complete "My Interests", follow these steps:

1) Log into your Choose Well account on the Virgin Pulse member website.

2) Hover over your profile picture in the right corner of the top-navigation menu. In the drop-down menu that appears, select “My Interests”.

3) A page overlay will appear that displays "My Interests".

4) To select an interest, click the circle icon above the interest title. You can select from the nine following options:

  • Getting Active
  • Eating Healthy
  • Sleeping Well
  • Reducing Stress
  • Building Relationships
  • Contributing to My Community
  • Learning New Things
  • Managing My Finances
  • Being Productive

Note*: You can select as few or as many interests as you'd like. At any time after re-evaluating your objectives, you can change your interests to ensure that you're focusing on the behaviors that make sense for you.

5) Click on the "Save" button.

6) The page overlay will be removed, and your changes will be saved.

7) Starting tomorrow, your Daily Cards will display content that is associated to your interests!

Monthly Healthy Habit Challenges

Monthly Healthy Habit Challenges: Coming January

Join Monthly Healthy Habit Challenges focused on practicing daily habits around mental health, emotional well-being and financial fitness.

You can earn 500 points per challenge each month. Track YES five out of the seven days.

The challenge will show up in the Challenges section when it is live each month.

Track Your Steps

Track Your Steps

There are plenty of ways to earn points for being active. Wear your activity tracking device or use your tracking mobile application that is compatible with the Choose Well platform to track your daily activity and earn rewards for Steps or Active Minutes. (Check out the list of compatible devices/apps here)

No Device? No Problem.

How to manually add steps/activity
Caregivers without a smartphone or fitness tracker can manually enter steps or activity On the app: Tap “Stats” then tap the blue + symbol. On the computer: Visit the Virgin Pulse site and click “Stats” under the “Tracking” tab at the top of the page.

Click here to find out how to manually add activity on the Choose Well app.

  • More than 1,000 steps in a day will earn 10 Points.
  • More than 2,000 steps in a day will earn 20 Points.
  • More than 3,000 steps in a day will earn 30 Points.
  • More than 4,000 steps in a day will earn 40 Points.
  • More than 5,000 steps in a day will earn 50 Points.
  • More than 6,000 steps in a day will earn 60 Points.
  • More than 7,000 steps in a day will earn 70 Points.
  • More than 8,000 steps in a day will earn 80 Points.
  • More than 9,000 steps in a day will earn 90 Points.
  • More than 10,000 steps in a day will earn 100 Points.
  • More than 11,000 steps in a day will earn 110 Points.
  • More than 12,000 steps in a day will earn 120 Points.
  • More than 13,000 steps in a day will earn 130 Points.
  • More than 14,000 steps in a day will earn 140 Points.
  • More than 15 Active Minutes in a day will earn 70 Points.
  • More than 30 Active Minutes in a day will earn 100 Points.
  • More than 45 Active Minutes in a day will earn 140 Points

Or, you can earn rewards for workout sessions using your FitBit, Polar device, certain Garmin devices, Apple Watch, or Strava mobile application.

  • 15 minute Workout will earn 70 Points.
  • 30 minute Workout will earn 100 Points.
  • 45 minute Workout will earn 140 Points.

Note*: 140 Points is the maximum daily reward for step/active minutes/workout session activity. You will not be rewarded for both steps and active minutes and workout sessions, only the one with the higher Points value of the three.

You also can earn Activity Trophies for your level of activity each month!

  • Track Steps 10 Days in a Month: Track your steps using a validated activity tracker for any 10 days within a calendar month for 100 Points per month.
  • Track Steps 20 Days in a Month: Track your steps using a validated activity tracker for any 20 days within a calendar month for 200 Points per month.
  • Take 7,000 Steps 20 days in a Month: Track your steps using a validated activity tracker for any 20 days with more than 7,000 steps within a calendar month for 400 Points per month.
  • Take 10,000 Steps 20 days in a Month: Track your steps using a validated activity tracker for any 20 days with more than 10,000 steps within a calendar month for 500 Points per month.
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