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Wellness and Work/Life Balance & EAP Program Registration

Wellness & Work/Life Balance Classes and Events!


Wellness Walks!



Come join us as we kickoff the Campus Walking Program with a fun, informational Start Walking Presentation! Receive some walking tips, have the opportunity to win some prizes and learn more about walking for fun and health through our campus walks!


Take Off the Pounds   Description   Register

Take Off the Pounds Sensibly or TOPS is a weight-loss support group that meets every Friday at 12 pm. The cost is only $27.00 for a year and includes online support and tools. Can’t make it on Friday? No problem, we can start a TOPS support group anywhere on our three campuses as long as there are four interested people.

To register, contact Amy:
UB Community Day Description Register

The UB Office of Community Relations would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming UB Community Day Spring 2014! The event will take place on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 9:00 am with volunteer registration and light breakfast and finish off around 2:00 PM.

To register, contact Matt Kopalek:
Women and Wealth Description Register

Join Merrill Edge for a workshop that can help you address the financial concerns and challenges facing women today. Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisors™ will offer insights on how you may address your concerns and pursue your goals. Are you prepared financially for a long life well into retirement?


UB EAP Workshops


Caring for Others Brown Bag Series



The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease


September 16, Noon to 1 pm, Park Hall 

This session provides information on dementia & Alzheimer's diagnosis, risk factors, disease stages, treatment options, and many programs & services available here in your community.



What is Palliative Care & Why It's Important


September 23, Noon to 1 pm, Park Hall

Learn about palliative care, who is appropriate for palliative care, and the Hospice Medicare Benefit, the most enriched, underutilized benefit.

Research & Advocacy for the Frail Elderly


September 30, Noon to 1 pm, Park Hall

Don't miss this presentation that will briefly overview the mission of the UB Institute for Person-Centered Care and then focus on recent research and advocacy work for frail older adults and in particular, those with dementia. 


Legal Issues All Caregivers Need to Know


October 7, Noon to 1 pm, Park Hall

This session will focus on health care proxies, powers of attorney, strategies to pay for residential care service (Medicaid) and other 'must have' documents.

The Basics of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit


October 14, Noon to 1 pm, Park Hall

This session will provide an overview of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, explain the differences between Medicare Part D and a Medicare Advantage plan, and provide information on choosing the most appropriate prescription drug plan during the Medicare Annual Election Period (October 15 to December 7).

Workplace Bullying: What It Is, How To Respond To It






October 15, 10 am - 11:30 am, Cary Hall

October 22, 10:30 am - Noon, Crofts Hall

Participants will learn the definition of "bullying," how to be aware of potential warning signs of bullying, and how to respond if you are a target or a bystander of the bullying behavior. 

Oct 15th

Oct 22nd

Financial Resources Fair @ UB WellFest





November 5, Session times TBD, Center for Tomorrow

Come to and learn about financial resources available to UB staff, faculty, and retirees.


Session registration will be available by October 15th

2nd Annual Stress Less Retreat Day



 Morning session

November 19, 8:15 am - 12:15 pm, Center for Tomorrow

Leave your stress behind! Morning schedule includes: Daniel Rifkin, MD on "Sleep Your Stress Away," and Therapy Dogs.


Lunch session

November 19, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Center for Tomorrow

Morning and/or Afternoon participants may register to join us for a FREE healthy lunch!


Afternoon session

November 19, 1:30 pm - 5 pm, Center for Tomorrow

Leave your stress behind! Afternoon schedule includes: Tai Chi, Yoga, and Benefits of Aromatherapy.


EAP Tools for Supervisors: Helping You Mange the Tough Issues




December 5, 9 am - 1 pm, Crofts Hall 

This class is for ALL supervisors. You will learn how your UB Employee Assistance Program can help you, the supervisor, manage challenging workplace situations.



EAP & Wellness & Work/Life Balance Classes


 Tai Chi



Tai Chi is ancient Chinese exercise. Adults at all levels of Physical prowess can practice the gentle movements without straining joints and muscles. Tai Chi develops a coordination of mind and body, releases stress, strengthens and stretches the entire body, thus improving flexibility, balance, and mobility. Click here to learn more about Tai Chi! 

Mindful Eating




Are you curious about the idea of mindfulness or interested in learning a new way to improve your eating habits? Mindful Eating is an 8 week Lunch and Learn series During this series, you will learn to practice mindfulness to improve your awareness of the food you eat, your hunger cues, and when you feel full. The classes will include information about healthy eating as well as mindfulness practices that you can use in any area of your life. The class is taught by Erin Campbell, MD. Offered on Tuesdays at 12 pm starting February 18!


UB EAP Groups

Click on the title to view group flyer.

Working Parents
Learn to Balance your Work and Family! Moms & dads are welcome!

To join, email Crystal Kaczmarek-Bogner:

Caregiver Support Group
Caregivers of aging parents & loved ones meet for support & resources.

Call Sue Bagdasarian 645-8167 to join!

Caring for Special Needs Group
Are you a loved one caring for a special needs child or adult? Get support, resources, and a listening ear.

Call Debbie Hard, 645-4460 to join this group and learn more.



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