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WorkLife Events

Spring and Summer Seminars

Sessions are free and open to all UW faculty and staff. We ask that you register for each session you plan to attend. All seminars are from noon to 1:00 p.m. and locations are listed below. Join us for one, two, or all four, and feel free to bring your lunch!

Resiliency - Wednesday, May 18, HUB, room 334

Resiliency is learning to manage your life to the best of your ability so that when you encounter challenges, you are prepared to deal with them and rebound quickly. In this class, we will identify daily challenges and how to respond positively to life's pitfalls. Effective goal setting strategies will be explored.

Register for Resiliency.

Presented by Althea Brandis. Althea has a Master's Degree in Counseling and works as a mental health counselor for individuals, couples, and families. As a professional trainer, Althea shares her passion for creating fun and interactive training as well a great learning experience.

Levels of Care: Choosing a Facility & Care - Thursday, June 16, UW Tower Auditorium

There can be a steep learning curve when it comes to eldercare. Understanding long-term care options for your loved one can be half the battle. What's the best solution? What can we afford? This session examines the different options available to your family. From home care to specialized units to retirement communities, we will break down the level of care, the pros, cons, and potential costs of each.

Register for Levels of Care: Choosing a Facility & Care.

Presented by Mary Lynn Pannen. Mary Lynn is an RN and Certified Care Manager. She is a leading expert and resourceful voice on eldercare issues and has a passion for quality care and sharing her knowledge of the complex needs of seniors.