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Caring as a Shared Value

Caring as a Shared Value: Caring for the Employees and for the Organization

Dee W. Edington & Olga Reupert - in Worksite Wellness

Why is Caring Important? Caring is an integral component of basic human life.  Individuals and groups of like-minded people understand and care for the values and situations of other individuals and groups.  In an organizational environment and culture,…

Financial Wellness Programs Attract Top Talent and Boost Productivity

Financial Wellness Attracts Top Talent and Boosts Productivity

Jeff Tulloch - in Worksite Wellness

This is a key finding from MetLife’s 14th Annual Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS) which found that just 46 percent of all employees expect their…

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Reassessing Your Wellness Programs to Create A Culture of Health

Seth Serxner, Ph.D., MPH - in Worksite Wellness

Would you rather have an employee who is distracted and lethargic, or who is engaged and accountable? The latter, of course. That, in a nutshell, is the…

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Energy without Unease: Personal Wellness and Professional Productivity

Lewis Fein - in Worksite Wellness

Professional productivity is not sustainable without a commitment to personal wellness. Attempts to promote the former while ignoring the latter only make the first goal improbable and the second subject impossible. Or: When searching for a way to increase…

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Employers Can Prevent Loss of Lives and Dollars

By Francois Millard, chief actuarial officer, Vitality Group - in Worksite Wellness

The start of a new year comes with many personal health aspirations. It is also a good time for businesses to think afresh about the importance of health within the workplace, as well as how our actions and products impact the health of the communities we…

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The Baby Boomers Enigma: Preparing an Unprepared Generation for Retirement

By Seth Ravine, Chief Revenue Officer, Acclaris, and Kimberly Lear, Founder, Inlay Insights - in Worksite Wellness

Baby Boomers—born between the years 1946 and 1964—are the wealthiest generation and yet the least prepared for retirement. They will live longer, but are no strangers to chronic illnesses. They love technology, but they use it on their terms. As the world’s…

Nudging to Effective Employee Wellness

Nudging Your Way to Effective Employee Wellness Initiatives

by Joseph Giandonato, MBA and Victor Tringali, Healthy Human Capital LLC - in Worksite Wellness

U.S. employers are spending big money on wellness as part of a multifaceted effort to suppress healthcare costs. Employers both large and small have instituted strategies concurrently to propel their workers to better health in the hopes of cutting costs.…

The new wellness rules of 2017

The New Rules of Wellness – Keeping Your Whole Organization Healthy in the New Year

Pam Mortenson - in Worksite Wellness

When you think “wellness,” the first thing that typically comes to mind is diet and exercise. While these are important components of wellness, it’s important to expand this focus more broadly. Wellness has come a long way in recent years, evolving to…

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Promoting Wellness Among an Aging Workforce

by Victor Tringali, MS, CSCS & Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS - in Worksite Wellness

A perfect storm of an aging workforce - a healthcare network which is growing increasingly more difficult to navigate, and ever-changing policies and mandates which breed a spiral of uncertainty has engulfed our nation. Unfortunately, until we can reverse…

Long-term

Taking the Long-term View of Wellness ROI

Michael P. Curran - in Worksite Wellness

Three years ago, the Rand Corporation published a report on Worksite Wellness Programs (1) revealing positive returns on investments in disease management, as well as some disappointing results for changing lifestyle behavior. But the authors of the Rand report…

Work/Life Balance

6 Sides of a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Worksite Wellness

  Work and home used to have much cleaner boundaries before the age of 24/7 connectivity. We blend work with just about everything, but then compartmentalize how we view work versus our personal life and outside activities. We forget to compare the amount…

Making workplace wellness simple can be complicated.

Simplifying Workplace Wellness for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

Eric Brewer - in Worksite Wellness

  When it comes to workplace wellness, a “well-run play” is typically more impactful than a “perfectly drawn up” play. Workplace wellness continues to rise in popularity. But small and mid-size businesses often have a harder time than large enterprises…