Wellness

What Preventative Screenings Do Men Need?

What are Preventative Screenings? Many people have heard of preventive health screenings, but may not fully understand what they are. These are tests and screenings that look for diseases before symptoms are present. Preventive screenings are not only cost effective for all those involved, but they also help increase the life expectancy of patients who participate in …

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7 Steps to Maintaining Healthy Brain Function

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month According to Harvard Health, mental decline is one of the most feared consequences of aging. In fact, in a survey done by the Alzheimer’s Association, 60% of people worldwide believe that Alzheimer’s is an inevitable part of aging, a worry second only to getting cancer. While brain function and mental health …

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Eating for Brain Health: The MIND Diet

Nutrition and Brain Health Yes, nutrition does play a role in your overall brain health! As cited by First Choice Neurology, there is growing evidence for possible dietary risk factors in the development of Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline. Additional research shows that eating certain whole foods high in antioxidants, and avoiding processed foods with high …

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know, that while genetics do play a role, everyone is potentially at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? That means each and every one of us can benefit from learning more about the disease and what lifestyle changes we can make to …

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Encouraging Employees to Utilize Mental Health and Well-Being Benefits

Mental Health and Well-Being May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In a previous blog post, we highlighted some important employee mental health statistics including: 78% of employees say that pandemic has negatively affected their mental health and well-being. 85% of employees report that newfound work-related stress is affecting their home lives. It is estimated that …

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How to Create a High-Autonomy Hybrid Workforce

What is a Hybrid Workforce? As explained by Bamboo HR, a “hybrid workforce model” is a flexible, or hybrid, work arrangement that incorporates employees who work in a single, central location (e.g., an office, store, or warehouse), employees who work remotely, and employees who alternate between in-office and remote work. To clarify, this is not …

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Do Wellness Programs Truly Work?

“Wellness Programs Don’t Work” As cited by SHRM, Johnson & Johnson launched its pioneering “Live for Life” initiative in 1979. This health improvement initiative was aimed at encouraging a healthy lifestyle among employees and since then, more and more employers have begun offering wellness programs. In fact, among companies with 200 or more employees, 81% …

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