Past Workshops & Events

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Insurance Fundamentals: The harsh realities of avoiding insurance

Friday March 24, 2017
Goizueta Business School
• Fitting Insurance into to Your plan • Building security while managing costs • Keys to protecting Your greatest asset • Life Insurance 101 Types of Life Insurance  ...
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Retirement and Taxes Simple Steps, Powerful Results

Friday March 17, 2017
School of Public Health - Claudia Nance Rollins Bldg.
Are social security benefits taxable? Required minimum distributions (RMD’s) Itemized deductions strategies and options for retirees Unique tax planning opportunities Georgia retirement exclusion – what qualifies? ...
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Self-Care for Your Wear & Tear

Tuesday March 14, 2017
Webinar
Do you neglect your own physical and emotional health in order to help care for an adult loved one?  If so, join this 30-minute webinar to learn (or be reminded of) practical strategies for caregivers ...
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Getting Fiscally Fit:  Organize a plan for your money that works for you

Friday March 10, 2017
School of Medicine
 Organize your money in a way that works for you: ¿ The secrets to building a solid foundation ¿ Create & maintain a ¿Stress Free Budget¿ ¿ Keys to Accumulating Wealth ¿ Cultivate daily habits ...
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There is No Place Like Home! There is No Place Like Home!

Monday February 27, 2017
1599 Clifton Road Building
Have you ever wished you could click your heels and know where your parents should live? Should they stay in their home, move in with you, go to an assisted living or is it time for nursing home care? ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 17, 2017
School of Public Health - Claudia Nance Rollins Bldg.
Let us show you how to take advantage of deductions and credits that most people miss on their tax return.
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From Busy To Balance

Wednesday February 15, 2017
Goizueta Business School
“I’m too busy” seems to be the way most of us respond today when asked “How are you?” or “How’s the family?” What ever happened to “Fine” or “Good” or even “Doing Great!”? The blurring of work and personal time is something many struggle with and setting boundaries is only something we aspire to do. ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2017

Thursday February 02, 2017
Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce it's Annual Camp & Learning Expo. Expo 2017 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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Going The Distance: Long Distance Caregiving Tools for Success

Friday January 20, 2017
Webinar
Long Distance Caregiving can be challenging physically, financially and emotionally.  This type of care can take place in a variety of forms- helping with finances, arranging in home care, providing respite for a full time caregiver or helping plan for or respond to emergencies… the list goes on. Often times long distance caregivers feel helpless, overwhelmed and guilty.  During this webinar brought to you by Emory University WorkLife in conjunction with your Senior Care Management benefit, national caregiver expert Sherri Snelling will explain how to assess the needs of an older loved one who does not live nearby and begin to provide the support they need. ...
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Recognizing Bumps in the Road: Early Intervention Strategies for Young Children

Friday December 09, 2016
James B. Williams Medical Education Building
Children develop at varying ages and stages. Early recognition of challenges in physical growth, temperament, attachment, social skills or a child’s ability to control emotion can be extremely helpful. ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Monday December 05, 2016
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Caregiver Connection: Caregiver Benefits Open House

Friday November 18, 2016
1599 Clifton Road Building
As we head into the holiday season, we often visit with adult loved ones and learn about what new challenges they might be facing or what help they may need.  The Emory Caregiver Support Program ...
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Overview of Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage

Monday November 07, 2016
James B. Williams Medical Education Building
Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). Care recipients can be either children or adults. ...
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Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney

Friday November 04, 2016
School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Bldg.
How to Plan Your Estate for Yourself and Your Family: Gain a better Understanding of Wills, Trust, Guardianship, Powers of Attorney and Estate Planning. Planning for the future can be daunting with or without a family to consider.  Do I need a will? ...
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Understanding the Cost and Value of Paying for Long Term Care: The Importance of Being Prepared

Thursday October 27, 2016
Emory University Hospital
The options for paying for long-term care are limited. Did you know that Medicare will not pay for home care or assisted living facility care? Do you know what Medicaid provides? Most families do not ...
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SmartPath Investment 101

Friday October 14, 2016
School of Medicine
Review Emory's investment options in a way you can make decisions and how you can easily understand each investment option.  How safe is it?  How much does it cost?  What's right for me?
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Get Started and Save for your Retirement Now

Friday October 07, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Although retirement is not around the corner for you, it is never to early to start planning. This is the time to make sure you have a plan and are keeping up with it over the years to come. This workshop ...
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Thursday September 29, 2016
1599 Clifton Road
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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Tick Tock: Caregivers Reclaim Your Clock

Tuesday September 27, 2016
School of Nursing
Are you stretched between making time for yourself and caring for your adult loved one?  You are not alone!  Come learn general and caregiver-specific time management tools to better organize your life and increase your peace of mind.  This panel presentation will consist of experts including a geriatric consultant and author of ¿The Mindful Caregiver,¿ a psychologist and an experienced caregiver.  Interactive discussion will focus on goal setting, prioritizing and strategy planning, as well as other practical tips for freeing up time, managing expectations (which can reduce time spent worrying) and addressing competing demands. ...
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SmartPath I - Get Your Money Right

Friday September 16, 2016
School of Medicine/ James B. Williams Medical Education Building
Understanding the SmartPath System Why this is more critical than ever How to create a real plan and timeline
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A, B, C, & D's of Medicare: Medicare Made Simple

Monday August 15, 2016
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Confused about Medicare? You are not alone.  As older adults and their caregivers confront long-term costs and ever-changing Medicare and prescription drug plans, they often feel confused and overwhelmed.  This interactive educational presentation will provide an overview of Medicare and guide faculty, staff and family members through the choices aging family members can make concerning Medicare. ...
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Saving for College: Understanding 529 Plans

Thursday August 04, 2016
Goizueta Business School
With student debt exceeding $1 trillion, it is increasingly important for families to plan and save for the cost of higher education.  529 plans, sponsored by states and private colleges and universities, are designed to encourage families to plan, save or prepay. There are common benefits and requirements for all plans, but there are significant differences. ...
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Thursday July 28, 2016
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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Change Your Home Not Your Address: How to Age in Place

Tuesday July 26, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Learn more about options to keep your loved ones in the home longer.  This workshop is essential for individuals concerned about planning for the care of a family member, as well as for any adult interested in being proactive about planning for his or her own future care needs. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 14, 2016
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. ...
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Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta

Thursday July 07, 2016
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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Fundamentals of Retirement Income Planning

Tuesday June 21, 2016
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
This workshop is designed to help you better chart the way into retirement. The materials being given today will teach you how you  can get ready to make the next big step in your life ¿ reaching retirement. ...
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No Easy Answers: Legal and Ethical Considerations for Caregivers

Wednesday June 15, 2016
Goizueta Business School
It is often difficult for caregivers to support their loved ones when making complex medical and legal decisions.  In this presentation, elder law attorney Paul Black will use four case studies to explore how caregivers and family members interact in difficult decisions, including an aging parent who wants to live at home (but cannot necessarily do so safely), disputes between spouses/partners and family members during a healthcare crisis, the rights of family members access to medical records, unpopular financial decisions by an aging parent, and more. Special attention will be given to the use and limits of estate and incapacity planning documents, including Advance Directives for Healthcare, Durable Financial Powers of Attorney, Revocable Living Trusts, Last Will and Testaments, and testamentary Special Needs Trusts. ...
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Mission Not Impossible: Meet Senior Care Management, Your Special Agent in Caregiving

