Tips for Banishing Bad Workplace Eating Habits

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Jun 11, 2021 @ 11:06 AM

You keep trying to change your bad eating habits, but being at the office all day makes it hard. If you feel sometimes like your wellness plan is being sabotaged at your workplace, you’re not alone.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Wisdom Workplace Webinar: Employee Wellness in 2021

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, May 11, 2021 @ 09:05 AM

Thursday, May 13, 2021
3:00 p.m. Eastern time

2020 has left us with a multitude of changes to the workforce that were unexpected and have resulted in employees experiencing increased health and safety concerns. Overall employee wellness and formal wellness programs are more important than ever as we continue to live during a pandemic and plan for our future.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits, Learning Events

4 Questions to Ask About Biometric Screenings

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Apr 29, 2021 @ 11:04 AM

Worksite wellness programs continue to increase in popularity, in good part because employers are hoping to encourage improvement in their employees’ health and reduce health insurance spending. Benefit managers must decide on options that will produce the best results for their companies.  

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Benefits

5 Tips for Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 @ 09:04 AM

The success of any small business could depend on how often employers succeed in boosting employee morale. After all, the happier employees are, the more likely it is they’ll stay productive and loyal.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Strategies for Coping With Springtime Allergies

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Mar 26, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

Most people look forward to the arrival of spring, but many of us have a good (or bad) reason to dread the season: allergies. Irritating symptoms like itchy, swollen eyes, a runny nose and sore throat can make those warm, sunny days quite miserable.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

A Prescription Drug Warning for Drivers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Mar 2, 2021 @ 09:03 AM

Everybody knows that you shouldn’t drink and get behind the wheel of a car. However, not everyone realizes that prescription drugs can also impair a person’s ability to drive or operate machinery.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Personal Insurance

4 Easy Ways to Burn Calories at Work

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Feb 16, 2021 @ 09:02 AM

Sitting at a desk for eight plus hours every day can wreak havoc on your health and your waistline – even if you work out on a regular basis.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Proposed Rules on Wellness Programs Subject to the ADA or GINA

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jan 21, 2021 @ 11:01 AM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released unofficial proposed rules for wellness programs subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), referred to as the proposed ADA wellness rules, and for wellness programs subject to the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), referred to as the proposed GINA wellness rules (collectively, the proposed rules).

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Compliance Issues, Employee Benefits

Advice for Sticking to Those New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Dec 28, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

Is your list of New Year’s Resolutions longer than your shopping list? If you’re like many people, you are already dreading that post-holiday slump and the long winter months ahead – fearing that by the time March rolls around, you’ll be beating yourself up over your failed resolve.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Suicide Prevention: How Employers Can Help

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Dec 17, 2020 @ 11:12 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide claimed the lives of 45,000 people in 2016, becoming the tenth-leading cause of death that year in the United States. In 2018, the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain had a heightened impact on people’s mental health and well-being in the workplace.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness