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Wellcast: Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy

Mar. 16, 2012—In the most recent Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Wellcast, listen to Julie Rezk from Vanderbilt Dental Services in an interview with with Stacey Bonner, Family Services Coordinator at the Child and Family Center, about basic tooth care tips for children. Listen to more Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Wellcasts, which include interviews, tips and tidbits on a...

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Summer camp fairs help parents narrow their choices

Jan. 20, 2012—Two summer camp fairs will be held in February to help staff and faculty learn more about the many camps in the area for school-age children. Representatives from numerous camps will be on site to speak with parents. Those scheduled to attend include Cheekwood, Deer Run Retreat, Brentwood Academy, Montgomery Bell, Oak Hill Day Camp,...

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Vanderbilt named one of Nashville’s healthiest employers

Jan. 3, 2012—Nashville Business Journal recognized Vanderbilt University as one of the city’s healthiest employers at an awards luncheon Dec. 15. This is the second year for NBJ’s Healthiest Employers awards program, which measures and ranks local organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace. Vanderbilt won the “large” category ­– 1,000-plus employees – besting Gaylord...

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Gove, professor emerita of Russian, women’s advocate, dies

Sep. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt Professor Emerita of Russian Antonina (“Nina”) Filonov Gove died on Aug. 29 in Seattle, Washington. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Chapel, 2200 24th Ave. South in Nashville. Born in 1938 in Riga, Latvia, Gove and her parents were twice refugees during WWII. In...

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Wellcast: Personal safety tips for young children

Aug. 18, 2011—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s Stacey Bonner recently spoke with Lt. Terry Hutcherson and Victim Services Coordinator Jyl Shaffer of the Vanderbilt University Police Department about some back-to-school safety tips for young children.

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Snjezana Bojic, What’s Your Story?

Aug. 1, 2011—Seventeen years ago, Snjezana Bojic left her home in war-torn Bosnia as a refugee looking to escape the brutality and deprivation of that devastating conflict. She was 22 years old, and it was the second year of a war characterized by genocide, ethnic cleansing, massive casualties and displaced people. “It was very hard living there,...

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Lunch and Learn: Planning Ahead for Aging

Jul. 13, 2011—Maribeth Farringer from the Council on Aging will discuss having an effective family meeting, long distance care giving, and how to support your loved one’s preferences and wishes. Wednesday, July 20 Light Hall, Room 411 c/d Noon to 12:45 p.m. This presentation is part of the Boomers, Elders and More series. The Vanderbilt Child and...

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Choices in Home Care Lunch and Learn June 15

Jun. 10, 2011—Laura Beth Brown of Vanderbilt Home Health will present tips on choosing a home health agency, what questions you should ask, and other general information. Wednesday, June 15 Light Hall, Room 412 Noon to 12:45 p.m. This presentation is part of the Boomers, Elders and More series. The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is part...

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Help in a Pinch

Jun. 2, 2011—What do you do when you have a sick child but can’t miss work? An elderly parent who needs care but you just can’t be there? Parents in a Pinch, Vanderbilt’s new backup care benefit, provides trusted help when harried employees need it most.

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Lunch and learn: A hands-on approach to what home health providers do

May. 11, 2011—On May 18, there will be a Lunch and Learn seminar from noon to 12:45 p.m. in Room 407 of Light Hall. This month’s topic is on home health services and will include services that are available for both skilled and non-skilled care. The panel will consist of three non-skilled providers and three skilled care...

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New Health & Wellness Wellcast: Summer Sports Camps at Vanderbilt

Apr. 15, 2011—Lori Alexander speaks with Stacey Bonner about the opportunities Vanderbilt Student Athletics has to offer during the summer. Visit the Vanderbilt Athletics website to view the summer sports camps schedule. View the Child and Family Center Programs for Children and Youth. Listen here. Listen to interviews, tips and tidbits on a variety of health and...

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Lunch and Learn: Alzheimer’s Disease April 20

Apr. 13, 2011—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn event noon to 12:45 p.m. April 20 on "The Unraveling - Alzheimer's Disease." It will be held in Room 411 c/d of Light Hall.

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