Wellbeing Weekly

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How Mastering the Remote Work Evolution Can Help Employees Thrive

Many employees love remote work. In fact, as many as 98% have expressed a desire to work remotely at least some of the ...
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20% of Women Die from Heart Disease. Employer Benefits and Intervention Can Lead to Change

One out of five women in the U.S. die from heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, 44% of women ...
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When a Health Scare Happens, Empathetic Employers Come Out on Top

When employee well-being is at risk, employers can do a lot to support their workers and make sure they get the care ...
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Fitness, Diet, and Mental Health Tips to Boost Wellness in 2024

As you would expect, a recent poll showed that Americans' goals for 2024 include more exercise, a better diet and ...
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How to Design Inclusive Benefit Plans for an Aging Workforce

The workforce has gone through some significant changes over the past few decades. The labor force is aging and ...
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The Key Role That Student Debt Plays in Employee Financial Well-Being

About one in five adults have student loan debt and studies have shown that it reduces retirement savings. With student ...
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75% of Employees Feel Guilty Over Taking Time Off

As benefit leaders close out 2023, they are already planning ahead to 2024—what it will bring and how they can be ...
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Child Care, Mental Health and Neurodiversity Will Top HR Priorities in 2024

As benefit leaders close out 2023, they are already planning ahead to 2024—what it will bring and how they can be ...
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5 Benefits That Will Rule 2024

Rising healthcare costs are always on the mind of employers and 2024 will be no exception. Between inflation and the ...
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6 Healthcare Trends That Will Shape 2024, According to Business Group on Health

Rising healthcare costs are always on the mind of employers and 2024 will be no exception. Between inflation and the ...
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Remote Work Beats Out Salary as the Most Important Thing to Employees

A recent survey of over 8,000 workers showed that 63% viewed remote work as the most important thing in a job, narrowly ...
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As the Workforce Ages, Now is the Time to Normalize Dementia Care

Research estimates that 73% of employees have some sort of caregiving responsibility. While employers have instituted ...
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Higher Deductibles, Premiums and Co-pays: Aflac Previews Healthcare in 2024

The upcoming year looks to be another tough one, with employees facing rising healthcare costs. According to Aon, ...
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98% of Gen Z is Burned Out. How Can Employers Respond?

Generation Z may be new to the workforce but they are facing a common issue that affects many others despite any ...
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Bye Bye, Business Casual: Office Dress Codes Swap Suits for Sweats

As more employees return to the office, there has been a noticeable shift from business casual to what some call ...
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5 Benefit Challenges to Tackle this Open Enrollment

Only six in 10 employees are satisfied with their benefits, the lowest rate in a decade. Understanding what’s important ...
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No More Crying at Work: How to Prevent a Toxic Workplace

More than one in 5 workers have experienced harm to their mental health at work, according to recent data from the ...
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How Returning to the Office Can Support Mental Health

With some employers implementing return to work mandates, many employees are frustrated that they have to be back to ...
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How to Make All Your Employees Happy (Enough)

Employers are striving to get all employees on the same page about their benefits and work arrangements. But the ...
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How to Improve Your Health and Wellness Benefits This Fall

Now that kids are back and school and employers continue to call people back to the office, it’s time to revisit the ...
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Sick of Being Sick: Employer Tips for Dealing with Illness in the Office

As we enter cold and flu season, employees still struggle with taking time off for an illness. According to a recent ...
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Why US Workers are so Sleep Deprived – and 10 Countries Getting Rest Right

Getting enough sleep is critical to our overall physical and mental health. According to data from business insights ...
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74% of Parents Miss Work to Care for their Kids—and It’s Costing Employers Billions

A survey of 2,000 working parents this summer asked how much time they take off from work to care for their kids' ...
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70% of Managers Feel Incapable of Supporting Employee Well-being

A recent Deloitte survey revealed that 85% of executives agree that employee feedback around wellness programs and ...
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Employees Are Fleeing Finance, Insurance and Manufacturing Due to Burnout

According to a recent survey of over 1,000 U.S. employees, nearly three in four workers across the U.S. have suffered ...
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Smart Healthcare Benefits Can Increase Life Expectancy By 12 Years

