Buckingham is committed to supporting you and your family in achieving and maintaining good health. All employees of Buckingham have access to an outstanding wellness program that includes:
Gym/Personal Trainer/Exercise Class Reimbursement: Employees and spouses are eligible for reimbursement of ONE of the following each month:
- A reimbursement of 100% of the expense paid for a monthly gym membership to a maximum monthly reimbursement of $60; or
- A reimbursement of 100% of the expense paid to a personal trainer to a maximum monthly reimbursement of $60; or
- A reimbursement of 100% of the expense paid to attend an exercise class such as Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Jazzercise, etc., to a maximum monthly reimbursement of $60.
FitBit Zip™: Employees are eligible to receive a FitBit Zip™ to help support their fitness goals.
Smoking Cessation Reimbursement: Employees and spouses who smoke are eligible for reimbursement of smoking cessation products. These products include Chantix, nicotine patch, nicotine gum, and laser therapy.
Weight Loss Award: Employees are eligible to receive a $100 award for joining a weight loss program such as Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, etc. Employees may also qualify for this award by meeting with and getting weighed by our Health Coach a minimum of 4 times during the year.
Health Coach: Employees are eligible to spend time each month with a Health Coach. The Health Coach services include: taking your blood pressure, determining your hydration levels, weight, body fat composition, etc., in addition to providing you with support and information to meet your wellness goals.
Lunch-n-Learn Programs: Employees are eligible to attend quarterly lunch-n-learn programs hosted in-house on a variety of wellness topics.
Flu Vaccine: The flu vaccine clinic is held in-house each year.
Raffle Prizes: Raffle prizes are awarded for participation in the wellness programs.
In addition, Buckingham has been honored with the American Heart Association’s FitFriendly Award (Gold Level) for its 5th year in a row. The Association recognizes employers as Fit-Friendly worksites for creating a culture of health in the workplace through progressive leadership and employee wellness initiatives.
Buckingham was also awarded Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Silver Award for 2015 from the Ohio Department of Health and the Healthy Ohio Business Council. These awards recognize Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs.