Category Archives: Employee Benefits

Virtual Physiotherapy Care Now Available

One in five employees will experience a musculoskeletal condition annually that impacts their ability to work. These types of injuries can lead to chronic conditions that require more treatment programs, accommodations, and time away from work. Virtual physiotherapy care is filling the gap in treating these conditions caused by the coronavirus. Virtual physiotherapy care is…
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How to Build a Pandemic-Proof Employee Wellness Program Using Technology

Successful companies know that an effective employee wellness program is good for the bottom line, but also leads to increase productivity, lower turnover, and better work environments. Most business owners know they need a corporate wellness program, but struggle with where to start, or how to track the effectiveness of a current program. Here are…
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Employers Can Help with Employee Substance Abuse during the Pandemic

While the world is still dealing with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many employees (and employers) are struggling with the secondary crisis of increased alcohol and drug consumption. Increased isolation, financial stress, and just being bombarded with tragic news creates the perfect breeding ground for increased substance abuse. Employers can help with employee substance abuse during…
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COVID-19 is Accelerating Virtual Health Care

We can write novels on all the negative affects COVID-19 is having on our society, finances, and overall wellbeing. However, with every challenge there is also opportunity. One positive we can take from the pandemic is COVID-19 is accelerating virtual health care, especially when it comes to mental health care. The Business Group on Health…
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Employers are Struggling to Balance Benefit Costs with Employee Well-Being

With the pandemic expected to continue well into 2021, employers are struggling to balance benefit costs with employee well-being. Canadian employers want to focus on employee well-being during the increased pressures from the pandemic but face the reality of declining revenue and the need to reduce costs. According to a new survey by Arthur J.…
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Using Virtual Wellness to Improve Employee Health

DENT Benefits has always promoted overall employee health and wellness. COVID-19 has disrupted work-life routines, requiring employers and advisors like DENT to evolved with the changing landscape and ensure employees continue to be supported in the “new normal.” Using virtual wellness to improve employee health during the pandemic is a great way to provide support…
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Five Keys for Employers in the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Second Wave

It is no secret the COVID-19 cases are rising across the country. A second wave of increasing infections bring uncertainty to the workplace as return-to-work plans become return-to-home plans. For the many business owners who are wondering how they can help their employees adapt, here are five keys for employers in the COVID-19 pandemic’s second…
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