Tuesday May 24, 2016
Online
Are you or a family member caring for an adult loved one?  Unclear where to start?  Unsure how to assess their safety?  Do you need some guidance about what to do?  At times caregiving may seem like an impossible mission: Emory’s Nationwide Senior Care Management Program can help!  Register for the upcoming live webinar to learn more about the free benefit for Emory University employees. ...
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The Basics: Understanding Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease

Tuesday May 17, 2016
Grace Crum Rollins Building
Caring for someone with memory issues is difficult.  Alzheimer’s Disease is not a normal part of aging.  If you or someone you love is caring for someone affected by memory impairment ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Tuesday April 19, 2016
Miller-Ward Alumni House, Governor's Hall
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Caregiver Resilience: How to Make Stress Your Friend

Tuesday April 19, 2016
School of Nursing
Did you know some stress is healthy and actually benefits people who are caregivers?  This workshop will explore the stress response, its impact on health and what research tells us about how caring ...
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Healthcare in Retirement

Friday April 15, 2016
Goizueta Business School
  ¿         The Retirement Income Challenge ¿         Understanding HealthCare ¿         Creating a Plan to Address HealthCare Costs
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Strategies for a Sustainable Retirement

Friday April 01, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Income for Life - Key strategies to transition to retirement successfully: Learn strategies that can provide inflation adjusted income for life. Learn how to predict your retirement success in any market environment. ...
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Getting Fiscally Fit - Life Insurance and You

Friday March 18, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Come and learn: Why insurance is a cornerstone in financial planning How to use insurance as a buffer against a devastating financial event What insurance you need  How much insurance you ...
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Parenting and Worklife: How to Meet the Challenge

Friday March 18, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Achieving a sense of work/life balance if often challenged after the birth or adoption of a child.  There is often anticipation that a newborn will result in sleepless nights and a major adjustment ...
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Understanding and Navigating Hospice and Palliative Care

Wednesday March 16, 2016
School of Medicine
Join us for information and open discussion on Hospice and Palliative Care.  Learn more about how these services could assist you or a family member in need. We will have Hospice/Palliative Care subject matter expert from Crossroads hospice here to facilitate session and answer questions. ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 26, 2016
Goizueta Business School
Let us show you how to take advantage of deductions and credits that most people miss on their tax return. Stop giving the government your hard-earned income by maximizing the benefits already available to you.  Learn the primary tools of using deductions and credits to reduce tax liability at this workshop. ...
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Fitness for Caregivers

Thursday February 18, 2016
School of Medicine Building
Are you struggling to make time for your own fitness?  Caregivers are often stretched for time when it comes to personal health.  This workshop will provide quick, practical tips for incorporating exercise ...
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Summer Camp & Learning Expo 2016

Thursday February 04, 2016
Woodruff Physical Education Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce their 6th Annual Camp & Learning Expo.  Expo 2015 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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Webinar Introducing Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage: A New WorkLife Benefit at Emory University

Thursday January 14, 2016
Webinar
Emory University is pleased to announce the implementation of Bright Horizons Care Advantage to all benefits eligible faculty, staff, and students of The Laney Graduate School beginning January 1, 2016! Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). ...
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Emory Caregiver Support Program Overview

Wednesday January 13, 2016
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 Nessmith, Work-Life Specialist, specializing in adult care. ...
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Webinar Introducing Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage: A New WorkLife Benefit at Emory University

Tuesday January 12, 2016
Webinar
Emory University is pleased to announce the implementation of Bright Horizons Care Advantage to all benefits eligible faculty, staff, and students of The Laney Graduate School beginning January 1, 2016! Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). ...
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Understanding Flexible Work Arrangements for Central HR Staff

Tuesday January 12, 2016
1599 Clifton Road
Understanding Flexible Work Arrangements for Central HR Staff 
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Understanding Flexible Work Arrangements for Central HR Staff

Wednesday January 06, 2016
1599 Clifton Road
Understanding Flexible Work Arrangements for Central HR Staff 
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Thursday December 10, 2015
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Introducing Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage: A New WorkLife Benefit at Emory University

Monday December 07, 2015
1599 Clifton Road
Emory University is pleased to announce the implementation of Bright Horizons Care Advantage to all benefits eligible faculty, staff, and students of The Laney Graduate School beginning January 1, 2016! Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). ...
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Introducing Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage: A New WorkLife Benefit at Emory University

Thursday December 03, 2015
School of Medicine Building
Emory University is pleased to announce the implementation of Bright Horizons Care Advantage to all benefits eligible faculty, staff, and students of The Laney Graduate School beginning January 1, 2016! Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). ...
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Introducing Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage: A New WorkLife Benefit at Emory University

Tuesday December 01, 2015
Goizuetta Business School
Emory University is pleased to announce the implementation of Bright Horizons Care Advantage to all benefits eligible faculty, staff, and students of The Laney Graduate School beginning January 1, 2016! Bright Horizons Care Advantage consists of two programs to help you manage both Anticipated Care Needs through Care Direct (Sittercity.com) and Emergency or Unexpected Care Needs through Back-Up Care Advantage (Bright Horizons). ...
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How to Build Your Caregiving Team?

Thursday November 12, 2015
Gambrell Hall
Are you caring for an adult loved one? Are you confused where to turn for assistance and answers?  Learn the types of questions to ask and whom to look to for help when caring for an aging adult.  This workshop will discuss how to create your care team. ...
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Get Organized - A Financial Wellness Workshop for Women

Wednesday November 11, 2015
Dobbs University Center
You'll get the techniques, tools, and support you need to help: ¿ Manage your spending ¿ Control your debt ¿ Pave the way to your most important financial goals
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SmartPath Session V: Picking Your 403(B) Investments - Part 2

Friday November 06, 2015
Goizueta Business School: Foundation Bldg.
Picking Your 403(b) Investments is a 2-part lunch and learn series where we're review Emory's investment options in a way you can make decisions Part 2 will show you how to pick investments and ...
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SmartPath Session IV: Picking Your 403(B) Investments - Part 1

Friday October 23, 2015
Goizueta Business School: Foundation Bldg.
Picking Your 403(b) Investments is a 2-part lunch and learn series where we're review Emory's investment options in a way you can make decisions.   In part 1 we'll review how you can easily understand each investment option. ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death & Incapacity: Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney

Thursday October 22, 2015
Goizueta Business School: Foundation Building
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? ...
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SmartPath Session III: Homeownership: The Cash Black Hole

Friday October 16, 2015
Goizueta Business School: Foundation Bldg
Interested in buying a home? Thinking about refinancing? Or, maybe you want to sell your house?    Come learn about the fundamentals of homeownership. In this course we'll uncover you the difference ...
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SmartPath Session II: Hello My Name is Debt

Friday October 02, 2015
Goizueta Business School: Foundation Bldg.
So you're dealing with a little debt. Or, maybe it's a lot of debt. Either way, you're not alone. But, it still stinks.  Come learn how to pay off debt in the right order, strategies that sound good ...
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SmartPath Session I: Get Your Money Right - Financial Strategy

Friday September 25, 2015
Goizueta Business School - East Wing
Understanding the SmartPath System Why this is more critical than ever How to create a real plan and timeline
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The Mindful Caregiver: Having the Difficult Care Conversations with Elders

