Wellness and Work/Life Balance & EAP Program Registration
Wellness & Work/Life Balance Classes and Events!
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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 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!
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
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Working Parents Learn to Balance your Work and Family! Moms & dads are welcome!