Shrewsbury, MA – September 19 - The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) today hosts the inaugural Wellness Conference for health promotion professionals and business leaders dedicated to promoting worksite wellness programs.
Members of the council and program participants came from across the Commonwealth to hear premier national and local experts in the worksite wellness field including Dee Edington, author of "Zero Trends," and Commissioner John Auerbach, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
“We are very excited about offering our first annual wellness conference for members, employers and health promotion professionals committed to the important role businesses can play in health promotion and reducing healthcare costs through prevention.”
The Wellness Council provides companies and health promotion professionals with comprehensive resources and training to successfully deliver results-oriented worksite wellness programming. In addition to the many resources, educational programs, and other benefits, WWCMA membership helps the council carry out its mission to:
• raise awareness about key issues in wellness and health promotion
• represent health promotion professionals, business leaders and other stakeholders as a common voice;
• facilitate quality professional development activities and networking;
• create a community and peer group of worksite health promotion professionals.
About the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts:
The Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts is a 501C(3) organization of Massachusetts health promotion professionals and business leaders dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for all employees of Massachusetts through health promotion activities at the worksite. Organized in 2010, the Council brings together Massachusetts employers and health promotion professionals interested in combating the ever-increasing cost of health care benefits by helping their employees, their families and their communities achieve and maintain a state of good health. To learn more about the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts, visit the website (www.wwcma.org)