Wellness Benefits

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.


Personal Trainer Reimbursement. Employees and spouses are eligible to be reimbursed for personal visits with a personal trainer. The maximum reimbursement per year is $200 per employee and $200 per year for his/her spouse.

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.

Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”): An EAP is available to all employees and their immediate families through Unum – our long term disability insurance provider. The EAP is a one-stop resource that offers consultation, information, and personalized community referrals, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for our employees and their immediate family members.

DS-6029 AHA_Seal14_Gold_cmykIn 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.

healthy Ohio silver awardBuckingham has also been awarded the Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Silver Award for the past 2 years 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.