Past Workshops & Events

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Changing Relationships with You and Your Parents

Tuesday October 05, 2021
Zoom Webinar
It is important to communicate more calmly and productively with aging parents who can no longer live independently. Most adult children find it difficult to talk to their parents about their decline in physical and mental abilities, external care services they may need, and the possibility of new living arrangements. ...
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Maximizing Your Day: Effective Time Management

Thursday September 09, 2021
Zoom Webinar
Often the day seems to fly by without one having accomplished a thing on one’s to-do list. If time management was so easy to accomplish on one’s own, then why do we feel so overwhelmed? This ...
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Preparing for Education with Special Needs kids: IEP, 504 plan and more

Monday August 30, 2021
Zoom Webinar
Are you feeling overwhelmed with trying to navigate the school system on behalf of your child? Join in for a discussion to better address some of the most common barriers parents face when advocating for special needs kids in the education system. ...
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Caregiver Conversations: Learn about your Emory Caregiver Benefits

Wednesday August 25, 2021
Zoom Webinar
Are you caring for an older loved one locally or long-distance? Do you struggle with where to start, what to do and how to access assistance? Emory has support for employees and their families. Learn ...
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Monday July 26, 2021
Zoom
This session is designed to provide both high school students and their parents with an overview of admission factors that many institutions in the state, and across the country, consider during the college application process. Highlights of this program will include: review of curriculum rigor, tips for essays, standardized testing, how to make one stand out in the application process, and other helpful tips students and parents need to know before beginning the college search. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 22, 2021
Zoom
The college landscape has changed drastically in the last 20 years and costs have shot beyond inflation with little end in sight. This session is designed to help families understand the dictionary of terms that they will encounter when exploring how to finance college and help them try to navigate the financial aid process for their high school aged child. ...
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Caring for Aging Relatives

Tuesday March 09, 2021
Webinar
Learn how to determine the best level of care for an aging relative. As older relatives age, they may require more care than family or neighbors can provide. Many younger relatives then face the difficult ...
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Emory's Virtual Summer Camp & Learning Expo 2021

Thursday March 04, 2021
Zoom
The Summer Camp and Learning Expo helps Emory's working parents shop for summer camp and learning activities throughout the metro-Atlanta area. The expo is open to employees and family members of Emory ...
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Sandwich Generation: Strategies for Multigenerational Caregiving

Monday February 01, 2021
Webinar
Almost 25% of all families are currently dealing with elder care issues while raising young children at home. Since this percentage is expected to increase to as many as 60% of all families in the next decade, this seminar provides a timely overview of how to cope as a member of the sandwich generation. ...
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Family Ties

Monday January 25, 2021
Webinar
Since over a third of all children can expect to live in a stepfamily at some time during their childhood, blended families that co-parent are becoming the new normal. This seminar illustrates that handled in a consistent and loving way, managing children in blended environments can allow both children and parents to thrive. ...
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Compassion Fatigue: Increasing Resiliency

Thursday January 14, 2021
Webinar
Strategies can overcome symptoms of compassion fatigue and stress. This seminar will identify the contributing factors and related symptoms, from emotional outbursts to chronic ailments and difficulty sleeping. ...
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Caring for Aging Relatives

Monday November 09, 2020
Webinar
Learn how to determine the best level of care for an aging relative. As older relatives age, they may require more care than family or neighbors can provide. Many younger relatives then face the difficult ...
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Maximizing Your Day: Effective Time Management

Tuesday October 20, 2020
Webinar
Does the day seem to fly by and you haven't accomplished a thing on your to-do list? If time management is so easy to accomplish on our own, then why do we all feel overwhelmed? This session will provide ...
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Advanced Directives and Power of Attorney

Monday October 19, 2020
Webinar
This seminar can help you learn how to communicate your wishes should an unexpected life event occur. It will help you to understand and to select the appropriate legal provisions, from the power of attorney to advance directives, so that your affairs are in order when you face incapacitating illness or death. ...
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Effective Communication with Children

Tuesday September 15, 2020
Webinar
Learn techniques that help you to communicate more productively with your children. You will learn about different communication styles and how to communicate effectively, starting in early childhood. ...
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Switching Off- Preventing Digital Burn-out

