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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group Presents - True Stories in Caregiving: Dr. Wayne Hutchison

Real stories from caregivers are powerful and moving. Hearing these deeply personal experiences firsthand helps us realize that we’re not alone. Many other people are on similarly challenging…

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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group Presents: Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

What is MMAP – MMAP is Michigan’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) and Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)?Come join us for a discussion with a certified MMAP counselor.…

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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group: Brain Functioning and Cognitive Impairment/Alzheimer’s Disease

Join us as we welcome back Dr. Edna Rose as she discusses a challenge many caregivers face: understanding and dealing with individuals with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease.…

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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group: Laughing is the Best Medicine

The old saying is true, laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts…

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Q&A from MSU Parents Session with Dr. Jim Henry, PhD - Responding to the Tragic Events at MSU

Event DescriptionThis session will cover: – The impact of primary and secondary trauma on parents. – What the likely emotional, psychological, and relational needs of your kids are given…

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Whole-Person Workplace Conference: Family-Friendly Workplace

Families grow and change, and different employees have different family-related concerns, throughout employees’ tenure with their organizations. Whether it be parental, or caregiving related or…

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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group: Brain Functioning and Cognitive Impairment/Alzheimer’s Disease

In this session, participants gain a deeper understanding of basic brain functioning of the client with Cognitive Impairment/Alzheimer’s Disease. How to successfully navigate the journey of…

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Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group: Navigating Safety, Risk, and Independence while Caring for our Elders

WorkLife Office Presents: Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group - Navigating Safety, Risk, and Independence while Caring for our Elders It is a delicate balance to maintain the safety and the…

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Adult Caregiver ERG: Demystifying Dementia & The 6 Pillars of Brain Health

WorkLife Office Presents: Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group - Demystifying Dementia & The Six Pillars of Brain Health This session is intended to equip participants on behalf of…

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WorkLife Office Presents: Adult Caregivers Employee Resource Group - Talking About Brain Health & Aging: The Basics

Following this session participants should be able to:Recognize one or more signs of declining brain health Identify risk factors related to brain health Identify things that can be done to improve…

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Adult Caregivers Affinity Group: Exploring Caregiver Values

Values Light the Way with Lisa Laughman:When navigating the increased challenges and responsibilities of caregiving it is easy to become disoriented and to feel a bit unmoored. Developing…

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Well-being at Work Guide Kick-off

The Well-being at Work guide began as an idea that arose in 2019 after a number of on-campus presentations. The same questions surfaced across the ranks of faculty and staff, supervisors and leaders,…

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Adult Caregivers Affinity Group: Respite Care

The Adult Caregivers Affinity Group is a place for Spartans to connect on adult caregiving/eldercare topics with the goal of connecting, building community and sharing best practices regarding…

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2021 MSU AgeAlive Annual Forum: Aging-Related Research Gems Panel

This panel of researchers showcases exciting aging-related research being conducted by MSU faculty and graduate students. Topics include college student caregivers, understanding risks of dementia,…

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WorkLife Office Presents: Family Affinity Group - Avoiding Power Struggles with Your Children

Do you ever find yourself asking, “How can I get my kid to do their homework without a huge fight?!” Maybe you’ve wondered why you can’t have just one drama-free morning,…

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Adult Caregivers Affinity Group: A Caregivers Guide to Grieving

WorkLife Office Presents: Adult Caregivers Affinity Group: A Caregivers Guide to GrievingCaring for someone who has a terminal illness or is in hospice can be a complicated experience. While there…

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