Monday, July 22

COVID-19 results in high demand for wellness services

Robin Fitzsimons has spent multiple decades providing wellness services to residents in southwest Wisconsin.

Against the backdrop of that extensive experience, the past five months stand out as a time when people have taken a particularly close look at their well-being.

Many industry professionals believe this enhanced attention to wellness could be a silver lining to 2020, a year marked by both social disruption, health concerns and economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I think that many people have reconsidered their wellness in 2020,” Fitzsimons said. “People have been very stressed. And I think, over the time we were shut down, it gave them a chance to slow down and simplify.”

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