Thursday September 17, 2015
North Decatur Building
This session will highlight some of the more challenging care conversations that families often have to have with elders, such as: giving up driving, having to move an elder out of his home, or trying to convince the elder needs in-home help. Participants will learn some mindful caregiver approaches that can ease the stress of these conversations. ...
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Goddard Preschool Decatur, Ga.- Emory Pre-Opening Information Event

Friday August 28, 2015
1599 Clifton Rd. Bldg.
This event will provide you with a glimpse at our program, curriculum, chance to meet the Goddard team, exciting school updates, pricing and a pre-registration opportunity. 
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Caregiver and Care Partner Role in Mental Illness

Thursday August 20, 2015
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Are you struggling to find balance in taking care of an adult family member with mental illness?  Are resources difficult to find?  Do you feel you have no one to talk with who understands?  This workshop will offer useful strategies for finding support for yourself and your loved one.  Learn skills related to managing crises and communicating effectively, as well as self-care tips and resources for peer support, including online and in-person resources. ...
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Thursday August 06, 2015
Claudia Nance Rollins 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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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 30, 2015
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. ...
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Saving for College: Understanding 529 Plans

Thursday July 23, 2015
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
With student debt exceeding $1 trillion, it is increasingly important for families to plan and save for the cost of higher education.  529 plans, sponsored by states and private colleges and universities, are designed to encourage families to plan, save or prepay. There are common benefits and requirements for all plans, but there are significant differences. ...
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End of Life Discussions with Someone You Love

Thursday July 16, 2015
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Do you know your loved one¿s wishes for end of life? What is an advance directive? How do I complete one? Katherine Abraham Evans, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN is a board certified Geriatric Nurse Practitioner ...
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Navigating the School Selection Process: 5 Tips to Consider When Exploring Schooling Options

Thursday July 16, 2015
School of Public Health- Rita Anne Rollins Room
Finding the right school fit in Elementary, Middle or High School is a big decision. You want what is best for your child but navigating the school selection process can be stressful. Join us for this ...
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Thursday July 09, 2015
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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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Monday June 15, 2015
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Caregiver Wellness: Take Time for Nutrition

Thursday June 11, 2015
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
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 ...
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Flex Information Session: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Tuesday May 26, 2015
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Getting Fiscally Fit - Life Insurance and You

Monday May 18, 2015
School of Medicine Bldg.
Come and learn: ¿ Why insurance is a cornerstone in financial planning ¿ How to use insurance as a buffer against a devastating financial event ¿ What insurance you need ¿ How much insurance you should ...
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Strategies for a Loved One with Dementia

Thursday May 14, 2015
NH School of Nursing
This brief workshop will pursue three major aims. First, it will provide participants with an understanding of the ways in which Alzheimer's disease and similar dementias progressively affect a person's abilities to use cognitive powers, control emotions and behaviors, and carry out everyday tasks and activities. ...
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Estate Planning With Trusts

Wednesday April 22, 2015
Rita Anna Rollins Bldg.
This workshop will teach you how to protect your family. Do you have a will?  If not, then the government will write one for you.  Is it good enough? If not, then the Government will fill in the blanks. ...
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Living with Grief: Holding On and Letting Go

Thursday April 16, 2015
School of Nursing
Throughout our lives, we live in and through times of grief.  Times of loss come our way in expected and unexpected ways.  When caregiving for adult loved ones, we experience loss through changes in their ...
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Financing Long-Term Care

Thursday March 19, 2015
Emory School of Law
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits (Aid and Attendance), Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Wednesday March 11, 2015
Miller-Ward Alumni House,
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone.   Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Maximizing the Right Mortgage Strategies in Today's Market

Friday March 06, 2015
SPH - Grace Crum Rollins Bldg
Maximizing the Right Mortgage Strategies in Today's Market ¿Purchasing your first or second home ¿Home buying flow chart ¿Refinancing, is it still a good idea? ¿Short sales, what are they? ...
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Mindfulness Meditation for Caregivers

Thursday February 19, 2015
NH School of Nursing
Come and learn mindfulness practices that will help you slow down in the midst of pressures that come with caregiving.  You will learn a variety of techniques to reorient yourself to the present, including ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 13, 2015
SPH - Grace Crum Rollins Bldg
Let us show you how to take advantage of deductions and credits that most people miss on their tax return. Stop giving the government your hard-earned income by maximizing the benefits already available to you.  Learn the primary tools of using deductions and credits to reduce tax liability at this workshop. ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2015

Thursday February 12, 2015
Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce their 6th Annual Camp & Learning Expo.  Expo 2015 will be similar to year¿s past and will boast nearly 100 exciting summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Flex Information Session: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Thursday January 29, 2015
SPH - Grace Crum Rollins Bldg
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Getting Paid" - Make and Save More Money

Wednesday January 28, 2015
SPH - Grace Crum Rollins Bldg
What's the most important number in your financial life?  Yep, Financial Fuel.  It's the amount you spend less than you make each month.  But how do you get more 'fuel'?  Either make more or spend less. ...
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Overview of The Emory Caregiver Support Program

Thursday January 22, 2015
School of Nursing
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will be  providing an overview to the Emory Caregiver Support Program. This one hour session will be facilitated by Audrey Adelson, Manager, Work-Life. Ms. Adelson will ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Thursday December 04, 2014
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death & Incapacity: Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney

Thursday November 13, 2014
SPH - Grace Crum Rollins Bldg
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? Can ...
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Financing Long Term Care

Thursday October 23, 2014
School of Public Health
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits (Aid and Attendance), Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
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Picking Your 401(K) Investments - Part 2

Friday October 10, 2014
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Picking Your 401(k) Investments is a 2-part lunch and learn series where we're review Emory's investment options in a way you can make decisions Part 2 will show you how to pick investments and ...
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Flex Information Session: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Monday October 06, 2014
1599 Clifton Rd. Building
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Picking Your 401(K) Investments - Part 1

Friday October 03, 2014
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Picking Your 401(k) Investments is a 2-part lunch and learn series where we're review Emory's investment options in a way you can make decisions.   In part 1 we'll review how you can easily understand each investment option. ...
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Bling on a Budget (Budgeting tools and tricks)

Friday September 19, 2014
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
This workshop will cover: Finding creative ways to earn Establishing a budgeting process that actually works for you Budgeting Tools (online and offline)
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Get Your Money Right (Building Your Financial Strategy)

Friday September 05, 2014
Claudia Nance Rollins Building
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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Flex Information Session: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Monday August 25, 2014
Candler Library
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Stress Break for Caregivers

Friday August 22, 2014
School of Nursing
Managing stress is key to maintaining health and well-being.  For caregivers, stress management is particularly important, yet, making time for self-care can be especially challenging. Emory invites you to participate in a  Stress Break  to focus on YOU!  Join other caregivers for a variety of activities, such as mindful breathing, stretching exercises and progressive muscle relaxation. ...
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Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta

Thursday July 31, 2014
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Whether you are considering options for elementary school, middle school, or high school in Atlanta, the range of educational options in a large metropolitan city can be overwhelming. This workshop is designed to shed light on the different types of educational opportunities available throughout metro Atlanta. ...
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Saving for College: Understanding 529 Plans

