For the first time in U.S. history, advances in medical science combined with a larger generation of older Americans will lead to a greater population of seniors than children. We're discussing the impact of that population shift, along with a study on healthy habits in middle age and a survey on the benefits of house calls, in this week's Insider News.
While there is the occasional exception (like Boston’s recent record-breaking 74-degree day), the winter months in the Northern Hemisphere are typically full of cold weather, short days, and little sunlight. These three factors can contribute to sadness, decreased energy, and stress, and even lead to a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
This week we have a full issue of Insider News containing insights into how consumers want the health care system to change, concerns over the security of health technology, the consumerism trends that will affect health care in 2020, and more.
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January 20, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the day Congress designated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national day of service. This holiday, often called a “a day on, not a day off,” encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. This holiday means that January is a great time to start an employee volunteer program (EVP). These initiatives aren’t just good for local charity organizations—they also have real benefits to workplace wellness, including increases in productivity and decreases in absenteeism.