Workplace Wellness

Insurance Company Gives Out Free Apple Watches

Don’t you wish apple watches were free? For Aetna employees, this wish is now a reality. On September 27th Aetna issued an official announcement that it will be partnering with Apple to offer free wearable technology Apple watches to its employees. Aetna will also offer discounted apple watches to large employers and individuals in 2017 Read more…

Workplace Wellness

8 Ideas to Improve Employee Health

Employee Fitness is a must for any company that wants happy and healthy employees, as well as promote wellness in the workplace. But how do you motivate your company to get up, get moving and get active? We run down some of the top ideas that promote a healthy lifestyle, especially with a workforce that Read more…

Benefits Strategy

Create a Tax Free Wellness Program

Wellness programs provide great ways to motivate employees to get active. Usually, they involve reimbursing an employee for their fitness membership costs, or providing them monetary wellness incentive rewards for exercising. But when setting up a program like this, you might wonder what the tax costs will be. Will you have to count this reimbursement Read more…

Workplace Wellness

American Specialty Health Care Facts

Most employees receive healthcare coverage through their employee benefits, but what does that coverage look like? How does the US health care system compare to systems in other countries? In “The world health report 2000 – Health systems: improving performance” the World Heath Organization (WHO) published a detailed look at all country’s healthcare systems. Alarmingly, Read more…

Workplace Wellness

Global Fit & Health Trends of 2016

The American College of Sports Medicine recently published their¬†survey of Fitness trends for 2016. This is the tenth year that the survey has been done, and this year includes some surprising results. Let’s take a close look at the categories that came out on top. Wearable Technology At the top of the list for 2016 Read more…