Following the COVID pandemic, U.S. life expectancy dropped by over two years, the lowest in two decades. According to ...
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Caregivers are Unprepared for the Reality of Retirement

Working caregivers are less likely to have saved for retirement, often forced to retire earlier than expected because ...
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To Retain Talent, Think Beyond Raises and Cash Bonuses

Rewards and recognition are an important component of both employee retention and wellness programs. According to a ...
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New Employee Benefits Tackle Grief, Caregiving and Climate Change

Employees’ needs are evolving and so should an employer’s benefits program. Whether it's supportive benefits that ...
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For Remote Workers How to Get Out of the House

As the number of remote workers continues to rise, it’s important to ensure that they maintain a healthy work-life ...
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How Employers Can Help Employees Find and Access Healthcare

Did you know that nearly half of employees are overwhelmed by managing their own healthcare and that of their family? ...
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How to Help Remote Employees Disconnect During Vacation

Employees that work from home often have the most difficult time disconnecting from the workplace after hours and when ...
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4 Ways to Safeguard Employees from Mental Stress

Post pandemic, employees have become more vocal on what resources and support they need to maintain productivity and ...
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5 Tips for Creating a Commute-Worthy Workplace

Many employers want their people back into the office, but things like the need for in-person work and the costs ...
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Half of Employees Have Lied About the Reason for Their Mental Health Day

A recent survey of over 1,000 employees found that many have considered leaving their job, yet they are not. While ...
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5 Ways to Help Parents Support Their Kids' Mental Health

Employees want to feel supported, not only in their professional lives, but in their personal lives. Taking care of the ...
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The 'Sunday Scaries' Every Day? Why 87% of Employees Dread Work

The term 'Sunday Scaries' was coined as a way to explain the dread some individuals feel prior to the start of a work ...
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A Starter Guide to Retirement: 5 Steps Toward a Secure Future

A retirement plan helps us prepare for our future, but it can be hard to think that far in advance. Many estimate that ...
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How to Get Employees to Head Back to Their Primary Care Doctors

Regular primary care is essential for a healthy lifestyle. It has been linked to many benefits including better health, ...
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Why Cutting CSR Goals From the Budget Could Cost You

As inflation rises, many organizations are bracing for a recession. With this comes budget cuts. While many ...
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How Much Does it Cost to Retire? By Their Own Estimates, Americans Don't Have it

Many young employees don't worry about retirement when they are first entering the working world, but research is ...
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3 Ways to Revamp Benefits Communications

Many employees miss out on benefits each year. Perhaps they don't elect to have some of them, but some do and don't ...
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Are Employers Picking Affordable Healthcare Benefits?

There is no denying that healthcare is expensive and the cost is rising. Even though over 90% of the U.S. population ...
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Reminding Employees About Their Mental Health Benefits Reduces Stigma and Improves Engagement

According to the American Heart Association, 75% of employees have dealt with an issue that has affected their mental ...
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Does Therapy During the Workday Get in the Way of Productivity?

Mental health in the work place is a growing topic, but is it actually being addressed? Many are finding that treating ...
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From Student Loans to Retirement, Financial Wellness Benefits Need to Help Four Generations of Employees

The workforce is now made up of 4 different generations, Gen Z, Millenials, Gen X and baby boomers. This means benefits ...
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How Can Employees Save More Money for Retirement? It Starts with Financial Literacy

A 401(k) is one of the more traditional offerings to help support employee finances. However, according to the U.S. ...
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Supreme Court Questions Biden Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

Student loans have been up in the air for almost three years now and we still don't know what could happen. As of now, ...
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Employee Health: How 4-Day Workweeks Can Improve Wellbeing and Boost Productivity

More and more studies are coming out showing how the 4-day workweek could prove to be beneficial for both employees and ...
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Don't Know What's Causing Your Employees Financial Stress? Ask Them.

