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Emory WorkLife Center to Host Care Workshops and Webinars

The Emory WorkLife Center is hosting several workshops focused on Employee Caregivers this 2018.  Topics range from having difficult conversations, focusing on nutrition, overview of Emory Support for working caregivers and legal planning. 

Having Difficult Conversations with Elders
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Avoiding or struggling with a must-have conversation with an elderly loved one? This session will address some of the more challenging conversations that caregivers often have with elders, such as giving up car keys, moving out of home, or convincing that in-home help is needed. Participants will learn some mindful caregiver approaches that can ease the stress of these conversations.

Caregiver Wellness Webinar: Take Time for Nutrition
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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 and health complications. During this workshop, participants will learn strategies for nutritional self-care, such as tips for grocery shopping, meal planning and eating healthy on the go. Link for this webinar will be sent out to registrants the day before.

Emory Caregiver Support Program Overview
Monday, April 30, 2018
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 Eady, Work-Life Specialist, specializing in adult care. Ms. Eady will point out resources available through the program to help support employees with adult caregiving responsibilities. Highlights of the program include: one on one coaching and support, nationwide back-up care, care management and research to assist your family members, diverse leave policies, educational workshops and online programming.

Extra Planning, Hold the Stress: Smart Advice for Not Getting Squeezed When You’re in the Sandwich Generation
Monday, May 21
In this presentation, elder law and estate planning attorney Paul Black will describe the common challenges faced by adults who are having to make care decisions for their aging parents even as they are still raising minor children of their own. Topics to be addressed include: best practices for estate planning for older adults, the continuum of long-term care (independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing), ways of paying for long-term care, how to plan for young adults who may inherit money before the reach full maturity, and how to plan for young children in the event of the death or incapacity of either or both spouse. Special attention will be paid to how to address the competing financial priorities that often arise for members of the sandwich generation.

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