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Saturday, October 26, 2019
Mather Hospital
Long Island Anesthesia Physicians Conference Center
9am – 12:30pm

Blood pressure screenings, BMI calculator, interactive exhibits from Mather signature programs and local health organizations.

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Session 1 9:30-10:30am

The brittle bones of osteoporosis – Osteoporosis affects men and women of all races, but white and Asian women past menopause are at highest risk. Learn how you can help strengthen your bones and manage the symptoms of this disease.  Ella Rosenbloom, MD – This course is currently closed.
You are what you eat – Are you eating enough fruits and vegetable? Where do you get your protein? What foods should you avoid? Get tips on the best diet for you as you age.  Linda Folken, RD
A checklist for health after 60 – Are you up-to-date on your vaccines and medical tests? Do you know what is recommended, and at what age? Find out what you need to live your best life after 60.  Robert Giacobbe, DO; Chris Lascarides, MD

Session 2 11am-12pm

Get to know your gut – Bloating, cramping, pain – all can be symptoms of gastrointestinal diseases such as IBS, IBD and Colitis. Learn about the symptoms and treatments available.  David Schwartzberg, MD – This course is currently closed.
Tax tips for retirees – You may be retired, but you still must think about taxes. Learn some strategies you can use to enjoy your retirement to its fullest.  Saranto Calamas, CPA
The beat goes on…women and heart health – Get advice on caring for your heart and learn how women can experience difference symptoms for heart attacks and stroke.  Tien Nguyen, MD; Laura Wolf, DO; Peter Bruno, MD

Session 3 12:30-1:30pm

How to stay young forever – What does it mean to be young and how can we stay as young as possible for as long as possible? A practical guidance to enhancing your well-being for a lifetime of good health. Penny Stern, MD
Keep moving for a healthier you – Exercise is important for good health at any age. Stay in shape with these exercises that are gentle on the body.  Keri Hamilton, PT
Can you hear me now? – Hearing loss is common as we age. Learn some of the causes, how to care for your hearing and about the latest hearing aid technology.  Jennifer Savickis, Au.D.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 26, 10am – 2pm  Turn in unneeded or expired prescription drugs in Mather’s Cody Ambulatory Surgery Center lobby.