The WorkLife Wellness Program offers a variety of wellness classes and information to encourage and promote healthy and active lifestyles for all employees, staff, faculty, retirees, and students.

Mother-to-Mother Group

Friday, October 14, 2016
Facilitator: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC / UC Davis Breastfeeding Program

Time: 11:30am - 12:30 pm
Location: Main Hospital, Davis Tower Room 8712

Meet other moms, encourage and learn from each other, and get help resolving breastfeeding difficulties.

Sponsored by the UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program


Monday, October 17, 2016
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106

For the 2016 Meditation Series, each month we will explore practical suggestions on how to live a radiantly healthy life. We will learn how to have more energy and vitality, to be receptive, to be relaxed, to recharge the body, calm the mind, open the heart and to have positive, cheerful and wholesome attitudes.  These workshops can be for beginners who are just learning about meditation or for people who already make meditation their daily practice.

Introducing Solids, The Beginning of Weaning

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC

Time:12 – 1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106

Workshop Includes:

  • When and why we introduce solid foods
  • What solid foods to introduce
  • How to go about introducing solid foods
  • Sponsored by UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program:

Please RSVP to or 916-734-2760

To register for the Pregnancy Leave Workshops please visit the UC Learning Center at (Course Code 01677)**

UC Davis Caregiver Support Group

Are you looking for information and support? You are not alone.

The UC Davis Caregiver Support Group can provide an opportunity for staff and their family members to meet once a month for mutual emotional support, receive resources and exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to caregiving.

The group will meet the 3rd Friday of each month from 12 – 1pm in Ticon III, Human Resources, 3B Conference Room located on 2730 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. Facilitators: Carol Kirshnit, Ph.D. and Marina Podoreanu, ASW.

Next Meeting: Friday, October 21, 2016

          This meeting will provide an overview of important documents, estate planning, conservatorship, and resources from ARAG Legal Services. Presenter: Jennifer S. Rouse, Attorney, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law.

The UC Davis Caregiver Support Group is provided by the Academic and Staff Assistance Program and the WorkLife and Wellness Program.

AA Speaker Meeting
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Marriott – Ballroom
5:30-9 pm

For more information or to RSVP you may contact Marina Podoreanu at 916-734-2760 or