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Posted February 10, 1999


Saving for Your Retirement Series
All workshops will be held in 150 University Hall and seating is on a first-come first-served basis. Food and drink are not allowed.

Fidelity: One-on-One Retirement Counseling
Week of Feb. 22
Individual counseling sessions will be available for employees who want to discuss Fidelity retirement plans. To sign up, call (800) 642-7131 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

UC Savings Program
Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-noon
The Campus Benefits Unit will provide an overview of the savings programs offered by the University.

For information or to enroll, call 643-7754.

Stress and Coping Series: Stress and Coping for Latinos/Hispanics Working at UCB
Feb. 22, 12:10-1:30 p.m.
This presentation by Luna Calderon offers a supportive forum for Latino and Hispanic participants to talk about their unique sources of stress within the context of race. It will help participants develop positive approaches to stress management including self-assessment, action planning, supportive networking and concrete coping strategies.

Foundations For Successful Relationships
Feb. 22, 6-8 p.m.
Participants will learn the key predictors for success and failure in intimate relationships, the factors that enhance or erode them and the role of communication styles in relationships. Attention will also be paid to the impact of family of origin experiences on present adult relationships. Open to campus faculty and staff and their partners or spouses.

Midlife Transitions: How the Stream Crossed the Desert
Feb. 25, 12:10-1:40 p.m., Alumni House
Co-sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Student Re-entry Program, this presentation by psychologist John Maynard and storyteller Susan Frontczak weaves folktales and metaphor with the latest research-based information about energy, health, passion for work and life, and other issues that impact midlife adults on the job, at school and at home. No enrollment is required.

Women and Midlife Support Group
March 3, noon-1:00 p.m.
This brown bag group is primarily for women ages 40-60 who feel that their bodies and outlooks are changing. Decisions women face as they age will be explored. The group may choose to schedule additional meetings.

For information or to enroll, call 643-4646.

Feb. 23, March 2, 9 and 16, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn how the body changes during this transition. Discover methods to cope with symptoms of menopause. Identify the pros and cons of estrogen replacement and hormone therapy. Practice exercises to help develop bone and muscle strength. The March 9 class will include open discussion with a CARE counselor. The March 16 class addresses weight-bearing exercise for women in this stage of life.

Mind-Body Movement Series: The Feldenkrais Method
Feb. 26, 12:10-1 p.m.
Practice simple exercises designed to improve posture, breathing and coordination. A therapeutic method useful for those with physical limitations or injuries.

Workers' Compensation Benefits Refresher Workshop
Feb. 26, 9 a.m.-noon
Covering major points in the Workers' Compensation benefits process, this class is for those who have attended the introductory and advanced classes. To enroll, call 643-9403. For information regarding health-related workshops and events for faculty and staff see

New Employee Orientation
Feb. 16, March 2 and 16, 8:30 a.m., 24 University Hall
To enroll, complete the workshop enrollment form on page 82 of the EDT catalog and fax it to 642-2888 or call 642-8134.

Stress & Coping Brown-Bag Series
Feb. 22, 12:10-1:10 p.m.
Sponsored by CARE sevices. For information call 643-7754.

Flexible Work Arrangements and Telecommuting Workshop
March 10, 9-11:30 a.m., Section Club room, Tang Center
Guidelines for setting, choosing and managing alternative work arrangements. For information call 643-8996.


February 10 - 16, 1999 (Volume 27, Number 22)
Copyright 1999, The Regents of the University of California.
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