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:
If you are a METRO employee and a participant in the Plan, but you leave your METRO employment, lose your eligibility for Plan coverage, and then return to work for METRO at a later date, you will be treated a s a new METRO employee.
You will be asked to complete enrollment forms. Before the end of your probation period, you will receive information from the Health & Welfare Plan about the benefit choices available to you. You must return those forms to the Health & Welfare Plan by the date indicated. Full-time employees who do not make a selection will automatically be enrolled for single coverage in the default HMO (Kaiser), and the Cigna Dental HMO.