The Wellable Blog

Study: Most Sleep App Users Healthy, Affluent

Unlike activity and nutrition tracking apps, sleep apps have not become commonplace in employee wellness programs. This is not due to a lack of interest. Rather, employers and health plans are quite interested in addressing this important health ...
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Report: Keeping Generation X Employees Happy At Work

With baby boomers exiting the work force and millennials comprising the largest portion of the employed population, the sandwiched members of Generation X might feel slightly neglected. Employers should still stay on top of their needs if they want ...
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Podcast: Dr. Jimmy Bagley On VR Gaming For Employee Wellness

Despite having the greatest incentive to spearhead innovation in employee wellness, companies and health plans are not always the first to explore or adopt next generation technologies.  Fortunately, there are academics across the country filling ...
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Survey: 61% Of Employees Dissatisfied With Wellness Program

According to the 2017/2018 Global Benefits Attitudes Survey from Willis Towers Watson, there is a divergence of opinions between employers and employees on whether or not wellness programs improve employee health. Fifty-two percent of employers ...
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Study: Seasons Have Minimal Impact On Nutrition Apps, Day Of Week Does

If nutrition apps like MyFitnessPal are part of your plans to lose weight this year, a study suggests that focusing on beach season or holiday weight gain won’t be as helpful as thinking about Thursday. It comes with little surprise to wellness ...
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2018: The Year Of Employee Experience

An age-old business adage encourages employers to take care of their employees so their employees can take care of their business. Despite being a belief preached for decades, few employers took this sage advice to heart…until now. As the body of ...
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90% Of Employees Prefer Vacation Days, Bonus Over Holiday Party

Welcome to 2018!  With the holiday season behind us, its time for employers to embark on a new year filled with goals and objectives that need to be met.  Before they do, it may be wise to look backwards and rethink their big investment in the ...
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5 Employee Benefit Trends In 2018

The new year is quickly approaching, which means it’s list season. The list below comes from U.S. News & World Report and identifies the five employee benefits trends human resource professionals should keep an eye out for in 2018.
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Winning Reward Options For Continuous Incentive Wellness Challenges

Health and well-being is something individuals must improve upon 24/7/365. As such, successful employee wellness programs must assist employees in thinking about and improving their health and well-being throughout each and every day. This is one ...
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Health Saving Account (HSA) As A Retirement Account

The Sad Math Of Retirement Healthcare Spending On average, a 65-year old couple retiring today needs $275,000 to fund future healthcare expenses, according to Fidelity Investments. According to JP Morgan, healthcare expenses increase approximately ...
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