Following a healthy lifestyle makes sense not only because you’ll feel better and have a better quality of life, but also because you’re likely to spend less on your health care. That means more money in your pocket for other things!
By Jennifer Winter, Exercise Physiologist in the Hartford Fitness Center
The new CaféWell app lets you track your Healthy Lifestyles activities anytime, anywhere, so you can meet your health goals and get your incentives faster.
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The definition of tobacco use is changed, effective January 1, 2016. To earn the 2016 medical plan premium credit for non-tobacco use:
The Walkstation Program provides you with the opportunity to purchase a Walkstation and accessories for the worksite or your home at Aetna discounted prices.
Who doesn't like a good discount? Here are three resources that may help you save money.
Healthy Weight For Life Program Shows It’s Never Too Late To Improve Yourself, Your Health, Your Life!
By Valerie Marinucci, Sr. Administrative Assistant, M&C Aetna Customer Center
With my cursor poised over the voting button, I hesitated for a brief moment, and then I remembered my new mantra: “You only regret the things you didn’t do”—and then I clicked on “yes, I would like to paddle”. There! I had officially entered the 2013 Dragon Boat Races.
By Linda Olson, fellow Aetna employee, Sr. Underwriting Consultant & Certified Connecticut Advanced Master Gardener
So the doctor has said “Cut back on the salt you put in your food”. “Ugg, “you think. “Nothing will taste good anymore.” But there is an alternative to salt that is both healthy and pretty – herbs on the windowsill.
Over the past 25 to 30 years, childhood obesity rates in America have notably increased, and today, about one-third of children in the U.S. are overweight or obese. These children are likely to face chronic obesity-related health problems like heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. By making a few lifestyle changes, parents can help eliminate the risk of these health issues, and the GetNHealthy with AetnaSM program has just the tools to get started.
If you’re one of the participants in the Healthy Lifestyles programs, you’ll know that you are being asked to track your healthy food choices, such as including fruits and vegetables in every meal. If you’re having trouble meeting this goal, there’s no need to worry. With a little creativity and imagination you can increase your daily vegetable intake simply by doing a little swapping. Simple, healthy swaps can cut calories and add valuable nutrients. Here are some easy ideas you can start with.