Wellness

2014 Workplace Trends Report Reveals Business-Critical Forecasts, Including 30 Emerging Jobs of the Future

Sodexo’s report provides a detailed glimpse into the “always-on” workplace of tomorrow, offering solutions on how to get employees engaged, healthy and productive
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Gaithersburg, Md., January 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — With 54 percent of our waking hours spent at work, the employee of the future will expect to spend more time enjoying a series of memorable events and interactions that are company-initiated, according to the 2014 Workplace Trends Report, released today by Sodexo. Now in its third year, the report examines key trends and solutions linked to higher employee retention, engagement and increased productivity in more efficient, intelligent buildings.

2014: A Healthcare Revolution Begins- Health Minute for January 13, 2014

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January 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 2014 looks like a year of the biggest changes in U.S. health care since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s. This month, comprehensive health coverage for millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans begins, through subsidized private insurance or expanded Medicaid.

BWELL at Bloomberg

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In 2010, we launched BWELL, a global program designed to improve the health and well-being of our employees and their families by promoting healthy living, preventive care and positive mental health, all with the aim of nurturing body and mind.

Highlights of the program include:

Volunteers of America of Florida, UnitedHealthcare and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Celebrate Renovations at Arbor Place Apartments

UnitedHealthcare employees and Buccaneers representatives volunteer at Arbor Place Apartments
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TAMPA, Fla., November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers of America of Florida, UnitedHealthcare and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrated the kitchen renovation, installation of new outdoor exercise equipment, and exterior renovations at Arbor Place Apartments today.

Arbor Place Apartments, a Volunteers of America of Florida facility, supports people with mental illnesses, chronically homeless citizens, veterans and families. The much-needed upgrades were made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare.

Houston Parks and Recreation Department, UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia Celebrate New Community Garden at Shady Lane Park

UnitedHealthcare funds improvements to five Houston-area urban gardens and volunteers to renovate community garden at Shady Lane Park
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November 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the creation of the new community garden at Shady Lane Park with a special ribbon-cutting event and volunteer activities today.

The creation of the community garden at Shady Lane Park, the improvements to five other Houston-area urban gardens, and the support of HPARD’s Afterschool Meal Program were all made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare.

Designing for Health, Wellness, and Sustainability: Turning the Mirror on Eastman

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In the past, Eastman Innovation Lab has led projects focused on material innovation. This year we decided to do things a little differently. Karten:Design, a product innovation firm located in Los Angeles, California, asked to collaborate with the Eastman Innovation Lab on a project focused on health, wellness, and sustainability.

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens, UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia celebrate grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park

Baltimore Ravens lead youth football clinic for local students
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BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens and UnitedHealthcare today celebrated the grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park with a special ribbon-cutting. The construction and development of the park was made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare through its participation in the CBS EcoMedia WellnessAd program.

The Campus Kitchens Project And Sodexo Create Nutrition Education Curriculum For Children

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The Campus Kitchens Project, in partnership with Sodexo, has developed a nutrition education curriculum to empower kids to make healthier food choices and teach them how to prepare nutritious meals at home.

Magnificent Mile: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

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In honor of Mary Kay’s Global Month of Service, the North Central branch in Chicago was looking for an extra special project to do for Mary Kay’s 50th Anniversary. While we brainstormed ideas, tragedy struck. We heard the sad news that Jennifer Buckles, the Wellness Manager at Mary Kay had lost her battle with cancer. She had been so positive she would beat it. We were devastated. Although we would never know the hardship she endured, we knew she would want us to honor her by doing something healthy. She inspired us to host a “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser. 

A Crucial Litmus Test for Every Entrepreneur, Forever

CBS EcoMedia Founder and President Paul Polizzotto Shares Sage Advice with Forbes
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We all know ideas are a dime a dozen. So how do you know if your idea is worth pursuing?

My b-school friends say that a good vetting question is, "Does your idea solve a pain?" I completely agree but, as an entrepreneur who wants to change the world, I need much more than Advil.

Meet Paul Polizzotto, Innovator and Social Entrepreneur

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