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It is responsible for killing nearly 634,000 Americans a year, and growing. It is in your workplace, your neighborhood, maybe even your home. It is silent. It is expensive. It is America’s No. 1 killer. It is heart disease.  And it can be controlled! For many employers, health care costs are the second largest expense behind salary.  And it is an expense they feel they have little control over.  People will continue to utilize health
A good company culture is highly sought after by employees nowadays. Company culture is what helps an organization keep their current employees and gain new employees over time. Listen along as Aileron President, Joni Fedders, explain what she believes to be the true meaning of company culture. We’ve had quite a few business owners at Aileron who really considered selling their company because they didn’t like their own culture that they’ve created. It becomes a
Chronic conditions – those ongoing, generally incurable diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and asthma – are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States.  More than 40 percent of the population, 133 million Americans, have at least one chronic disease.  When left undiagnosed or untreated, chronic diseases can be disabling, reducing quality of life, and even causing death. Think about this – diabetes is the leading cause of lower limb
Health and Wellness Programs
It’s no secret that employer wellness programs have increased in popularity over the past few years. The underlying problem is the vagueness of wellness and what it means to organizations and its people. Wellbeing is a different more noble approach to nudge a workforce to think differently. Healthy employees contribute to overall business success by higher levels of productivity, increased work attendance, and increased employee engagement. But is it worth it? Many will argue that
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7 Tips for Boosting Employee Happiness in the Workplace The meaning of happiness is dependent upon the individual and what they value. Because there are so many different ways that people define happiness, it is so incredibly difficult for employers to make every single one of their employees happy 100% of the time. There just isn’t one simple template to follow in order to boost employee happiness in every organization. Advice from HR experts and