HR News You Can Use - February 2015

DUE Human Resources

MIT Offers New Senior Care Planning Benefit
Are you caring for a senior family member? A new resource is available to current benefits-eligible MIT employees and postdoctoral fellows. The Senior Care Planning Benefit, offered through our partners at Care.com, includes the following services at no cost:

  • in-depth phone consultations with licensed geriatric social worker
  • in-person consultations with a care advisor on the Care.com team
  • monthly, lunchtime senior-caregiver support groups

More information is available on the at the MIT Work-Life Center's website on the Adult and Senior Care page.

Institute Diversity Summit 2015
The 2015 Diversity Summit continues to build upon our tradition of educating our community and providing opportunities to discuss this important topic in a candid and thought-provoking manner. The summit is open to the entire MIT community and takes place over two days. The first session was held on January 29, but there's still time to register for the second session, Thursday, February 12, 1 - 5 pm. The program features a panel discussion of MIT senior leadership, a keynote address, and workshops.

Please visit the Institute Diversity Summit 2015 website for more information and to register.

DUE's 2015 Infinite Mile Program
The Infinite Mile Awards Program provides an opportunity to formally recognize the outstanding achievements of our peers through an annual nomination and selection process.  Nominations for the 2015 Infinite Mile Award Program will be open from February 9 - March 27. Only nominations submitted by the March 28 deadline will be considered in the upcoming program year. Nominations must be made using the DUE Nomination Form and meet the award criteria.

More details will follow, but you can also find information on DUE's Infinite Mile Program website, or by reaching out to Kristin McCoy, kmccoy@mit.edu.