Health and Wellness: Remember to Schedule Your Annual Physical

2022-01-24T11:49:57-05:00January 24th, 2022|Employee Benefits, Health Care, Wellness|

If your resolutions have anything to do with improving your health, here’s a great tip: pick up the phone or go online and schedule your yearly physical with a primary care physician now! Many people wait until a cough [...]

Here is Why Finding a Primary Care Provider Is Critically Important for Your Health

2021-11-05T15:55:27-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Employee Benefits, Health Care, Wellness|

Studies show that 25 percent of Americans do not have a primary care provider, with many turning to retail clinics, urgent care centers or emergency rooms for nonemergency medical care. However, if an individual wants to stay healthy, many [...]

Mental Health: The Importance Of Understanding And Recognizing Issues At Work

2021-07-12T19:19:25-04:00July 9th, 2021|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

More than half of adults with mental illness do not receive treatment for their conditions, which means that for every person receiving help for conditions like anxiety or depression, there is another individual who is struggling with a condition they might [...]

7 Statistics About Preventive Healthcare in the United States

2021-05-20T16:17:57-04:00May 20th, 2021|Employee Benefits, Wellness|

Now, more than ever, the way we manage our health is vitally important. Though it's important to go to the doctor when we need to, it's also necessary to go in for routine checkups. The Centers for Disease Control [...]

COVID-19: Coping with Pandemic Fatigue

2021-02-18T09:29:03-05:00February 18th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

Over these past months, you may have found yourself thinking or saying, “I am so over this pandemic.” If you have, your feelings, thoughts, and stretched-to-the-limit tolerance level are understandably normal. Understanding COVID Fatigue Although COVID or pandemic fatigue [...]

EEOC Provides Proposed Wellness Rules

2021-01-18T16:44:41-05:00January 18th, 2021|Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Employee Wellness Programs, Legislative News, Wellness|

On January 7, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released two notices of proposed rulemaking (“NPRMs”) on wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”). Briefly, if finalized in their [...]

Holiday Stress: Some Tips for Coping and Staying Positive

2020-12-31T17:32:10-05:00December 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

The Mayo Clinic recently published some thoughts on preventing holiday stress and depression, and we are glad to share this piece with you. The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The [...]

Awareness and Education: Substance Use Disorder

2020-09-18T15:11:04-04:00September 8th, 2020|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Wellness Programs, Wellness|

Awareness and education are crucial to understanding ways to prevent and effectively treat substance use disorders. What Is Substance Use Disorder? SAMHSA has created a Family Brochure for family members of people living with substance use disorders. It answers questions about [...]

The ER vs. Urgent Care: Know Where To Go For Care Before You Need It

2020-07-02T09:38:57-04:00July 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips, Wellness|

During the pandemic many people are hesitant to visit hospitals for needs that they may have. It has been recommended that people stop by urgent cares in their specific areas to be treated for those needs, rather than going [...]