Lessening the impact of seasonal affective disorder in the workplace

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on January 23, 2020

Today's post is from our broker blog, AllWays Insider. We're sharing their timely information on what seasonal affective disorder is and how employers can support their employees through it.

Monday, January 20 was "Blue Monday," known as the gloomiest day of the year thanks to post-Christmas blues, unpaid credit card bills, and most of all, dark, cold weather. While there is the occasional exception (like Boston’s recent record-breaking 74-degree day), the winter months in the Northern Hemisphere are typically full of cold weather, short days, and little sunlight. These three factors can contribute to sadness, decreased energy, and stress, and even lead to a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

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Topics: Insider News, Health & wellness, Wellness

Path to Lifestyle Change program announced

Posted by Kristin Wissler on January 14, 2020

In a recent article about our new diabetes prevention program, Path to Lifestyle Change, Employee Benefit News emphasizes the need for addressing pre-diabetes.  "With more than one in three American adults being pre-diabetic, every $1 out of $7 of healthcare spend is attributable to diabetes-related treatment and complications, according to research from The American Diabetes Association."

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Topics: Health care innovations, AllWays Health Partners, Insider News, Health & wellness

AllWays Health Partners year in review

Posted by Kristin Wissler on January 09, 2020

2019 was a big year at AllWays Health Partners! We changed our name and expanded our provider network into New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Read on to see some of the other milestones from the past year.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, Insider News