Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to join Wellness Wednesdays: A Community Connection, a lunchtime event to promote nutritious foods, healthy minds and strong bodies.
These free, 30-minute interactive webinars, hosted by experts including University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty, staff and students, will provide thoughtful guidance, information and tools to help support individuals while navigating through a new reality during these challenging times.
Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 for "Remaining Positive and Overcoming Feelings of Guilt," with presenters Lourdes A. Rodriguez, MS, senior coordinator, Childcare and family Resources, UArizona Life and Work Connections and Eileen Lawless, MSW, Dependent Care Advisor, UArizona Life and Work Connections.
Navigating parenting or caregiving responsibilities while managing a successful career is an adventure, to say the least! It’s completely normal to experience feelings of guilt along the way, as you work to balance the needs of your loved ones with the demands of your job. Learn to turn that parenting or caregiving guilt into positive feelings.
About Wellness Wednesdays: A Community Connection
Wellness Wednesdays: A Community Connection is the latest initiative from the University of Arizona Health Sciences with the goal of creating a healthier community by helping individuals and families stay well.
Registration is required for all events. Upon registration, a confirmation email with login information and instructions will be sent.
Lourdes Rodríguez manages UArizona's flagship childcare choice and sick and backup childcare programs. She holds an MS in early childhood education and has spent more than 30 years in the field as a dance teacher, camp program coordinator, preschool director, and external quality assessor for youth programs. She is a member of the College and University Work Family Association and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She also serves as a professional development instructor and technical assistance provider for the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry.
Eileen Lawless provides support and resources to caregivers of adults age 18 to end of life. She holds a master's degree in social work from Hunter College. She has over 20 years of experience working in hospice, skilled nursing, and assisted living communities, specializing in program development, support in memory and behavioral care, and training and quality care for personal and professional caregivers. Eileen is proud to work with the Life and Work Connections team to improve work-life integration for the caregivers in the University of Arizona community.