Employee Wellness Programs: Free Wellness Resources
Employee Wellness Programs can be a management headache with the right tools and resources. Here you will find a collection of employee wellness program tools and resources that we've collected from various online health promotion websites. Most are from government and non-profit websites, but we have not limited our list to those types of providers.
Please let us know if there are any employee wellness resources that you'd like to add to the website. We hope to make this the an online health promotion resource for anyone that's interested in learning more about employee wellness programs, design, implementation and / or management.
Tips for a Healthy Life for Women
Eat Healthy - "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." There's more truth to this saying than we once thought. What you eat and drink and what you don’t eat and drink can definitely make a difference to your health. Eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day and less saturated fat can help improve your health and may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Have a balanced diet, and watch how much you eat.....More in the PDF found below
Tips for a Healthy Life for Men
Maintain a Healthy Weight - Obesity is at an all time high in the United States, and the epidemic may be getting worse. Those who are overweight or obese have increased risks for diseases and conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Eat better, get regular exercise, and see your health care provider about any health concerns to make sure you are on the right track to staying healthy....More in the PDF found below
Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids
At a very young age, children develop the habits and behaviors that will influence their life-long health. Use the links below to help you guide your kids in making choices that will lead to healthier lives....More in the PDF found below
Stress Management at Work
The nature of work is changing at whirlwind speed. Perhaps now more than ever before, job stress poses a threat to the health of workers and, in turn, to the health organizations. Through its research program in job stress and through educational materials such as this booklet, the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety provides organizations with knowledge to reduce this threat.
This publication highlights knowledge about the causes of stress at work and outlines steps that can be taken to prevent job stress...More in the PDF below.
Physical Activity and Good Nutrition: Essential Elements to Prevent Chronic Diseases and Obesity
Chronic diseases accounted for 5 of the leading 6 causes of death in 2002 in the United States. The prolonged illness and disability associated with many chronic diseases also decreases the quality of life for millions of Americans. Much of the chronic disease burden is preventable. Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating contribute to obesity and a number of chronic diseases, including some cancers, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes....More in the PDF below.
Preventing Obesity and Chronic Diseases Through Good Nutrition and Physical Activity
During the past 20 years, obesity among adults has risen significantly in the United States. The latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics show that 30% of U.S. adults 20 years of age and older—over 60 million people— are obese....More in the PDF below.
Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity Among Young People
Everyone can make a difference in young people’s lives by helping them include physical activity in their daily routines. If you are a parent, guardian, student, teacher, athletic coach, school administrator or board member, community sports and recreation program coordinator, or anyone else who cares about the health of young people, here are some steps you can take...More in the PDF found below