WorkLife

Flexwork Preview for Employees

February 27, 2019
Join us on March 7 for this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. You will learn how to develop a well-thought out flexwork proposal and discuss it with your boss; why you don't need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, and potential business advantages of flexwork. Learn more. Read more about Flexwork Preview for Employees

Developing a Flexwork Proposal

February 13, 2019
Join us on Feb. 26 for in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. Click here to learn more and register.

Mindfulness and Anxiety

January 23, 2019
Mindfulness offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance.This free workshop on Feb. 5 will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to the experience of anxiety. Learn more. Read more about Mindfulness and Anxiety

10 Percent Happier

January 16, 2019
This multi-session course, which begins on Jan. 23, will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports. Learn more. Read more about 10 Percent Happier

Mindful Strategies for Cyber Safety

January 9, 2019
Through cyber safety tips and brief meditation practices, participants will learn simple techniques to help manage the distractions and intrusive threats that creep into their day to day work – and to regulate their state of mind to remain focused, creative and resilient for the long run. This seminar will be held on January 17 on the Longwood Medical Campus. Learn more. Read more about Mindful Strategies for Cyber Safety
2019 Mar 09

Campus child care open house – Peabody Terrace Children’s Center

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Terrace Children's Center, 900 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Attend an open house to meet teachers and families and learn more about child care programs on Harvard’s campuses. For more general information, please visit the Office of Work/Life’s website. For detailed children’s center information, please see the websites of individual centers.

2019 Mar 02

Campus child care open house - Radcliffe Child Care Center

10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

10 De Wolfe Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Attend an open house to meet teachers and families and learn more about child care programs on Harvard’s campuses. For more general information, please visit the Office of Work/Life’s website. For detailed children’s center information, please see the websites of individual centers.

 

 

2019 Nov 05

Senior Care Planning Webinar - Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

Whether retirement seems far away or just around the corner, it’s important to maximize quality of life as we age. In order to do that, it’s helpful to consider how best to enhance wellbeing, independence and social connection. This seminar will cover topics such as livable communities, in-home supports, technology resources and the cost of long-term care.

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2019 Aug 06

Senior Care Planning Webinar - Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

There are more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them in the U.S. Within the next 10 years, that number is projected to increase by 40 percent. This seminar will review the different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and signs your loved one may have the disease. Despite the devastating nature of Alzheimer’s disease, there are supports out there that can make a difference and help you continue to connect with your Mom or Dad. Learn about caregiving strategies and types of care that can improve...

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2019 May 07

Senior Care Planning Webinar - Important Resources for Family Caregivers

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

As family caregivers, we are often confronted with a confusing array of choices. How can you sort out the various senior living arrangements, in-home services and care options, so you can determine what’s best for your loved one? How do you find the right support for yourself so you can handle your caregiving responsibilities along with everything else? Learn about the long-term care landscape including resources and costs so that you can be an informed and proactive caregiver.

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