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Health & Wellness Lecture Series


Through our exclusive Health & Wellness partnership with Eisenhower Health, you get access to physicians on a variety of health topics. Check back monthly for new programs, held on most Wednesdays at The Center, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Sexual Health & Wellness Lectures. For the detailed 2020 Eisenhower Lecture's schedule, please click HERE









Topic Description

Wednesday,       April 29, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Ken Zaparinuk, DPT

The Health Benefits of Walking:  Indoors and Out

We've all heard that walking improves fitness, cardiac health, creates less stress on joints, and can prevent weight gain.  But did you know it also alleviates depression and fatigue and improves mood?  Join us on Zoom to learn more

Wednesday,          May 6, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Bec McDorman, MS, RDN             

Healthy Take Out/Delivery

Having someone else prepare your food lessens the overall burden of shopping, meal-planning, cooking, and cleaning up, which is a big perk these days. However, even if takeout feels like a treat, it's still important to be mindful about what you order and keep it healthy — and safe. Join us on Zoom to learn more.

Wednesday,       May 13, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Ken Zaparinuk, DPT

Strength Training at any Age or Fitness Level

Regardless of your age or fitness level, it's important to incorporate strength training along with your aerobic activity.  And, it's not about getting big muscles.  At all stages of life, maintaining muscle mass and muscle function is really about quality of life. Join Ken Zaparinuk, DPT, to learn specific exercises you can do to increase your strength.

Wednesday,          May 20, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Bec McDorman, MS, RDN

Mix and Match Meal Prep

Traditional meal prep/planning is good in theory, but the idea of eating the same meal every day can become genuinely dull.  What if you could find a way to "mix and match" your food so that you could create a variety of meals you are sure to enjoy?  Join Bec McDorman on Zoom to learn how.

Wednesday,        May 27, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Ken Zaparinuk, DPT

A Physical Therapist's Guide to Mobility and Stretching

Moving your joints through their full ranges of motion isn't just crucial for athletes. Mobility and stability exercises can help keep your joints healthy, reduce your risk of injury, and keep your body moving pain-free.  Join us on Zoom to get practical advice from Ken Zaparinuk, DPT, on the best stretches for you.

Wednesday,        June 3, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Rachel Dillon, RD

Eat Healthy with Nutrition Label Literacy

Nutrition labels can be confusing, and with the new changes by the FDA, it can be challenging to know what to look for when determining the foods that are right for you. Learn how to read and understand the label in this interactive workshop so you can feel confident when you head to the grocery store. Label Literacy

Wednesday,        June 10, 2020

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Ken Zaparinuk, DPT

Prehab and Rehab for Knee Replacement Surgery: What You Should Know

Maybe you recently injured your knee, or you’ve been dealing with knee pain for a long time. Regardless, you’re looking forward to getting better.  Preparing for knee surgery, or “prehabbing,” has been shown to improve strength and function after surgery and can potentially decrease hospital stay times, and improve long term function! Join Ken Zaparinuk, PT, to learn the specifics on what to expect from your surgical prehab and rehabilitation plan.


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