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Free legal advice on estate planning May 2

Apr. 18, 2014—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will have attorneys on hand to answer your specific questions regarding estate planning.

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Lunch and Learn: Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s

Mar. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will hold a lunch and learn for those with family members with Alzheimer's March 19.

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Lunch and Learn: What is long-term care insurance?

Feb. 13, 2014—Dalih Suchet from Whitehall Benefits will discuss long-term care insurance, during a lunch and learn, Wednesday, Feb. 19.

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Babies and You: Child care – what to look for

Jan. 14, 2014—Learn more about important considerations and options for quality child care from Rhonda Laird, early childhood coordinator at the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in 419 Light Hall. The event is free and no registration is required to attend. Health Plus offers Babies and You, a worksite...

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Lunch and Learn: Family caregiving resources

Nov. 26, 2013—Representatives from the Greater Nashville Regional Council Area Agency on Aging and Disability will discuss resources available for those who are caring for a spouse or parent from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Light Hall, Room 437. The talk will cover the Options for Community Living program, the CHOICES program and other...

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Watch: What is Vanderbilt Health and Wellness?

Jul. 25, 2013—Watch a video about Health and Wellness, the award-winning umbrella division for four programs that support the health and productivity of Vanderbilt faculty and staff.

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More than 500 caregivers available through Vanderbilt Sitter Service

Sep. 26, 2012—More than 500 caregivers are currently available through the Vanderbilt Sitter Service directory. Vanderbilt students and employees who enjoy providing care and companionship and who want to earn extra income comprise the directory. Caregivers for infants, preschoolers, school-aged children, teenagers, special needs children, adults and senior adults are available. Services are provided in the home...

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New registry connects care seekers and care givers within Vanderbilt community

Sep. 5, 2012—The Sitter Service is a new resource for connecting faculty and staff who need sitter services with Vanderbilt students and employees who are interested in providing care for infants, preschoolers, school-aged children and adults. The service allows clients to quickly access in-home sitters while allowing students and employees who enjoy providing care and companionship the...

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Child and Family Center manager named president of statewide organization

Aug. 21, 2012—Rhonda Laird, manager of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s Edgehill site, has been elected president of the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children. TAEYC has more than 2,000 members across the state, including teachers, administrators, family care providers, college personnel and educational specialists. There are 12 local TAEYC affiliates. The organization provides members...

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Boomers, Elders and more series: What is a Senior Care Consultant?

Jul. 13, 2012—Faculty and staff are invited to hear Robin Williams, a senior care consultant with Silverlink, give  a talk on how a senior care consultant can help with selecting a nursing home, assisted living facility, Alzheimer’s care or a retirement community for an elderly loved one. The event will take place on July 18, noon to...

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Puppet truck, mayor visit child care center

May. 25, 2012—Dean is a longtime advocate of books, reading and libraries. (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Vanderbilt’s child care center on Edgehill Avenue May 24 to promote reading and take in a puppet show performed by the Nashville Public Library’s Bringing Books to Life! puppet truck. Three of the preschool classrooms have been studying Mother...

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Diane Neighbors receives Community Leadership Award

Mar. 16, 2012—Diane Neighbors, director of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center at Vanderbilt, was honored at the 17th Annual Human Rights Campaign Equality Dinner last month. The event was held at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza. Neighbors received the Community Leadership Award for her advocacy work and sustained efforts to make positive changes that affect the daily lives...

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