TITLE

Wellness working for Goodwill workers

AUTHOR(S)
Wall, J. K.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Indianapolis Business Journal;10/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the wellness program of Indianapolis, Indiana-based nonprofit Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, which has reduced its employee health care costs. Goodwill's wellness program includes a health risk assessment initiative, subsidies for memberships in exercise and wellness centers, health coaching and diabetes and obesity prevention programs.
ACCESSION #
27193040

 

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