When you move your company here, be sure to pack your hiking boots.
Healthy Employees = Healthy Companies
By promoting their workers' health, employers can boost their bottom line. Metro Denver companies know that a healthy workforce can help restrain spiraling healthcare costs. That's why a growing number of Metro Denver businesses offer:
- Free medical screenings
- Discounts or cash incentives to encourage exercise
- Fitness facilities
- Smoking cessation
Worksite Wellness Programs
- To aid efforts already in place at the region's companies, LiveWell Colorado a worksite program for companies to implement—LiveWell@Work. The program provides resources for employers to promote access to healthy food and physical activity through environmental and policy change at their worksites.
- The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center empowers the region's employees through a 16-week transformational weight loss program based on the State of Slim book by Drs. James Hill and Holly Wyatt.
- The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates, including the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, participate in the "Biggest Mover" six-week wellness program. Staff members use Fitbit monitors to monitor steps, water consumption, and daily calories with health-related prizes awarded for meeting personal goals.