Wednesday August 19, 2020
Webinar
The modern working world is driven by rapid advancement in technological growth. The way we communicate in this digital world has transformed working behaviors, compelling workers to be plugged in 24/7 and having a direct interaction with stress, anxiety and burnout. ...
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Maintaining Personal Fiscal Resiliency during Tough Economic Times

Wednesday June 10, 2020
Webinar
 An active, positive approach can minimize the impact of a difficult financial outlook. This seminar helps you to investigate your own feelings about the current economy. You will learn how to develop ...
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Meet Your Teen

Wednesday May 20, 2020
Webinar
The seminar explores the profound physical, emotional, and intellectual changes teens experience. You will learn that teens' criticism of parental values, their willingness to try out risky behaviors, and their desire to follow peer and media trends are a normal part of establishing their own identity. ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter

Monday May 04, 2020
1599 Clifton Building
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Part 3 of a 3-part series - Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter. This workshop will provide a ...
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Technology and Keeping Your Kids Safe

Wednesday April 22, 2020
Webinar
Most children use technology with an ease and frequency that is almost incomprehensible for their parents. In a world of Facebook, texting, instant messaging, and endless apps on smartphones, how can parents keep children safe? ...
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Survival Skills for Parents (Virtual Panel Discussion)

Tuesday March 31, 2020
Zoom
Is parenting taking a toll on your health and well-being? Parenting can be very rewarding and very stressful. Striving to remain calm, in control and present while caring for children/adolescents and ...
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Changing Relationships: You and Your Aging Parent/Relative

Wednesday March 25, 2020
Webinar
Learn how to communicate more calmly and productively with aging parents who can no longer live independently. Most adult children find it difficult to talk to parents about their decline in physical and mental abilities, outside care services they may need, and the possibility of new living arrangements. ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters

Monday March 23, 2020
1599 Clifton Rd Human Resources Bldg.
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters. This seminar is Part 2 of a 3-part series that will provide you with an overview about ...
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Estate Planning: Five Essential Documents

Wednesday March 04, 2020
Webinar
Be prepared to take action on planning your estate so your family's assets are protected. This seminar will guide you through the basics of estate planning. You will learn about the five important documents ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Money Matters

Monday March 02, 2020
1599 Clifton Rd Human Resources Bldg.
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Part 1 of a 3-part series - Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Money Matters. This seminar will help you plan for a healthy financial future by ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2020

Thursday February 13, 2020
Emory University Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce its Annual Camp & Learning Expo. Expo 2020 will be similar to year's past and will host nearly 100 exciting summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17. ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter

Monday December 09, 2019
1599 Clifton Building
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Part 3 of a 3-part series - Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter. This workshop will provide a ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters

Monday October 07, 2019
1599 Clifton Building
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters. This seminar is Part 2 of a 3-part series that will provide you with an overview of Medicare ...
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Suddenly You're a Caregiver

Wednesday October 02, 2019
Webinar
Often time's people are surprised to become a caregiver when a loved one is in sudden need from a health issue or change of circumstance. This seminar will guide you through the decision process you face. ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Money Matters

Friday September 20, 2019
1599 Clifton Building
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Part 1 of a 3-part series - Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Money Matters. This seminar will help you plan for a healthy financial future by ...
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Home Alone? When Kids Outgrow Child Care

Wednesday September 11, 2019
Webinar
Home Alone? When Kids "Outgrow" Child Care In the webinar you wil learn the signs for readiness, general laws around self-care, and ways to help keep your child safe as he or she grows and becomes more independent. ...
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Making the Grade: Helping Your Child Achieve in School

Wednesday August 07, 2019
Webinar
This webinar provides you with concrete steps to help your child get the most out of his or her school experience. You will understand the importance of modeling the behavior you would like from your child. ...
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Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta

Tuesday July 30, 2019
Oxford Road Building
Whether you are considering options for elementary school, middle school, or high school in Atlanta, the range of educational options in the ninth largest metropolitan city can be overwhelming. This workshop is designed to help sort through the choices and shed light on the different types of educational opportunities available throughout metro Atlanta. ...
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Thursday July 25, 2019
Oxford Road Building
This session is designed to provide both high school students and their parents with an overview of admission factors that many institutions in the state, and across the country, consider during the college application process. Highlights of this program will include: review of curriculum rigor, tips for essays, standardized testing, how to make one stand out in the application process, and other helpful tips students and parents need to know before beginning the college search. ...
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Prepare To Care

