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Parenting Education Series


"Breastfeeding:  How to Get Started and Keep Going! Including Solid Foods and Weaning"

Breastfeeding Educational Series (TBA) - 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 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 2014

"Knowing the 10 Signs:  Early Detection Matters"

Presenter:  Julie Duesing, Alzheimer's Association
When:  Thursday, June 26, 2014
Where:  Room 325 Nisbet Bldg.
Time:  12pm - 1pm

This program provides an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease.  Attendees will view video footage of real people who are living with the early stages of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer's.   


Special Events 2014

 

Optimal Aging 2014

Date:  Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Check-in: 7:45am
Program begins at 8:15am

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.

Ligt breakfast and refreshments will be served.

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

RSVP:  (517) 432-3745 or frc@hr.msu.edu
This even is FREE, however advanced registration is required.