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Register now for Hokie Wellness December programs

Topics include home buying, managing holiday stress, and more

From: Hokie Wellness

Hokie Wellness offers a range of programs during December. They include:

Dec. 1, 10-10:45 a.m.:
Virginia Tech Athletic Complex tour: Learn about the Merryman Center, Cassell Coliseum, and training and locker rooms, and have the opportunity to walk from the practice field into Lane Stadium. The tour will meet at the Merryman Center. Registration is required.

Dec. 2, 12-1 p.m.: Healthy Nutrition for Aging: Eating plenty of nutrient-rich, nourishing foods is important across your lifespan. As our bodies go through the natural process of aging, certain nutrients become especially important for good health. Registration is required for this virtual program.

Dec. 7, 12-1 p.m.: Key to Connection: Building meaningful connections in the workplace can be difficult, and many are navigating what it means to foster connection as the workforce adapts to a new dynamic of both in-office and remote team members. In this virtual workshop, you’ll learn how social connection is key to promoting resiliency, discuss different types of social support, and practice communication skills. Registration is required.

Dec. 9, 12-1 p.m.: Buying a Home in a Seller's Market: Across the country, housing markets are experiencing low supply and high demand. The New River Valley is no exception. Join experts from Community Housing Partners Homeownership for a virtual program to learn how to limit frustration and prevent buyer’s remorse. Topics include: assessing your financial position; shopping for a mortgage; market analysis; and presenting the best offer. Registration is required.

Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Mental Health First Aid: Mental Health First Aid takes the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations about mental health and substance use problems by improving understanding and providing an action plan to safely and responsibly identify and address a potential mental illness or substance use disorder. The session will be held at the North End Center, room 2420. Learn more about the program and register.

Dec. 15, 12-1 p.m.: Manage Holiday Stress: The holidays can be joyful but can become stressful as well. Learn how to manage stress during this virtual program. Registration is required.

Dec. 16, 12-1 p.m.: Virginia529: Learn about saving for future education expenses for your children and grandchildren – or for yourself. During this webinar, you will learn how to save for tuition and other college costs, such as housing and textbooks; take advantage of tax-free earnings; and, most importantly, meet your savings goals. Attendees will have the chance to win $529 toward a new or existing Invest529 account. Registration is required. 

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