Today, many worksite wellness programs emphasize physical health, focusing on health risk factors and disease management in order to reduce healthcare costs. Yet the history of health promotion has holistic and broad roots. This session will briefly explore the journey from the holistic roots of wellness to worksite wellness of today, and present considerations for redesigning the paradigm for the next generation of wellness, including organizational factors.
Discuss the original intentions and root of wellness initiatives.
Identify the key elements to consider for redesigning wellness.
Describe the new paradigm for authentic well-being.