Thursday July 24, 2014
Oxford Road Bldg - Emory Campus
With student debt exceeding $1 trillion, it¿s increasingly important for families to plan and save for the cost of higher education.   529 plans, sponsored by states and private colleges and universities, are designed to encourage families to plan, save or prepay. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 17, 2014
Oxford Road Building - Emory
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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Caregiver Burnout: Recognize, Alleviate and Prevent

Thursday July 17, 2014
School of Nursing
This workshop is designed to help caregivers recognize, alleviate and prevent ¿burnout¿ while providing care for an elder person. Learn how you personally experience signs and symptoms of burnout and what you can do to relieve and ultimately prevent caregiver burnout. ...
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The College Admissions Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Thursday July 10, 2014
Oxford Road Building - Emory
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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Flex Information Session for Managers: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibilty

Monday June 02, 2014
CNR SPH Building
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Strategies for Communicating with Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Thursday May 15, 2014
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
This brief workshop will pursue three major aims. First, it will provide participants with an understanding of the ways in which Alzheimer's disease ¿ and similar dementias ¿ progressively affects person's abilities to use cognitive powers, control emotions and behaviors, and carry out everyday tasks and activities. ...
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Developing Your Child Care Plan: A Guide for LGS Students

Tuesday May 06, 2014
Psychology Building
  This workshop is designed to assist students of the Laney Graduate School that are managing child care responsibilities while pursuing an advance degree. The session will provide an overview of resources available to support them while enrolled in classes at Emory as well as provide insight in how to manage anticipated and emergency back up care when they experience a breakdown in their routine care arrangements. ...
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Debt Management and Budgeting

Friday April 25, 2014
Dobbs University Center
• How to manage debt • How to create a budget and reduce spending • Credit cards and credit reports • Identify available dollars for retirement savings
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Selecting & Evaluating Quality Child Care

Thursday April 24, 2014
Claudia Nance Rollins 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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Getting Fiscally Fit With Your Insurance

Friday April 18, 2014
Dobbs University Center
Come and learn: • Why insurance is a cornerstone in financial planning • How to use insurance as a buffer against a devastating financial event • What insurance you need ...
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The Sandwich Generation: Parenting Children While Providing Elder Care

Thursday April 17, 2014
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
This workshop will focus on four major objectives: (1) defining and understanding the complexities of multiple generation caregiving; (2) identifying the stressors associated with “sandwich” ...
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Real Estate Essentials - Refinancing

Friday April 04, 2014
Dobbs University Center
Should I sell, refinance or stay put? The market continues to shift and while conditions are improving for today’s seller, many homeowners are still finding they owe more against their home than a sale would bring. ...
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Overview: Emory WorkLife Resource Center and Faculty Staff Assistance Program

Tuesday April 01, 2014
Oxford Campus -801 Wesley Street
Staff from the Emory WorkLife Resource Center and the Emory Faculty Staff Assistance Program will be visiting Oxford College on April 1, 2014. They will provide an overview of the programs and resources available to faculty and staff at Oxford College. ...
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Confident Investing in Any Market

Friday March 28, 2014
1599 Clifton Rd.
• Helping you build an investment mix • Evaluate your investment options • Monitor your portfolio to help moderate risk • Address fear during market activity • Identify ...
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Understanding Adoption Agencies and the Process of International Adoption

Friday March 21, 2014
1599 Clifton Rd
This workshop will walk you through the steps of working with private agencies and identifying the right agency to guide you through the adoption process. The workshop will cover how to choose an agency, the costs you may incur, how the process works from starting the process to home studies, counseling, training, to the end process. ...
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Flex Information Session for Managers: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Tuesday March 11, 2014
White Hall Building
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Understanding Adoption through Foster Care in Georgia

Friday March 07, 2014
1599 Clifton Rd
This workshop will focus on adoption through the foster care system. CHRISKids is a foster care organization that works with county and state agencies across the country to identify adoptive families for children in the foster care system. ...
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End of Life Discussions with Someone You Love

Thursday March 06, 2014
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Do you know your loved one’s wishes for end of life? What is an advance directive? How do I complete one? Katherine Abraham Evans, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN is a board certified Geriatric Nurse ...
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Selecting & Evaluating Quality In-Home Care Providers

Thursday February 27, 2014
Dobbs University Center
Providing care to a loved one is something that many of us will find ourselves doing over the course of our lifetime. Whether it is for an aging parent, an ailing spouse/partner or perhaps for a child with special needs, being a caregiver is hard work. ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 21, 2014
Dobbs University Center
Let us show you how to take advantage of deductions and credits that most people miss on their tax return. Stop giving the government your hard-earned income by maximizing the benefits already available to you.  Learn the primary tools of using deductions and credits to reduce tax liability at this workshop. ...
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The Legal Process for Adoption in Georgia

Friday February 21, 2014
1599 Building Rd
In this workshop, you will learn the legal requirements of adopting a child in Georgia. This workshop can help you understand the legal terminology and help you navigate who can assist you in the adoption process. ...
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Emory's Annual Camp & Learning Expo 2014

Thursday February 20, 2014
Woodruff P.E. Center
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center is excited to announce their 5th Annual Camp & Learning Expo.  Expo 2014 will be similar to year’s past and will boast nearly 100 exciting summer camps and quality academic programs for children aged 5-17. In addition to adding some new programs from all around the metro area, the expo will offer helpful resources for parents and families including programs to teach teens to drive and prepare for college admissions tests. ...
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Understanding and Navigating Resistance: Helping Elders and their Families

Thursday January 23, 2014
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Resistance can be a “normal way” to cope with change or transition. Most people at some point in their lives experience resistance. However, for many elders, resistance is a way for them ...
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Flex Information Session for Managers: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Wednesday January 22, 2014
1762 Clifton Rd
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Wednesday December 04, 2013
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone.   Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory's Retirement Vendor. ...
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Estate Planning Essentials I

Friday November 15, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will teach you how to protect your family. Do you have a will?  If not, then the government will write one for you.  Is it good enough? If not, then the Government will fill in ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death & Incapacity: Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney

Thursday November 14, 2013
Goizueta Business School
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? Can ...
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Build a Portfolio for Any Weather

Friday November 08, 2013
Dobbs University Center
In this seminar, you'll learn how to: Utilize important investing principles such as asset allocation and diversification Develop an investment strategy to help you reach your financial goals                 ...
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Introducing Emory's Professional Care Management Program

Thursday November 07, 2013
Goizueta Business School
Emory Caregiver Support Program is pleased to announce a new employer paid benefit for all university employees. Emory University's Professional Care Management Program, provided by LifeCare offers invaluable support with national reach to help employees who are responsible for the care of an aging or sick adult loved one or adult with special needs. ...
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Growing Through Grief: Accepting the New Normal

Thursday October 24, 2013
Goizueta Business School
Loss is inevitable, and for caregivers, facing the decline of a loved one’s health/well-being, as well as the death of a loved one, is a difficult journey. This workshop will educate participants on the grief and healing process. ...
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Developing Your Savings Plan for Retirement

Friday October 18, 2013
Dobbs University Center
Developing a sound financial strategy for retirement can make a big difference. When you're three to five years away from retirement, you may be wondering what your options are and what to do next. Now ...
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SmartPath V: Making Money in My Sleep - Investing

