Be Well Blog

US Wellness Celebrates 20 Years in Business!

Tori Tomlinson - President & CEO
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Twenty years ago I founded US Wellness with the idea that we could help people live happier, healthier lives by providing health education services where people live, work and play.  We were at the forefront of a wellness revolution in 1997! Through our service to employers, retailers, and community organizations, we have touched millions of peopl...

How to reach across the generational gap in wellness

Katarina Daragan - Director of Population Health
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Let’s face it: millennials have a bad reputation in the workforce.  Often labeled as entitled, impatient, and always multitasking, millennials are seeking a “work-life” balance (often with most of the emphasis on life!). But as our workforce continues to age, millennials are here to stay. And employers with a wellness program are now tasked with de...

How to build successful online wellness programs

Katarina Daragan - Director of Population Health
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As technology becomes more prevalent in our lives, it's no surprise that online education has become a cost-effective model for schools, businesses, and even wellness programs. With 84% of our population reporting home access to a computer1, online educational modules are a great alternative to lunch-and-learn events that require coordination of a ...

US Wellness' CEO Co-Chairs Gala & Fund Raiser

US Wellness’ CEO, Tori Tomlinson Co-Chairs the Hospice Caring Annual Silver Lining Gala and Fund Raiser. Tori Tomlinson is a Board Member and Volunteer for Hospice Caring a non-profit organization that provides caring, compassionate, practical and high-quality, non-medical support services, without charge, to Montgomery County, Maryland adults and ...

Nutrition: Start with Small Changes

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Most people want to eat healthier but struggle with making a plan and sticking to it. We often set goals that are overly complicated or we set too many goals and quickly become discouraged when we don’t achieve success. Create an eating style that can improve your health now and in the future by making small changes over time. Consider changes tha...

Special Message from Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, US Wellness New York Medical Director

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Hope you had a Happy Valentine's Day! Let's continue to share the love! I want to keep celebrating happy and healthy hearts for the rest of February! Here are 5 things every woman must know about keeping their hearts happy and healthy. Please join me in sending this message to all of the amazing women in your life so that we can ensure their heart...

Wear Red on Friday!

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Join US Wellness and the LiveRight team in recognition of Wear Red Day this Friday. On Friday, the US Wellness team will join millions of other Americans for National Wear Red Day. Wear your favorite red shirt, or red tie to raise awareness that heart disease—one of the leading causes of death among Americans—is largely preventable. Help us to moti...

Second Annual US Wellness LiveRight Food Drive

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Last week, 187 POUNDS of food were donated to Manna Food Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland. We exceeded our 2015 donation of 126 pounds too! Manna provides 6% of all food to residents in Montgomery County, Maryland, and an average of 3,750 households each month. Each Friday during the school year, 2,300 elementary school children in 58 public school...

US Wellness Attends D.C. Event

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US Wellness attends the Employer Healthcare Congress in Washington, DC on September 25, 26 and 27. US Wellness realizes the importance of staying abreast of industry trends and certifications. The US Wellness project team attends the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialists (CCES) certification course while the management team attends the recertifi...

February is American Heart Month

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Join US Wellness in support of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and Burlington Stores to help women learn their risks of heart disease. See the link to donate, participate in free health screenings or Take the Challenge by sending a selfie to #HealthyHeartSelfie. Burlington will donate $1, up to $25,000, to WomenHeart...

US Wellness Supports Large Retailer's Launch of "Wellness Day"

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On October 15th US Wellness supports a large retailer to launch their national “Wellness Day” by offering total cholesterol and glucose screenings in over 4,000 locations across the country. The wellness days were part of a national champagne to create health awareness and disease prevention by offering free health screenings and other wellness ser...