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Stress Management

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Stress affects each of us in different ways. You may have physical signs (such as tense or sore muscles), emotional signs (such as feeling helpless or depressed or both). Over time, chronic stress can lead to serious health problems; however with some guidance you can develop a plan to start reducing your stress levels. Taking steps to manage stress has a double benefit and the actions you take will help you feel less stressed and more in control of your life. Dr. Lantz will discuss the cause, symptoms, as well as the healthy habits that can protect you from the harmful effects of stress and giving you a greater sense of well-being. Registration is REQUIRED for events.

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

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
9/28/17 - 2:30-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 5

Movies: Food Choices more info
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Food Choices is a different kind of movie about food. This film takes a broader look and explores the impact that our food choices have not only on our health, but also on the health of our planet as well as on the lives of other living species on earth and shows how everything is intrinsically interconnected. (94 minutes) Registration is REQUIRED for events

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/3/17 - 3-5pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

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 this season please come and get vaccinated. For those under the age of 18, please see your pediatrician to get vaccinated. Registration is REQUIRED for events.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
10/4/17 - 11-3pm Click here to sign up
10/12/17 - 12:30pm-4:30pm Click here to sign up
10/24/17 - 2-6pm Click here to sign up
10/26/17 - 12-4pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 4

Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Your work? Do we live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? On a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy and combining real life stories of people from around the world and interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion. (75 minutes) ** Registration is REQUIRED for events.

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/7/17 - 3-5pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off balance to the point of having dizzy spells or that the world around you is spinning. Dr. Deegan will talk about the causes and symptoms of Vertigo and address the treatment options and management.

Instructor(s):
Erin Deegan MD Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/13/17 - 1-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 6

Ageism and its Effects on Older Adults more info
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Interactions, encounters, and viewpoints of older adults matter and can have positive or negative effects. Alice Fisher will address how negative labels and having optimistic attitudes can help make life better as you get older. Join Alice as she discusses how to empower yourself and/or loved ones during the aging process.

Instructor(s):
Alice Fisher, MA. M.S.W The Radical Age Movement

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/16/17 - 1-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 7

Many people have occasional neck pain or stiffness. In many cases, it's due to poor posture, or normal wear and tear. Dr. Monaghan will talk about the conditions that might bring on neck pain as well as how to prevent and treat the pain. Registration is REQUIRED for events

Instructor(s):
Niall Monaghan MD Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/20/17 - 1-2pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 8

Understanding Medicare in 2018 more info
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The 2018 year is around the corner which may mean you need to make changes to your Medicare plan. Come hear the latest about choices and costs in Medicare for 2018 from Eric Hausman. He will provide the latest information on Medicare Part A and Part B, Medigap insurance, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and EPIC and the Medicare Savings Programs. Registration is REQUIRED for events

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

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
11/21/17 - 2-3:30pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 9

Movies: Milton's Secret more info
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Twelve-year-old Milton Adams (William Ain-scough) feels his world is in crisis. With his par-ents stressing about their careers and finances, and the neighborhood bully tormenting him, he is con-stantly anxious. But when Milton's optimistic Grandpa (Donald Sutherland) comes to visit, he learns the secret to finding true happiness from a man who has seen the world and who has committed to living life in the now. (88 minutes)

Instructor(s):
Karpas Health Information Staff

Location: Bernstein Pavilion

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
12/5/17 - 3-5pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 1

Sprains and Strains Prevention Talk more info
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Sprains and strains are common orthopedic injuries, but can be prevented. Dr. Miranda-Comas will discuss how regular stretching and strengthening exercises can help to minimize your risk of sprains and strains. Registration is REQUIRED for events

Instructor(s):
Gerardo Miranda-Comas MD, FAAPMR, RMSK, Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Location: Mount Sinai Downtown Union Square (formerly Beth I

Upcoming Scheduled Dates and Times:
12/8/17 - 2-3pm Click here to sign up

Catalog ID: 10

Stay in Shape! Join our Walking Club

Take a step in the right direction! Meet at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel entrance lobby on Wednesday afternoons for a heart-healthy walk to help you stay fit and keep your week going strong.

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