Friday October 04, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will cover: Fundamentals of investing Establishing your risk tolerance for different goals Understanding what to buy Investing risks/traps Dollar cost averaging
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SmartPath IV: Own This - Homeownership

Friday September 27, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will cover: Buying vs Renting The Buying process The Economics of Buying Brief: Refinancing/Upside Down
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SmartPath Session III: Hello, My Name is Debt - Debt/Credit

Friday September 20, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will cover: Strategies for paying off debt The debt ladder Credit cards, student loans, tax debt Risks of debt consolidation and settlement Understanding credit reports ...
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SmartPath Session II: Bling on a Budget - Budgeting, Maximizing Income

Friday September 13, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will cover: Finding creative ways to earn Establishing a budgeting process that actually works for you Budgeting Tools (online and offline)
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SmartPath Session I: Get Your Money Right - Financial Strategy

Tuesday September 10, 2013
Dobbs University Center
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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Identity Theft Prevention and Recovery

Friday August 23, 2013
1599 Building 1st floor
This workshop will cover: Tactics to help deter identity theft Protecting and restoring your financial health
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A Caregiver's Guide to Understanding the Family Medical Leave Act

Thursday August 15, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Managing the care of a family member is done out of love. Sure it can be rewarding, but it can also be overwhelming and distract a person from being able to complete important things in their life such as enjoying quality time with family, working and taking care of their own personal self-care needs. ...
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Budgeting 101: My College Years

Thursday August 01, 2013
Emory Main Campus-Admissions Bld
The first step toward taking control of one's financial future is to understand the basics of budgeting and the importance of managing credit and debt. With this knowledge, young adults will be on a clearer path toward reaching their financial goals. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 25, 2013
Emory Main Campus-Admissions Bld
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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Flex Information Session for Managers - Oxford College Campus

Tuesday July 23, 2013
Oxford College Campus
This is a one hour introductory workshop open managers at Oxford College that have an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Financing Long Term Care

Thursday July 18, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits (Aid and Attendance), Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
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The College Admissions Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students and Their Parents

Thursday July 11, 2013
Emory Main Campus-Admissions Bld
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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Saving for College: Understanding 529 Plans

Thursday June 27, 2013
Emory Main Campus Admissions Bld
With student debt exceeding $1 trillion, it’s increasingly important for families to plan and save for the cost of higher education.   529 plans, sponsored by states and private colleges and universities, are designed to encourage families to plan, save or prepay. ...
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Flex Information Session for Managers: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Thursday June 20, 2013
Goizueta Business School
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Mindfulness Meditation for Caregivers

Thursday June 20, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Come and learn mindfulness practices that may help you slow down in the midst of the pressures that come with caregiving. Learn ways to reorient yourself to the present, so that you may not be overwhelmed by anxious thoughts about the future or sad longing for the past. ...
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Flex Information Session for Managers: An Introduction to the Benefits of Workplace Flexibility

Monday June 10, 2013
1599 Clifton Road
This is a one hour introductory workshop open to any university manager that has an interest in creating a more flexible work environment within their business unit at Emory. The session will be conducted by Audrey Adelson, Work-Life Consultant at the Emory WorkLife Resource Center. ...
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Strategies for Communicating with Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Thursday May 16, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
Providing care for a family member with a disease like Alzheimer's – or any other dementing disorder – is an act of love and commitment. BUT, it is also a new role and gives family members a new job description. ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Thursday April 18, 2013
Miller-Ward Alumni-House
This seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory’s Retirement Vendors. ...
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Managing Difficult Family Discussions Surrounding Elder Care

Thursday April 18, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
This workshop is designed to help family caregivers be proactive with the often difficult discussions that surround elder care planning and long-term care. Participants will learn strategies and interventions designed for problem resolution-when these discussions should take place, how to begin them and common issues that arise when they are avoided. ...
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Selecting & Evaluating Quality Child Care

Thursday April 11, 2013
Dobbs University Center
This workshop is designed to help expecting 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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Real Estate Essential Basics Part II-Loan Modification/Harp 2.0

Friday March 22, 2013
Dobbs University Center
Should I sell, refinance, or stay put? The market continues to shift and while conditions are improving for today's seller, many homeowners are still finding they owe more against their home than a sale would bring. ...
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Real Estate Essential Basics Part I - Understanding/Buying a Home

Friday March 01, 2013
Dobbs University Center
What is actually happening in Atlanta's real estate market is not necessarily what you're hearing in the news. With interest rates at historic lows and phenomenal values available, now may be one of the best times ever to own a piece of the American dream. ...
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Self-Care First: Wellness 101 for Caregivers

Thursday February 28, 2013
N.H. Woodruff Nursing School
Often family caregivers neglect their own physical and emotional health and wellness in order to manage the care of a loved one. This workshop will offer the opportunity for employee caregivers to focus on their own healthy lifestyle choices and to pratice strategies which will enhance overall coping. ...
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Postcards From The Future: A Women's Guide to Financially Ever After

Thursday February 28, 2013
Dobbs University Center
Retirement is not as far away as you think! Learn what you can do to make your retirement dream come true on schedule. TIAA-CREF's workshop leaders will share retirement strategies that work: ...
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Financial Road Map to Investing

Friday February 22, 2013
Dobbs University Center
To drive a car, there are some basics you have to know: how to start the engine, how to put the car in gear and where you want to go. But you don't need to know all the ins and outs of how an engine runs unless you're a mechanic. ...
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Getting Fiscally Fit With Your Insurance

Friday February 15, 2013
Dobbs University Center
Are you concerned about how much insurance you have? And do you wonder about how to protect against a random event that can deal a devasting financial blow to your finances. In this workshop you ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 08, 2013
Dobbs University Center
What do you need to know about recent tax law changes? How will you be affected? The purpose of this workshop is to provide information about general tax preparation and planning, as well as an overview ...
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Emory Camp and Learning Expo 2013

Thursday February 07, 2013
Woodruff Physical Education Ctr.
Employees from Emory University, Emory Healthcare, The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are invited to attend Emory's Camp & Learning Expo 2013. Join us for some fun and get a head start on your summer planning. ...
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Introducing The Emory Caregiver Support Program

Thursday January 17, 2013
N.H. Woodruff School of Nursing
This is a one hour introduction to a comprehensive new program at Emory designed to enhance support to employees who are responsible for the care of an aging, sick or chronically ill adult family member. The Emory Caregiver Support Program is based on research, benchmarking and best practice. ...
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Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement

Thursday December 06, 2012
Miller-Ward Alumni House
This new seminar will help you understand both the financial and emotional aspects of retirement as well as develop successful strategies for your next important milestone. Presenters include: Emory Benefits Department, Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare Services, Emory WorkLife Resource Center, FSAP and Emory’s Retirement Vendors. ...
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Five Habits of Highly Successful Investors

Friday November 30, 2012
Dobbs University Center
To drive a car, there are some basics you have to know: how to start the engine, how to put the car in gear and where you want to go. But you don't need to know all the ins and outs of how an engine runs unless you're a mechanic. ...
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Estate Planning Essentials

Friday November 16, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Planning and preparing for the ultimate transfer of property and designating your personal representative in charge of your assets are essential steps to achieving peace of mind and gaining financial ...
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How to Pay for College 101