A recent study, conducted by Fidelity Investments, found that 66% of American are contemplating a financial resolution ...
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Work is the Main Source of Mental Health Strain in 2023

Although mental health awareness has become a hot topic in the workplace, support is still falling short. In a recent ...
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Caregiving is a Fundamental Driver of Mental Health Challenges: 3 Big Ways Employers Can Help

There is no doubt that mental health is currently at the forefront of wellness. One thing many people don't realize, ...
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A New Challenge for Hybrid and Remote Workers: Promotions

The shift to remote and hybrid work was unexpected, but much welcomed among employees. It has allowed employees the ...
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Benefits That Help Employees Fight Inflation

There is no doubt that employees are feeling the pressure of inflation on their wallets. A dollar just doesn't seem to ...
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40% of Employees Didn't Take Time Off in 2022. How Employers Can Encourage PTO to Avoid Burnout

There is no denying that taking time off helps prevent burnout, but a recent survey, conducted by insights platform ...
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3 Predictions for Office Work in 2023

It is a new year and that means new workplace trends. So, which trends are we starting the year off with? Well, hybrid ...
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SECURE Act 2.0 Will Make Retirement Savings Automatic - How Employers Can Prepare

There have been many questions circulating about how we can help the younger generations entering the workforce with ...
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Increased Revenue, Fewer Resignations: New Data Spotlights Benefits of a 4-Day Workweek

Conversations about a 4-day workweek have been circling for some time now. However, a recent study testing the validity ...
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Only 30% of Workers Say Their Employer Respects Holiday PTO

Tis the season for holiday PTO, a time of year many employees look forward to. However, according to a recent survey by ...
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Bridging the Gap in Mental Health Care

There is no doubt that mental health has come to the forefront of employee wellness. The pandemic shed a light on the ...
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Millennials and Gen Z Want More Than a 401(k) for Retirement Savings. They Want Crypto.

With more Millennials and Gen Z's entering the workforce, views on financial benefits have changed. The traditional 401 ...
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Corporate Culture Has Embraced Mental Health Benefits. Why Are Industrial Workers Being Left Behind?

Mental health benefits have been a hot topic in the workplace for a while now, yet, some are still being left out of ...
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7 Ways to Make Open Enrollment a Success

Open enrollment can be a confusing time for employees. In fact, research shows that of the 155 million Americans who ...
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5 Reasons Why Hybrid Work is a Win-Win for Employers and Employees

The pandemic made a lot of organizations rethink their workspace as they shifted to remote work. Now, nearly two and ...
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Retirement Coaches Can Help Employees Plan a More Fulfilling Life After Work

Retirement is the light at the end of the tunnel for many. Individuals have dedicated years of their life to their work ...
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The 10 Workplace Policies Job Seekers Are Demanding

The last few years has redefined what the workplace looks like and what employees want out of it. According to research ...
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Some Workplace Wellness Programs Are Failing Employees. Here's How They Can Do Better.

There is no denying that wellness programs are beneficial to both employees and the company offering it. Healthy ...
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Now is the Time to Reimagine Your Financial Wellness Benefits

With inflation on the rise, financial benefits have become more important than ever. Workers are struggling financially ...
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What is 'Quiet Quitting,' and How it May Be a Misnomer for Setting Boundaries at Work

'Quiet quitting' is a term that has been circling the market for a little while and originally got it's start on the ...
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What Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Means for Employers

On August 24th, President Biden announced the much awaited student loan forgiveness plan. Under this plan, federal loan ...
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Make Continuing Education a Staple in the Workplace

In a market that is increasingly competitive, what will make workers flock to an organization and what will make them ...
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The Rise of the One-Day Workweek for Office Commuters

The shift to remote work took many by surprise nearly two and a half years ago. Now, however, its the norm and many ...
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5 Reasons Americans Are Retiring Later in Life

Several studies are showing that the average age for retirement has increased by three to four years, but why? Social ...
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What Gen Z Really Wants From the Workplace

From baby boomers to Gen Z, the current workforce spans over several generations. With this comes different interests ...
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Perks Versus Culture - Is One More Important Than the Other?

