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Parenting Education Series

Summer Camps 2015 -
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"Breastfeeding:  How to Get Started and Keep Going! Including Solid Foods and Weaning"

Breastfeeding Educational Series (Fall 2015) - Free to MSU faculty, staff, and student moms and dads

Although breastfeeding is natural, it is a learned skill. This four-part program is designed to give pregnant women and their partners information on preparing to breastfeed and strategies for continuing to breastfeed upon returning to work.

Presenter: Mary Machowicz RN, Expectant Parents Organization

Fall/Spring Dates: TBA
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Nisbet Building, Room 250

Cost: Free!
Week 1: Introduction to Breastfeeding: Benefits, How Breastfeeding Works
Week 2: Baby is Here! – Getting Started – The Mechanics of Breastfeeding – positioning, latching on, feeding patterns, challenges
Week 3: Maintaining Breastfeeding – lifestyle, Expressing and Storing Milk, Returning to work
Week 4: Breastfeeding Transitions: Introducing Solid Foods and Weaning 

Eldercare Series 2015

PACE- Learn about the new program in the Lansing Community that gives nursing home eligible elders access to services that will allow them to live at home to avoid institutionalization!

Thursday June 25th,  2015- 12:00-1:00 Room 27 Nisbet Building Speaker; Erin Haynes, Marketing Manager, Senior CommUnity Care of Michigan (PACE) Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE(r))

PACE(r) is a program for older adults and people over the age of 55 with disabilities. PACE(r) was created as a way to provide you, your family, caregivers and professional health care provider's flexibility to meet your unique health care needs while helping you to continue to live in the community.

PACE(r) provides all the care and services covered by Medicare and Medicaid, as authorized by the interdisciplinary team, as well as additional medically-necessary care and services not covered by Medicare and Medicaid. PACE(r) provides coverage for physician visits, medical transportation, check-ups, home care, prescription drugs, hospital visits and nursing home stays when necessary. Senior CommUnity Care PACE(r) is the seventh PACE(r) program in Michigan, with over 100 PACE(r) site across the United States.

The interdisciplinary team is comprised of healthcare professionals who will provide the coordinated care you need. This team will work together with you and your family (when appropriate) to develop the most appropriate and effective plan of care to fit your needs.

Who can join a PACE(r) Plan?   The following 4 criteria must be met prior to enrolling in the PACE(r):

*       You are 55 years of age or older

*       You live in the service are of a PACE(r) organization

*       You are certified by the State of Michigan as meeting the need for nursing home level of care

*       You are able to live safely in the community with the help of PACE(r) services

Sessions are FREE and open to the public!  RSVP by calling Family Resource Center at 517-432-3745 or by email:




Special Events 2015

Living Optimally 2015 (Formally known as Optimal Aging)

Date:  Thursday, October 15, 2015
Check-in: 8:30am
Program begins at 9:00am

The goal of this program is to provide our audience with real-life solutions and practical advice to age optimally. 
Everyone is invited; including seniors, family caregivers and community providers.

Light breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Eagle Eye Golf Club
1550 Chandler Road
East Lansing, MI  48823

RSVP click here.

This event is FREE, however advanced registration is required.

Questions call:  MSU Family Resource Center (517) 432-3745