Friday November 09, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Higher education is the second largest investment most families make, exceeded only by the purchase of a home.  Attend this workshop to learn the basics about options for families who want to plan, ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death and Incapacity: Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney

Thursday November 08, 2012
Dobbs University Center
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? ...
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The Power of Design: Universal Design

Thursday November 01, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This session is designed to provide attendees with an overview of the effects of design on both caregivers and care recipients to promote successful aging in place.   Highlights of this program will include a discussion of: the relationship between form and function, everyday design as a barrier to caregiver/care recipient function, and universal design as a facilitator of health and function. ...
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Financing Long-Term Care

Thursday October 25, 2012
Dobbs University Center
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits (Aid and Attendance), Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Developing Your Savings Plan for Retirement

Friday October 19, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Developing a sound financial strategy for retirement can make a big difference. When you're three to five years away from retirement, you may be wondering what your options are and what to do next. Now ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Strategies for Communicating with Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Thursday October 18, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Providing care for a family member with a disease like Alzheimer's ¿ or any other dementing disorder ¿ is an act of love and commitment. BUT, it is also a new role and gives family members a new job description. ...
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Being Admitted: The Hospitalization Process of a Loved One

Thursday October 11, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Learn from a hospital insider!  Dr. Thomas Price, M.D., Chief Medical Director, Department of Geriatrics at Emory's School of Medicine will enlighten attendees about the process of ...
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Retirement/Investing: You Can't Work Forever: SmartPath Session IV

Friday October 05, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Retirement can often feel like this nebulous period of time where you’re expected to stop working, play bridge (or bingo) and talk to other retirees all day.  Your visions are different.  ...
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Homeownership/Debt/Credit: Managing the Depth of your Hole: SmartPath Session III

Friday September 28, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Owning a home quickly went from a long term asset to a painful liability.  Add that to your student loans, auto loans, credit cards, 401(k) loans, and/or tax debt and you’re quickly in a hole.  In this session we will cover different types of debt and how to tackle each.  We’ll start with understanding homeownership from different angles including buying vs. renting, refinancing and what to do if you’re upside down.  Then, we’ll review a high level roadmap for addressing the other debts in your life so you’re back on a path to stability. ...
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Income/Budgeting/Insurance: Make More, Keep More: SmartPath Session II

Friday September 21, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Do you make enough money?  Do you feel overpaid?  Of course not.  We all wish we could make a little more.  And, at the same time, it’s how much you keep that’s the most ...
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Tuesday September 18, 2012
1599 Clifton Road
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. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Financial Strategy: Seeing the Forest from the Trees: SmartPath Session I

Friday September 14, 2012
Dobbs University Center
You constantly hear about the things that you need to do to achieve financial freedom.  From homeownership to paying off debt to retirement, you feel like there are an infinite number of priorities.  ...
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Managing Your Credit & Debt

Friday September 07, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will teach you the best ways to manage your credit score and debt. We will discuss the importance of reviewing your credit report annually, what is on your credit report, ways to save and ...
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Underwater? Understanding the Loan Modification & Refinance Process

Friday August 24, 2012
Emory Law School
With interest rates at historic lows and a number of great deals available, now may be one of the best times ever to refinance or to get a loan modification.  Opportunities abound if you know the right way to go about it. This workshop will give you the resources needed to make the best decision for you and your family. ...
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Mapping the Trail to College

Thursday July 26, 2012
Admissions Bldg, Oxford Rd.
This session is designed to provide parents of tweens (ages 12-15) with an overview of admission factors that many institutions in the state and across the country consider during the college admission process. The workshop will be facilitated by Timothy Fields from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Emory University. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Thursday July 19, 2012
Admissions Bldg, Oxford Rd
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 Admissions Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students & Their Parents

Thursday July 12, 2012
Admissions Building, Oxford Rd
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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Buying Real Estate in Today's Market

Friday May 11, 2012
Dobbs University Center
What is actually happening in Atlanta's real estate market is not necessarily what you're hearing in the news. With interest rates at historic lows and phenomenal values available, now may be one for the best times ever to own a piece of the American dream. ...
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Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement Plan

Friday May 04, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop was developed to assist faculty and staff of Emory University in making the key decisions by providing information on retirement benefit programs, including the tools and resources available. ...
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Developing Your Savings Plan for Retirement

Friday April 27, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Developing a sound financial strategy for retirement can make a big difference. When you're three to five years away from retirement, you may be wondering what your options are and what to do next. ...
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Take Charge of Your Credit

Friday April 06, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will teach you how to set up a budget, the components to make it work and how to manage it. We will also discuss setting up and achieving goals. Then we will discuss the importance of ...
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Estate Planning Essentials I - Wills, Trusts, and Probate

Friday March 23, 2012
Dobbs University Center
Overview of the U.S. estate planning process. Participants will learn about the necessary steps to set up an estate plan. This course will help simplify the terminology and jargon used by the financial ...
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Managing Financial Stress - Online Webinar

Friday March 09, 2012
Adobe Connect
NOTE - This workshop will be delivered ONLINE through Adobe Connect.  Participants will receive the URL and call-in information on March 4, 2012. Do you freeze, fight or flight when you think about your finances? ...
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Build a Legacy - Retirement and Investing: SmartPath Session III

Friday March 02, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help participants learn how to build a true financial legacy. In the past 20 years, our society has witnessed the emergence of ultra-wealthy icons such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Steve Jobs. ...
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Solidifying the Core - Home Ownership, Insurance and Debt: SmartPath Session II

Friday February 24, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help participants strengthen their financial core. Over the past few years, housing prices have dropped precipitously, leaving many wondering what they should do. At the same time, ...
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Building a Financial Strategy: SmartPath Session I

Friday February 17, 2012
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will discuss the core components of an effective financial plan and how to prioritize key financial decisions. In today's economy, many families are overwhelmed with numerous financial concerns ranging from retirement and homeownership to debt and credit. ...
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Emory's Camp & Learning Expo 2012 - Come Experience Summer

Thursday February 16, 2012
Woodruff P.E. Center
Employees from Emory University, Emory Healthcare, The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are invited to attend Emory's Camp & Learning Expo 2012. Join us for some fun and get a head start on your summer planning. ...
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Five Habits of Highly Successful Investors

Friday February 10, 2012
Dobbs University Center
To drive a car, there are some basics you have to know: how to start the engine, how to put the car in gear and where you want to go. But you don't need to know all the ins and outs of how an engine runs unless you're a mechanic. ...
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Essentials of Personal Income Tax

Friday February 03, 2012
Dobbs University Center
What do you need to know about recent tax law changes? How will you be affected? The purpose of this workshop is to provide information about general tax preparation and planning, as well as an overview ...
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The Basics of Budgeting & Consumer Debt

Friday December 16, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will teach you how to set up a budget, the components to make it work and how to manage it. We will also discuss setting up and achieving goals. Then we will discuss the importance of reviewing ...
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Buying Real Estate in Today's Market

Friday December 02, 2011
Dobbs University Center
What is actually happening in Atlanta's real estate market is not necessarily what you're hearing in the news. With interest rates at historic lows and phenomenal values available, now may be one of the best times ever to own a piece of the American dream. ...
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Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement Plan

Friday November 18, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop was developed to assist faculty and staff of Emory University in making the key decisions by providing information on retirement benefit programs, including the tools and resources available. ...
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Build a Legacy - Retirement and Investing: SmartPath Session III

