A year’s worth of employee wellness program ideas


A quality employee wellness program can improve the health and productivity of a company’s workforce. It also shows your workforce that you care. When people truly want the best for themselves, their colleagues, and their company, they’re more likely to make healthier decisions.

While we know there are countless benefits of employee wellness programs, planning one for the year can feel overwhelming when you’re unsure of where to begin. To help give you a head start, BLR has crafted a wellness calendar that can be used as a planning resource so you can hit the ground running when it comes to launching a program that empowers and inspires your workforce to lead healthier lives. This download includes monthly wellness initiatives, program ideas, and accompanying trainings and resources.

A year’s worth of employee wellness program ideas

  • National campaigns and observances: each month includes national awareness holidays to help organizations guide their initiatives and engage with trending topics.
  • Monthly initiatives: the calendar provides a template for monthly programs and initiatives to help map out an effective year-long wellness program.
  • HR Hero and TrainingToday training and resources: each month includes suggested courses and resources paired with that month’s program topic to maximize engagement.