Working to Wellness

Health and Prosperity

By Chuck Gillespie, executive director, Wellness Council of Indiana In December, a new economic index came out identifying a direct correlation between the overall health of a community and the ability for its residents to learn and earn a higher wage. The Healthy,...

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Prescribed Drugs Blur Policies

How is an employer supposed to maintain a safe workplace and lawfully test for legally prescribed drugs? Great article on the cloudiness of your drug policy and how it can affect your culture at work....

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Wellness too important to outsource!

Great read by Dean Witherspoon - we agree 100% and the vendors who are members, the vendors we have vetted for our members, and those who embrace the Wellness Council AchieveWELL philosophy will agree with the sentiment that workplace wellness is too important to just...

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Shopping Local This Holiday Season

By: Chuck Gillespie, executive director, Wellness Council of Indiana I love the holiday season. As the kids get older, and our family and friends’ needs or wants become more about spending time with each other, it becomes more difficult to decide which gifts to buy....

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Green BEAN Delivery

Green BEAN Delivery is a dynamic food company that takes a multi-faceted approach to building local food systems. Its goal is to make healthy and sustainably-grown local food affordable, accessible and convenient to the Midwest communities it serves. Green...

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Farmers Market Delivered to You!

It’s the time of year when every office gets a red and green tin full of popcorn. Sometimes, they get more than one. And nothing says you’re special like getting the same gift over and over, right? But what if you could show that you care not only about the recipient,...

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Survey Results

The Wellness Council of Indiana wants to hear what you have to say. We will feature a short wellness-related survey as part of our monthly It's Good to be Well newsletter. The following are analyses of the survey results and what these results mean for your workplace...

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Takeaways From the 2016 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit

By Chuck Gillespie, executive director, Wellness Council of Indiana “Wellness works! If not, it’s your programming that is failing you!” – Dr. Dee Edington If you missed the 2016 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit, you missed 37 AchieveWELL organizations recognized,...

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How Can We Make a Health Impact?

Click here to read a whitepaper relating health rankings, salutogenesis and the Indiana Healthy Community Initiative. Written by Jane Ellery, Ph.D., Graduate Program Coordinator, Wellness Management, Ball State University & Co-Chair, Wellness Council of Indiana’s...

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Wellbeing verses HRA

Comparison of the Utility of Two Assessments for Explaining and Predicting Productivity Change  Well-Being Versus an HRA http://info.healthways.com/hubfs/Comparison_of_the_Utility_of_Two_Assessments_for.12_1.pdf?t=1471642049488

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INDIANA OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CHALLENGE

Live Healthy Indiana is bringing together friends, families, businesses and communities all across Indiana to participate in team-based wellness challenges designed to promote positive lifestyle change. Register to attend one of the two informational webinars...

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Have you Tried FoodLink?

Purdue Expands FoodLink - WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue Extension's FoodLink is now available for shoppers at more than 100 grocery stores, farmers markets, food pantries and roadside produce stands throughout Indiana. FoodLink is an online hub that provides information...

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