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November 5, 2012

Upcoming WorkLife Programs classes to cover prevention, work/life balance and more

WorkLife Programs offers classes on a variety of topics designed to educate employees and improve their overall health.

PREVENTION AND CHRONIC CONDITIONS

Protect Your Eyes for a Lifetime of Good Vision
Nov. 12. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.
Throughout our life, our eyes are constantly changing. Are your eyes tired after a day on the computer? Do you have dry eyes? Spots or floaters in your vision? Come learn what to expect and when to seek the advice of an eye care professional.

The Healing of the Hormones
Nov. 13. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.
HRT, ERT, black cohosh or soy? From hormone replacements to home remedies, investigate the various alternatives for treating the many symptoms of menopause.

Webinar: Men: Do You Need a Health Tune-Up?
Nov. 20. 12:10-12:50 p.m.
Men are notorious for skimping on self-care. But "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" really doesn't work when it comes to your health. Information on checkups for men, cancer prevention, and overall wellness will be discussed.

Webinar: What You Can Do to Prevent GI Distress
Nov. 28. 12:10-12:50 p.m.
Understanding how the digestive system works is the first step to preventing GI distress. Learn how healthy eating can help ease so many common disorders, such as heartburn, constipation, diverticulitis and IBS. The class also will discuss how to live successfully with chronic conditions such as lactose intolerance and an allergy to gluten.

FAMILY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Reducing the Influence of Media on Children
Nov. 8. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 318.
What we watch affects how we think and act. Learn what you can do to reduce the impact of media violence on your children's behaviors.

WORK/LIFE BALANCE

Organization and Time Management
Nov. 14. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 202.
If you're like most people, you'd love to have more hours in the day. Though it's impossible to create more time, you can learn to waste less time, be more productive and get organized.

Family Friendly Services
Nov. 15. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 314.
Purdue Benefits and WorkLife Programs strive to provide family-friendly services to enhance the quality of life in the workplace at Purdue. Learn how you can enhance your employee's experience at Purdue by understanding what is available to them. Services include child care and elder care resources, lactation support services, Employee Assistance, FMLA and more.

Manager/Supervisor EAP Training
Nov. 15. 4:10-4:50 P.M. Stewart Center, Room 314.
Find out about the counseling and consultation services available to managers and their staff, as well as the work-life services and resources managers can access to assist employees to become their best.

To register for these or other offerings, go to www.purdue.edu/worklife, select "Register for classes" and log in with your career account and password, or call WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.

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