Tag Archives: wellness

Utilizing AF Resources to Live Smart

What motivates you to live healthy? For AF Colleague Shirley Brodersen it’s the feeling of fitness. “Clothes are more fun, I’m more motivated to get things done, I can complete my horse-related distance competitions more effectively and I sleep better,” Shirley ...

Living Smart, Winning Prizes

From mid-May through June AFA Colleagues participated in our Black Belt Bingo Wellness Challenge. Each quarter our wellness team develops a program to challenge our Colleagues to lead a healthy lifestyle in body and mind. Throughout the challenge our Colleagues were ...

AFA Wellness Roundup

Each month at AFA our Colleagues receive a wellness digest called eSmarts. eSmarts is a roundup of wellness-related articles, a Colleague spotlight, reminders and resources that are available to our Colleagues. Check out what we covered this month. The Sitting Disease The ...

Challenging Colleagues to Live Smart

American Fidelity truly cares about our Colleagues and their health and well-being. From the on-site medical clinic to our fitness center and the discount tickets to our grill, the Company provides many things to help us lead a healthy, well-rounded ...

AFA Colleague Living Smart

For AFA Colleague Mikele Comito being healthy isn’t about a diet here and there. “It’s a way of living,” she says. Mikele strives to always lead a healthy lifestyle through her eating and exercise habits. She focuses on low carbs, high ...

Making Changes, Living Smart with AFA

For AFA Colleague Stephanie Presley weight loss has been a struggle for years. After meeting with a nutritionist, she began a low-carb, high-protein diet and regular exercise in The Core. She quickly began seeing results and those results have kept ...

LiveSmart Spotlight | Lacey Courtney

  Part of AFA’s family culture is helping Colleagues achieve work/life balance and stay healthy. That’s why we offer a variety of wellness perks to our Colleagues. I talked to one of our legal secretaries, Lacey Courtney, about how AFA has ...

AFA Offers Colleagues Non-Work Related Classes

American Fidelity understands that you have a life outside of work. We also understand that a happy life beyond the office directly contributes to your work productivity. To help our Colleagues balance life and work, we provide numerous non-work related ...

Passport to Fitness

Part of the fun in life is trying new things. American Fidelity is helping Colleagues do just that during the next few weeks with our Passport to Fitness wellness challenge. This challenge encourages our Colleagues to try new ways to exercise. ...

Live Smart Spotlight | Diana Bittle

American Fidelity is dedicated to making the lives of our Colleagues healthier and happier. Through on-site amenities like our medical clinic, gym, grill and wellness incentives, AFA gives Colleagues all the necessary tools to get fit and stay healthy. Last January ...

Celebrate Go Red for Women

This week at AFA we’re celebrating Go Red for Women day by educating and encouraging Colleagues to make heart-healthy choices. Friday is the official day sponsored by the American Heart Association to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease and stroke, but ...

Putting the Jingle in Our Jog

Today the neighborhood around our Home Office will be filled with runners and walkers in Santa hats, reindeer horns and elf costumes as our Colleagues participate in the annual Jingle Jog. This year’s event will have “A Christmas Story” theme, so ...

AFA Challenges Colleagues to Stay Healthy through the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner, bringing with it crammed full social calendars and tempting treats. It can be difficult to stay healthy this time of year, but AFA tries to help Colleagues stay healthy even during the holidays. This ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout the month of October, many people recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in walks, listening to doctors and nurses speak about the importance of getting screened, encouraging women to talk to their doctors about when to start getting ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Wellness at Work

You probably know by now that American Fidelity truly cares about its Colleagues. From the perks and benefits to our fun events, the Company is dedicated to us. One way AFA shows its support of Colleagues is through our various ...

AF President Living Smart, Making Strides

At American Fidelity we value our Colleagues health and well-being and we like to recognize them for living smart. That’s why we have things like the Live Smart Achievement Award. It’s great when our executives step up and start making changes ...

