The Wellable Blog

Coronavirus Pandemic Creates Unprecedented Levels Of Stress For Employees

As the coronavirus makes its way through communities across the world, another health problem has been spreading along with it: stress. Mental health provider Ginger recently reported that 69% of employees believe the current COVID-19 pandemic is ...
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5 Ways Post-COVID Work Will Be Different

New social distancing measures due to COVID-19 have drastically changed the way employees work and businesses operate. It has also led companies to re-evaluate their economic strategies and wellness priorities. Undoubtedly, this will have lasting ...
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Ill-Equipped Home Offices Impact Employees’ Physical Health, Productivity

Many Americans are now working at home for the first time. As these newly-remote workers adjust their living spaces into makeshift home offices, many are noticing how much physical health can be impacted by a work environment. Lacking appropriate ...
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Decreases In Activity, Increases In Sleep And Anxiety For Americans Stuck ...

Across the country, health habits and routines are changing due to social distancing guidelines and business closures related to COVID-19. Recently, Evidation Health took a deeper look at these changes in their COVID-19 Pulse Study, which collected ...
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As Employees Remain Home, Work-Life Balance Suffers

In the past several weeks, new social distancing measures related to COVID-19 have temporarily moved employees around the world out of their normal workplaces and offices. As a result, remote work has exponentially increased, and it’s having a ...
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Wellness Programs Help Mitigate The Effects Of Pandemics

The benefits of employee wellness programs are numerous, with their obvious gains addressing better economic output and a healthier population. Now, as communities across the US and the rest of the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re proving ...
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The Case For Wellness Benefits During An Economic Crisis

As of March 2020, the UN’s trade and development agency is estimating that the global economic slowdown will end up costing over $1 trillion. Both business owners and employees are feeling uneasy about finances as many industries—especially tourism, ...
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Are Caregiving Benefits Doing Enough For Employees? COVID-19 Edition

Caregiving benefits are an important part of any wellness program, particularly with today’s growing retirement-age population and the fact that more households feature two working parents. Managing medical care for family members and paying for ...
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Study: Exercise Variety May Boost Overall Activity Levels

When it comes to meeting physical activity goals, most people focus on increasing the frequency or the intensity of their routines. Even national guidelines—150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity exercise, 75 minutes of vigorous exercise, or a ...
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Public Health Concerns Highlight Benefits (And Challenges) Of Remote Work

Technology has vastly improved the feasibility of remote work for companies and workers alike. The benefits of these new flexible and off-site options are numerous; remote work accommodates the busy schedules of working parents, expands freelance ...
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