Company perks are great, but they don’t seem to be enough when it comes to keeping a workforce happy. Company culture, ...
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Summer Fridays Boost Happiness for 85% of Workers

A recent survey, conducted by Wisetail, found that 63% of respondents struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), ...
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How to Design an Unlimited PTO Policy Employees Will Actually Use

Burnout is running ramped through many organizations. Could unlimited PTO be the answer? While there are many benefits ...
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Employees and CEOs Are at Odds Over Their Wellness

Many employers are trying to make wellness a priority for their people, however, a recent survey from Visier found that ...
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More Than Half of Millennials Would Quit if Asked to Return to the Office Full-Time

For awhile, there seemed to be a generational divide among baby boomers and Gen Z. Remote work, however, seems to be ...
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How to Protect Retirement Savings from Inflation and Economic Downturns

With the cost of living rising, many are beginning to rethink their finances and more specifically, their retirement ...
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5 Ways to Encourage Mental Health in Your Workplace

From inflation among groceries, gas and housing, to the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, many employees are struggling ...
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Use it or Lose it: PTO Policies Need a Refresh

There is no doubt that employees need a break. Vacation time allows employees to spend time with family and friends all ...
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How to Make Your Employee Benefits Plan 'People-Centric'

The last two years have created a struggle for employees and employers alike. From financial stress to recruiting ...
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Inflation is Taking a Bite Out of Employees' Salaries - Here's How Employers Can Help

On top of the financial struggle the last two years brought on, inflation has hit a 40-year high in the United States, ...
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'Zillennials' Are Setting New Standards for Their Values and Priorities. Here's What Employers Need to Know

According to MetLife's 20th annual Employee Benefit Trends Study, job satisfaction and loyalty are at a 20-year low ...
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Employees Spend 25% of Their Workday Worrying About Money

According to a survey conducted by SoFi at Work and Workplace Intelligence, a HR research advisory,  51% of employees ...
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Post-Pandemic Scheduling is Hurting Part-Time Workers' Financial and Mental Wellbeing

We have heard it time and again that the pandemic flipped the workplace upside down, but one group of workers are still ...
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Work Stress Keeping You Up at Night? Here's How to Get a Better Night's Sleep

Sleep is crucial to our wellbeing. It plays a large role in our cardiovascular, metabolic, immune, cognitive, mental ...
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Fewer Than 1 in 3 Employers View Mental Health Support as a Top Priority

The COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly flipped the mental health landscape. Many individuals were faced with anxiety, ...
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The 5 Biggest Themes of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference

The 2022 Health & Benefits Leadership conference has come to a close, but the topics discussed are here to stay. Mental ...
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Preparing for the End of the Student Loan Payment Pause

The pause on student loan repayment has been extended once again. This time through August 31st, but many employees are ...
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Don't Be a Statistic in the Great Resignation: Prioritize Employees' Health to Retain and Attract Talent

Over the last year, the job market has completely flipped with roughly 33 million Americans leaving their current ...
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5 Questions to Consider When Asking Employees to Return to the Office

Return to office plans are in full effect and many organizations are considering what benefits to offer their employees ...
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How is Financial Stress Impacting Employees? 5 Things to Know

Financial stress is nothing new, however, the current financial environment has only made matters worse. With inflation ...
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Social Media Has Changed the Workforce Forever. Here’s What’s Next for Your Business

The workplace has changed over the past few years and social media plays a big role in this. While LinkedIn has been ...
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'The Best of Both Worlds': How Hybrid Work is Preventing Burnout

After more than a year of work from home mandates, the hybrid model was introduced as a way to ease employees back into ...
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5 DEI Benefits That Are Becoming Essential Policies for Employers

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts have changed over the past few years and rightfully so. Expanding on ...
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How Leaders Should Think About Employee Benefits

Benefits are among the leading reason why individuals leave their jobs. For far too long, many organizations have ...
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4-Day Workweek Trials Are Going Global as the Great Resignation Rages On

Many of us are used to the traditional 5-day work week, however, over the last few years, burnout has become a top ...
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What the Supreme Court Decision on OSHA's Vaccine and Testing Rules Means for Employers

Workplace safety has been a hot topic throughout the entirety of the pandemic and rightfully so, however, the Supreme ...
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No Such Thing as Overprepared: 3 Retirement Tips for Gen Z Employees to Consider Today

Retirement may seem a long ways away for the Gen Z crowd, but it is never to early to start preparing. According to a ...
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LinkedIn Report Spotlights the Biggest Trends Coming to the Workplace in 2022

The workplace has changed quite significantly over the past few years. Not only has the physical environment changed ...
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The Omicron Strain Could Be Temporary but It's Impact on Work May Be Permanent

