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Accidents happen – that’s why they’re called accidents: Why disability insurance benefits companies and their workers

November 2015

Accidents happen – that’s why they’re called accidents: Why disability insurance benefits companies and their workers Read More >

Talk more than turkey this holiday season: The challenges of caring for aging parents

November 2015

The holiday season is almost here, and for most Americans it brings a rush of good cheer, the fun of choosing just the right gifts and wrapping paper, the bracing chill of winter air and – perhaps best of all – the joy of breaking bread (or wishbones) with friends … Read more >

Retirement? What retirement? 37 percent of Americans say they can’t afford to save for the future

November 2015

Retirement? What retirement? 37 percent of Americans say they can’t afford to save for the future Read More >

Father knows best: Policyholder’s dad gives her life-changing advice

November 2015

You’re never too old to take the advice of a parent – or so Aflac policyholder Julie Pingley learned when her father encouraged her to schedule an important medical exam. “My dad asked me if I had my yearly mammogram,” Julie recalls. “He had not been feeling well and I … Read more >

Fruit juice, pretzels and pancakes: Communicating with employees about diabetes

November 2015

Fruit juice, pretzels and pancakes: Communicating with employees about diabetes Read More >

Two men, a lot of lobsters and a ‘Shark Tank’: Offering voluntary insurance helps show workers you care

November 2015

Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis, owners of Cousins Maine Lobster, began their small business after reminiscing about the family parties they enjoyed when they were young. Their company has now grown to include 30 employees – or 115, if you count their franchisees. The cousins’ new restaurant is about to … Read more >