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Wellness ZENter

We’re pleased to bring you the Wellness ZENter! Visit booth #137 to learn wellness habits to become a healthy, productive employee.

Elite wellness specialists will teach you healthy practices and safe ways to engage in physical activity. Being healthy leads to better concentration and higher energy at work, which means more consistent output and performance.

The Wellness ZENter is sponsored by: 

 

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Stop by for the following presentations:

Monday, April 24

10:15 AM
Health and productivity in the workplace – the Monday lineup!

Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare, Sedgwick 

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Corporate Wellness

Wellness and health for individuals and populations translates to wellness of a company. Learn from industry leaders how a health and productivity add up to business performance.

Dave North, President and CEO, Sedgwick
Bill Strahan, EVP Human Resources, Comcast 
Shawn Leavitt, SVP, Global Benefits, Comcast

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Introduction to Mindfulness

We all operate in autopilot during our busy days and experience the stresses associated with never-ending to-do lists, multitasking, problem solving, and planning. The latest trend for busy people is mindfulness. This dynamic session will demystify mindfulness.  Participants will practice mindfulness (deep breathing and relaxation, and yoga) and discover ways to “fit” mind-body breaks into busy days.

Dr. Kim  ​

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
A consumer’s health journey: The three pillars of health

Wellness is complex. To achieve wellness we need to contemplate the three pillars of health – physical, emotional and financial. How can a consumer achieve wellness and focus on well care in the complex maze of benefits? We will share the importance of supporting consumers through their health journey towards health outcomes.

Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare, Sedgwick
Rob Cavanaugh, President, Accolade
Shawn Leavitt, SVP, Global Benefits, Comcast
 

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM
Mindful Eating

Discover how, what and when to eat during our busy everyday lives vis-à-vis mindful rather than mindless eating.  This practical session uses take-home tip sheets and provides real world tips for fitting food energy boosters into busy lives.

Dr. Kim

1:20 PM – 1:45 PM
The Road Warrior:  Staying Healthy on the Road

Learn the latest trends, tips, and apps that allow the “road warrior” to maintain an active healthy lifestyle on the road. This practical, interactive session uses take-home tip sheets for road warriors to integrate fitness into their travels.

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Sitting Is The New Smoking

Participants will: 1) learn about the hazardous effects of prolonged sitting, 2) experience ways to “fit” fitness into their busy workdays, and 3) appreciate that taking a stand against sitting through “byte-size” physical activity and small work day changes provide cumulative benefits.  This practical, interactive session uses take-home tip sheets for desk jockeys to integrate stretch and strengthening exercises at work.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Boost Your Energy and Focus with Food & Fitness

Did you know that food and fitness impact the body and brain at work? Is finding the time to exercise and re-energize an ongoing challenge?  Discover how, what and when to eat for energy and focus. Learn ways to incorporate fitness and mind-body micro-breaks into your workday and everyday life. This practical interactive session will overview the latest trends, tips and apps to maintain an active healthy lifestyle and include take-home tip sheets and real world tips for fitting food and fitness energy boosters into busy lives.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Whole health: How do employers streamline benefit models to improve health and productivity?

This discussion will dig deeper into the integration of benefits and how future models may address well care, sick care and seamless benefits for consumers with health care, workers’ compensation, disability, leave and accommodations.

Bryon Bass, SVP, Disability and Absence, Sedgwick
Robin Joines, Risk Manager, Sedgwick
Rob Cavanaugh, President, Accolade

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
One-On-One Wellness Coaching

Participants sign up for 15 minute personalized coaching appointments for either wellness coaching or meditation biofeedback. Sign up can be on-site or in advance of the conference.

Create a wellness vision for integrating wellness into your life, or get real-time biofeedback on what’s going on in your mind while meditating, or bring in your wellness questions/concerns


Tuesday, April 25

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Live On-the-Go Fitness Break

Participants will experience ways to "fit" fitness into their busy workdays and everyday lives through byte-size hotel towel, resistance band and deskercises fitness breaks.  Sweat-free and done in business attire.  This practical, interactive session uses take-home tip sheets for integrating stretch and strengthening exercises into busy lives.

10:45 AM – 11:05AM
Mindful Eating

Discover how, what and when to eat during our busy everyday lives vis-à-vis mindful rather than mindless eating.  This practical session uses take-home tip sheets and provides real world tips for fitting food energy boosters into busy lives.

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
The Road Warrior: Staying Healthy on the Road

Learn the latest trends, tips, and apps that allow the “road warrior” to maintain an active healthy lifestyle on the road. This practical, interactive session uses take-home tip sheets for road warriors to integrate fitness into their travels.

12:00 PM
Health and productivity in the workplace – the Tuesday lineup!

Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare, Sedgwick

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
The Power of Resilience

The science of resilience is a powerful tool when considering workforce wellness. Companies are deploying resilience training across their organizations to improve how employees' ability to bounce back after a rough day, feedback, or a challenging assignment. Resilience impacts recovery following an injury or illness. The more resilient an organization’s employees are, the healthier the company.

Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare, Sedgwick
Jan Bruce, CEO, meQuilibrium

1:30 PM – 2:00PM
Sitting is the New Smoking

Participants will: 1) learn about the hazardous effects of prolonged sitting, 2) experience ways to “fit” fitness into their busy workdays, and 3) appreciate that taking a stand against sitting through “byte-size” physical activity and small work day changes provide cumulative benefits.  This practical, interactive session uses take-home tip sheets for desk jockeys to integrate stretch and strengthening exercises at work.

2:15 PM – 2:35PM
Introduction to Mindfulness

We all operate in autopilot during our busy days and experience the stresses associated with never-ending to-do lists, multitasking, problem solving, and planning. The latest trend for busy people is mindfulness. This dynamic session will demystify mindfulness.  Participants will practice mindfulness (deep breathing and relaxation, and yoga) and discover ways to “fit” mind-body breaks into busy days.

3:00 PM – 4:00PM
Booster Your Energy and Focus with Food & Fitness

Did you know that food and fitness impact the body and brain at work? Is finding the time to exercise and re-energize an ongoing challenge?  Discover how, what and when to eat for energy and focus. Learn ways to incorporate fitness and mind-body micro-breaks into your workday and everyday life. This practical interactive session will overview the latest trends, tips and apps to maintain an active healthy lifestyle and include take-home tip sheets and real world tips for fitting food and fitness energy boosters into busy lives.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Consumer experience drives engagement

Consumer experience is important to outcomes. In this discussion our experts will share how experience drives engagement and engagement drives outcomes. Join the conversation around consumer experience in both health care and workers’ comp and learn why this should matter to your company.

Dr. Teresa Bartlett, SVP, Medical Quality, Managed Care, Sedgwick
Will Smith, Chief Product Officer, One Call Care Management

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
One-On-One Wellness Coaching

Participants sign up for 15 minute personalized coaching appointments for either wellness coaching or meditation biofeedback. Sign up can be on-site or in advance of the conference.

Create a wellness vision for integrating wellness into your life, or get real-time biofeedback on what’s going on in your mind while meditating, or bring in your wellness questions/concerns​


12:00 PM
Health and productivity in the workplace – the Wednesday lineup!

Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare, Sedgwick

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
The work/health relationship

There are many interesting facts surrounding the work/health relationship, Join us for an lively discussion about a recent study that was featured in the February issue of Health Affairs.

Darrell Brown, Chief Claims Officer, Sedgwick
Brian Gifford, Director, Research and Measurement, Integrated Benefits Institute