Get & stay healthy

We want you to feel well so you can be your best, both professionally and personally. That's why we offer support for getting and staying well.

Wellness Reimbursement Program

We want to help you and your immediate family members maintain a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle. We will reimburse you up to BRL 1,396 in 2019 for gym and swim club memberships, personal trainer classes, massages, nutritional counseling and much more. Don't get stuck in the same old routine—try a new program on us!

The amount Adobe reimburses you will increase or decrease each year, based on the currency exchange rate. For more information, review the  Wellness Reimbursement Program policy [PDF] or FAQs [PDF]. All new employees, regardless of hire date, will receive the full annual wellness reimbursement amount.

All expenses must be incurred and submitted for reimbursement during the current calendar year.

  • Any expenses received prior to 30 December will count toward the current year's reimbursement.
  • Any expenses received on or after 31 December will count toward the following year's reimbursement.

Take advantage of the reimbursement and file a claim through My Adobe Benefits.

If your claim is made prior to the payroll cutoff date, it will be paid in the upcoming payroll cycle. If the claim is made afterwards, it will be paid in the following month’s pay cycle. Please note that the payroll cutoff date varies in every country depending on the pay cycle and month. It is usually within the first week of every month for most countries.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

When work and life management issues arise, you don't have to go it alone. Adobe offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) from GuidanceResources®, which gives you and any family members living in your household access to a full range of online tools and free confidential resources on a variety of topics.

GuidanceResources’ services are delivered by highly qualified and credentialed local professionals, counselors, life coaches, attorneys and financial professionals. Additionally, their services are available in the local language in all locations where Adobe has offices across the globe. Services include:

  • Online supportGuidanceResources Adobe's web ID: Adobe is an award-winning interactive web portal with unlimited access to online information, resources, tools and other features on subjects such as health and wellness, family and relationships, work and education, and local resources.
  • Confidential emotional support – GuidanceResources provides free short-term counseling with local experts who can help with emotional concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress, grief, loss, life adjustments, relationship and partner conflicts. You can use up to six free sessions per life management issue each calendar year, either in person or over the phone.
  • Legal – A local legal expert is available for a free 30-minute consultation per issue per year to discuss any personal legal issues, such as divorce, contracts, estate planning, wills and trusts.
  • Financial – Local financial experts can assist with a wide range of issues. They offer a free 30-minute consultation per issue per year for retirement planning, taxes, relocation, mortgages, insurance, budgeting, debt, bankruptcy and more.
  • Wellness tools – Wellness tools and coaching are available to help you make positive lifestyle changes in the areas of weight loss and tobacco cessation.

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Health risk assessment

As part of Adobe’s commitment to your wellbeing, we have partnered with Wellness Checkpoint® to create a health risk assessment for you. This comprehensive questionnaire will give you a better understanding of your overall health through its detailed reports and risk ratings. You will then be presented with opportunities to track your healthy lifestyle habits and be provided with the support and resources you need to achieve your goals. The assessment is completely confidential. None of the information you provide will be viewed by anyone without your permission.

Here's how to complete the health risk assessment:

  1. Access Wellness Checkpoint using the launch/access code adobeglobal. Create an account by clicking “Create one” and following the instructions.
  2. Take the assessment, and review your Results at the end. You will see your:
  • Wellness Risk Rating, which reflects the impact of your lifestyle choices on your overall health, today and in the future.
  • Risk Ratings on the Core sections. Click on each image for a detailed review.
  • Well-Being Age, which requires that you complete the full assessment. Go to Quiz to complete all sections.
  1. Track your healthy habits via My Plan.
  2. Highlight Cards will direct you to additional resources, including Contact GuidanceResources® to initiate wellness coaching. This is a free and confidential benefit.

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Health coaching

If you decide to make health changes in your life, consider the guidance of a personal health coach. A health coach will work with you to achieve the goals that are important to you—such as quitting smoking, losing weight and improving your fitness.

How to get started

After you complete the health assessment, access Wellness Checkpoint using the launch/access code adobeglobal. You can engage with a coach by accessing GuidanceRecourses using web ID Adobe.

Log on today to search the directory to find a local provider or phone number. You can also review articles, wellness tools and other helpful resources to assist you with positive lifestyle changes.

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Smoking cessation

The smoking cessation program is a program created to help employees who want to kick the smoking habit. The program follows a model that allows you to work with a coach and learn to use tools to improve your overall health status. It is tailored to your specific needs, providing you the opportunity to work with a health coach over the telephone. Your coach can give you the support you need to stay motivated. This process will help you make lasting changes by clarifying your priorities and motivators while helping you set goals and figure out strategies to help you stay tobacco-free.

By committing to the program, you will be able to meet or exceed your set goals and eventually be able to maintain the changes on your own.

How to get started

Go to the GuidanceResources website to find the contact information for your location.

  1. Click on the Register tab, and enter Adobe’s web ID: Adobe.
  2. Select your country, and follow the prompts to create a username and password.
  3. To find a local provider, click on the Find A Guidance Expert directory. You’ll be directed to a list of local counseling professionals who can listen to your concerns and guide you to the appropriate services.

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Stanford Health Navigation

As an Adobe employee, you have free access to Stanford Health Navigation, to help you find answers about any health-related problem or concern, regardless of your location or insurance plan. You can also access the Stanford Health Library, which gives you free, customized research for medical or health-related questions. For assistance, call 1-855-236-1189 (U.S.) or email Stanford Health Navigation.

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