Monday July 15, 2019
1599 Clifton Road Building
Caring for a family member or close friend is one of the most important roles you will play. Join us for Prepare to Care a caregiving workshop developed by AARP Georgia to help make the job more manageable. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 11, 2019
Oxford Road Building
The college landscape has changed drastically in the last 20 years and costs have shot beyond inflation with little end in sight. This session is designed to help families understand the dictionary of terms that they will encounter when exploring how to finance college and help them try to navigate the financial aid process for their high school aged child. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Sandwich Generation: Strategies for Multigenerational Caregiving

Wednesday July 10, 2019
Webinar
Almost 25% of all families are currently dealing with elder care issues- while raising young children at home. Since this percentage is expected to increase to as many as 60% of all families in the next decade, this seminar provides a timely overview of how to cope as a member of the sandwich generation. ...
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Teaching Your Child Responsibility

Wednesday June 05, 2019
Webinar
Children can learn to become responsible adults. In this seminar you will review the characteristics of a responsible child- from accountability to fulfilling obligations. You will then discuss the importance ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter

Friday April 26, 2019
1599 Clifton Building
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Part 3 of a 3-part series - Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Psychosocial and Emotional Considerations Matter. This workshop will provide a ...
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Homebuying 101

Friday April 12, 2019
Webinar
Is home ownership the right path for you? This seminar will explore the advantages and disadvantages of home ownership. You'll learn about the process of buying a home, working with a Realtor, shopping ...
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Mom';s Memory is Changing: Where do I go from here?

Wednesday March 20, 2019
School of Law/Gambrell Hall
According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds a person is diagnosed with a type of dementia. 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia. Laura Medders, LCSW, ...
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Survival Skills for Parents: Manage Stress before it Manages You

Tuesday March 19, 2019
School of Nursing
Is parenting taking a toll on your health and well-being? Parenting can be very rewarding and very stressful. Striving to remain calm, in control, present and energetic while caring for children/adolescents ...
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Get Your Money Right - Building Your Financial Strategy

Friday March 15, 2019
Goizueta Business School
This workshop will cover: Understanding the SmartPath System, why this is more critical than ever and how to create a real plan and timeline.
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Taxes: What's changed and What's stayed the same

Friday March 08, 2019
Goizueta Business School
Come learn how taxes work, how changes in tax plan will impact you and what the tax plan WILL NOT do. Keep getting smart with your money.
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WorkLife Benefits Overview: Highlighting a New Vendor

Wednesday February 27, 2019
Webinar
In this webinar you will get a snap shot of all worklife benefits and a detailed overview of Emory University's new vendor WorkPlace Options. Emory University has partnered with WorkPlace Options to provide university employees with a free service that offers specialized research in a variety of work life areas. ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2019

Thursday February 07, 2019
Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce its Annual Camp & Learning Expo. Expo 2019 will be similar to year's past and will host nearly 100 exciting summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17. ...
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The New Aging Family: Elder Care in the 21st Century

Wednesday January 30, 2019
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Families in general are being challenged with meeting the needs of an older family members that are living longer with more complex issues and fewer family supports than ever before. This seminar will offer guidance for dealing with the new aging family. ...
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Paying Off Student Loans

Thursday November 15, 2018
School of Medicine Bldg.
Student loans can be daunting. Some of you owe more than you earn. Fortunately, there are three distinct strategies to pay them off. Come find out.
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Caregiver Conversations Webinar: The Holiday Survival Guide

Wednesday November 14, 2018
Webinar
November is the time when families will gather for the holidays making this the perfect time to evaluate how your loved one is doing and how to watch for the red flags that your caregiving journey is beginning. Long distance caregiving can be a big part of this challenge. ...
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SmartPath I - Get Your Money Right

Friday November 09, 2018
1525 Clifton Rd. Bldg.
This workshop will cover: Understanding the SmartPath System Why this is more critical than ever How to create a real plan and timeline
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Caregiver Conversations: Learn about Caregiver Support at Emory

