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People's Climate March NYC

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This September, world leaders are coming to NYC for a UN summit on the climate crisis. With the future on the line and the whole World watching take a stand to bend the course of history on Sunday, September 21st. To change everything, everyone is needed on board. The 14th Street Y is a participating organization in this historical march. Learn how organizations are working together, or sign up to march. Please choose 14th Street Y on the drop down menu of which organization to marching with. The 14th Street Y is first on the list. Make sure to select "14th Street Y" under "What organization are you marching with?" For more information, and a full list of participating organizations visit www.PeoplesClimate.org. To inquire about participating with the 14th Street Y, email Camille_Diamond@14streetY.org.

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Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
9/21/14 - No need to sign up!

Catalog ID: 0

Balance Risk & Fitness Test Event more info
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Healthfirst® would like to invite you to a FREE fitness-and-balance workshop on Tuesday, September 23rd, hosted by Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center at the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center (10 Union Square East between 14th and 15th Streets). The event will take place in conference rooms 1 & 2. The workshop is designed to help you, learn how to keep fit and prevent falls, so you can stay healthy. Physical therapists will even be there to measure your strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance. Come join us anytime from 9am to 5pm. Pre-register online at www.karpashealth.org for this FREE workshop.

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Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
9/23/14 - 3pm-5pm Click here to sign up
9/23/14 - 1pm-3pm Click here to sign up
9/23/14 - 11am-1pm Click here to sign up
9/23/14 - 9am-11am Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 0

Qigong and Tai Chi: Relaxing and Strengthening Techniques (LECTURE ONLY) more info
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Tai Chi is a type of exercise to increase your bodys vital energy, strength, flexibility, and relaxation. Qigong is believed to relax the mind, muscles, tendons, joints, and inner organs -- helping to improve circulation, relieve stress and pain, while restoring health. Come hear Sheree Loftus discuss how Qigong and Tai Chi can be relaxing and strengthening at the same time.

Instructor(s):
Sheree Loftus, PhD Nurse Scientist, The Alan and Barbara Mirken Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
9/30/14 - 2-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 5

Did you know your thyroid releases hormones into the blood stream to control the rate that every cell and organ turns nutrients into energy? Come hear Dr. Tolbert explain how thyroid hormones control metabolism, growth, body temperature, muscle strength, appetite, and the health of your heart, brain, kidneys, and reproductive system.

Instructor(s):
Jerome Tolbert, MD Medical Director for Outreach, Gerald J. Friedman Diabetes Institute, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/7/14 - 2-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 6

Protect Yourself: Get a FREE Flu Shot more info
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If you are 18 years or older and have not already received your flu shot please come and get vaccinated for this season. For those under the age of 18, please speak with your pediatrician to get the vaccine.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/9/14 - 1:30pm-5:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 4

Protect Yourself: Get a FREE Flu Shot more info
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If you are 18 years or older and have not already received your flu shot please come and get vaccinated for this season. For those under the age of 18, please speak with your pediatrician to get the vaccine.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/15/14 - 10am-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 4

Protect Yourself: Get a FREE Flu shot more info
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If you are 18 years or older and have not already received your flu shot please come and get vaccinated for this season. For those under the age of 18, please speak with your pediatrician to get the vaccine.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/24/14 - 1:30pm-5:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 4

Hoarding and Bed Bugs: Preventive Methods, Recognizing the Signs, and Where to Get Help more info
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Come out and learn how to be an advocate for yourself and loved ones who are dealing with bed bugs and hoarding. Jackson Sherratt will discuss preventive measures, recognizing the signs, and where to get help when dealing with these two very difficult issues.

Instructor(s):
Jackson Sherratt, MA, LMSW Associate Director, Safety Net Project/Project ORE

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/29/14 - 2:30pm-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 7

Protect Yourself: Get a FREE Flu Shot more info
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If you are 18 years or older and have not already received your flu shot please come and get vaccinated for this season. For those under the age of 18, please speak with your pediatrician to get the vaccine.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/4/14 - 2pm-6pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 4

Plan Your Health Care in Advance: How to Make Your Wishes Known and Honored more info
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What is the difference between a health care proxy, advance directive, and a living will? Miguel Arenas will discuss the difference and the importance of taking care of these documents now rather than later.

Instructor(s):
Miguel Arenas, MS Director of Patient Representative & Language Services Department, Mount Sinai Beth Israel & Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/5/14 - 2-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 8

Falls are a major cause of disabilities among older adults. Dr. Lovenvirth will discuss risk factors for falls and how to prevent a possible future fall.

Instructor(s):
Wendi Lovenvirth, MD Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/14/14 - 2:30-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 9

Restless Leg Syndrome more info
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Do you experience throbbing, pulling, creeping, or other unpleasant sensations in your legs? Do you find an overwhelming urge to keep moving your legs? Come hear Joan Miravite discuss restless legs syndrome (RLS) and how it can be treated.

Instructor(s):
Joan Miravite, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Coordinator, Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia Center of Excellence, Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/18/14 - 2-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 10

What You Need to Know About Diabetes more info
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Diabetes is among the most common health conditions in the United States today. In New York City alone, nearly one in ten adults have diabetes and it is the fifth most common cause of death. Marina will discuss how to prevent this common health condition as well as how

Instructor(s):
Marina Krymskaya, NP, CDE Assistant Director, Diabetes Management Program, Friedman Diabetes Institute, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/19/14 - 2-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 11

Understanding Medicare more info
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It is that time of the year again and you may have questions about which plan is right for you and your needs. Eric Hausman will discuss the changes to Medicare, how it may affect you, and answer questions and concerns you may have.

Instructor(s):
Eric Hausman Eric Hausman, Outreach Coordinator, Department for the Aging (DFTA)

Location: Phillips Ambulatory Care Center

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
12/4/14 - 2-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 12

People's Climate March NYC

This September, world leaders are coming to NYC for a UN summit on the climate crisis. With the future on the line and the whole World watching take a stand to bend the course of history on Sunday, September 21st. To change everything, everyone is needed on board. The 14th Street Y is a participating organization in this historical march. Learn how organizations are working together, or sign up to march. Please choose 14th Street Y on the drop down menu of which organization to marching with. The 14th Street Y is first on the list. Make sure to select "14th Street Y" under "What organization are you marching with?" For more information, and a full list of participating organizations visit www.PeoplesClimate.org. To inquire about participating with the 14th Street Y, email Camille_Diamond@14streetY.org.

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9/21/14 -

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