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Upcoming Events

Blood Pressure Screening

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Are you concerned about your blood pressure? Join us each month as our health educators check your blood pressure and explain to you what your numbers mean.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
4/9/19 - 2pm-3pm No need to sign up!
5/14/19 - 2pm-3pm No need to sign up!
6/11/19 - 2pm-3pm No need to sign up!

Catalog ID: 3

Karpas Movie: Beyond Our Differences more info
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With all of the problems facing the world today many people find answers in religion or spirituality. As a result faith and religion are often stolen by those seeking to enhance their own power. With this opposition in mind, "Beyond Our Differences" calls upon key religious leaders, politicians, and personalities in their fields and it ask what it is that inspires them to affect positive change. (72 minutes)

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
4/9/19 - 3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

Advance Directives: Making your Healthcare Wishes Known and Honored more info
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You help make your health care as effective as possible when you are well-informed, participate in treatment decisions, communicate openly with your doctor and other health care professionals. Join Miguel as he reviews your rights and responsibilities as a patient and explains the process of putting together advance directives. He will guide you through the process of appointing a health care proxy and putting together a living will.

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

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
4/11/19 - 1pm-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 5

Depression is Not Part of Aging more info
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Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a true medical condition that can even present as a symptom related to a physical problem, making it harder to diagnose, but treatable. If you are concerned about yourself or about a loved one being depressed please come and hear Dr. Lantz and her team address this very important topic. They will go over identifying signs and symptoms as well the benefit of seeking help.

Instructor(s):
Melinda Lantz MD Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
4/19/19 - 1pm-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 6

Holistic Approach to Nutrition more info
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A holistic approach to nutrition means taking everything into account about a persons health and wellness. You must look at the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of someone as well as to social, lifestyle and financial elements. Adena will discuss how considering the holistic approach will help to inspire and inform you while improving your overall health and wellness.

Instructor(s):
Adena Neglia, MS, RDN, CDN Department of Nutrition, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
4/25/19 - 2pm-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 7

How To Deal with Prediabetes more info
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Getting diagnosed with prediabetes is a serious wake-up call, but it does not mean you will absolutely get diabetes, there is still time to change things around.  Dr. Tolbert will address how the diagnosis could potentially be an opportunity to start lifestyle changes or treatments, and possibly delay progression to diabetes or even prevent diabetes.

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

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
5/2/19 - 2pm-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 8

Taking care of ourselves is essential but often neglected in our everyday lives. Rabbi Jo will address how self-care knows no boundaries and how it is something that everyone, without exclusion, can gain from practicing on a daily basis.

Instructor(s):
Rabbi Jo Hirschmann, BCC, ACPE Certified Educator Director, Department of Spiritual Care and Education

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
5/3/19 - 2:30-3:30 Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 9

Karpas Movie: E-motion more info
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Imagine a world where the trapped emotions, fears, anxieties and unprocessed life experiences we hold in our bodies are the cause of everything that troubles us. E-Motion creates new concepts in the way we manage our health. (85 minutes)

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
5/14/19 - 3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

Have your cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure checked at this FREE health screening event. Vision screenings, health counseling, cancer prevention awareness, and other helpful educational materials will be provided.

Instructor(s):
Cancer Community Outreach of The Mount Sinai Hospi
Ryan DuBois Associate Human Rights Specialist, NYC Commission on Human Rights
Karpas Health Information Staff
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS)

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
5/15/19 - 1pm-4pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 10

Cardiovascular Disease and Women more info
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Cardiovascular disease does not discriminate based on gender. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, almost one in four women die from heart disease, and is the most common cause of death in American women. Some types of heart problems are more common in women. Dr. Mailloux will discuss the common types of heart problems that affect women more than men, as well as the differing symptoms women experience more often than men pertaining to heart disease.

Instructor(s):
Lynn Mailloux, MD Department of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
5/22/19 - 2:30pm-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 11

Karpas Movie: Living on One Dollar more info
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Four young friends set out to live on just $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. Armed with only a video camera, they battle hunger, parasites, and extreme financial stress as they attempt to survive life on the edge. (56 minutes)

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
6/11/19 - 3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

Taking Care of Your Liver more info
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It is something you often do not think about, but your liver plays an important role in your body's digestive system. Everything you eat or drink, including medicine, passes through it. Dr. Dinani will speak about how to properly care for your liver and the dangers of when you do not take of care of your liver.

Instructor(s):

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
6/14/19 - 2pm-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 12

Blood Pressure Screening

Are you concerned about your blood pressure? Join us each month as our health educators check your blood pressure and explain to you what your numbers mean.

When:
4/9/19 - 2pm-3pm
5/14/19 - 2pm-3pm
6/11/19 - 2pm-3pm

Where:
Bernstein Pavilion
9 Nathan D. Perlman Place Corner of 16th Street, East of Stuyvesant Park, between 1st and 2nd Avenues Podell Auditorium, Ground Floor