Continued Conversations

The following videos are brief conversations that are had after our monthly meetings by board member Matt Schwartz and offer a little more insight on the topic of the month. You can also look for more on our YouTube channel by clicking here.

If you missed this year's Annual Conference in May, you can find a little insight from all of our speakers here.

Charlaine Reynolds, with Age Transitions, speaks with WWCL Chair Matt Schwartz about the challenges of caregiving. It's a new reality for many in the workplace and employers must ensure that their people know the importance of taking care as they care for others.
Annetta Hunter, Programs Co-chair, discussed the highlights of this month's topic of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the workplace with Dr. Tim Woods, an Agriculture Economics Professor at University of Kentucky (UK).
Terra Santos, Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach, educates Matt Schwartz, Chair of the WWCL on the topic of stress, specifically how it impacts both the mental and physical wellbeing of employees. She shares specific strategies and a few resource locations which HR teams can use in the workplace to help employees reduce their stress level!
Bethany Gardner of Fit For Work discusses a number of common injuries at work and the best approaches to bringing someone back quickly. Matt Schwartz, chair of WWCL, learns about the "mentality" of injury and the impact that can have on employers.
Karrie Harper, Go Red For Women Director for the American Heart Association in Louisville, recaps the story she and Teresa McCammon, LPN shared with our group. Matt Schwartz, Chair of the WWCL, learns why women should pay attention to the warning signs, what they can do to prevent heart issues and the local opportunities available to employers to help.
Matt Schwartz, Chair of WWCL, speaks with Leslie Russ of Foundations Human Resources Consulting and Terry Carson about generations and how they impact communication in our workplaces. Specifically, learn what younger generations have in common with older ... and how that may impact your wellness strategies.
Matt Schwartz, Chair of WWCL, speaks with Beth Ackerman of the UL Physicians Diabetes and Obesity Center. Beth is a registered dietician with insights on key steps employers can take to help those with diabetes and many more in the pre-diabetes stage. It's an epidemic, costing employers and placing employees at significant risk of complication.
Patrice Fife and Annetta Hunter, WWCL Programming co-Chairs share plans for the year based on a lively discussion on wellness planning. Learn a few key ideas and a few key planning tips!
Leanne French, with the Louisville Metro department of health and wellness, shares an overview of QPR training with WWCL Chair Matt Schwartz. Question. Persuade. Reder. You can have an impact on your community and with individuals through a simple 90 minute training. Learn how.
Matt Schwartz, Chair of the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville, speaks with an impressive panel of winners from the 2018 Conference & Awards. Hear about the keys to their success and the kudos they received. A wide range of organizations participates in, and benefits from, the WWCL's program!
Doug McSwain, a partner with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, shares insights with Matt Schwartz, Chair of the WWCL, about what has changed - and what has remained the same - under health care reform this past year. He stressed the importance of paying attention to the impact on employers, especially legal challenges to common practice with wellness incentives.
Matt Schwartz, Chair of the WWCL, catches up with Cynthia Williams of 502 Fit Pass. She shares why quantity is more important than quality in food choices and shares key steps employers can take to support their teams.
Matt Schwartz connects with Andrea Doughty, a Registered Dietitian and a licensed diabetes educator for Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness. She shares insights about the impact of diabetes and pre-diabetes and specific steps you can take with your workforce.