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Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million Americans - and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them. Free webinar covers different forms of dementia, warning signs, and supports and caregiving strategies to improve the quality of life for both you and your parent. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 1-2 p.m. Click here for more information.

Kick$tart Your Finances Workshops!

Ready to Kick$tart Your Finances? This summer, join Harvard Benefits and the Credit Union for a series of four lunchtime workshops designed to improve your financial wellness, including debt management, creating an effective saving and spending plan, handling unexpected expenses and much more! June 27, July 13, July 25 and August 8. Sign up for all four, or just those that interest you! Learn more and register here

Career Connections Across Harvard 2017

The annual Career Connections across Harvard is a networking event for Harvard staff, held this year on Tuesday, June 20, noon-3 p.m. It is an opportunity for staff to meet with representatives from different schools and units around the University to explore other areas of work at Harvard and expand professional networks. All staff are invited to attend, no registration is required. View the 2017 Event Poster.

Harvard Heroes 2017 Award Ceremony

Now in its sixth year as a University-wide program, Harvard Heroes celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the mission of Harvard. Join us on June 5th in Sanders Theatre. Learn more.

Retirewise - Pre-retirement Planning (2-day seminar)

In just a few sessions, you'll have a step-by-step approach to creating a realistic retirement strategy. You'll have more confidence knowing that you're better prepared, more informed and ready to take control of your finances. July 14 & 21. Learn more here

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

This workshop on May 24 from 10-11:30 a.m. provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you. To learn more about this workshop, or to register, please go to the Archives  website.

Reuse Marketplace

Find it within HARVie's Classifieds at hr.harvard.edu! Select "Classifieds and Conversations" in the right column. Post and find FREE office supplies, lab equipment, and other great used items! It is easy to find and share across departments.

The Next Chapter: Transitioning to Retirement

You may be financially ready to retire but have you thought about what you will do with the next chapter of your life? The Harvard Benefits Office offers a 2-hour workshop that will help you plan for a successful transition to retirement. Using simple pre-work questionnaires and in-class interactive exercises, we will explore the “six stages of retirement” and what retirement means to you and hear from panel of Harvard retirees about their transition to retirement. Register here. Read more about The Next Chapter: Transitioning to Retirement

Updated Flexible Work Guidelines now online!

Harvard has introduced updated flexible work guidelines, with guiding principles and tools to support both organizational and staff needs in proposing and managing flexible work arrangements. Flexibility was identified as a top driver of engagement in the most recent staff engagement survey; the university-wide guidelines respond to opportunities to make Harvard a more engaging workplace. Managers and staff interested in learning more may take advantage of lunchtime information sessions. Learn more about the updated Flexwork Guidelines and Read more about Updated Flexible Work Guidelines now online!