UW Retirement Association

November 17, 2021

News & Events – November 17, 2021


Exclusive Burke Tour: Join the UWRA for an exclusive one-hour tour of the new Burke Museum with the museum’s executive director, Julie K. SteinDate, Time: Friday, December 3 at 10:15 a.m. Tour is limited to 20 participants. After the tour you can choose to explore the museum on your own and enjoy lunch at Off the Rez Cafe. For the tour, pre-registration is required HERECost: Retiree is free with Husky card. Anyone without a Husky card, including spouses/partners and any non-UW retirees, pay $20 for Seniors (age 62+) or $22 for other adults at the door. Burke members, bring your card for free admission. Please note: All attendees over 12 must show proof of COVID vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for admission to the museum or the restaurant. All staff and visitors (except children under the age of 5) are required to wear a mask in all public spaces and galleries for the entirety of their visit, regardless of vaccination status or if they are the only person/pod in a gallery. For this and all in-person UWRA events, please consider your own best interests when choosing whether to attend.


Balancing Eldercare and Family Commitments During the Holidays: Do you feel strain trying to balance eldercare responsibilities with planning holiday celebrations for your whole family? Do you need new inspiration or ideas for planning holiday traditions that involve loved ones who are going through life changes or age-related diseases like dementia? Join UW Work-Life to learn more about how to look after your own needs while caring for others, with advice and anecdotes focused on caregiving during the holiday season. Date, time: November 18 at 2 p.m. Find the registration link HERE (you will need to scroll down). Please note: You will need a UW Net ID to register. If you do not have one, please contact wholeu@uw.edu and they can assist in registering you.


Women, Gender & Inclusion in Sports: A Historical Perspective: A panel that includes an athlete, a sportswriter, and two historians will discuss the history that surrounds issues of gender inequity, sexism, and discrimination in the sports world, and the most pressing issues athletes continue to face. The panel will also address major moments that have made sports more accessible and inclusive. Presented by the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Department of History. Date, time: December 8 at 3p.m. Register HERE. Zoom link will be sent after registration.