Unfortunately, at this point, we are used to the idea of new strains presented by COVID with omicron being the most ...
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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Survive the Pandemic This Year

The pandemic has certainly turned life upside down for many. Unfortunately, small business are one of those who have ...
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What Biden's Student Loan Extension Means for Employers

The student loan moratorium has once again been extended. However, with more than 90% of federal student loan borrowers ...
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5 Employee Retention Strategies Employers Will Need in 2022

95% of workers have considered leaving their current position and nearly 34 million individuals have quit their job ...
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Trauma Expert Shares Four Leadership Strategies to Support Employee Mental Health

While it may seem like the worst of the pandemic is over, the effects from the past two years are lasting. Studies are ...
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Child Care Benefits Will Still Be a Priority for Employees Next Year

According to a report from the research services firm Clutch, 63% of American households with children have both ...
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Hourly Workers Want Expanded Benefits Post-Pandemic or They’ll Walk

According to data by Netspend, a financial services company, a third of hourly employees said they would switch their ...
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Combating Turnover: Boost Employee Retention by Asking These 4 Questions

Employee turnover is a growing concern for many organizations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the share of ...
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White House Sets Jan. 4 Shots-or-Tests Deadline for U.S. Workers

Earlier this year, a COVID-19 vaccination mandate was set in place for governmental works. OSHA has now expanded this ...
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The Hidden Effects of Pandemic PTSD on Your Employees

It may seem like the pandemic is behind us, but the lasting effects of the past year and a half are lingering. Anxiety ...
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7 Strategies to Improve Your Employees' Health and Wellbeing

There is no question that when you take care of your employees, they will take care of the company. On the contrary, ...
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Open Enrollment Checklist for Employers

From understanding benefits to consulting with family and picking an appropriate policy, open enrollment is a daunting ...
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Employers Plan to Be Stricter With Working Parents Over WFH Flexibility

Hybrid and remote work are here to stay. Even as the pandemic ends, these models have proven to help retain employees. ...
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Bank of America Survey Highlights the Necessity of Financial Wellness Benefits

A recent survey of employers and employees, conducted by Bank of America, found that 60% of employees say their mental, ...
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Strategies to Help HR Professionals Overcome Burnout

Being a human resource professional is a difficult job and the pandemic only made it more difficult. In a recent survey ...
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5 Misconceptions About Hybrid Work That May Be Stunting Your Company

The hybrid work model was a new venture for a lot of individuals and organizations over the past year, however, it ...
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Student Loan Relief Has Been Extended Through January 2022. What Does This Mean for Employers?

In March of 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act, which helped relieve borrowers from making payments on their federal ...
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Workers Support Higher Insurance Rates for the Unvaccinated

A recent survey conducted by Eagle Hill, a human-resources consultant, found that 41% of workers agreed that ...
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How to Help Employees Manage Fresh Stress as COVID Spikes

As vaccines became available, many organizations eagerly began to prepare their return to work plans. Now, however, ...
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5 Trends You Should Know as You Bring Your Workers Back to the Office

The workplace model hasn't changed much over the years. Then the pandemic hit. It flipped the traditional model upside ...
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'Businesses are Sleepwalking Into a Mental Health Crisis': COVID is Pushing Workers to the Brink, New Study Shows

It is well known that the pandemic has increased the rates of anxiety, depression, loneliness, burnout and stress. ...
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PTO Alone Can't Fix Pandemic Stress - How to Better Support Employees and Battle Burnout

Paid time off is a great way for employees to take some much needed time for themselves, but many are finding out that ...
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Workers' Financial Stress Is Rising. Can Corporate Programs Help?

