Feb 19 2019
Here we are, in the height of flu season and most of the US is considered in a “Widespread Activity” rating. Not only does time away from work cost the employees, but the lost productivity can have a huge impact on employers as well, not to mention the spike in workers comp and healthcare claims.

What can an employer do to reduce the likelihood of the flu sweeping through their workplace?
Dec 28 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, many of us will be setting New Year’s Resolutions. Setting lofty but achievable goals for the New Year can be tricky. You want to aim high enough, so you are able to really make a difference in your lifestyle and/or health, but you don’t want to aim too high and completely drop your resolutions by the second week of the New Year.

Whether this New Year has you feeling inspired or a little overwhelmed TRS Wellness has some New Year’s Resolutions you can make—and hopefully keep—in the New Year!

Aug 20 2018

heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), occurs when a coronary artery is blocked inhibiting or blocking the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart, resulting in permanent and sometimes fatal damage to the heart muscle. [1] An estimated 790,000 individuals experienced a heart attack last year across the US. [2]

Of course, in Arkansas, our home state, Heart Disease is the leading cause of death with death rates higher than all but 2 other states. [3]

Jul 02 2018
July 1, 2018 was the deadline for submitting the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Form 300 in regards to Injury and Illness Record Keeping for establishments with 250 or more employees.

How did your company rank this year?
Jun 11 2018
"It's better to get involved when you're not sick than to wait until you're sick."

Janice Estes is a home care assistant for home care agency in North Arkansas. She’s been part of their team for 5 years. Janice has battled her weight and multiple health conditions throughout adulthood. Motivated to make a change, Janice joined the TRS Wellness program that her employer provides to their employees in May of 2017. Her goal in joining the program was to gain encouragement and increase her awareness and skills for weight management.

Janice is an active participant in the program. She recently completed her semi-annual biometric screenings and she meets regularly with Jasmin, her Wellness Coach. Since October of 2017, she has lost about 20 pounds by being more active and focusing on eating more fruit and veggies.