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May Webinars: Employee Wellbeing and COVID-19

May 5, 2020 / Corporate Wellness

As we continue to fight COVID-19 together, let’s remember to put our employees first. Join us for webinars throughout the month of May to learn the importance of employee engagement, their mental health and wellbeing, and what the future of our healthcare will look like due to these uncertain times.

“Building Employee Resilience in the Manufacturing Industry”

Wednesday, May 6 at 2pm EDT

The manufacturing industry is under a lot of additional pressure and working extra-long hours because of coronavirus disruptions. It’s extra important that these workers get enough sleep and physical activity to prevent accidents on the job. In this webinar, Joe Burton will discuss how mindfulness and emotional intelligence can help manufacturing professionals to reduce stress, improve mood, decrease accidents, and improve productivity.

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“Keep Your Employees Active and Engaged During Coronavirus Disruptions”

Thursday, May 7 at 2pm EDT

75% of adults do not get enough physical activity. Low physical activity accounts for $117B of annual healthcare costs. A sedentary lifestyle can contribute to heart disease, type 2 diabetes, several cancers, and obesity. Join Nikki Salenetri, VP of HR at Gympass, and Katy Becker, Sr. Manager of Coaching Services at Virgin Pulse as they share tips on how organizations can encourage their employees to stay active and healthy during coronavirus disruptions.

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“Managing Loneliness in Trying Times”

Wednesday, May 13 at 2pm EDT

(This is a Part 1 to “Understanding and Combating Isolation from COVID-19”) – Before coronavirus, 3 in 5 Americans identified as “lonely”. That number is now increasing as we are all sheltering in place. Dr. David Batman and Joe Burton will share practical, actionable techniques to help cope with feeling lonely during these difficult times.

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“Healthcare Before & After COVID-19”

Tuesday, May 19 at 2pm EDT

Coronavirus will change how we take care of important healthcare needs. Telehealth and digital therapeutics will become more widely used and in-office appointments will most likely look different with additional safety precautions. Dr. Jane van Dis, Medical Director at Maven, and Dr. Gary Smithson will discuss what the future of healthcare will look like through the lens of both the employer and individual.

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“Understanding and Combating Isolation from COVID-19”

Thursday, May 21 at 2pm EDT

(This is a Part 2 to “Managing Loneliness in Trying Times”) – As many of us are isolating around the world, is that creating additional health risks? A lack of robust social connections can raise one’s health risks as much as smoking 15 cigarettes a day or misusing/abusing alcohol (Bringham Young University). Join Dr. David Batman in this webinar to learn the risk factors that can potentially be modified to reduce the risks and severity of periods of isolation.

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“Nourishing the Body and Mind: Creating a Joyful Mindset & Relationship with Food”

Three-Part webinar series – Wed. May 27, Thurs. May 28, and Fri. May 29, at 12pm EDT

Part 1: Nurturing a Positive Mindset in Uncertain Times
Part 2: Trying New Foods and Establishing Healthy Eating Rituals
Part 3: Connect and Cook-Along with Food Network Chopped Champion, Chef Eliza Martin!
Attendees will discover new taste experiences, ways to connect with those around you (even while we’re at home), and establish healthy eating habits. This will be a fun and interactive webinar series!

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“Tobacco Cessation, Diabetes, Obesity and COVID-19 Complications”

Thursday, May 28 at 2pm EDT

Most coronavirus deaths are among people who had underlying illnesses. In this webinar with the Truth Initiative, our experts will discuss the link between lifestyle-related chronic conditions and coronavirus complications. Attendees will learn the importance of digital health, the adverse effects of smoking/vaping and tips on how to quit, the link between obesity and diabetes, and how a health coach can help.

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Looking for an employee wellbeing and engagement solution today? Check out VP GO Fast Forward – a new special edition of our turnkey solution that has been purpose-built to advance employee health, safety, activity and engagement during COVID-19. Harnessing the power of social networks and friendly, team-based competition, VP GO Fast Forward Edition can be rolled out to your employees in a matter of days, not months.

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