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Could Pet Ownership be a Solution to the Loneliness Epidemic?

Pet ownership has been all but synonymous with companionship, happiness, and support for years. Furry companions offer countless opportunities for engagement and emotional reassurance for animal lovers of all ages; however, given our current senior isolation epidemic, the potential benefits of caring for a pet are particularly significant for aging, lonely adults.    Coming home [...]

By |2019-08-26T20:08:46+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Will Amazon Usher In a New Age of Technology-Centered Healthcare?

Amazon is widely acknowledged for its disruptive capabilities. In the span of only a few decades, it managed to revolutionize the way that many people engage with consumer goods. Its meteoric rise to prominence played a crucial part in toppling once-giant brick-and-mortar department stores -- and for good reason. After all, why would someone bother [...]

By |2019-02-06T22:08:02+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Reconsidering Women’s Health in Benefits Packages

When you think of healthcare benefits for women, what pops into your head? For most people, the answer would probably be family leave. It’s a hot-button issue; while federal law requires employers to offer their full-time female employees job-protected, unpaid leave for up to 12 weeks after the birth or adoption of a new child, [...]

By |2019-01-17T13:41:48+00:00January 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Are Workplace Wellness Programs Invaluable Cost-Savers or a Waste?

Workplace wellness programs get a bad rap. Some skeptics and industry critics deride all such efforts as well-meaning but ineffective, labeling them as deserving recognition for their positive intent, but not for their impact. They cost more money than they save; their tangible benefits appear underwhelming at best. Judging by the critical literature, it would [...]

By |2018-12-04T16:07:02+00:00December 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Opioid Epidemic is an Employment Crisis

Above all else, the opioid crisis is insidious. It slips into communities, stealing away lives and livelihoods alike as it quietly grows. The tragedy addiction causes tends to overshadow its secondary impacts on business and community during conversations about the opioid crisis, and for good reason. The risk to an individual's health and life is [...]

By |2018-11-13T15:22:49+00:00November 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How Competitive Are Your Health Benefits?

With the rise of big tech and an ever-slimming talent pool, employers are scrambling to attract and retain talent. Current trends in the job market are definitively against them; schools are barely able to churn out enough graduates to suit demand for leading software, computer, or robotics engineers to suit industry demand. Even available would-be [...]

By |2018-11-07T15:27:55+00:00November 7th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments