Your employees are the heartbeat of your company.
Yet, most of them aren’t taking care of their own hearts.
A 2019 study found that nearly half of Americans have some type of cardiovascular disease, often a result of high blood pressure. Worse yet, heart disease continues to rank as the number one cause of death in the U.S. Stroke trailed closely behind as the fifth leading cause of death.
Both of these conditions are also the most expensive medical conditions for employers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While you can’t force your employees to exercise or quit smoking to improve their cardiovascular health, you can nurture a heart-healthy workplace culture.
Here we take a look at the impact cardiovascular disease has on the workplace.
Plus, we’re sharing easy-to-implement ideas and activities to promote during American Heart Month to help your employees learn to show a little love to their hearts.