According to a recent PwC study, 63 percent of American workers said their financial stress had increased since the ...
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3 Things to Consider When Building a Hybrid Work Strategy

In early 2020, many organizations switched to a work from home strategy to help flatten the curve of the pandemic. Jump ...
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Your Mental Health Benefits Should Cover Your Employees' Kids, Too

We all know the pandemic flipped work-life upside down, but it flipped school-life upside down too. Many schools ...
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Make It Safe for Employees to Disclose Their Disabilities

A survey conducted by Accenture found that 76% of employees with disabilities responded as not fully disclosing their ...
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Employers are recognizing 'financial wellness' isn't just a buzzword anymore

There is an inherent connection between financial, emotional and physical wellness. When an employee feels financially ...
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7 reasons employers should consider family-focused benefits

The pandemic flipped the typical work routine upside down and made managing professional and home life even more ...
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No vaccine, no desk: Firms weigh whether to make shots mandatory

Organizations are finalizing their return-to-work plans and are eager to get employees back into the office, but there ...
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Employers Should Revamp Their PTO Policies for the Post-COVID Workplace

It is no surprise that mental health has been affected by the pandemic. Depression and burnout are on the rise, making ...
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What will flu season look like in a post-COVID environment?

Because of the protocols that were in place for COVID-19 last year, the flu was almost nonexistent. The year prior, ...
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3 Ways to Get Employees to Take Advantage of Mental Health Benefits

According to a recent survey by Ginger, a virtual mental health platform, 92% of CEOs reported that their companies ...
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Student Loan Debt is Crushing Employees' Mental and Financial Wellness. Is it Time for Employers to Take Action?

As of 2020, the outstanding U.S. student loan debt hit an astonishing $1.7 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve. ...
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5 Ways to Support Working Parents Post-COVID

There is no denying that the balancing act parents have had to maintain with their professional and personal lives over ...
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Employers Brace for COVID's Mental Health Fallout as Workers Return

While workspaces have been altered to adapt to a COVID environment, the push to return to a somewhat normal routine is ...
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Charting a Policy on COVID-19 Vaccinations: What Employers Need to Know

There are a lot of things to consider when creating a post-pandemic return-to-work plan. One of the leading concerns ...
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4 Important Leadership Lessons From the Pandemic for the Future of Work

As many organizations try to create a return to work policy, they are using the pandemic as a way to shape what ...
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Employee benefits in the post-vaccine world are changing

With the shift to remote work, many employers have had to switch up the benefits given to their employees. From ...
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Can vitamin D do more than protect your bones?

The pandemic has made all of us reevaluate what it means to be healthy. From a mantra of eating right and working out ...
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Education could be the key behind employee retention

The difference in the unemployment rate for those with a high school diploma or less and those with a bachelor's degree ...
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New CDC statistics show preventive screenings are more important than ever

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “An estimated 40.9% of U.S. adults have avoided ...
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Trying To Boost Engagement? Try Looking At Productivity

One study found that frustration with operations cause more than 80% of Millennials and 75% of Gen Xers to either ...
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Making Mental Health a Workplace Priority

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, employers have responded to the COVID-19 crisis by ramping up their mental ...
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Employers Fail Without Financial Wellness Benefits, How To Support Teachers and Their Mental Health and How Employers Are Redefining Workplace Wellness

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, understand the importance of financial wellness benefits, how to support ...
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4 Essentials to Employee Engagement, How HR Departments are Adjusting Employee Benefits and the Role Choice Plays in Company Success

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, learn about 4 essentials for employee engagement, how HR teams are redefining ...
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Understanding the new EEOC proposed wellness rules

On January 7, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed new regulations that offer some major changes ...
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Early Obesity Prevention Reduces Alzheimer’s Impact, Digital Transformation is a Must for Healthcare and Mental Health Plunging as Pandemic Continues

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, preventing obesity earlier in life may reduce Alzheimer’s damage, digital ...
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Employees Want Greater Security and Lower Costs, Brokers Are Bracing for a Challenging Year and Employers Working Hard on Financial Wellness and Opioids

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn what employees want from their employers when it comes to benefits, how brokers ...
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5 Key Trends for 2021, Workforce Wellbeing Now a Top Priority and Employee Engagement Takes Center Stage

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, experts predict the biggest healthcare and employee benefit trends of 2021. ...
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Balancing Virtual and In-Person Care, How Gen Z Will Engage with Benefits, and Why Employees Still See Disconnect with Mental Health Support

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how the healthcare system can balance virtual and in-person care, how the ...
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Engaging Educators During the Pandemic: How Wellness Can Support School Districts as Teachers and Staff Navigate a Not Normal School Year

School districts are struggling to support teachers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. What role can wellness play ...
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American Heart Association Recognizes CHC Wellbeing For Workplace Health Achievement

