MWR Event Videos

MWR prides ourselves on being able to reach all of our customers, both locally and globally. We understand that while it isn't always easy for you to attend our events and presentations, you can still be included in all of the vast variety of educational and program opportunities that our program staff works hard to provide for you. View our videos from the comfort of office, home or on the go.

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Please email Kathryn.LambertLee@dla,mil for Accommodation Requests.


Estate Planning- Protecting You, Your Family, and Your Legacy-January 15th, 2021

 

shutterstock_104523023_MWR_EventA presentation on wills, power of attorney, and trusts with Attorney Stacey Lott. Lott specializes in elder law and estate planning. 

LEARN ABOUT: What is Probate, Wills, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts.

Session Handout: Frequently Asked Questions in Estate Planning and Elder Law

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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MaintainHealth_SliderMaintaining Health During Challenging Times: December 11, 2020

Presenter: Holly Tiret and Georgina Perry from MSU Extension-Social Emotional Health and Health Extension Research.

The current pandemic has impacted everyone, affecting mental, social and physical health. The session will highlight ways to maintain your mental, social, emotional and physical health not just during the current Covid crisis, but any challenging times.

 Topics covered:

  • Strategies to maintain mental health
  • Explore grief & loss.
  • Finding ways to stay socially healthy.
  • Ways to maintain your physical health during challenging times.

Resilience Test:  https://msu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3K7UriIxBEG7QNf

Handout: Maintaining Your Health During Challenging Times Fact Sheet

PDF of Presentation

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No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.


 

The All In Bee Club Support Group:  December 2nd, 2020BeeGroup_Video

All In Bee Group is a free educational beekeeping program run by beekeepers to support each other and learn together. This group is for DLA employees, Military, and all first responders. Learn about the History of Bees, equipment, hive construction, hives, feed, feeding & purchasing bees, and suppliers.

For more information contact Lisa Grenon at 269-961-4051 or email lisa.grenon@dla.mil or Adam Beam at 269-961-7476 or adam.beam@dla.mil or David Potter at 986-8118 or david.potter@dla.mil

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FirstCommand_TSPMaking the Most of the Thrift Savings Program: November 17, 2020

Presented by Hunter Feraco, Financial Advisor with First Command Financial Services.

 “Making the Most of the Thrift Savings Plan” goes beyond an overview presentation about the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and

the important role it can play in retirement.  How much should you contribute to your TSP? What investment options should

you choose? Should you make Traditional or Roth contributions? We’ll tackle all of these questions and more.

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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All In Bee GroupAll In Bee Group: November 4, 2020

All In Bee Group is a free educational beekeeping program run by beekeepers to support each other and learn together. This group is for DLA employees, Military, and all first responders. Learn about the History of Bees, equipment, hive construction, hives, feed, feeding & purchasing bees, and suppliers.

For more information contact Lisa Grenon at 269-961-4051 or email lisa.grenon@dla.mil or Adam Beam at 269-961-7476 or adam.beam@dla.mil or David Potter at 986-8118 or david.potter@dla.mil

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DNR

DNR Q&A: November 3, 2020

Presenter: Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Jason McCullough.

Topics covered will include: Information about hunting, fishing, boating, rules & regulations, camping, trails, safety classes, licenses, winter activities, and more.

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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5+investment+principles5 Timeless Investment Principles: October 2nd, 2020

Presented by First Command's Sean Tuttle, Financial Advisor, Principal and District Advisor for First Command.  The live virtual presentation will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020

The presentation will help individuals gain essential knowledge to help you make more confident financial decisions.

 

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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Presenter: Susan Pearson RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Education Specialist at Ascension Borgess Diabetes and Endocrine Center.

Attendees will learn information surrounding topics that focus on minimizing and reducing the effects of diabetes.

Topics to include reducing your risk of developing diabetes,  meal planning & nutrition, glucose level monitoring, the disease process and medication, preventing and reducing insulin dependency when possible. 

 No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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shutterstock_646158727 (2)All In Bee Group Kickoff-October 7, 2020

All In Bee Group is a free educational beekeeping program run by beekeepers to support each other and learn together. This group is for DLA employees, Military, and all first responders. Learn about the History of Bees, equipment, hive construction, hives, feed, feeding & purchasing bees, and suppliers.

For more information contact Lisa Grenon at 269-961-4051 or email lisa.grenon@dla.mil or Adam Beam at 269-961-7476 or adam.beam@dla.mil or David Potter at 986-8118 or david.potter@dla.mil

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Stress Less with Mindfulness Workshop 

The workshop is a partnership between MWR Family Advocacy and MSU Extension.

Autopilot is the way we typically respond. Our brain is wired to go down the same pathways we have used before, to have the same thoughts and feelings, to behave the same we have before. Mindfulness offers a way out of this trap.

 

SESSION 1:  Begin with the Breath

Learn about the benefits of mindfulness Pinpoint behaviors which can make you vulnerable or resilient to stress Experience mindful movements as a way to relax.

SESSION 1 RECORDING

 

SESSION 2: Mindful Eating

Learn benefits of eating with mindful awareness Create a personal hunger/fullness scale as a guide for sensing when and how much to eat Experience paying mindful attention to eating.

SESSION 2 RECORDING

 

SESSION 3: Mindful Walking/Thought-Surfing

Practice mindful walking Identify how letting go of control can improve mental and physical happiness Learn thought-surfing to gain perspective on negative thoughts, sensations, worries and urges.

SESSION 3 RECORDING

 

SESSION 4: Be Kind to Your Mind

Learn the importance of self-compassion for your thinking Learn how to "de-fuse" harsh thinking Practice mindful attention to your thoughts Learn the power of acceptance and gratitude to relieve stress.

SESSION 4  RECORDING

 

SESSION 5: Laughter Is Good Medicine

Learn physical, mental and social benefits of laughter Experience laughing for the health of it Learn ways to include laughter in your life.

SESSION 5 RECORDING

 

Click here for additional resources and handouts for this series.



 

 

Sleep_800x500Sleep Presentation-September 17, 2020

Douglas Gordon, Board-Certified Doctor of Chiropractic, owner of Minges Creek Chiropractic of Battle Creek will discuss the importance of sleep and its impact on health.

YOU WILL LEARN:
• The importance of sleep
• Sleep’s effects on our overall health
• How to identify hurdles
• What constitutes “quality” sleep
• How to “hack” your sleep

No official DLA or Department of Defense endorsement is implied.

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Reasonable Accommodations Available Upon Request.

Please email Kathryn.LambertLee@dla,mil for Accommodation Requests.

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Tiffany Schmidt

(269) 961-4124

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