Wellbeing

2021 Dec 08

EAP Overview for Managers w/KGA

2:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Online

Calling all managers! Join us for an overview of how Harvard’s EAP can provide consultations that help you help others and yourself.

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2021 Dec 08

No Sleep, No Social Life, No Self-Care = The Cost of Caregiving. How You Can Lighten the Load

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

That constant pressure you feel but can’t quite name? For almost half of us, it’s the intensity of caring for a loved one. Join us as Alexandra Drane, CEO and Co-founder of ARCHANGELS, dives into the data on how caregiving is the job many of us don’t even realize we have, its impact on our work, relationships, and physical and mental health, and the surprising solutions that actually help.

You’ll be shocked by the weight and intensity of the load we’re actually carrying and in awe of the steps you can take to make things a little easier. Whether you’re actively employed and...

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2021 Dec 01

Colombiana: A Rediscovery of Recipes & Rituals from the Soul of Colombia

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Online

A Special Food Literacy Project Cookbook Event with Mariana Velásquez.

To Mariana Velásquez, a native of Bogotá, the diverse mix of heritages, cultures, and regions that comprise Colombian food can be summed up in one simple concept: More is more. No matter what rung of society, Colombians feed their guests well, and leave them feeling nourished in body and soul.

In Colombiana, the award-winning recipe developer and food stylist draws on the rich culinary traditions of her native land and puts her own modern twist on dishes beloved by generations of Colombians. Here are...

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2021 Nov 30

Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Online

Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America is a manifesto for anyone committed to social justice. Authored by Carr Center Fellow Keisha N. Blain, the book challenges us to listen to a working-poor, Black woman activist with a disability who was an intellectual of the civil rights movement as we grapple with contemporary concerns around race, inequality, and social justice. Dr. Blain will be joined in discussion by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, to demonstrate how Fannie Lou Hamer's...

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2021 Nov 15

EdNavigator Webinar: Making the Most of School Conferences

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

After over a year of pandemic disruptions, make sure you know how to support your child’s success in class and beyond. What information matters most for your child to stay on track? How do you know if your child mastered grade-level skills from a year of remote learning? You may have already received beginning of year benchmark data, or you may not have any clear and concrete data from school about your child’s progress thus far – we can help with both!

Join EdNavigator’s team of expert education advisors to learn about effectively deciphering information coming home from school...

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2021 Dec 13

Adult/Senior Care Resources Review

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard University offers multiple resources to help benefits-eligible faculty and staff plan for and support an elder or other dependent adult. Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides advice and recommendations on any elder- or adult-care issue as well as referrals to resources nationwide. The Senior Care Planning program, provided by Care@Work, helps faculty and staff navigate the ever-changing demands of caring for an aging family member or other dependent adults by connecting them with a professional senior care advisor, a licensed geriatric social worker who is an...

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2021 Nov 17

Education Now | Early Education Challenges — and Innovations

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

The early learning landscape continues to shift under the weight of pandemic impacts. We’ll take a look at where things stand, where we’re headed, and how we can help our little ones adjust to constant change.

Host: Junlei Li, Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Co-Chair, Human Development and Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Stay tuned for more details.

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Education Now: is an HGSE webinar series that responds to the dramatic changes in the field of education in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Each episode is...

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2021 Nov 03

Education Now | Mental Health and Wellness at College Today

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

This episode will focus on higher education and the mental health and wellness challenges that colleges are facing — and what student support should look like now, as pandemic impacts continue.

Colleges and universities are facing a crisis in mental health today — with nearly 40 percent of college students experiencing depression, according to a 2020 study, 34 percent reporting anxiety, and 13 percent saying they had thought seriously about suicide in the last year. The pandemic exacerbated the crisis, but there are other factors driving the surge.

Join us as we talk with...

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2021 Dec 10

Retirewise - Pre-retirement Planning

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

From budgeting and building an emergency fund to determining your investment options and creating a will, there’s something for everyone to learn.

Each Retirewise session has different topics that build on each other.

  • Building the Foundation
  • Creating & Managing Wealth
  • Establishing Your Retirement Income Stream
  • Making the Most of What You Have

With Retirewise, you’ll be on your way to making smarter financial decisions and creating an action plan that works for you. Join your colleagues...

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2021 Dec 03

Retirewise - Pre-retirement Planning

11:30am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

From budgeting and building an emergency fund to determining your investment options and creating a will, there’s something for everyone to learn.

Each Retirewise session has different topics that build on each other.

  • Building the Foundation
  • Creating & Managing Wealth
  • Establishing Your Retirement Income Stream
  • Making the Most of What You Have

With Retirewise, you’ll be on your way to making smarter financial decisions and creating an action plan that works for you. Join your colleagues...

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2021 Dec 03

Retirewise - Pre-retirement Planning

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

From budgeting and building an emergency fund to determining your investment options and creating a will, there’s something for everyone to learn.

Each Retirewise session has different topics that build on each other.

  • Building the Foundation
  • Creating & Managing Wealth
  • Establishing Your Retirement Income Stream
  • Making the Most of What You Have

With Retirewise, you’ll be on your way to making smarter financial decisions and creating an action plan that works for you. Join your colleagues...

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2021 Dec 09

TIAA-CREF Webinar - The Power of Saving

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

Whether you’re the kind of person that lives and spends in the now or plans for what’s ahead, there are always ways to save smarter. In this webinar you’ll learn a number of strategies for better managing your money so you have the knowledge and confidence to pay your bills, save for a rainy day and achieve any larger financial goals you’ve set for yourself.

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