Onsite Programs

Registration for all programs is announced one week prior to each program. Once registered, please add the session to your calendar.

To cancel your registration if you are unable to attend, visit www.eventbrite.com and log in with the email address used to register for the program. Create a password and click “My Tickets.” Click the title of the appropriate event and select “Cancel Order.”

Please contact worklife@brown.edu with any questions.             

Healing Yoga

To address the physical and emotional stresses and challenges housed within our bodies, join Yoga Instructor Mary Massed to learn techniques to heal areas of the body commonly injured through repetitive movements and improper body mechanics. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear athletic attire.

 

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Session 3: Hips & Knees

Wednesday, September 20

12-12:45 PM

Room Change: Alumnae Hall, Auditorium

 

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Fall Retirement Series

This fall, Wellness at Brown is bringing a menu of great programs to help you plan for a secure retirement. From Social Security to 403b's, estate planning to emotional readiness; we'll tackle all the topics related to this important life transition.

 

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Social Security: Do you know if you will be eligible for social security benefits? What happened to the social security statement and why is it important? Join Catherine LeBlanc, a Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration to find out the answers to these questions and more. You'll learn how you can estimate future social security benefits; how to file a claim for retirement, Medicare, disability and survivor benefits; and if continuing to work will affect your benefit.

Tuesday, September 19

12-1 PM

Pembroke Hall, Room 305

 

 

Estate Planning Considerations: Join TIAA to learn the basics of estate planning. Topics covered will include asset ownership, making gifts to charities and others, planning for medical care, basic estate planning documents and estate tax planning.

Tuesday, September 26

12-1 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

 

Finding Your Medicare Match: Are you or a family member turning 65 and curious about enrolling in Medicare? Join Johnny Luo, M.D. from Doctor's Choice for a presentation to guide you through the enrollment process, show you how to choose the best plan that fits your budget, and answer any questions you may have.

Tuesday, October 3

12-1 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

 

Transition and Change: Preparing for Retirement in the 21st Century: According to some estimates, 70 million people will retire in the coming years. While financial planning is critical, all too often people fail to focus on key psychological and social factors that will impact how ‘successful’ their retirement is. Join e4health to explore the different facets of retirement and gain practical tips to prepare for and navigate the changing face of retirement.

Tuesday, October 10

12-1 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media for Parents

Join e4health for an informative session about the positives of social networking while also examining its risks. Learn about sites most frequently used by teenagers, as well as explore what parents should be aware of as children are exposed to an ever-changing social media landscape.

 

College Hill

Friday, September 15

12-12:45 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CVS Health Downtown 5K

Join Wellness At Brown! for RI's largest race: the CVS Health Downtown 5K for this fun, energetic, and motivating event to promote personal health and wellness within the Brown community. Wellness At Brown! will cover the registration fee for the first 50 Brown faculty/staff to register. Participants will receive a Wellness At Brown! T-shirt while supplies last.

 

Sunday, September 17

11:00 AM

Rhode Island State House, Francis Street

 

Registration is open! Click here for details.

 

 

 

 

 

Family Preparedness

The ability for you and your family to recover from an emergency depends on your planning and preparation now. Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) will discuss the steps to creating a simple and well-rounded emergency plan, emergency supplies you should keep around the house and how to use them, and additional steps you can take today to prepare for the possibilities of tomorrow.

 

Jewelry District College Hill

Wednesday, September 20

12-12:45 PM

233 Richmond Street, Room 011

 

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Friday, September 22

12-12:45 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planting Garlic, Onions, and Potatoes

 Join URI Master Gardener Melissa Pace to learn how easy it is to grow garlic, potatoes, and onions.  These cool season root vegetables store well and are highly rewarding crops to grow and enjoy for months after harvest. Come and learn a few simple tips for starting your own crops at home.

College Hill

Thursday, September 21

12-1 PM

Sharpe Refectory, Dining Rooms 8 & 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CollegeBound Saver

CollegeBound Saver is a great tax-advantaged way for families to save for their children's college education. Join a representative from Rhode Island's 529 CollegeBound Saver Program to learn about qualified expenses, Rhode Island tax deductions, and saving for your child's future. There will be time for questions.

 

College Hill

Wednesday, September 27

12-12:45 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

Registration will open on Wednesday, September 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Nutrition 101

It's easy to get into the habit of grabbing fast food on the run, but we all know that can be unhealthy. During this introductory seminar, learn the nutrition basics with Blue Cross Blue Shield RI. Explore essential nutrients, meal planning, portion control, reading labels, and more. The class will help you identify steps you can take to increase family activity and fit healthy eating into a busy schedule.

 

College Hill

Thursday, September 28

12-12:45 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

Registration will open on Thursday, September 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prostate Health

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancers among American men; one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Join Urologist and Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Gyan Pareek for an overview of the risk factors, symptoms, when to begin screening, best practices to prevent prostate cancer, and the latest treatment options.

 

College Hill

Friday, September 29

12-1 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

Registration will open on Friday, September 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellness and Fitness Programs Delivered!

A variety of wellness and fitness topics can be presented to your team or department. Click below for more information or to request a session.

Menu of To Go Program Options

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