Thursday November 10, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help participants learn how to build a true financial legacy. In the past 20 years, our society has witnessed the emergence of ultra-wealthy icons such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Steve Jobs. ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death and Incapacity: Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney

Thursday November 10, 2011
Dobbs University Center
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? Can ...
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Developing Your Savings Plan for Retirement

Friday November 04, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Developing a sound financial strategy for retirement can make a big difference. When you're three to five years away from retirement, you may be wondering what your options are and what to do next. Now ...
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Strategies for Communicating with Loved Ones Living with Dementia

Thursday November 03, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Providing care for a family member with a disease like Alzheimer's – or any other dementing disorder – is an act of love and commitment. BUT, it is also a new role and gives family members a new job description. ...
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Solidifying the Core - Home Ownership, Insurance and Debt: SmartPath Session II

Friday October 28, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help participants strengthen their financial core. Over the past few years, housing prices have dropped precipitously, leaving many wondering what they should do. At the same time, ...
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Financing Long Term Care

Thursday October 20, 2011
Dobbs University Center
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Benefits (Aid and Attendance), Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
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Overview of Emory WorkLife for the Ph.D. Students of Emory Health Sciences: RPSH, GDBBS & SON

Wednesday October 19, 2011
Grace Crum Rollins
This one hour workshop is a special presentation about the resources available through the Emory WorkLife Resource Center to help Ph.D students of Emory's Health Sciences including the School of Public Health, GDBBS and the School of Nursing. The overview will share various programs that are offered to help Ph.D. students manage their work and family responsibilities including including dependent care, financial resources and other work-life programs available to these members of the Emory community. An tour of the website will also be included. ...
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Building a Financial Strategy: SmartPath Session I

Friday October 14, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will discuss the core components of an effective financial plan and how to prioritize key financial decisions. In today’s economy, many families are overwhelmed with numerous financial concerns ranging from retirement and homeownership to debt and credit. ...
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Aging in Place

Thursday October 13, 2011
Dobbs University Center
The change in our country's demographics has been called the "Silver Tsunami." By 2030, estimates are that one in five individuals in Georgia will be 65 or older. A greater and greater proportion of older adults want to "Age in Place." They plan on continuing to drive, remaining in their homes and communities, and participating in an active lifestyle. ...
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Understanding Health Insurance and Costs

Friday September 30, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help you understand the basic operation of health insurance, from what services are covered, to how much it will cost you out of pocket, to how to choose good providers. You will learn about discounts, deductibles, coinsurance, and billing so that you can navigate the health care maze with more confidence. ...
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Principles of Estate Planning

Thursday September 29, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Planning and preparing for the ultimate transfer of property and designating your personal representative in charge of your assets are essential steps to achieving peace of mind and gaining financial ...
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Principles of Basic Investing

Friday September 23, 2011
Dobbs University Center
  Do you need additional help with learning the basics of investing in your workplace savings plan? In this upcoming workshop you will learn more about the different types of investment options that are available to you in your plan(s) .  What is a stock, what is a bond, what is a mutual fund?  These and other investment fundamentals will be discussed in detail.  Additionally, you can learn more about different tools and resources that may help you establish an investment mix that is right for you and your retirement goals. ...
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Family Discussions Surrounding Elder Care

Thursday September 08, 2011
1599 Clifton Road NE
This workshop is designed to help employees and their families be proactive with the often difficult discussions that surround elder care planning and long-term care. Thom Corrigan is a Certified Care Manager with Metta Johnson & Associates, where he focuses on helping families with the complexities of geriatric care planning by utilizing a holistic systems approach to assess issues and identify individualized interventions designed for problem resolution. ...
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7 Principles of Investing in a Volatile Market

Friday August 26, 2011
Dobbs University Center
The recent financial markets have been erratic and volatile, losing as much as 5% in a single day.  In volatile markets, it’s common to feel uneasy about your investments. This is only natural. ...
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A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid

Thursday July 28, 2011
Dobbs University Center
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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A Parent's Roadmap to Elementary Education Options in Metro Atlanta

Thursday July 14, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop is intended to illustrate the various educational options in metro Atlanta to help parents that have children soon to be entering or already attending elementary school. Back by popular demand, Sara Duke, M.M.Sc., Atlanta Educational Consultant brings her over thirty years of professional work experience to Emory. ...
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The College Admissions Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students and Their Parents

Thursday July 07, 2011
Dobbs University Center
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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Estate Planning Essentials I - Wills, Trusts, and Probate

Friday May 27, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Overview of the U.S. estate planning process. Participants will learn about the necessary steps to set up an estate plan. This course will help simplify the terminology and jargon used by the financial ...
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Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement Plan

Friday May 20, 2011
Dobbs University Center
The purpose of this workshop is to provide an overview of the tools and resources available to faculty and staff pertaining to Emory University's retirement plan.
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Getting Fiscally Fit Part I

Friday May 06, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Are you fiscally fit? Build a solid financial future through the process of proper financial planning. Participants will learn how to overcome the roadblocks to financial success, create and maintain ...
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The Basics of Budget and Consumer Debt

Friday April 29, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will teach you how to set up a budget, the components to make it work and how to manage it. We will also discuss setting up and achieving goals. Then we will discuss the importance of reviewing ...
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Financial Considerations for Same-Sex Couples

Wednesday April 20, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Gay and lesbian couples face unique financial, legal and estate planning concerns. Understanding the impact of various layers of law on same-sex couples family dynamics, asset ownership and structuring, and workplace benefits is essential for proper planning and protection. ...
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Friday March 25, 2011
1599 Clifton Road NE
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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Getting Fiscally Fit Part II

Monday February 28, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Are you concerned about your financial security? It's times like these when financial security is a popular topic. When you think of security, you don't always want to think about insurance because it ...
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Emory's Camp and Learning Expo 2011 - Come Experience Summer!

Thursday February 17, 2011
Woodruff PE Center
Employees from Emory University, Emory Healthcare, The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are invited to attend Emory's Camp & Learning Expo 2011. Join us for some fun and get a head start on your summer planning. ...
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Investment Basics

Friday February 11, 2011
Dobbs University Center
What is the difference between a stock and a bond? How do I choose my investment mix? What options are available? This workshop is designed to educate participants on the basics of investing.
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Getting Ready for Retirement

Friday February 04, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Developing a sound financial strategy for retirement can make a big difference. When you're three to five years away from retirement, you may be wondering what your options are and what to do next. Now ...
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Tax Essentials Part I

Friday January 28, 2011
Dobbs University Center
What do you need to know about recent tax law changes? How will you be affected? The purpose of this workshop is to provide informationabout general tax preparation and planning, as well as an overview ...
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Estate Planning Essentials II - Trusts and Estate Tax Planning

Friday January 21, 2011
Dobbs University Center
This workshop is intended to inform participants about the potential estate tax implications associated with estate planning. Topics covered include: reviewing the current, scheduled, and potential estate tax rates; planning for income and setate tax uncertainties; using advanced directives and powers of attorney; using wills and testementary trusts; using revocable and irrevocable trusts; structuring asset ownerships, and using insurance. ...
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Recognizing and Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in Aging Adults

