Did you know that chronic sleep loss or sleep disorders may affect as many as 70 million Americans?
Sleep is as important to life as food and water. You know you need quality sleep to refresh, recharge, and be ready for the next day. But why? Sleep is a complex process that scientists are just beginning to understand. We now know that sleep affects your brain, heart, lungs, metabolism, immune system, and, of course, your mood. Chronic lack of sleep leads to an increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression and obesity.
Here are ways to develop good habits for better sleep:
Beginning in 2016, Each November, you have the option to change your benefit plan, add or remove dependents or add or change your supplemental life insurance option. You will receive an Enrollment Guide and a Statement of Benefits to help you make your benefits choices. This is the only time of the year you can make changes to your benefits choices, unless you experience a change in status.
To make changes, you’ll need to complete an Enrollment Form and submit it to the Plan Office. Your changes will be effective the following January 1. For more information, see the Enrollment section of the Open Enrollment page.