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In my opinion: Yes. You want someone to be able to put a lot of energy and expertise into this type of program, to the benefit of all involved. ...Read more
Enormously important: I have personally seen how music can be extremely helpful in creating a soothing environment. Years ago when my father was on a ventilator in the ICU with a near-fatal pancreatitis, we brought in tapes of soothing music. He was oblivious, to our knowledge, but his nurses and respiratory therapists seemed to linger longer in his room, maybe providing a bit more care because of the music. Try this! ...Read more
WHO and health: Great question. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail. ...Read more
Incentive programs: I think that incentive programs like "biggest loser" weight loss challenges or a point system for the numbers of healthy activities you participate in can be great for encouraging wellness. We tend to be competitive so we can use this to help people set and achieve healthy goals in the workplace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wellness, Anti Aging: In my opinion a company should create a wellness program in consultation with a physician who is knowledgeable about wellness, healthy lifestyle, and prevention. They should specifically seek out a physician with an Anti Aging or Preventive Medicine specialization. Someone who can craft a wellness program, to include physical fitness, mental/spiritual wellness, healthy diet, and more... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Health and wellness: what are the best resources/data/studies around salutogenic model of health (by antonovsky)?
Salutogenic wellness: There is a ton of research on this topic. Suggest you try the following Google Scholar search for "salutogenic wellness promotion scale". http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=salutogenic+wellness+promotion+scale&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart&sa=X&ei=V6TKU-fqNIWHyASttIKAAg&ved=0CCoQgQMwAA ...Read more
A wellness program: is a good idea at any age. Some potential benefits: Weight reduction Improved physical fitness Increased stamina Improved bone density Lower levels of stress Increased well-being, self-image and self-esteem Possibly a lower incidence and/or slower progression of the chronic diseases of aging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the cornerstones of care plan for elderly besides physical, mental, spiritual health programs?
Attention: Frequent visits from their loved ones!Get a more detailed answer ›
Do practices based in positive psychology (gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, etc.) really help to boost my mental well-being?
Mindbody: Yes, there are many studies that show mindbody medicinal practices improve outcomes. ...Read more