Career/Life 5.19.2017

Medicare: Your Questions Answered

This webcast, presented by Fidelity on June 1 and again June 2 at 1 p.m., covers Medicare eligibility requirements, how and when to sign up, and types of coverage and costs to expect. Understanding Medicare and the benefits it offers are key to planning for health care expenses. This webcast is geared to participants over 50.  To register, go to: “Medicare: Your Questions Answered

Caregiver Support & Education Network meetings

These informal monthly meetings will be held on June 15, July 20 and August 17, noon-1 p.m., at 221 Weill Hall. Caregivers come together to share the challenges, joys and resources of caregiving as well as to listen to occasional speakers presenting on topics of interest specifically to caregivers. Facilitators will share strategies, tools and resources for coping with stress, caregiver guilt, and burnout as well as information on local and national resources. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. Questions? Contact Eileen McCoy Whang, emw76@cornell.edu.

Cornell Recreation Park/Pavilion available for events

Reservations are being accepted now for personal or departmental events at the Cornell Recreation Park/Pavilion, May through October.

The pavilion has tables and chairs to seat up to 130 people and offers a walk-in refrigerator. Next to the pavilion is a large covered area for barbequing. Restrooms and parking are adjacent to the pavilion. Plenty of room outdoors provides space for games or an additional tent if needed.

This year more comfortable “porch” chairs will be added to the set-up, as well as a white board and other supplies that might be useful for all day meetings.

The cost for rental is $290 - $300, with special rates for groups under 75 people. Renters must complete an Event Reservation Form and meet all standards set by Cornell Risk Management. Photos of the park may be found at https://www.hr.cornell.edu/life/cornell_recreation_connection/crc_park.html.  For questions and scheduling an event, contact Cheryl McGraw, crm54@cornell.edu.