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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 lectures, currently held on most Wednesdays at The Center virtually via ZOOM, 5:30PM - 6:30PM


Date Time Presenter Topic Topic Description
Wednesday,                 Mar 10, 2021 4:00 to 5:00 pm Cari Sudmeier, NP A Woman's Guide to Healthy Aging As many women over 50 know, some things just get better with age. However, aging also increases the risk for developing health conditions that can impact your quality of life.
To take care of yourself at any age, it pays to be well informed. Join Cari Sudmeier, NP, Women’s Health Via ZOOM to learn about a few conditions that are common among women as they age - and what you can do to prevent or treat them.
Wednesday,           Mar 24, 2021 4:00 to 5:00 pm Rajiv Tailor, MD Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Relief Is Possible Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that can affect muscles, bones and joints including conditions like tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and osteoarthritis. Sports Medicine Specialists undergo extensive training in musculoskeletal medicine and are highly capable in the management of these problems, bridging the spectrum from acute injury to rehabilitation. Join Rajiv Tailor, MD, Sports Medicine Specialist Via ZOOM, to hear about the non-surgical treatment options available for MSDs.
Wednesday,           Apr 14, 2021 4:00 to 5:00 pm Marcel Fraix, DO   Why Sleep is so Important Did you know that getting enough sleep is essential for maintaining optimal health and well-being? In fact, it’s just as vital as getting regular exercise and eating a balanced diet. But what happens to our bodies when we have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep?  Join Marcel Fraix, DO Via ZOOM to learn more about the effects of poor sleep and how you can get the zzzzz’s you need for a healthy mind and body.
Wednesday,          Apr 28, 2021 4:00 to 5:00 pm Olivia Ellis  Movement Vs Exercise: What's the difference? Lovers of vigorous exercise aren’t the only ones who get health benefits from physical activity.  Studies show that low impact workouts and even activities you’d never think of as exercise can also improve your well-being.  Join Olivia Ellis, Cardiac Rehab Specialist Via ZOOM to learn more.


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