The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced today and CHC ...
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Wellness Rises as Priority for Employers, Extra Pounds Raise Risk of COVID-19 Complications and Employees Reporting Increases in Work from Home Frustration

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, employers are enhancing wellness programs at record speeds as part of increased ...
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Wellness COVID-Check: How Employers Are Responding to Workforce Wellbeing During the Pandemic

Employer survey shows how corporate wellness programs are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies maintain ...
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Quantifying the Burden of Caregiving, Benefits Play Large Role in Financial Security and Fitness Keeps Moving Online

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why caregiving is crippling the health of many Americans, how health and ...
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CHC Wellbeing Underwrites WELCOA Inner Circle on Preventing Burnout and Building Resilience

CHC Wellbeing Sponsors Six-Week Course to Help Employers Build Practical Tools for Supporting Emotional Wellbeing in ...
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Clear Purpose, Long-Term Strategy Are Keys to Wellness Success, According to WELCOA, CHC Wellbeing 2020 Trends in Wellness Survey

Despite reporting success with wellness initiatives, employers are not yet satisfied with their efforts, based on ...
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Employers Expecting Jump in Healthcare Costs, Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines and Employees Prefer Perks over Pay

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, employers are expecting to see increases in healthcare costs in 2021, the obesity ...
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Wellness No Longer Just a Perk, the Twindemic Is Upon Us and New Netflix Special Takes on Consumer Wellness Industry

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, experts call for a more holistic and personalized approach to wellness amidst the ...
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Is Wellness Worth the Effort? I’m Glad You Asked

Is it time to pull the plug on corporate wellness, or is wellness more important than ever? Any organization who is ...
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3 Scenarios for Healthcare, Adjusting Employee Benefits and The Continuously Changing Future of Work

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, examine three potential scenarios for healthcare based on what happens next with ...
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Making the Switch: 5 Key Questions You Must Answer When Transitioning to a New Wellness Partner

Making the switch to a new wellness vendor is challenging. You’ve worked hard to drive engagement and build momentum ...
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Disparities in Nutrition and Obesity in COVID-19, How Your Workforce Feels About Returning to Work and Communicating During Crisis

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, we look at disparities in nutrition and obesity linked to COVID-19, how employees ...
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CHC Hires Former Interactive Health Leaders, Expands Capacity in Response to Rapid Growth

In response to rapidly increasing demand for its wellbeing services, CHC Wellbeing announced it has made several ...
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Underlying Conditions Put Americans at Severe COVID-19 Risk, Employee Experience More Important Than Ever and Work From Home Piling on Stress

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, underlying conditions increase COVID-19 risks for Americans, companies need to ...
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The Power of a Wellness Routine, the Problem with Mental Health and the Potential Negative Impact of Virtual Healthcare

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why a daily wellness routine should be a priority for Americans, what reforms ...
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Consumers Foregoing Healthcare Use, Employers Beef Up Financial Wellness and Diverse Employee Experiences Require Personalized Responses

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, postponed care a growing challenge during the pandemic, employers are increasing ...
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Time to Step Up Benefits, Investors Want Better Emergency Strategies and Many Employees Missing Out on Mental Health Support

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In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why the CDC fears a collision of flu and COVID-19 this fall, how a looming ...
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While the World Wages War on COVID-19, a Familiar Foe Is Waiting in the Wings. 3 Reasons Why We Can’t Forget About the Flu

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The New Norm Is Overwhelming. How Can You Engage and Support Employees Effectively During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force a new normal on our society, employers are struggling to keep employees ...
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How to Support Essential Workers on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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Virus Accelerating Value-Based Care, Benefits Under a Microscope and Higher Steps, Better Health

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how COVID-19 has the potential to dramatically accelerate value-based care, how ...
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How Companies Can Support Society, How to Boost Morale for At Home Workers and How to Lower Stress Levels for Employees During COVID-19

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how companies can better support society as COVID-19 epidemic unfolds, how you ...
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How to Support the Wellbeing of Your Workforce During COVID-19

This post offers best practices and advice for supporting the health and wellness of your workforce during the ...
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Using Benefits to Help Employees with Coronavirus, Deficiencies in the U.S. Healthcare System Exposed and How to De-Stress During a Health Crisis

