Author Archive: Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS

About Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS

Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS

Senior Editor, Publications at the International Foundation

Favorite Foundation Product: The Foundation magazines: Benefits Magazine and Plans & Trusts

Benefits Related Topics That Interest Her Most: Financial literacy, health and wellness programs

Favorite Foundation Conference Moment: Hearing attendees sing “O, Canada” at Canadian Annual in addition to hearing the anthem sung in both French and English.

Personal Insight: Whether she’s collecting information for a magazine story or hanging out with her family and friends, you know Kathy is fully engaged. Her listening ear and introspective nature provide reassuring presence to those enjoying her company.

How to Support Workforce Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Support Workforce Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Isolation and loneliness. Fear that you or a loved one will be infected with a deadly virus. Anxiety about finances. Stress over child care and school arrangements. During the COVID-19… Read more >

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring long-lasting changes to life in the United States, and those changes will be reflected in employee benefits. How COVID-19 could affect health, retirement… Read more >

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Employers and benefit plan sponsors can play a bigger role in addressing the disparities in access to adequate health care among minority populations—an issue that has received increasing attention in… Read more >

Communication Is Key to Open Enrollment During COVID-19

Communication Is Key to Open Enrollment During COVID-19

This year’s annual benefits enrollment process presents new challenges for benefits professionals as they find themselves in the middle of a pandemic with workers nervous about their financial security as… Read more >