Seniors Benefit From Health Coaching Seniors Benefit From Health Coaching Research on healthy aging shows that seniors who embrace wellness as part of everyday life receive significant benefits. A long-term study discovered 70% of physical aging and nearly 50% of mental aging is determined by lifestyle choices. Health Coaches are trained and focused on helping clients of all ages with lifestyle behavior changes. A Health Coach understands that as a senior, being physically active and eating a nutritious diet can help you continue to do the things you enjoy and stay independent as you age. Health Coaches work [...]
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The Growing Health Coaching Market The Growing Health Coaching Market An estimated 86% of the nation’s $2.7 trillion annual health care costs are spent on chronic and mental health conditions. There is no wonder Health Coaching has grown into a $6 billion service market, with an estimated 100,000 Health Coaches working with clients to change bad lifestyle habits and to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes. Health Coaches can play an important role in the overall healthcare equation by reducing a great percentage of healthcare costs. Here are some important Health Coaching statistics you should know: Health Coach [...]
Why Doctors Need to Recommend Health Coaches Why Doctors Need to Recommend Health Coaches Chronic conditions including obesity, hypertension, and diabetes are taking over our population at high and costly levels. A proven and successful cure for all of these conditions is a lifestyle behavior change in the form of dietary and/or activity modifications. Although behavior change is challenging, it is one of many specialties Health Coaches possess to make behavior change easier. Most doctors are primarily taught how to diagnose and treat disease and are not trained to help patients change unhealthy behaviors. They also do not have [...]
Communication Tips for Health Coaches Communication Tips for Health Coaches As a Health Coach, communication is one of the most important skills you can possess. Here are some tips for effective Health Coaching communication. 1. Transparency: Screening new clients requires honesty, openness, and clarity. Transparency builds trust which is an essential aspect of the client-Health Coach relationship. 2. The right form of communication: Whether you choose to email, blogs/vlog posts, text messages, social media, and/or Skype, choose the right form of communication to best match the needs of your Health Coaching target market. 3. Communicate early and often: Reassure [...]
Health Coaching to Motivate Change Health Coaching to Motivate Change Research supports that simply providing information or guidance is not enough to make health changes. For change to happen, the motivation has to come from within the individual, rather than an outside source. This happens to be one of the many skills Health Coaches excel at! Health Coaches encourage their clients to change by allowing them space and support to come to their own conclusions, while also providing the appropriate Health Coaching support and tools for change. What sets Health Coaches apart from more traditional methods of providing [...]
How To Attract Your Ideal Health Coaching Clients How To Attract Your Ideal Health Coaching Clients Are you ready to take your Health Coaching business to the next level by attracting your ideal clients? Here are some tips that will help you market yourself to your dream clients. Choose a specialty: The best way to set yourself apart from your Health Coaching competition is to focus on a specific population or niche, which will add to the value of your Health Coaching expertise. Online presence: Join online social media groups and sites that are relevant to your Health [...]