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how to use existing employee benefits, including wellness, to support employees ...
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10 Best Practices for Employers Who Are Starting Out, or Starting Over, With Wellness and Wellbeing at Work

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Loneliness is Latest Health Epidemic, How High Costs Might Fuel Coronavirus and the Difference Between Worry, Stress and Anxiety

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how loneliness is becoming a serious public health priority, how the high cost ...
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Small Businesses Make Big Bets on Wellness, Half of Us Will Face Obesity and Millennials Bring New Ideas to Work for Health and Benefits

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, small businesses are leaning on creative wellness benefits to retain workers, new ...
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Wellness Is More than Carrots + Sticks, Putting Workplace Environment on the Hot Seat and Healthcare Data Wars Continue

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why using policies to stamp out tobacco use isn’t a substitute for a ...
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PCP Visits Falling Fast, Low Income and Mental Health Impact Long-Term Health, Red and Blue Come Together on Healthcare Concerns

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, primary care visits are on the decline, mental health and socioeconomic status tied ...
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Mindfulness as Medical Treatment, Big Tech’s Health Future and How Small Companies Are Going Big on Benefits

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, learn the challenges ahead for mindfulness as it evolves into a medical ...
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Rx Prices Top of Mind for Voters, Work Burnout a Heart Risk and Cell Phones as Health Hazards

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, Americans are more concerned over drug prices than Medicare for All, burnout at work ...
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Five Big Changes in Healthcare, Continued Growth for Value-Based Care and U-Haul’s Antismoking Policy

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, read about five big trends for the healthcare industry in 2020, the continued growth ...
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Americans Need Healthcare Education, Privacy a Growing Concern for Digital Health and the Cost Burden of Bureaucracy

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, see why Americans need healthcare education, why digital health is spurring ...
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Decline in Life Expectancy Not Driven by Specific Demographics, A Connection Gap in Healthcare Widens and Emerging Benefits Trends Include Caring for Caregivers

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, learn how the recent declines in life expectancy can’t be attributed to a single ...
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Costs Crush the Middle Class, Behavioral Health Gap is Growing and Obesity’s Impact on the Teenage Brain

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how healthcare costs are crushing the middle class, how the gap in behavioral ...
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Trump Pushing for Cost Transparency in Healthcare, Social Networks Attempt to Save Us from Ourselves and The Growing Controversy of Collecting Personal Health Information Online

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, read about the Trump Administration’s new plan for increased cost transparency in ...
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Millennial-Proof Benefits, The Sources of Our Stress and The Coming Health Tech Wave

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how to adjust your benefits for the Millennial workforce, why Americans are so ...
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American Heart Association Recognizes CHC Wellbeing and Clients for Workplace Health Achievement

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The Bad News: Wellness Isn’t Working. The Good News: We Know How to Fix It

CHC Wellbeing recently authored a guest blog for WELCOA, closely examining what’s wrong with the wellness industry, and ...
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Enormous Waste in Healthcare, Purpose Over Personal Profit for Employees and Obesity Weighing Down Life Expectancy

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how healthcare system is wasting money, why employees are engaged by purpose at ...
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Employers Called to Get Aggressive, Healthcare Costs Doubling Up Inflation Again and Smaller Employers Weighing Multiple Options

In this week’s dose of wellbeing news, employers are urged to take a more aggressive role to trim healthcare costs, ...
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Obesity Slowing Heart Disease Progress, Starbucks Improving Mental Health Support and Employers Rethinking Benefits Integration

In this week’s dose of wellbeing learn how obesity is stalling progress in heart disease treatment, how Starbucks is ...
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Missing Evidence for Mental Health Apps, Winning Blue-Collar Cultures and Changing Face of Women at Work

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why many mental health apps are falling short on evidence, how culture impacts ...
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Challenges to Telehealth Adoption, Mental Health Standards for Employers and Healthcare Struggles for Low-Income Employees

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn why telehealth still has an uphill battle for broad adoption, why mental health ...
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High-Deductible Plans Get Preventive, Aging Population Causing Problems and a Model for Fighting Obesity

In this week’s dose of wellbeing, learn how the government is expanding preventive coverage within high-deductible ...
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