Category Archives: Employers

How to stay active while working from home

Working from home has become much more common, and it could very well turn out to be a new, permanent norm for many businesses. But helping employees adjust to this change can be challenging. If your employees find themselves struggling to develop a solid telecommuting routine, consider these strategies for keeping their physical and mental […]
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How to eat healthy while working from home

How to eat healthy while working from home As more people continue to adjust to a new life working from home, they’re also adjusting to a new meal routine. Without access to an office cafeteria or nearby restaurants and cafes, some employees may find their mind goes blank when lunchtime rolls around. Ensuring your team […]
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How to create a healthy and functional home office

Over the past several months, working from home has become the standard for many people across the country, which means more employees have to adjust to a new workspace on the fly. Although working from home has its perks, an abrupt change to a workspace routine can be challenging. As employees learn how to balance […]
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COVID-19: The importance of preventive strategies in the workplace

As employers prepare for their employees to return to the worksite, it’s critical to focus on overall prevention and wellness as well as COVID-19 prevention measures. By following a long-term preventive strategy, employers can help their employees support their overall health and well-being. These strategies will not only help contain COVID-19, they will also help […]
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COVID-19: An approach to implementing a return to workplace strategy

According to a recent survey, 57% of employees feel concerned about returning to their worksite due to risk of COVID-19 exposure.1 Employers are thinking hard about what they can do to help employees protect themselves and others from COVID-19. The current state has affected employee well-being on many different levels. Physical well-being has taken a […]
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COVID-19: Leveraging technology for physical and mental health needs

As the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, the way in which health care is delivered continues to change. It’s more important than ever for employees who need health care support to consider a digital approach. The value of telehealth and virtual services While telehealth adoption and use was slower than some expected in […]
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Tobacco cessation: Supporting the Surgeon General’s goals

Smoking cessation: Supporting the Surgeon General’s goals In January of this year, the Surgeon General released “Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General.” It’s the first comprehensive report released on smoking cessation since 2008. It discusses important information about: Patterns of smoking and smoking cessation in the U.S. The immediate and long-term health benefits […]
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COVID-19: The importance of establishing a routine

Experiencing a crisis such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can have a dramatic impact on our day-to-day lives. More employees are working from home now or have lost their jobs. Parents have to juggle working and educating their children during the day. Time feels different as our environment shifts, making it harder to maintain a […]
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COVID-19: Overcoming conflicting information

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been met with uncertainty and fear in the United States as well as globally. People are searching for answers and find themselves receiving conflicting information due to the wide range of available resources and the rapidly changing information available from health care providers. Some of the more frequent questions […]
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The shift from wellness to well-being

Historically, the health care industry focused on wellness as a public health discipline, including health promotion and disease prevention. The research surrounding wellness included the behaviors and lifestyles that put people at premature risk of disease and death, such as smoking, inactivity, poor diet and stress. While understanding how all these lifestyle factors contributed to […]
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