Thursday January 20, 2011
Rollins School of Public Health
Providing care for a family member with a disease like Alzheimer's or any other dementia disorder is an act of love and commitment. BUT, it is also a new role and gives family members a new job description. ...
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Financial Considerations for Same-Sex Couples

Monday January 10, 2011
Dobbs University Center
Gay and lesbian couples face unique financial, legal and estate planning concerns. Understanding the impact of various layers of law on same-sex couples family dynamics, asset ownership and structuring, and workplace benefits is essential for proper planning and protection. ...
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Managing Financial Stress

Friday December 03, 2010
Dobbs University Center
Do you freeze, fight or flight when you think about your finances? Financial stress can have a significant impact on your mental and physical health and well-being. Facing your fears is the first step ...
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Legal Issues Surrounding Death and Incapacity: Wills, Trusts and Powers of Attorney

Thursday November 18, 2010
Rollins School of Public Health
How can financial and medical decisions be made if I become unable to make decisions for myself? Is Guardianship necessary? Do I need a Trust? Should I try to avoid Probate? Do I really need a Will? Can ...
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Five Habits of Highly Successful Investors

Friday November 12, 2010
Dobbs University Center
To drive a car, there are some basics you have to know: how to start the engine, how to put the car in gear and where you want to go. But you don't need to know all the ins and outs of how an engine runs unless you're a mechanic. ...
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Charting a Path to Your Financial Future (for tenure-track faculty)

Thursday November 11, 2010
Dobbs University Center
Specifically designed for tenure-track faculty, this session will focus on the following topics: 1) Aligning your investing strategies with your financial goals 2) Managing your cash more effectively and 3) Protecting the people and things you care about. The facilitator, Maggie Kulyk has significant experience in assisting academics with personal financial planning and will discuss relevant issues that tenure-track faculty face in their career cycles as well as foundational concepts of financial health: net worth, cash flow, protection planning (with the specifics on what Emory offers), tax strategies (403b Roth options, basics of tax control and diversification), basics of asset allocation, and basic estate planning. ...
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Roth IRA Conversion Strategies

Friday November 05, 2010
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will discuss recent tax law changes that create an opportunity to convert your existing plan(s) to a Roth IRA account. Beginning this year, the income limitations that have been in place since the inception of the Roth IRA have been eliminated. ...
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Family Discussions about Elder Care

Tuesday November 02, 2010
1599 Clifton Road NE
This workshop is designed to help employees and their families with the often difficult discussions that surround elder care planning and long term care. Dr. Kathy Scott is a nationally certified gerontologist ...
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Financing Long Term Care

Wednesday October 27, 2010
Rollins School of Public Health
How does one pay for care at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home? Unravel the mysteries of Medicare, Medicaid, Aid and Attendance, Private Pay, and Long Term Care Insurance, and understand the options and the pros and cons of each. ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Getting Fiscally Fit Part I

Friday October 22, 2010
Dobbs University Center
Are you fiscally fit? Build a solid financial future through the process of proper financial planning. Participants will learn how to overcome the roadblocks to financial success, create and maintain ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Understanding Health Insurance and Costs

Friday October 08, 2010
Dobbs University Center
This workshop will help you understand the basic operation of health insurance, from what services are covered, to how much it will cost you out of pocket, to how to choose good providers. You will learn about discounts, deductibles, coinsurance, and billing so that you can navigate the health care maze with more confidence. ...
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Choosing Quality In-Home Caregivers

Friday October 01, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
Dorothy was right. There is no place like home and as our loved ones grow older or are affected by chronic disease or other issues, their ability to remain at home and independent without supervision and assistance may be compromised. ...
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Encore: The College Admissions Process: A Planning Workshop for Parents of High School Students

Friday October 01, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
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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The ABCD's of Medicare

Friday October 01, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
As we all know, the management of healthcare and how we pay for it is constantly changing in the United States and keeping on top of these changes can be challenging for anyone. It is no different when it comes to options for aging adults. ...
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Buying a Home

Friday September 24, 2010
Dobbs University Center
In this presentation, we will cover the process that a member (or members) needs to take in order to purchase a property and the order in which they should proceed. From pre-approval to closing, we will make sure that you (the member) fully understand the process and are comfortable with what is going on. ...
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Estate Planning Essentials I - Wills, Trusts, and Probate

Friday September 17, 2010
Dobbs University Center
Overview of the U.S. estate planning process. Participants will learn about the necessary steps to set up an estate plan. This course will help simplify the terminology and jargon used by the financial ...
Continue Reading ▸
 
Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care

Wednesday September 01, 2010
1599 Clifton
The goal of this one hour seminar was to educate parents on the types of child care available and help them evaluate variables that comprise a quality program or provider. 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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A Parent's Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarship and Financial Aid

Thursday July 29, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
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 prepare for what is ahead when trying to navigate the financial aid process for their high school aged child. ...
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A Parent's Roadmap to Understanding Education Options in Metro Atlanta

Thursday July 22, 2010
1599
Whether you are a new parent or a parent of a school aged child, the educational options in a large metropolitan city can be confusing. This workshop is designed to help sort through the confusion and shed light on the different types of educational opportunities available throughout metro Atlanta. ...
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College Admissions Process - A Planning Workshop for Parents of High School Students

Thursday July 08, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
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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Get a Life! An Orientation and Tour of the Emory WorkLife Resource Center

Friday July 02, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
This hour long workshop is open to all employees of Emory and their partners. The orientation will provide attendees with a brief history of how the Emory WorkLife Resource Center came to exist, as well as provide an overview of the programs and resources it offers. ...
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Times are Changing: Gender and Generations at Work and at Home

Saturday May 01, 2010
1599 Clifton Rd.
Discussion focusing on the findings of a 2008 national workforce study by the Families & Work Institute titled, Times are Changing: Gender & Generation at Work & at Home." The results include changed attitudes about women and men¿s work and its place in the family, levels of work-life conflict for fathers and mothers, and how different generations view these issues. Focus on whether these findings reflect attitudes and behaviors at Emory and other universities will also be covered. ...
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Free Home Buyer Educational Presentation

Sunday November 01, 2009
1599 Clifton Rd.
How to find the right property to buy Take the local real estate market analysis test How to improve your credit score Discover how to pay off your new home in 5 to 10 years How to find the best mortgage ...
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Budgeting for the Holidays Seminar

Thursday October 15, 2009
1599 Clifton Rd.
Learn how to: Set realistic financial goals for you and your family Identify your ¿spending leaks¿ Track where your money goes Develop a spending plan Avoid the pitfalls of overspending ...
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Free Speed Equity Seminar

Thursday October 15, 2009
1599 Clifton Rd.
This seminar demonstrated how to use your existing income and financial resources to slash years off your mortgage and save tens of thousands of dollars in interest - WITHOUT having to refinance your ...
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Questions and Answers Surrounding Elder Care Law Workshop

Tuesday September 01, 2009
1599 Clifton Rd.
Caregivers often struggle with the many financial and legal issues involved with caring for an aging family member. This topic can be extremely complex and very personal. It is also one of the most difficult ...
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Understanding Services for the Aging

Tuesday September 01, 2009
1599 Clifton Rd.
This workshop provided attendees a basic understanding of services and living options available for aging family members.   The presentation also discussed some of the more common professionals involved with caring for the elderly and how to access them. ...
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