How to Keep Your Older Workers Safe and Healthy: A Message to Leaders!

Workplace Health

It is no secret that changing demographics means that many companies have more older workers than they did before. However, it can be more challenging, and a whole other conversation, to keep older workers healthy...

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Does the Fitbit Make You Neurotic?

Physical HealthWorkplace Health

I’ve been asked many times whether or not I agree with using Fitbits as a motivation for increased physical activity. And while I agree that increasing physical activity is a great way to support...

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The Benefits of Introducing Health Promotion Groups into Your Workplace

I recently read about a US University workplace that ran a study to determine if offering health promotion in a group support model made a difference, rather than offering individual support.  They targeted type...
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This Year I Resolve to Work to Wellness

Mental HealthPreventative Disability Management

Every year I dread January 1, or more precisely New Year’s Eve. Don’t get me wrong, I like a good party, and I appreciate the need to reflect back on the year, and even...

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A Lesson in Preventive Disability Management: How You Can Do Your Part

Preventative Disability Management

Early in my career I worked at the Worker’s Compensation Board, a large organization with more than a few hundred co-workers in my office alone.  Christmas time was always very festive with many events,...

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