Expert Interview: Leslie Meyer-Miller

July 14 2020 / by Mari Ryan posted in Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, wellness, employee experience, employee wellness, worksite well-being, caregiver, caregiving


In this Expert Interview, AdvancingWellness CEO Mari Ryan is joined by Leslie Meyer-Miller, MSSA, CPCC to discuss caregiving.

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Often Overlooked - The Hidden Caregiving Crisis

July 13 2020 / by Mari Ryan posted in Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, employee experience, employee engagement, caregiver, working women, workplace wellness, employee wellbeing, thriving workplace, aging workforce

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Roselyn Carter is quoted as saying “There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently caregivers. Those who will be caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.’

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Why are your employees so stressed?

April 02 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in Personal health, Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, Culture, Worksite Culture, worksite wellbeing, happiness at work, Massachusetts health, behavioral science, wellness, environment, employee loyalty, leadership skills, employee experience, cultural competence, employee happiness, measuring wellbeing, leadership, company leadership, ceo, cfo, employee wellness, employee wellness goals, millennials, money, benefits, employee benefits, hr, employee engagement, behavior change, middle managers, intrinsic motivation, social connections, wellness strategy, wellness program, workplace stress, job security, work stress, chronic stress, financial stress, caregiver, stress, bullying


It seems everyone I speak with these days is talking about his or her stress. In 2011, stress was described as the “21st century equivalent of the Black Death” For context on this, the Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. It resulted in as many as 200 million deaths in Eurasia and Europe from 1347 to 1351. In 2016, the World Health Organization described stress as the “Health Epidemic of the 21st Century” and is estimated to cost American businesses up to $500 billion a year.

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