Upcoming Events

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Coping with Change and Transition in Retirement
Tuesday, April 20, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Friday, April 23, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Transitioning into retirement can often trigger unforeseen stressors. This presentation will discuss ways in which people cope with stress and major life changes, such as retirement. Participants will learn how to identify issues that surface with retirement, prepare for them, and create a positive transition into retirement. Practical suggestions are provided and questions from the attendees are encouraged.

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Vaccine Updates and Living in the “Post COVID-19 World”
April 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Still have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Or wondering what to expect in a post COVID-19 environment? Join VEBA for a live webinar on Tuesday, April 27, from 4 – 5 p.m.

Shane Crotty, Ph.D., La Jolla Institute for Immunology, will provide an update on where we are with the vaccine. He will explain the benefits of getting vaccinated, what to do after being vaccinated, variants and booster shots. Dr. Crotty is a professor at the Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research. COVID-19 research done at his lab has informed vaccine efforts worldwide.

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Preventing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Retirement
Tuesday, May 11, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, May 18, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Retirement is a huge life transition that can sometimes give rise to stressors such as anxiety and/or depression. This presentation will provide an overview as to various mental health challenges retirees may face and ways in which these challenges can be managed.  Practical suggestions for reducing stress-related issues related to retirement are provided.  Questions from attendees are encouraged.  

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Early Retirement Classes

Have you made the exciting decision to retire? Join us for several classes designed to support you as you transition into your next chapter. We have something for everyone, and are here to support you every step of the way.

Past Events

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Shift Happens: It Begins with M.E. (Mindset and Emotions)
April 6, 2021

VEBA’s Care Navigator, Michele McNiff, led a webinar where she provided real world, practical tips and techniques for how to navigate life’s transitions.

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Shift Happens: Adapting to a Changing Environment Webinar
March 23, 2021

VEBA’s Director of Coaching, Robert Cappuccio, led a webinar focused on continuing to adapt during a changing environment. He discussed strategies on how to stay focused, reduce stress, and ultimately find your way forward.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar with Dr. Susan Little
February 23, 2021

VEBA hosted a webinar on the COVID-19 vaccine with Susan Little, M.D., a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

Listen to what she had to say about the vaccine.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar with Dr. Shane Crotty
January 25, 2021

VEBA was joined by Shane Crotty, Ph.D. from the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, to present a webinar on the COVID-19 vaccine.

He discussed everything you need to know about the vaccine, such as how it works, effectiveness, safety and side effects.