It's Good to be Well - Monthly Newsletter

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Time for Transition: Thank You!

From the Desk of Chuck Gillespie, executive director, Wellness Council of Indiana For the last six years, I have had the opportunity to help grow the Wellness Council of Indiana into the organization it is today. We are where we are thanks to the Indiana Chamber....

New and Improved Live Healthy Indiana Programming!

Live Healthy Indiana is back and we couldn’t be more excited to fill you in on the programs available this year. We listened to your feedback and have made the following changes. Three programs throughout the calendar year at one low price Spouses and family members,...

Formulate a Plan in 2017

By Jennifer Baker, Wellness Events, LLC It’s a new year! What is the first thing everyone does in the new year? They find something about themselves or their living situation they do not like and plan to improve upon it (i.e., a resolution). This could be anything...

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,...

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....

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...

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,...

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,...

Living Smart: October 2016

Learn how to support both men with breast cancer and men caring for someone with breast cancer. Click here to read more.

The Business of Well-Being

The business of well-being should be looked at more closely as an economic principal rather than a health issue.  What do I mean?  Let me summarize with two basic macroeconomic principles: The overall level of growth of income and output in a nation are determined by...

Are Onsite Clinics Creating a Better Path to Health?

By Tanya L. Gilbert BS, MA, NLPP How important is your health to you? What is the priority? With the busy, fast-paced lives most of us have, getting to a doctor can take a back seat to just getting through a normal day of juggling work, family, pets, and...

Living Smart: September 2016

Read about healthier tailgate tips, packing a colorful lunch and good vision care. Click here to read the PDF.

HumanaVitality is now Go365 by Humana

Based on the feedback of employers and employee members, combined with more than five years of consumer research, Humana is refreshing the nations pre-eminent loyalty and wellness program. Starting January 1, 2017 HumanaVitality has a fresh name – Go365 by...

Preventive Care for Healthy Kids

It’s that time of year again when kids are heading back to school. Click here to read the PDF and learn how to ensure the kids in your life have a healthy and happy school year (with three easy steps!)...

Humana & the State of Indiana team up on well-being

The State of Indiana teamed up with Humana Wellness in January 2015 to further improve the overall well-being of Indiana’s state employees. The state envisioned an organization supported by a comprehensive promotional strategy and an authentic culture of well-being in...

2016 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit

The Indiana Health and Wellness Summit is only one month away! I hope to see you on September 21-22 for our annual conference. We’re very excited to have this great event continue to grow and evolve. Indiana has seen a tremendous change in the way workplaces and...