Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

WePromoteHealthAs an agency, Jolles Insurance makes wellness a priority for its staff, clients and the community.  Jolles Insurance is the largest supporter of We Promote Health, Inc., a local Howard County 501(c)3 non-profit, whose mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in schools, workplaces and the community.

Members of the Jolles team fill key positions within the non-profit and donate hundreds of hours volunteering to support it’s many activities and programs year-round.  Jolles Insurance has been recognized by Howard County with three small business workplace wellness innovation awards and the agency has achieved the highest "Gold Level" status as a Howard County Healthy Howard Workplace every year since the award was first recongized.

The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) is the nation's premier resource for Workplace Wellness.  Since March, 2014, Brian Jolles has been considered faculty by WELCOA. Brian has completed six certifications with WELCOA and is available to help other bussinesses of all sizes to incorporate the lessons and programs that are essential for any successful workplace wellness initiative.    Contact Brian directly for information about upcoming webinars and opportunities.  Providing workplace wellness strategies and support is another value added benefit of working with Jolles Insurance. For your FREE copy of "The Seven Benchmarks for Workplace Wellness"


FOR THE COMMUNITY

Every Saturday (from mid-March to mid-November), join Brian, Lisa and Bob for the FREE Boot Camp in the Park.  This is the perfect outdoor activity for all ages and fitness levels.   For Details Click Here

Beginning in March, the Jolles Team helps coordinate Get Active Howard County (GAHC), a 10 week healthy lifestyle initiative with a calendar full of wellness activities, workshops, walks, nutrition education, health screenings and more.  Brian is the team captain for the HealthNuts, the largest participating community team.   This opportunity is open to everyone who lives, works or plays in Howard County.   For more information or to join Team HealthNuts, click here.

WeCan! Is a scientifically based program created by NIH.  It stands for Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition.  Jolles Insurance team members volunteer to support local elementary schools workshops emphasising healthy eating, moving more and decreasing screen time.  Click here to receive more info. about WeCan


WORKPLACE WELLNESS
Jolles Insurance offers award winning innovative ideas to support your workplace wellness plan.  Employers of all sizes are encouraged to ask us for information about any of the following topics:

 

  • Linking Wellness Initiatives to Benefit Design


     

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  • Benchmarks for an Effective Workplace Wellness Program


  • - Capture CEO Support
    - Creating Cohesive Wellness Teams
    - Collecting Data to Drive Health Efforts
    - Carefully Crafting an Operating Plan
    - Choosing Appropriate Interventions
    - Creating a Supportive Environment
    - Carefully Evaluating Outcomes


     

  • Art & Science of Building a Wellness Program in A Small Setting


     

  • Empowering Your Employees to Take Charge of the Their Health and Manage Their Own Health Care

    Think about the last time you were hurt, sick or just not feeling well.  You probably found it hard to get things done.  Now think about the times when you were at your best. There's a big difference.  When people are in good health they are more productive.  We can make available a program to help you employees better manage their healthcare. The resources that we will make available will help them to better manage the conditions associated with not feeling well.  Introducing Self-Care Essentials, a guide to managing your health care and living well, developed by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA).

    One of the keys to empowering your employees to take charge of their health is "Self-Care".  Self-Care is important simply because a big part of our medicial conditions and symptoms can be treated without professional medical assistance.  Consider that over 1/3 of all minor medical conditions can be treated without a trip to a healthcare facility.   As our nations's healthcare system continues to evolve, making decisions about personal and family health becomes increasingly confusing.  But the fact is, it doesn't have to be. Armed with the right information, you and your employees can take command over your health and healthcare.  
     

  • Eat Right for Life   

      
            



    The majority of illnesses and chronic diseases that are currently so prevalent in America are largely preventable--and in some cases, fully reversable--simply by eating the right foods.  the Eat For Life Challenge will inspire participants to focus on the five basic tenents for making healthy food choices, as outlined in Dr. Ann Kulze's Eat Right For Life book.  Participants are challenged to work toward transforming unhealthy eating behaviors into healthy habits that will promote a lifetime of stellar health.
     

  • Walking 4 Wellness

When it comes to health and well-being, physical activity--especially walking--
                          may very well be the magic bullet.  We can help you set up a fun, social and
                          successful walking program.  Walking For Wellness was developed by
                          WELCOA, the nations premier resources for workplace wellness.