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Wellness Events

Eye Injury Prevention: Easy Steps to Take
Tuesday, October 27 | 1:00-2:00pm

Did you know that nearly half of all eye injuries occur at home and that over 40% of eye injuries are related to sports or recreational activities?  Men are more likely to have an eye injury than women. Dr. Parvathy Pillai, M.D. of the Krieger Eye Institute will give you tips on how to safeguard your eyes. Dr. Pillai specializes in Uveitis and Ocular Immunology, Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery. 

Breast Health/mammograms
Wednesday, October 28 | 1:00-2:00pm

Dr. Dona Hobart, M.D., FACS, Medical Director, Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital will explore the importance of breast health and review the process for common screenings and diagnostic tests, including mammography exams.

Diabetes Support Group
Thursday, October 29 | 5:00-6:00pm

Melissa Kinstlinger, MS, RD, LDN, CDE will discuss COVID19; CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
Contact Sherri Zaslow: szaslow@lifebridgehealth.org for Zoom link & call-in options

Falls Prevention Awareness During a Global Pandemic
Thursday, November 5 | 1:00-2:00pm

With the decreased presence of social supports for aging adult living on their own, what kind of prevention steps can be taken to help older adults identify and prevent fall risks?  James Gannon MS, RN, CEN, Trauma Program Manager at Sinai Hospital will guide you through various scenarios.

Brain Health/Alzheimer’s Disease
Tuesday, November 10 | 1:00-2:00pm

Nicole M. Jones, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager, of the Brain Health Unit at Levindale will review brain health and structured care and how to make every moment matter for loved ones with mental illness and/or cognitive impairment.  

Bladder Health- Pelvic Floor Disorders
Wednesday, November 18 | 1:00-2:00pm

Improve your bladder health and learn how to break free from PFDs (pelvic floor disorders) with Tola Fashokun, M.D., Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Urogynecology at Sinai Hospital.

American Heart Association-Live Healthy Holiday Cooking
Wednesday, December 2 | 1:00-2:00pm

Join Chef Stephanie from the American Heart Association as she demonstrates how to make healthier versions of potato latkes and holiday cookies.

Influenza 2020 - What to Know!
Tuesday, December 8 | 1:00-2:00pm

What do you need to know about the upcoming flu season in light of COVID-19? Join Miriam Alexander, M.D., MPH, Medical Director for Employee Health and Safety at Sinai Hospital for an informative discussion.

A Tale of Two Bellies - The Basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Tuesday, December 15 | 12:00- 1:00pm

John C. Rabine, M.D., FACG, ACAF, Director, Division of Gastroenterology at Sinai Hospital will explore the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for IBS. He’ll explain the difference between Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and the treatment options and long-term risks of these diseases.

To register for one or more of these sessions, visit lifebridgehealth.org/virtualhealth.

Telehealth Conference Calls, October 2020

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