Employee Wellness Blog

How Wellness Programs Can Combat Metabolic Syndrome

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

There are so many health conditions and diseases to worry about these days that the names can get lost in the shuffle. We want to point out one you may or may not have heard of. It’s called metabolic syndrome. This health condition is different than others because you absolutely have the power to rid yourself and your workplace of it.

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Topics: Biometric Screenings, Wellness Programs, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Trends, Health Observances, Physical Activity

The Evolution of Health (Infographic)

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Mar 23, 2015

The definition of health has evolved in the somewhat recent history. In order to understand what kind of health you’re striving for, it’s important to define what health means in your world.

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Topics: Company Culture, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Trends

Timing is Everything In Employee Wellness Programs

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Mar 19, 2015

A recent analysis from Employee Benefits News suggests that the timing of your corporate wellness program doesn’t necessarily align with open enrollment. To truly maximize engagement, this is definitely something that needs to be considered.

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Topics: Communication, Wellness Programs, Company Culture, Wellness Trends

Using Your Corporate Wellness Program to Unplug

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Let’s be honest, we’re all a little fed up with being plugged in all the time. There is a constant need to be connected to email, social media, smart phones, laptops, tablets…the list goes on and on. We use technology in all aspects of life, but a major part of that is in the workplace.

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Topics: Communication, Wellness Programs, Productivity, Company Culture, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Trends

Vaccine Preview for Your 2015 Flu Shot Clinic

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Mar 12, 2015

As this year’s flu season winds down, we’re getting amped up to prepare for the next flu season. We know it might seem early, but there’s no time like the present right?! Plus, the World Health Organization recently released their suggestions for next year. So, we’d like to get this awesome flu clinic information to you as soon as possible to let you start thinking about scheduling your clinic for this fall.

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Topics: Corporate Flu Shots, Wellness Programs, Wellness Trends

Cholesterol and Your Employee Wellness Program

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Mar 09, 2015

So you’ve heard all the recent talk about cholesterol, but what does it really mean? Cholesterol can affect your health on a number of levels, but it’s important to learn what cholesterol is, how it affects your body, and what you can do about it. Cholesterol can help to predict the health of your employees, and is a signifier of a lot of potential health problems, so allow us to explain.

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Topics: Biometric Screenings, Wellness Programs, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Trends, Health Observances

An Open Letter to Employees Everywhere

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Dear Employees Everywhere,

Hi. We’re TotalWellness. And we want you to know that you are just fine.

A lot of the talk about health these days—especially in the workplace—has become scary and overwhelming.  You’re constantly bombarded with messages telling you that:

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Topics: Company Culture, Healthy Lifestyle, Wellness Trends, Positivity

Tablet Technology at Biometric Screening Events

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Mar 02, 2015

With the digital world slowly taking over our lives, it’s about time biometric screenings got on board. As with any event that deals with private health information, it’s important to make the necessary security measures, which puts us a little behind the times. But, watch out world—TotalWellness has tablets!

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Topics: Biometric Screenings, Wellness Programs, Technology, Wellness Trends

The Ongoing Debate about Workplace Wellness Programs

Posted by Becky Squiers on Thu, Feb 26, 2015

It’s no secret that employee wellness programs have become a controversial topic as of late. While over 90% of larger employers have wellness programs, there have been numerous reports that companies are not achieving success, which has sparked an ongoing debate over the effectiveness of wellness programs.

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Topics: Wellness Programs, Wellness Trends

Say Hello to Your Better Biometric Screening Experience

Posted by Becky Squiers on Mon, Feb 23, 2015

So you want to help your employees improve their health? Great. We do too!

Building a wellness program to improve the health of your workforce can be an excellent investment in your employees, and ultimately the productivity and bottom line of your company. In order to build a sustainable employee wellness program, you’re going to need to get a baseline level of where your company is at health-wise.

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Topics: Biometric Screenings, Wellness Programs