Living Well Disability Services is proud to be recognized as a Minnesota Business Magazine Leaders in Health Care – Employee Wellness Program Award winner in 2016! According to Minnesota Business Magazine, the award recognizes Minnesota based “individuals and companies that have supported or accelerated the regional health care industry through innovations in the medical field, corporate philanthropy, and workplace innovations.” Living Well Disability Services is recognized as an innovator and leader in employee and workplace wellness. View the other winners and finalists in the November 2016 edition of Minnesota Business Magazine or online at minnesotabusiness.com.
A comprehensive wellness philosophy is front and center at Living Well Disability Services, which covers eight dimensions of wellness throughout the organization: Physical, Emotional, Social, Occupational, Environmental, Financial, Cultural/Spiritual and Intellectual. Employees participate in wellness programs, annual biometric testing, premium health discount incentives and a variety of physical activity and healthy lifestyle challenges. From healthy food choices to “Hope in the Workplace” activities, they’re finding ways to improve overall health, stress management and physical activity.
Employees at Living Well Disability Services work to support individuals with disabilities, and each person supported creates an individualized wellness plan with personal goals aimed at physical fitness and community connections. Plans include health coaching, horticulture, art and music therapies, volunteerism, and mind body wellness. Improved nutrition and increased physical activity has resulted in a better quality of life for both employees and people with disabilities! Read more about wellness at Living Well Disability Services at livingwell.org/wellness.