One-third of working-age Americans are overweight and another third are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That amounts to rising medical and work-loss costs to US companies of approximately $13 billion per year. The good news? These costs are avoidable.
By offering the American Cancer Society’s proven wellness programs to your employees, you can help them reduce their risk of cancer and other serious illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Our Active for LifeSM, and Meeting WellTM programs can help your employees achieve and maintain a healthy weight, get regular physical activity, and make healthy food choices on and off the job.
By providing these programs to your employees, you can show them just how committed you are to their well-being. And that means your staff will have a greater appreciation for your company and will be more invested in its mission. It’s a win-win situation for everyone.