Wellness Speaker Series

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Expand Your Mind and Enhance Your Health

Join us at our Wellness Speaker Series events, where we explore a variety of topics and developments in healthcare and wellness.

With a focus on post-pandemic challenges, aging, and more, our series offers a chance to explore new perspectives and engage in meaningful dialogue. Featuring leading medical experts and professionals from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn from and connect with some of the most knowledgeable professionals in their fields.

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Men’s Health and Aging

A decline in muscle mass, alterations in skin and hair, challenges with sleep, and a decreased sex drive are a few developments men may experience as they age. Learn about these prevalent health concerns and more that impact men during their later years, along with advice for maintaining your overall well-being.

Dr. Jeremy Whyman, Geriatric Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Women’s Health and Aging: Better Health Strategies

How do we stay happy and healthy well into our golden years? This discussion focuses on the usefulness of pessaries, strategies to alleviate painful sex, and methods of decreasing your risk of dementia.

Suzanne Salamon, MD, Chief of Clinical Geriatrics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Achieving a Better Night’s Sleep

Receive expert advice for achieving consistent and quality sleep. What are the best practices for falling and staying asleep? Learn about common sleep disorders, how they can be treated and when to seek medical advice.

Rena C. Holzer, Senior Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Men’s Health and Aging

Reduced muscle mass, changes in skin and hair, difficulty sleeping, lower libido – learn first-hand about these common health issues & more that affect men as they age and tips for staying healthy through the “golden years”.

Dr. Jeremy Whyman, Geriatric Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

The Road Back to Wellness Post-COVID

“Long COVID” refers to persistent symptoms or new symptoms that develop a few weeks after the initial infection with COVID-19. Receive information about what “Long COVID” is, and how the Critical Illness and COVID-19 Survivorship Program is working to better understand “Long COVID” and help patients improve symptoms over time.

Dr. Jason Maley, Program Director, Critical Illness and COVID 19 Survivorship Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Myths & Truths about the COVID Pandemic

The COVID pandemic continues to generate lots of questions, concerns and anxiety about rising infection rates, variants, vaccination rates, boosters & more.  Receive the latest information and data about COVID transmission, how to stay safe, and expectations about the future.

Dr. Dana Pepe, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director of Infection Control, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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