Thursday September 27, 2018
webinar
This webinar will be an opportunity to hear about nationwide caregiver benefits available through Emory University for you and your family. Emory Caregiver Support Program coordinator Mary Ellen Eady will facilitate the webinar. ...
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Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters

Tuesday August 21, 2018
Miller-Ward Alumni House
Are you thinking about retirement? Please join us for Preparing for a Successful Retirement: Healthcare Matters. This seminar is Part 2 of a 3-part series that will provide you with an overview about ...
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How to Choose the best Senior Care Housing and In-Home Care

Wednesday July 25, 2018
Webinar
Learn about the many different housing options available today including aging in place, senior independent living, the many care facilities available to older loved ones and how to evaluate them to find the right option. This session will also include an opportunity to ask questions and learn about Emory Caregiver benefits. ...
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Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta

Tuesday July 24, 2018
Oxford Road Building
Whether you are considering options for elementary school, middle school, or high school in Atlanta, the range of educational options in the ninth largest metropolitan city can be overwhelming. This workshop is designed to help sort through the choices and shed light on the different types of educational opportunities available throughout metro Atlanta. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 19, 2018
Oxford Road Building
The college landscape has changed drastically in the last 20 years and costs have shot beyond inflation with little end in sight. This session is designed to help families understand the dictionary of terms that they will encounter when exploring how to finance college and help them try to navigate the financial aid process for their high school aged child. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Oxford Road Building
This session is designed to provide both high school students and their parents with an overview of admission factors that many institutions in the state, and across the country, consider during the college application process. Highlights of this program will include: review of curriculum rigor, tips for essays, standardized testing, how to make one stand out in the application process, and other helpful tips students and parents need to know before beginning the college search. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Mom's Memory is Changing: Where do I go from here?

Tuesday June 26, 2018
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds a person is diagnosed with a type of dementia. 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia. Laura Medders, LCSW, ...
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Extra Planning, Hold the Stress: Smart Advice for Not Getting Squeezed When You're in the Sandwich Generation

Monday May 21, 2018
1599 Clifton Road
In this presentation, elder law and estate planning attorney Paul Black will describe the common challenges faced by adults who are having to make care decisions for their aging parents even as they are still raising minor children of their own. Topics to be addressed include: having conversations about tough decisions with aging loved ones, best practices for estate & incapacity planning for older adults, estate & incapacity planning for parents of minor children, and lessons learned from caring for an aging parent. ...
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Emory Caregiver Support Program Overview

Monday April 30, 2018
1599 Clifton Road
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will be providing an overview to the Emory Caregiver Support Program. This one hour session will be facilitated by Mary Ellen Eady, Work-Life Specialist, specializing in adult care. ...
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Get Your Money Right - Building Your Financial Strategy

Friday April 13, 2018
School of Public Health - Claudia Nance Rollins Bldg.
This workshop will cover: Understanding the SmartPath System Why this is more critical than ever How to create a real plan and timeline
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Caregiver Wellness: Take Time for Nutrition

Wednesday March 21, 2018
Webinar
Do you find yourself making unhealthy eating choices due to the demands of caregiving? Often our physical health takes a backseat to other priorities, which can lead to poor diets, impulsive food purchases and health complications. ...
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Taxes: What's changed and What's stayed the same

Friday February 23, 2018
Goizueta Business School
A major tax bill passed at the end of 2017. Curious on how it impacts your money? Come learn how taxes work (it's pretty cool), how the tax plan will impact you and what the tax plan WILL NOT do.  ...
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Having Difficult Conversations with Elders

Thursday February 15, 2018
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Avoiding or struggling with a must-have conversation with an elderly loved one? This session will address some of the more challenging conversations that caregivers often have with elders, such as giving up car keys, moving out of home, or convincing that in-home help is needed. ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2018

Thursday February 08, 2018
Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce it's Annual Camp & Learning Expo. Expo 2018 will be similar to year's past and will boast nearly 100 exciting summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17. ...
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Wednesday January 10, 2018
1599 Clifton Road Building
This workshop is designed to help expecting parents and parents' of young toddlers become familiar with the different types of child care available and help them evaluate what constitutes quality care. Due to the high demand for child care in the Emory area, the seminar will also provide parents with some creative options for when their first choice is not obtainable. ...
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