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Even regular exercisers sit too much-3460

Even regular exercisers sit too much

In 2011 when the American College of Sports Medicine updated its exercise guidelines (MSSE, 43(7) July 2011), the writing committee added that sedentary behavior—sitting for long periods of time—is distinct from physical activity and may be an independent health risk factor that is not moderated by physical activity. A new study compared the amount of time spent in sedentary activities to the time spent in physical activity.

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What do employee want in a wellness program?-3419

What do employee want in a wellness program?

According to the recent ICAA Wellness Industry Development Survey 2012, nearly two-thirds (64%) of 554 organizations offer employee wellness programs. Employee programs were most frequently found in CCRCs, independent and assisted living communities, and parks and recreation. What do employees look for in programs? An unrelated survey of workers in the business world sought to find out.

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Employers fear health challenges follow rising age of workforce-3391

Employers fear health challenges follow rising age of workforce

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Alternative schedules appeal to older workers-3294

Alternative schedules appeal to older workers

What are the work conditions that would keep older workers on the job? Compared to younger workers, people in the middle and older ages can be more engaged in their work (The Sloan Center on Aging & Work, December 2011), which is good for the employer as well as the worker.

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Working caregivers most often help a parent.-2746

Working caregivers most often help a parent.

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Modifiable health risks are costly for employers-2695

Modifiable health risks are costly for employers

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