Your health, and the health of your family members, is vitally important to us. When you work toward greater wellbeing, you can enjoy the many rewards that come along with it: more energy, fewer medical expenses and a more fulfilling life.

Learn about each of the resources Stryker provides to impact your overall wellbeing below.

Strive for wellbeing program

Strive is Stryker’s wellbeing program. This confidential program helps you learn about, create, implement and sustain healthy habits. All full time and regular part time employees and their spouse/domestic partner are eligible to participate in the program and earn incentives. You and your spouse/domestic partner can access Strive at

View 2024 Strive incentives for employees and spouses/domestic partners.

There are several aspects of the Strive program and each one will contribute to your overall wellbeing. Choose what you want to work on, track your progress and earn points toward great rewards.

  • Daily cards: Easy to digest information that will improve your wellbeing knowledge and inspire you.
  • Habit tracking: Track habits to reinforce healthy behaviors.
  • Journeys: Digital coaching that covers lifestyle topics including nutrition, physical activity, sleep, stress and financial wellbeing.
  • Challenges: Challenge yourself, challenge others and join team challenges to keep your motivation and accountability up.

Within Strive, you’ll also find four valuable partnerships to help you reach your wellbeing goals. You can access each of the partners by signing into Strive and selecting “Programs” along the top navigation bar.


Our financial wellbeing partner, Ayco, helps you manage your finances. Plan for your future by accessing Ayco’s online tools or participate in financial coaching that’s tailored to your individual concerns and needs.

Ayco can help you:

  • Prioritize expenses
  • Achieve a financial goal
  • Create an investment plan
  • Determine how much to save in your Health Savings Account or 401(k)


Eating well has never been simpler with Foodsmart, our nutrition partner. Use the tools within Foodsmart to stay on track with healthy eating and meal planning.

Within Foodsmart, you’ll find:

  • Personalized nutrition guidance
  • Instant custom meal plans
  • Access to digital grocery lists with easy online ordering through popular retailers including AmazonFresh and Walmart
  • Simple, tasty recipes your whole family will love


On demand fitness for every-body. No matter your goals, wellbeats has something for you.

  • 600+ classes, including yoga, HIIT, strength training, cycling, running/walking and recovery
  • Goal based challenges
  • Family oriented workouts for families with toddlers to teens
  • Inspiring ways to speak your work breaks


Mindfulness isn’t about the 5 minutes of daily meditation practice. It’s about developing the life skills to reduce your own stress and prescribing positivity more regularly for yourself.

RethinkCare can help you:

  • train your brain to relax and stress less
  • sleep better
  • become more productive
  • support your overall wellbeing

TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks)

TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks), our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), is available 24/7 for support on a wide variety of topics including: grief, child and elder care, addiction, wellbeing, relationships, parenting, mental health and many more.

You and your household family members have access to the EAP, which includes up to five free counseling sessions. You can contact the program at 866 785 4572 or TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks) (Username: stryker; Password: 4260) for support today.

Some toolkits that you may find valuable on your wellbeing journey include:

Mental health resources

Stryker provides several resources to help you and your family. We care not only about your physical health but also your mental and emotional wellbeing. Review our mental health resources.

Tobacco cessation program

Strive offers free Tobacco Cessation Journeys to Stryker employees and their spouses/domestic partners.

Quitting now isn’t just “health smart” – it’s financially smart, too. If you use tobacco and successfully complete a Strive Tobacco Cessation Journey, you can avoid paying the $600 Tobacco Use Surcharge. For more information, refer to Stryker’s Tobacco Use Policy and Tobacco Use Surcharge FAQs. If you have questions, contact myHR.

Our global wellbeing site, was created to support your overall wellbeing and help you build resilience. It contains several tools and resources that can help you care for yourself and your wellbeing every day.

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