Solstice Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite
January 22, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, Solstice has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association.
“Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at Solstice. We are honored and excited to be recognized once again as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Solstice COO Carlos Ferrera. “We’re committed to providing the best workplace environment possible. This will benefit our employees’ health and produce even more positive results for our worksite overall.”
American employers are losing an estimated $225.8 billion a year because of healthcare expenses. Lack of regular physical activity raises people’s risks for many medical problems, such as:
-- High blood pressure
Illnesses cause them to miss time at work, which affects productivity. The Fit-Friendly Worksites program encourages positive change in the American workforce. It helps companies make their employees’ health and well-being a priority.
For more information about the Fit-Friendly Worksites program and how it’s helping to improve the health of Americans by focusing on the workplace, visit heart.org/worksitewellness.
About the American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association is devoted to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do. To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join us, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or any of our offices around the country, or visit heart.org.
Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its subsidiaries also offer Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It has been named one of “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For” and has made Inc. magazine’s “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” list for three years in a row. Solstice has also developed the Solstice Marketplace, a private health care exchange. Created specifically with insurance brokers in mind, the Solstice Marketplace provides brokers with a one stop shop to offer personalized service to their customers.
For information on Solstice and the Solstice Marketplace, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit www.SolsticeBenefits.com and www.SolsticeMarketplace.com.
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