Summer 2016


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Social Security Benefits Update  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, May 24th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Tower, Room 301C
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, May 25th, 12-1:00 p.m., Whitten University Center, Room 2300H
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, May 26th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

This lunchtime seminar will provide participants with valuable updated information regarding Social Security benefits. Our presenter, Maria Diaz, Public Affairs Specialist with Miami-Dade Social Security Administration Office, will help participants understand who is eligible to receive benefits, when a person qualifies, and the steps eligible participants need to take to apply for Social Security benefits. A UM Benefits Administration representative will be in attendance to answer UM benefits related questions. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Summer Relaxation Techniques  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, June 7th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, June 8th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room
Miller School campus:  Thursday, June 9th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155

The summer time is ideal for relaxation. Between warm summer weather, and having more leisure time, you can find all sorts of ways to relax and heal. If you’re occasionally stressed throughout the year, practicing relaxation techniques is especially important for your health. This seminar is offered for those interested in developing their capacity to manage day-to-day anxiety and stress through the use of calming, effective relaxation techniques. Participants will discover techniques for reducing stress that can effectively be used both at work and at home. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, June 21st, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155
Coral Gables campus:  Wednesday, June 22nd, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, ERP Room 200BC                    
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, June 23rd, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar will place emphasis on the attitude of “letting be,” or what some refer to as, “letting go.”  Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Alzheimer’s Disease: The 10 Warning Signs  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Tuesday, July 12th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Wednesday, July 13th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room
Coral Gables campus:  Thursday, July 14th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is for those interested in learning the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills that disrupts daily life. Our invited speaker, Ms. Gloria Orlandi- Kass, MS, Program Services Coordinator with the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter will discuss the difference between typical age-related memory loss and the symptoms associated with this debilitating disease. Early detection provides the best opportunity for treatment, support and planning for the future. FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Parenting  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, July 26th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, July 27th, 12-1:00 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, July 28th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) Mindful Living seminars are offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s FSAP Mindful Living seminar will focus on Mindful Parenting.  This seminar will be facilitated by Professor Scott Rogers, director of the University of Miami’s Mindfulness in Law Program and co-founder of the UMindfulness Research and Practice Initiative.  Scott has been sharing mindfulness across the U for more than a decade and for more than 20 years has been teaching mindfulness and developing mindfulness trainings.  He is a nationally recognized leader in mindfulness and collaborates on research exploring the enduring brain and behavior changes that may accompany mindfulness trainings.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Workplace Fitness – Fact or Fiction?  Flyer
Miller School campus:  Monday, August 8th, 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 1270A
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, August 9th, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB

This seminar, offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), will engage participants in an honest discussion about the age old question – How do I fit in fitness?  Regular physical activity is one of the cornerstones of our health and yet too many struggle to find time to engage in meaningful activity.  This lecture will provide participants with practical tips and tricks to incorporate fitness throughout the work day and in daily life.  Our presenter, Dr. Stacy Cutrono received her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami and received her certification as a Cancer Exercise Specialist from the Rocky Mountain Cancer Rehabilitation Institute.  She gained experience in implementing workplace health programs while interning at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and worked with an Integrative Health Practice at Canyon Ranch Miami Beach.  Her current position as an Oncology Exercise Physiologist at Sylvester allows her to focus on her clinical aim of improving physical fitness, function and wellness among cancer survivors.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.

Mindful Living  Flyer
Coral Gables campus:  Tuesday, August 23rd, 12-1:00 p.m., McKnight Building, Room 201AB
Miller School campus:  Wednesday, August 24th, 12-1:00 p.m., Clinical Research Building, Room 692
Rosenstiel campus:  Thursday, August 25th, 12-1:00 p.m., Library, Media Room

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. This month’s seminar will place emphasis on the attitude of “non-judgment.”  Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.  FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ‘Canes Program.

To register, go to www.miami.edu/ulearn.  For help with ULearn registration, call the FSAP @ 305-284-6604.
All University of Miami faculty, staff and retirees are welcomed.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.