Join local medical experts and professionals

Explore topics around the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare and wellness post-pandemic, aging, and more. The Wellness Speaker Series is offered in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham.

Watch our video archive of past Wellness webinars

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. 

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

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 7pm

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”.  

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

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 7pm

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.

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

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7pm

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. 

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

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 7pm

Wellness Opportunities at JCC Greater Boston

Premium Classes & Workshops

Small, Personalized Classes

From Pilates and Tai Chi to Strength and Flexibility Training, experience a variety of premium fitness classes open to the entire community.

Parkinson's Support Group for Caregivers

Parkinson’s Wellness

Now Offering Virtual Classes

Serving the Parkinson’s community with in-person and virtual exercise and movement classes, an online support group for care partners, and special educational and wellness events.

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