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“Get a Boost in Mind, Body, Spirit & Finances” by Attending REAM’s Reinvention Institute

REAM 2014 Reinvention Institute

When was the last time you took a day for yourself? A day to do something other than errands, chores, caregiving, work, or another of your many obligations?

That’s what we thought. Well, we’re here to help you change that …

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and plan to attend the REAM Reinvention Institute for “Get a Boost: Mind, Body, Spirit & Finances.” The event, which includes lunch and a full day of energizing workshops, is presented by REAM* (the Retired Educators Association of Massachusetts). While REAM members are, of course, welcome, the event is open to everyone!

Register today for the 2014  REAM Reinvention Institute: "Get a Boost in Mind, Body, Spirit & Finances!"

The workshops are fun, informative, interactive, and educational, and include the following:

Life Reimagined

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–Ever consider what your “What’s Next?” moment might be? Find it through a Life Reimagined Check-up. This popular, engaging event presented by AARP is like a personalized guidance system for life transitions. You start where you are in your life, and—through a series of fun, simple exercises—see where the possibilities lead you. Come explore and have fun!




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Combating Financial Fraud and Identity Theft – Tom Nicholls, of NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community, shares the latest from the Fraud Watch Network, which arms Americans of all ages with the tools they need to spot and avoid scams so they can protect themselves and their families.



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Social Media 101 –Social media strategist Carol Brooks Ball, from AARP Massachusetts in Boston,  provides an introductory overview of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest during this fun workshop. Understanding the lingo and other basics about these social media channels will help you stay connected online with family, friends, groups you belong to, and more. Come ask questions and get started!




Live Now, Live Well – Enjoy tips on nutrition with a savory cooking demonstration by Wellesley’s Guy Hemond, a professional chef accompanied by members of his culinary team.

A Mindful Approach to Living with Ease – Scientists say practices like mindfulness, meditation, and gratitude offer amazing benefits, including changes in brain chemistry and boosting the immune system and learning ability. Certified instructor Linda Ugelow brings her personable, playful style to ease you into your own present-moment awareness.

Prescription Advantage: Learn from a representative how this state program can help lower your prescription drug costs.

Financial Know-How: Ron Siggens of Boston Hill Advisors helps people find financial freedom on a fixed income.


The Details 

WHO: Open to all: REAM members and all others!

WHAT: REAM’s Reinvention Institute’s “Get a Boost: Mind, Body, Spirit & Finances”

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (registration opens at 9:30 a.m.)

WHERE: Devens Commons Center, 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens, MA 01434

WHY: Spend the day with old friends, make new ones, and get energized as you learn!

COST: $32—includes all workshops and a delicious lunch

HOW: →  Register online!  

MORE INFO: Visit REAM; call (508) 624-0233, or email


*REAM is affiliated with NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community, which is America’s largest national organization representing the interests of educators 50+. With a national network including 51 affiliated state and city associations, more than 2,700 local associations, and a national office in Washington, D.C, NRTA creates real possibilities to strengthen America’s working and retired education community by protecting its financial security and fostering collaboration and volunteerism. This expansive network has a long history of helping AARP deliver on its mission.

Learn more about REAM.

Learn more about NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community.


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