Gustavus Human Resources

Gustavus Human Resources: Lower Back Pain Solutions

  Lower back pain is a serious issue for many. While yoga, stretches and exercise can help strengthen your lower back, a new study suggests adding physical therapy into your first line of defense. Click here to read more about the efficacy, reduction in opioid prescriptions and substantial long-term cost savings to physical therapy at […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: How to Cope with Social Media Anxiety

Dr. on Demand is both a cost-effective and an efficient telemedicine option for us. In addition, Dr. on Demand provides a regular content filled with tips and insightful information about healthy living lifestyles. Here is a link to their blog. The recent newsletter includes an article about dealing with Social Media Anxiety – a topic relevant […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Physical Activity

Physical Activity – anytime, anywhere! Through just 20-30 minutes of physical activity every day YOU can… Tone muscles Improve posture Boost metabolism Reduce depression Burn calories Beat stress Sometimes it can be difficult, within your busy schedule to fit in a trip to the gym, but keep in mind the gym isn’t the only place […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Prevent Sitting Disease

Sitting is a disease… “30 minutes a day at the gym may not counteract the detrimental effects of 8, 9, or 10 hours of sitting. Yikes!” Living a sedentary lifestyle has been found to be very detrimental to one’s health and has been compared to the magnitude of smoking. According to the NFP (National Financial […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Maximize Your Medical Benefits – Upcoming Meetings

Are you participating in a Gustavus Health Insurance plan? Join us for a presentation by Andrew Roos, our Blue Cross Blue Shield representative, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23 in the Heritage Room. He will be sharing information about Preventive Care and ways to maximize your medical insurance benefits. Reminder to take advantage of […]

Gustavus Adolphus College: Maximize Your Medical Benefits

Have you logged into your Blue Cross Blue Shield account yet?  Be sure to take advantage of the information available to you through your personalized account: The header bar on the home page allows you to navigate to various areas of information. Additional navigational panes provide the flexibility to look for a doctor in your […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Maximize Your Benefits – Medical

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota has a plethora of tools, tips and information for you to use in making the most of your medical benefits. Feeling stressed? Visit the Manage Stress page to identify stress symptoms and how to manage them. Take advantage of an annual preventive care visit with your provider. Visit the […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Do More with Your Health and Wellbeing

  Your medical health plan from Gustavus provides valuable health and wellbeing benefits. Be sure to take advantage of resources like a personal health assessment, online tools and digital health trackers which can help you make the most of your health plan and take charge of your health! These are just a few of the […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: SelectAccount Changing Name to Further

For employees with a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), a Health Savings Account (HSA), or flexible spending accounts, please note that the company, SelectAccount, which manages those funds changed its name and is now called Further. You will receive a postcard mailer notifying you of this change and feel free to visit www.hellofurther.com for more information. […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: How to “Healthy Smile” :-)

  How to: Healthy Smile The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and American Dental Association (ADA) have a great deal of helpful information relating to oral health and accessibility, along with helpful tips and tricks to maintaining a healthy mouth. #1 Oral health impacts overall health. #2 Finding the right dentist for you. #3 Needing dental care at […]