1. Workplace Wellness: Healthcare Reform Strategy for Business

    Workplace Wellness: A Strategy for Effective Healthcare Reform                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 …Read More

  2. 10 Essential Things Small Businesses Can Do To Promote Better Health

    10 Essential Things Small Businesses Can Do To Promote Better Health Issue a letter of support from the CEO Let your employees know that workplace wellness is a priority to everyone in the company, including the CEO. Communicating & modeling that there is support from the top helps to set the tone for the entire initiative. 2.  Designate a company wellness leader The wellness leader can be id…Read More

  3. Worksite Wellness Ideas for Challenging Times

    Challenging economic times make it critically important to keep employees healthy, productive, and present. Polls have found that as many as 1/4 to 1/3  of Americans avoid physician visits to save money. 10% or more are delaying refilling their prescriptions or taking smaller doses to try to make existing prescriptions last longer. These types of behaviors can drive individuals further down the …Read More

  4. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis. The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news topics that have become commonplace. On the bright side, times of crisis can also create opportunities for positive change. We must t…Read More

  5. Workplace Wellness for Small Business!

    It’s no secret that health promotion programming has been embraced by the business community in a big way. However, even though more companies are participating in worksite wellness now than ever before, many small businesses are still on the outside looking in. In fact, very little has been written specifically for small businesses to help them in their quest to create healthier employees and h…Read More

  6. What is Wellness Coaching?

    What is Wellness Coaching? Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime. (Chinese proverb) Personal coaching is a proven paradigm for improving athletic & executive performance. Wellness Coaching offers support to individuals who are striving to defeat unhealthy behaviors, prevent disease & live healthier lives. Wellness Coaching i…Read More

  7. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 3

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: How important is achieving results in coaching? MA: I think results are very important. One of the nice things about health and wellness coaching is that we can often point to real biometric measures that have changed. In coaching, we can often look at these bio-markers and see a reduction in high-risk health behaviors. For exam…Read More

  8. Benefits of Wellness Coaching Part 2

    A Professional Interview of Dr. Michael Arloski by David Hunnicut DH: What does the coaching process look like? MA: A real process has a beginning, a middle and an end. The Beginning: As wellness coaches, we place a lot of focus on the beginning. We help a client with their own exploration and self-assessment. Rather than just assessing and diagnosing them, we help the client explore, get in touch…Read More

  9. 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program

      Oakland County Wellness Coalition 10 Steps for Creating a Successful Health Management/Wellness Program Whatever your company size or budget, there are things you can do to improve the health and productivity of your workforce. The following are 10 steps you should take to create and sustain change in the health of your workforce. Think of these steps as a cycle: Planning ~ Program Developm…Read More

  10. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth By Toria Lee Tringali President/ Health Promotions Director, WellFit Affordable Health Solutions LLC. We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis.  The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, slow post-recession recovery, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news…Read More