Entries by Emily

Moda Health’s Jog for Joy

Walker Tracker is proud to sponsor Moda Health’s Jog for Joy event, a fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA). The goal of the event is to raise $6,000 and it will allow local organizations to encourage their members to stay active and connected. Participants will move along a virtual map route, which spans from […]

,

Medicare Advantage Free Benefit through Walker Tracker

Walker Tracker is proud to partner with a national health plan to offer eligible Medicare Advantage members access to the Walker Tracker wellness platform and a free fitbit.  Walker Tracker’s “Health and Fitness Tracker” benefit also includes a free fitness tracker from iRedeem Health and access to BrainHQ, a brain training program to improve mental […]

Join the Walker Tracker Spring 2020 Challenge!

Ready to  spice up your wellness program? Challenge your members to work together as they  compete against other groups nation-wide! Join our Spring challenge, New Zealand’s North Island Adventure. Your goal is to race against other wellness programs to see which organization can reach the highest average steps. The best part is you’ll be boosting […]

Use Motivation Theory To Recruit Participants

What’s in it for me? That’s what your employees may be asking themselves when they hear about your wellness program. It’s a natural question. People are encouraged to do something if it will provide a benefit or the alternative would have a greater cost. Here are a few tips, based on motivation theory, to make […]

,

Special Olympics – 1 Million Step Challenge

Last month, Walker Tracker was honored to sponsor the Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Leadership Conference. Stimulated by the theme of the conference “Inclusion in Motion,” participants were challenged with collectively walking 1 million steps within the two days of the event. Encouraged by Special Olympics Athlete leaders, participants walked, ran, and converted activities such as […]

Boost Program Participation with Effective Communication

What keeps members from participating in an organization’s wellness program? It may surprise you, but one factor is the knowledge gap. According to a recent employee survey, 69% of employees that were not participating in a wellness program were not aware their workplace had a wellness program. Promoting your wellness program isn’t just important during the […]

,

Promoting Your Wellness Program

You’ve done all the planning and set up, and now it’s time to invite your members to join your wellness program. You know they will enjoy it, but how will you get your members excited for the program? Make your pitch quickly! People are busy, they don’t have time to read a long, detailed email. […]

Spotlight: University of Nebraska

Creating and sustaining a successful wellness program requires hard work and the best tools, as well as learning best practices from other organizations. Earlier this year, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Campus Recreation Center started their first walking program for both faculty and students. Amanda Robine and Marc Derrico are administrating the program and were gracious to […]

Walker Tracker on the Move – Staff Challenge Recap

Almost a month ago, I posted about our staff challenge and the results are in! Congratulations to Blanca Garcia-Rinder, our V.P. of Customer Success, for winning the Walker Tracker Rise and Grind Challenge! Our runner-ups include yours truly in second place and Kristina Peltier, our Marketing Manager, in third place. It’s always nice to take […]