Living Well Health Education Seminars Fall 2014
Christie Foundation is pleased to partner with Parkland College to offer free LIVING WELL health education seminars open to all community residents.
All seminars are held at Christie Clinic on Windsor in the 2nd Floor Education Room. A complimentary continental breakfast is served.
Register by calling Parkland at: (217) 353-2055
LIVING IN THE NOW FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH - OCTOBER 2
Suzanne Martinez, M.A., LMFT
Ms. Martinez will continue her April Discussion on Dealing with life's transitions. In 2014, we all live in the age of distraction, yet one of Suzanne's strategies for beating depression in your ability to pay attention to the present. Not worrying about the future or ruminating on our past is a skill we can learn -- be sure to attend this session to learn to take back control to Live In The Now!
OPTIMAL HEALTH WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES - OCTOBER 9
Stuart King, M.D.
Dr. King is a pain management specialist who has special training and expertise in managing chronic and acute pain. Because pain is a complex condition, there are many treatment options. Be sure to attend this cutting edge presentation to learn the benefits and risks of many treatment options offered in Christie Clinic's Spine and Pain Management Department.
GREAT BONES FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH - OCTOBER 16
Richard Goding, M.D.
Allow Dr. Goding, Orthopaedic Surgeon, to be the first to tell you that your bones are dynamic, living tissue that is constantly being broken down and rebuilt. Normal bone metabolism is an intricate interplay of more than two dozen nutrients coupled with physical activity. Don't miss this entertaining presentation on healthful strategies for bone health.
CONTROLLING HYPERTENSION FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH - OCTOBER 23
Syed Hussain, M.D.
Dr. Hussain, Vascular Surgeon, will discuss the importance of controlling hypertension for optimal vascular health. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the primary symptom of hypertensive vascular disease. Which often progresses to the development of various diseases involving the circulatory system, such as arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, and disorders of coagulation (stroke, hermorrhage, heart attack), immunity (inflammation, infection), and diabetes.
NUTRITION FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH - OCTOBER 30
Jane Valentine, Registered Dietician
Although caloric needs generally decline with each passing decade due to a slow-down in metabolism and physical activity, nutritional requirements remain the same or in some cases increase. Ms. Valentine will provide her expert philosophies on healthy eating plans for specific nutritional needs.