The corporate challenge has gone mobile! Calling all media, PR, marketing, and advertising agencies For one month this summer, Wellable will be hosting a mobile wellness challenge exclusively for media agencies. What’s a mobile wellness challenge? Mobile wellness means using mobile technology (like apps and wearable devices) to engage in healthy activity. A mobile… Read more »
Monthly Archives: March 2014
Generations are colliding in the workplace. Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers are all represented in today’s employee population. Until Generation X and Baby Boomers fully exit the workforce, employers are tasked with finding a way to create work environments that are multi-generation-friendly. Employers are using wellness programs to shape corporate culture, and like other… Read more »
Last Thursday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, signed the Healthy Jobs Act, putting in place state funding for worksite wellness program grants. The Healthy Jobs Act is an example of bi-partisan legislation aimed at promoting private sector employee wellness. The bill provides grant money “equal to 30 percent of the amount that an employer pays in… Read more »
Wellable Headquarters has moved from Boston’s Back Bay to the Financial District. Check out our new home! x https://vine.co/v/Mh5WhH5tJzP
80% of Americans work at jobs that are sedentary or require only light physical activity. In a previous post we talked about the harmful effects of a sedentary lifestyle and urged company leaders to promote walking meetings as a way to get employees moving throughout the day. An alternative (or a supplement) to walking meetings… Read more »
The young adult population (a.k.a., the young invincibles), is considered crucial to the Accountable Care Act’s overall success. According to CBS, “If enough young people decide not to buy insurance through state or federal marketplaces, it could throw off the market’s equilibrium and cause insurance rates to rise dramatically the following year.” The Washington Post… Read more »
Wellable’s work with the Coachella Valley Health Collaborative was featured in the latest addition of Desert Health News. Check out the full article here.