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2016 Oct 04

College Admissions: lunchtime seminar for staff and faculty

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA, room 406

In junior and senior year of high school, students and their families are often overwhelmed by the college search and application process. This seminar aims to help families establish a personalized admissions roadmap by addressing topics like current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of college to apply to, and factors that impact the admissions decision such as transcripts, essays and interviews.

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2017 Jun 06

Mom Doesn’t Want to Move! – How to Help Her Live at Home as she Ages

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, Room 406

Ninety percent of seniors want to remain in their home as they age, but to do so safely you’ll want to make sure the appropriate supports are in place. This seminar will review how to support loved ones who want to remain in their home and what resources and home modifications are available to keep them safe –and give you peace of mind. Learn more and register here.

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2017 Mar 07

It Costs How Much? What to Expect when Paying for Senior Care

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, Room 406

Sooner or later, everyone facing the difficult challenge of how best to care for an elderly parent comes up against the issue of cost. Most people are surprised to learn that a nursing home costs over $80,000 per year or that Medicare will not pay for long-term care. This seminar will review the costs of different care options, and explain how payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, veteran’s benefits, and long-term care insurance work. With this information in hand, you’ll be better equipped to make the decisions that are best for you and for your...

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2016 Nov 03

Caregiving and the Holidays: What to do when a Visit to Mom and Dad Raises Red Flags

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge

The holidays can be a wonderful time to spend with family. But over the course of a visit you may worry that Mom has forgotten how to make her famous pumpkin pie and Dad can’t seem to find the right words. During the holiday season, you might notice a shift in your parent’s behavior or cognition, which can lead to increased anxiety and fear increase. This seminar will help you identify what changes might be warning signs of decline and what steps to take to address those concerns. Learn more and register here.

2017 Jan 24

A Proactive Approach to Caregiving: Guidance on Planning Ahead

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge

Mom or Dad may be healthy and independent now so conversations about care needs down the road have been pushed to the back burner. But chances are you will find yourself in the role of caregiver at some point in the future. Planning ahead and communicating early and often with your parents can help avoid pitfalls down the road. Learn about strategies for proactive planning, options for care, and the cost of long term care. Most importantly, learn how to broach the topic of care preferences with a parent or loved one to decrease resistance and enhance the likelihood of a...

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2016 Oct 06

A Proactive Approach to Caregiving: Guidance on Planning Ahead

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Cambridge

A Proactive Approach to Elder Caregiving: Guidance on Planning Ahead
Mom or Dad may be healthy and independent now so conversations about care needs down the road have been pushed to the back burner. But chances are you will find yourself in the role of caregiver at some point in the future. Planning ahead and communicating early and often with your parents can help avoid pitfalls down the road. Learn about strategies for proactive planning, options for care, and...

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2014 Sep 25

Engaging Conversations

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Description: Building positive work relationships through conversation is a key driver of engagement.  During this session, we will be discussing how to have powerful and important conversations at work, and prepare you to engage in these conversations with each other more frequently and productively.

Audience: All

Contact/Signup Info: Free of charge; please visit the Engaging Conversations course listing to register...

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2014 Aug 12

What Drives You?

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Description:  In this workshop, you will be invited to explore your own personal drivers and motivators and how they connect to your work at Harvard.  This workshop will combine on-line learning opportunities (tools, assessments, videos, coursework, etc.) with classroom discussion and practice to discover and leverage your personal motivators.

Audience: All

Contact/Signup Info: Free of charge; please visit the What Drives You?...

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2014 Aug 05

Building Employee Engagement

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Description: The Building Employee Engagement workshop will provide building blocks for managers interested in creating a more engaging workplace. Managers will have the opportunity to learn tools, tips and techniques to build and sustain employee engagement by developing coaching and change management skills.

Audience: Managers

Contact/Signup Info: Free of charge; please visit the Building Employee Engagement course listing to...

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2014 Sep 11

Leadership Essentials - Fall Application Deadline

(All day)

Description: Applications due for Foundations of Leadership program with start date of 10/23/14.

Audience: High-performing administrative support staff (typically grades 51-54).

Contact/Signup Info: For more information, current staff please see the Leadership Essentials program in HARVie.

2014 Aug 28

Leadership in Action -Application Deadline

(All day)

Description: Applications due for Leadership in Action program with start date of 10/9/14.

Audience: High-performing mid- to senior level managers (grades 58 – 61)

Contact/Signup Info: For more information, current staff please see the Leadership in Action program in HARVie.

2014 Aug 20

Foundations of Leadership – Fall Application Deadline

(All day)

Description: Applications due for Foundations of Leadership program with start date of 10/1/14.

Audience: High-performing managers and supervisors (typically grades 56-59) who have demonstrated leadership capability and who supervise at least one permanent staff member.

Contact/Signup Info: For more information, current staff please see the Foundations of...

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