American Cancer Society Offers Workplace Solutions

With health insurance costs continuing to be on the rise, there’s more reason than ever to focus on employee wellness. The American Cancer Society can help employers implement or enhance an employee wellness program at their organization that promotes healthier lifestyles while also helping to manage health care costs, increase productivity, retain current employees and attract new employees.

The American Cancer Society offers the following employee wellness and support programs free of charge:

Active For Life
This 10-week physical activity program is designed to lessen the risk for chronic disease, promote team building and control health care costs.

Employee Wellness
Workplace wellness strategies promote healthy lifestyle choices, increase employee utilization of screenings and preventive medical services through policy development.

Smokefree Worksite & Tobacco Cessation
Worksite decision makers have more reason than ever to protect employees from exposure to secondhand smoke on the job.

American Cancer Society Patient Navigation
The Society provides information on all aspects of cancer through a toll-free information line, Web site and published materials.

Community Events
Join the fight against cancer by supporting American Cancer Society community events, such as Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, golf events and galas.

For more information on these Workplace Solutions programs, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Source: American Cancer Society, Great Lakes Division