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Congratulations to our client CNSI for receiving two Alliance for Workplace Excellence Awards!

June 16, 2017

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Here's to our client CNSI, for receiving its 2017 Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) Seal of Approval and Health and Wellness Awards in 2017!  AWE recognizes companies that support their employees, communities and environment through programs that build excellence in the workplace.  

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We are proud to be supporting CNSI's efforts to building a stronger and healthier workforce.

-Nicole Donnelly, Senior Manager

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How to reach across the generational gap in wellness

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 designing a program that meets the unique needs of a multigenerational workforce.

A 20-something worker just out of college has different priorities and health risks than someone who has been in the workforce for several decades, and most wellness programs don’t have extra room in their budgets to offer programs that appeal to each generation.  So, how do you do it?

Here are some of the ways that we can reach all generations with our wellness programming:

  • Play to your strengths – Each generation comes with unique talents and strengths – take advantage of that! ...
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How to build successful online wellness programs

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, onlinei educational modules are a great alternative to lunch-and-learn events that require coordination of a speaker's schedule, office space, and often a healthy mean. 

When employers make online learning available, they allow all employees to have access to the same information with the ability to learn conveniently from the comfort of home or work. Sounds great, right? There's a catch: not all educational modules are created equal. So, what should you look for when considering an online learning module?

  1. Is the program cusomizable for my population? Understanding what your population needs is one of the first steps when offering a wellness program. At US Wellness, we learn...
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US Wellness' CEO Co-Chairs Gala & Fund Raiser

June 6, 2017

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 children who are facing a life-threatening illness or are grieving the death of a family member or loved one. Hospice Caring Silver Lining Gala was hosted at the Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Maryland in September 24th at 6:00pm.

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Discover five ways a wellness portal helps build a thriving workforce

April 12, 2017

Most companies want to help their employees live healthier, more productive lives but struggle with how to implement a wellness program that fully engages their employees and moves the needle towards a happier workforce. Many companies also struggle with the time it takes to administer a wellness program. They have great intentions about getting their employees involved in their health but often don’t see the engagement that they would like. Traditional wellness programs typically involve biometric screenings and health risk assessments as standard tools to educate and raise awareness about individual health risks. These programs are a critical component of any wellness program because they help prevent chronic disease and identify health risks. The most powerful and successful wellness programs build on these standard offerings and go beyond assessment tools by providing members affordable, on-going wellness services that promote and encourage all aspects of well-being including...

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