Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Central Park, New York City
Mark your calendar! NYU will again participate in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge and invites you to join this community challenge. Put on your running/walking shoes and join your co-workers for an evening of fun and exercise. Whatever your speed, all NYU staff and faculty are invited to run or walk the 3.5-mile course which is located in Central Park. Runner/walker registration begins on March 11 and ends on April 29 or earlier if all slots have been filled. Participation fee for the event is $50. Visit this page on March 11 for registration instructions.
Thursdays at 6:30 pm
One Park Avenue, Seventh Floor
The Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center offers a variety of educational workshops. CSC hosts weekly workshops on various topics related to raising healthy kids, managing behavior, and emotional health and illness. The workshops are led by expert clinical faculty who provide insights, tips, and advice on working with children and adolescents. All workshops are free, open to the public, and are held Thursdays at 6:30 pm at One Park Avenue, seventh floor. Click here to register (required).
Are you caring for an older adult family member? To access invaluable resources provided to the elderly population, including short- and long-term care, health issues and housing, click here.
NYU offers a support group for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Facilitated by an Alzheimer’s Association trained group leader, the group will provide a consistent and caring place to discuss the challenges of care giving, share feelings and concerns, and find emotional support. Group members may also exchange information and educate themselves about dementia. The group meets weekly on the Washington Square campus from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, and is limited in size to help ensure full participation by all group members. If you have questions and/or are interested in becoming a member, please send an e-mail for consideration and prescreening.
The Naughty Knitters is the Administrative Management Council's volunteer knitting and crocheting group. The Knitters meet twice each month to create scarves, hats, and baby blankets for Visiting Neighbors, Care for the Homeless, the USO, and other area charities. All yarn and tools for the projects are supplied. This ten-year-old collaborative program has been a great success, creating over 3,000 handmade items for charity and bringing together administrators from all over NYU to participate in this campus-wide effort. E-mail Jennie Tichenor if you wish to get involved.
Active.com is the leading online community for people who want to discover, learn about, share, register for and ultimately participate in activities about which they are passionate. Millions of active individuals visit Active.com each month to search and register online for races, team sports and recreational activities; interact with others who have similar interests; start online training programs; and access nutrition, fitness and training tips. Click here to see what activities are available in your area.
As a valued member of the NYU community, you can take advantage of special discounts across a range of products and services. To access the list of cost saving discounts, which include mobile phones, car rentals, computers, entertainment and recreation events, and health and stress reduction services, visit Employee Discounts.
If you have any pressing life concerns, you can lean on Carebridge Life Resources. Carebridge provides NYU employees assistance with a variety of life issues, including health and wellness, financial and behavioral counseling, as well as child and elder care. These services also cover employee dependents, spouse, or domestic partner. Carebridge Life Resources is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Contact Carebridge at www.myliferesource.com or 800-437-0911. Reference NYU access code FTN59.