Newsmakers to Air This Weekend: Workplace Wellness Is the Topic

Published 07/20 2012 06:43PM

Updated 07/18 2012 08:09PM

Workplace Wellness is the topic of this WBRE TV's Newsmakers.
   Host Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda will have as her guests Dr. Nina Taggart, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross of NEPA; Dr. Donna Hamilton, Chief Wellness Officer of Manifest Excellence LLC, and Joe Fasula, Co-Owner of Gerrity's Supermarket.
They will discuss who wellness programs in a workplace can help keep employees healthy and help reduce health care costs.
The panel will discuss how to cope with stress on the job, how to eat better and explain how some places incorporate different exercise programs on the job. Fusala will talk about Gerrity's Workplace Wellness program and how it benefits his employees.
The program will offer some tips employees and employers can do to help create a healthier workplace. This will be a very informative program for employees of businesses small and large.
Newsmakers will air Saturday, July 21 at 1 pm on WBRE TV. The program will also on Sunday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 29th at 5:30 a.m. on WBRE TV. Newsmakers will rebroadcast on July 28th at 6 a.m. on WYOU TV.

Information on Manifest Excellence 

Information on Workplace Wellness at Blue Cross 

Information on Gerrity's Supermarket 

Information on Workplace Wellness

Wellness programs are the initiatives and tools used to promote workplace health.
Programs can help companies save money on healthcare costs

Wellness program ides

A lunch time walking program
Promote good nutrition at work
New healthy choices in the vending machines
Offer gym memberships low cost
News letters with healthy tips and ideas
Stress management

Workplace Wellness Benefits

Reduce Sick time
Reduce health care costs
Promotes a healthy lifestyle
Increase productivity and morale

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