Upcoming Events at Beth Israel Congregation

Health Matters: A Health Education and Resource Fair

Sunday, October 29, 9:15am - 12:30pm

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Dr. Wilbur Chen, infectious disease specialist at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, who will discuss: An Ounce of Prevention: Guarding Against Infection in the Home, Workplace, Hospital and Abroad. 
 
This informative morning also includes breakout sessions:

  • “Help! Help! I Can’t Get Up”: Fall Prevention 101 – presented by a team from the University of Maryland at Baltimore including Daniel Mansour, Pharm. D and Dr. Linda Horne, Physical Therapist

  • Start the Heart and Save a Live: How to Administer Hands-only CPR – taught by Julian Sless, Emergency Medical Technician and Firefighter for the Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company

  • Mind the (Medi) Gap: Helpful Hints for Selecting Supplemental Insurance – presented by Ron Wolf, Partner, Blue Harbor Benefits
  • Mindfulness and Stress: Easy Exercises to Help You Relax – taught by Lee Halfpenny, Instructor, Hopewell Cancer Support
  • Social Emotional Health: Talking to Your Elementary and Middle Schoolers about Healty Relationships – presented by Zoe Reznick Gewanter, Prevention Educator, CHANA
 
Visit the Resource Fair for flu shots, information on the prevention, treatment and management of a wide variety of illnesses, resources for education and support, and strategies for healthy living.
 
Tables include:
  • ATC Alert (medical alert system)
  • Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter
  • Baltimore County Department of Health
  • Blue Harbor Benefits
  • CHANA
  • Epilepsy Foundation Chesapeake Region
  • Fall Prevention (University of MD School of Pharmacy)
  • Flu Shots (Giant Pharmacy)
  • Genetic Counseling/Testing (University of MD)
  • Hopewell Cancer Support
  • Integrative Medicine (University of MD)
  • Kidney Foundation
  • Living Legacy/Donate Life
  • Maryland Citizen’s Health Initiative/ Maryland Faith Health Network
  • Maryland Society for Sight
  • NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • Sharsheret
  • SCALE: Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement

Program:
  • 9:15 – 9:30am Registration and Welcome. Health Fair opens for the entire morning
  • 9:30 – 10:15am Keynote Speaker
  • 11:00 – 11:30am Breakout Session 1
  • 11:45am – 12:15pm Breakout Session 2
  • 12:30pm Health Fair closes
 
Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Please help us plan for the day by going to tinyurl.com/BIHealthFair.
For more information, please email specialevents@bethisrael-om.org, or call 410-654-0800.