Wellbeing

2021 Apr 08

Stories of Women from Jaina Island Maya Figurines

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Maya female ceramic figurines from the island of Jaina in Campeche, Mexico, produced in the Late Classic Period (600–900 CE) are admired for their lifelike, poignant, and sometimes amusing characteristics. Long assumed to be elite women or moon goddesses, these figurines reveal a complexity of Maya social life, especially for women, that is rarely seen in other painted ceramics or monumental sculpture. They also offer insights into the culture of Jaina Island, including disturbing enslavement practices. Mary Miller will discuss various interpretations of Jaina figurines—including...

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2021 Mar 30

Members: Family Fun - Animal Problem Solvers

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Animals develop special characteristics that help them survive in their environments. From keeping warm to staying hidden, animals solve problems every day. Have you ever thought about how we humans do the same?

Get ready for a lively night of fun, games, and surprises when Javier Marin transports you back inside the Harvard Museum of Natural History. He will broadcast from the galleries pointing out some of the ways animals adapt to challenges they face in the wild. Then, you will look through your own homes in a problem-solving scavenger hunt. Your family will work together...

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2021 Feb 15

I ❤️ Science: Faraway Worlds

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Break out of the winter doldrums and welcome Harvard science into your home with the all-virtual I Heart Science festival lasting from Friday, February 12 to Monday, February 15. This day’s “Faraway Worlds” theme looks at exploration of places hard to get to such as space, deep oceans, and the distant past.

During the live webinar, starting at 1:00 pm ET, meet Harvard researchers studying how we study the sun and what we hope to learn from missions to Mars.

At home, try your hand at investigating light, explore what we know about coelacanths and hear the story...

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2021 Feb 14

I ❤️ Science: Love the Earth

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Break out of the winter doldrums and welcome Harvard science into your home with the all-virtual I Heart Science festival lasting from Friday, February 12 to Monday, February 15. This day’s “Love the Earth” theme looks at how we are taking care of our planet and the geology that makes it all possible.

During the live webinar, starting at 1:00 pm ET, meet Harvard researchers studying how we can design batteries large enough to power a building and investigate what it takes to save endangered species.

At home, try your hand at growing crystals, modeling volcanos, and...

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2021 Feb 13

I ❤️ Science: Tiny Creatures

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Break out of the winter doldrums and welcome Harvard science into your home with the all-virtual I Heart Science festival lasting from Friday, February 12 to Monday, February 15. This day’s “Tiny Creatures” theme looks at bacteria, viruses, and other microbial creatures.

During the live webinar, starting at 1:00 pm ET, meet live tardigrades, also known as water bears. Watch recorded videos featuring Harvard scientists who study bacterial resistance, ways to test for viruses, and how bacteria grow.

At home, try your hand at making a water-drop microscope, comparing...

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2021 Feb 12

I ❤️ Science: Incredible Evolution

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Break out of the winter doldrums and welcome Harvard science into your home with the all-virtual I heart Science festival lasting from Friday, February 12 to Monday, February 15. Today’s “Incredible Evolution” theme looks at ways that animals have adapted to their environments. During the live webinar, starting at 1pm ET, meet Harvard researchers studying how brains evolve and how stress can enhance performance.

At home, watch recorded videos by Harvard scientists studying mice behavior or try your hand at comparing bone structures, collecting bugs, and investigating...

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2021 Feb 18

TIAA-CREF Webinar - Understanding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

3:00pm

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You may know about the tax advantages of contributing to a Health Savings Account (HSA), but did you know that HSAs are also a way to save for healthcare in retirement? This webinar will help you understand unique aspects of HSAs, including how they help account owners to pay for current healthcare expenses and save for those in the future.

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2021 Feb 17

TIAA-CREF Webinar - Lifetime Income: Market Proof Your Retirement

12:00pm

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You’ve worked hard to save for retirement. TIAA can help you understand how to create a plan that protects you against key retirement risks as well as helps build a diversified retirement income plan. TIAA Traditional is offered by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA).*

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2021 May 11

KGA Webinar - Thought Distortions: Don't Believe Everything You Think

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Our thoughts often take on a life of their own and make challenging situations seem evenharder. This webinar will help you recognize common thought distortions. You’ll learn practical tips for reframing negative thoughts and discover a 4-step process to challenge unhealthy, limiting thoughts.

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2021 May 04

SCP Webinar Series May 2021 - Caregiving Technology, Gadgets, Apps and More

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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There is a wealth of technology products and services available to help caregivers care for aging loved ones. GPS and artificial intelligence-based products, voice assist and medication safety gadgets, medical apps, robotic solutions, virtual reality, wearables, hearables and sensor clothing are all helping family members keep loved ones healthy, keep them safe and keep them connected to avoid isolation and loneliness.

There are also tech solutions to help caregivers – whether it’s shopping, creating more education and empathy about a loved one’s condition or finding balance and...

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2021 Apr 15

KGA Webinar - Demystifying Social Security

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Deciding how and when to claim Social Security is one of the most critical financial decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. Did you know that over 70% of Americans do not leverage the rules to get the most retirement benefits available to them? By not understanding the many complex rules surrounding Social Security, you could leave thousands of dollars on the table. In this class, you will learn about strategies on how to get the most from your Social Security retirement benefits. We will help you determine when you should file for Social Security benefits, and what to...

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2021 Apr 07

KGA Webinar - Five Techniques for Deep Sleep

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Whether you're talking to a sleep physician or surfing the web, with very little effort, you can recognize the importance of getting the right amount of sleep. People who are consistently well-rested have figured out the perfect quality and quantity balance to make them the type of sleepers we all envy. If you find yourself looking at your well-rested colleague or partner with resentment, this seminar explores the habits that help people to be consistently good sleepers.

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