Wellbeing

2022 Jun 12

Arnold Arboretum (Guided Tour)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

Join us for a hourlong walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent. This sign up is meant for one or two persons in your party—please do not sign up more than four. For more persons, please inquire about a private tour. Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building near the Arborway Gate.

Register here: https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/guided-tours/

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2022 Jun 11

Arnold Arboretum (Guided Tour)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
Join us for a hourlong walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent. This sign up is meant for one or two persons in your party—please do not sign up more than four. For more persons, please inquire about a private tour. Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building near the Arborway Gate.
 
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2022 Jun 05

Arnold Arboretum (Guided Tour)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
Join us for a hourlong walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent. This sign up is meant for one or two persons in your party—please do not sign up more than four. For more persons, please inquire about a private tour. Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building near the Arborway Gate.
 
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2022 Jun 04

Arnold Arboretum (Guided Tour)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

Join us for a hourlong walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent. This sign up is meant for one or two persons in your party—please do not sign up more than four. For more persons, please inquire about a private tour. Meet in front of the Hunnewell Building near the Arborway Gate.

Register here: https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/guided-tours/

 

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2022 Jun 02

Trees Inspire Guided Walk, Part II

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building at 125 Arborway

Trees have been inspiring people throughout human history. Two Arboretum docents bring a wealth of history and special stories from numerous cultures. Plants figure prominently in this walking tour, which will introduce you to the numerous ways that trees have brought inspiration to everyone. Although Trees Inspire Parts I and II are unique, they stand alone as walks. We invite you to...

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2022 May 26

Inflation is back, what can you do about it?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Jimmy Becker, KGA partner

In this one-hour webinar, we'll discuss inflation as we develop tools and understanding that may aid in easing the burden on your cost of living.

Instead of discussing the obvious changes to shop more carefully, turn down the heat, and keep the car well-tuned, we'll focus on questions you may have about mitigating the short- and longer-term effects of inflation. These topics include:
- Tools to track your monthly spending
- Understand if a fixed or variable rate mortgage is a better choice
- Learn how housing prices may be...

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2022 Jun 21

Adult and Senior Care Resources Review with Care @ Work and KGA

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn about multiple resources to help you plan for and support elders or other dependent adults. Join Chandi Deitmer, LICSW, from Care@Work, and Betsy Pratt and Sarah Reynard from KGA, as they tell you how both programs provide expert advice, emotional support, and nation-wide referrals on adult-care issues. They will describe how these programs are different and how they work together to help you develop action plans to manage the ever-changing demands of caring for aging family members and other dependent adults.... Read more about Adult and Senior Care Resources Review with Care @ Work and KGA
2022 Jun 21

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presented by Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior changes that interfere with daily living. Learn about common warning signs of Alzheimer's and what symptoms to look for in yourself and others, as well as tips to approach someone who is experiencing changes in their memory, the benefit of early detection...

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2022 Jul 27

Email Management & Retention

10:00am to 11:30am

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their appropriate retentions
  • ...
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2022 Jun 30

Out of Sight: Offsite Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Harvard Depository. We cover everything from how to pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • ...
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2022 Jun 16

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining your Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Zoom

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, 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.

Who should attend: 

All employees who want to...

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2022 May 18

Mindfulness Challenge: Mind the Moment

1:00pm to 1:30pm

What does it mean to have a Peak Mind, and how can mindfulness help us get there? This series focuses on the work of Dr. Amishi Jha, whose groundbreaking research demonstrates how mindfulness practice can improve brain power, mood, and performance in just 12 minutes a day—findings which she has brought to her work with corporate leaders, elite athletes, first responders, the U.S. military, and many others who must perform at the highest level in high stress, high stakes environments.

In these sessions, we’ll explore in depth the attention-training exercises which Dr. Jha...

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