AFA Recognized by American Heart Association

American Fidelity believes in making sure our Colleagues have great perks, health and wellness benefits and more. AFA supports our Colleagues in reaching their wellness goals and wants to make it easier for Colleagues to make healthy choices daily. Because of ...

Test Your HSA Knowledge!

American Fidelity provides Colleagues with numerous ways to save, from our 401(k) plans to our ticket discounts to our wellness incentives to our health savings options. We also offer some of these tools to our Customers, such as Section 125 ...

AFA Helps Colleagues Live Smart

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know we strive to help our Colleagues get and stay healthy with our on-site gym, on-site grill, wellness incentives and more. Since our Colleagues work hard to improve their health, we ...

Providing Work-Life Resources for Colleagues

At American Fidelity we know the balancing act of work and life can get tough. That’s why we offer our Colleagues a great resource for assistance with counseling, legal and financial recommendations, articles, webinars and personalized research. GuidanceResources® is available ...

Avoid Mosquito Bites and West Nile Virus

Large amounts of rain and hot-humid temperatures make this time of year prime mosquito season, so it’s important to make sure you and your family members are taking the necessary precautions. The Oklahoma City County Health Department (OCCHD) recommends following the ...

What’s Happening at AFA I No Limits: Corporate Challenge

The OU Medicine Corporate Challenge is this weekend, and I can’t wait to compete for American Fidelity’s team! Corporate Challenge brings companies together from all over Oklahoma City for a little friendly competition and the proceeds go to the UCO ...

The Flexibility to Succeed

During his keynote at the recent Great Place to Work Institute® Conference, Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shared that “great workplaces impact health by reducing the factors that create adverse incidents – control, community, work/life balance.” American Fidelity ...

What’s Happening at AFA I New Year’s Resolutions

Have you set your new year’s resolutions and started working on them? I have and I’m thankful for all of the benefits AFA offers that will help me reach my goals for 2014. Colleagues at AFA have benefits that will help ...

Helping Colleagues Stay Healthy

We’ve talked about our efforts to help Colleagues eat healthy and exercise by providing on-site perks such as our fitness center, personal trainers, grill, healthy vending machine and free fruit. But we know that just offering wellness programs isn’t always ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Dining In

The cold, windy and rainy times are upon us and I don’t know about you, but those are times I do not want to go outside until it’s time to head home. That’s why I love having the All-American Grill ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Flu Shots

It’s that time of year that we all start washing our hands or using hand sanitizer every time we touch something, disinfect everything at home and work and doing whatever else we can to not get the flu. The best ...

American Fidelity Wins Health at Work Award

Our healthy initiatives are paying off! American Fidelity won a Silver award from the ninth-annual Health at WorkSM Awards sponsored by ComPsych®. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s comprehensiveness, delivery, promotion, participation rates and results achieved. “Living a healthier ...

National Immunization Month

August is the perfect time to recognize National Immunization Awareness Month. With school starting back, it’s a great time to promote getting vaccines and to remind family, friends and co-workers to get themselves and their families caught up on vaccines.  So, ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Onsite Farmers’ Market

This week I am excited for Thursday to roll around, so I can purchase some delicious fresh produce at AFA’s onsite farmers’ market! This is another initiative by AFA to help our Colleagues and their families lead healthier lives. We had ...

The Hot Flashes Movie | Battling Breast Cancer

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out The Hot Flashes, a comedy about an unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, who challenge the current arrogant high school girls’ state champs ...

Eat Smart: Wellness at AFA

  In a team meeting this week, my coworkers and I talked about how much easier it is to eat right at work than at home. We can go to our onsite grill for fresh fruit, yogurt or a veggie omelet ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Living Smart and Earning Recognition

If you’ve been reading the Inside AFA blog posts then you’ve probably read about how dedicated AFA is to our Colleagues. A great example of this is our Live Smart wellness program. We offer many benefits that encourage Colleagues to lead ...