The guiding principles at The Ashforth Company are: Commitment, Quality, People and Practices. People: We foster teamwork, personal growth, creativity and leadership. We encourage respect for the individual, communication, optimism, and a sense of humor. Our goal is to encourage our employees to lead healthy lifestyles by providing education and resources that will help them make small changes throughout their day.

June Awareness

June is Migraine Awareness Month

Migraine is the third most common disease in the world (behind dental caries and tension-type headache) with an estimated global prevalence of 14.7% (that’s around 1 in 7 people).

Financial Wellness

Should I Take a Loan from My 401(k)?

Life being what it is, we sometimes have to choose between the lesser of two evils. So, if you’re considering a 401(k) loan, here’s what you need to know and the due diligence you need to undertake.

Emotional Wellness

Depression, Anxiety, and Physical Health Problems

It’s not unusual for mental health problems, especially depression and anxiety, to occur with long-term (chronic) diseases.

Monthly Health Tip

16 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

1. Elderberry: It’s an old folk remedy.
2. Button Mushrooms: They give you the mineral selenium and the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin.

Monthly Safety Tip

5 Outdoor Safety Tips for National Safety Month

June brings us both beautiful weather and a reminder to stay safe, so we’re ringing in National Safety Month with some quick outdoor safety tips, covering everything from boating to bear attacks.

Fitness

How to Strengthen Your Lower Back

The “Superman” move could help you get a lower back of “steel” Here’s how to do it.

3001 Stamford Square Fitness Center

Ashforth employees receive a 50% discount off annual membership. Click here for the brochure and application.

Personal trainer available. Click here for more information.

Resources

Ashforth Health Insurance Links:
Aetna | Delta Dental | EyeMed | Stirling Benefits

Farm Shares at Work:

Summer and Fall CSA offered at 707 Summer Street, 3001 Stamford Square, and Greenwich Plaza. Farm shares are delivered directly to each building lobby weekly. Full and half shares are available. Click for more information & to sign up.
5 Things to Do Before Your First CSA Pickup

Farm-to-Office:

New online produce delivery service directly to 707 Summer Street featuring fruit and vegetable bag subscriptions as well as à la carte local produce items, bread, cheese, eggs, pasta, salad, yogurt, and more from over 60 small farms and producers. Tuesday deliveries. Click for more information & to sign up.

Fairgate Farm: Support a local Stamford-based farm!