Working to Wellness

Featured Board Member of the Month – Todd Shickel

We spoke to Todd Shickel, a long-standing member of the Wellness Council of Indiana Board of Advisors. Todd is the Vice President of Business Development at Elements Financial. He provided insight into his 2018 well-being predictions and some fun facts about himself....

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Does Your Company Have a Wellness Champion?

By Jack Brown, ShapeUp  |  January 2016 The ultimate goal of any wellness program is to create an environment where employees are engaged, healthy, and productive. Those companies seeking to create a strong culture of health can leverage a number of grassroots...

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Untapped Low-cost and Effective Healthcare for Pain

By: Shelly Barkat, DC Manual medicine delivered by chiropractors specializes in drug-free pain treatment that is both effective and efficient. This untapped, hands-on healthcare service for musculoskeletal pain answers desperate social outcries for lower healthcare...

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2017 AchieveWELL Organizations Recognized

The Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI) honored 19 organizations at the AchieveWELL Awards Luncheon at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit on October 4 in downtown Indianapolis. We enjoyed a wonderful event that showcased their impressive efforts. Companies that...

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Takeaways From 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit

Jennifer Pferrer, Executive Director, Wellness Council of Indiana Thank you to those who attended the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit. We hope you enjoyed the fantastic keynote speakers, breakout sessions and exhibitors. As the largest gathering of wellness...

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Mindfulness Grows as Strategic Business Practice

What do Google, eBay, Intel and General Mills have in common? Besides being successful international companies, they all value and promote mindfulness in the workplace. Mindfulness has become a popular practice over the last decade, helping individuals to focus, be...

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Restart Your Resolution

Now that July is almost over, it’s important not to forget the New Year’s Resolutions set back in January. Now is the time to rev-up your resolutions and get yourself and your employees back on track towards a healthier lifestyle. For many who choose to partake in the...

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What’s Happening at the Wellness Council of Indiana?

Addressing Tobacco and Opioid Use: The Wellness Council of Indiana’s member-only online resource center offers tools to help organizations at any stage of their wellness programming. Our newest addition to the center is a presentation from the Fairbanks Foundation...

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Wellness Council of Indiana Welcomes New Executive Director

My name is Jennifer Pferrer and I am pleased to be the new executive director for the Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI). My passion is in health care and improving the lives of people in the great state of Indiana. What a perfect fit for me to join the WCI! While I am...

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