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 Dr. Daniel Mansour, Pharm. D and Dr. Cara Felter, DPT

  • 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 Medigap: 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:
  • Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter

  • ATC Alert (medical alert devices)

  • Baltimore County Department of Aging

  • Baltimore County Department of Health,

  • Baltimore County Department of Health, Bureau of Behavioral Health

  • Blue Harbor Benefits 

  • CHANA 

  • Chesapeake Urology

  • Epilepsy Foundation Maryland

  • Giant Pharmacy (flu, pneumonia, shingles and tetanus shots)

  • Hopewell Cancer Support

  • just Be (integrative medicine tools)

  • The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland

  • Maryland Faith Health Network

  • Maryland Society for Sight (adult vision and glaucoma screening)

  • NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore

  • National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware

  • Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, University of Maryland Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, and King David Nursing and Rehabilitation (fall prevention)

  • SCALE at the League

  • Sharsheret

  • University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology (UMCDE)

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine Program for Personalized and Genomic Medicine

  • 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.

Interested in volunteering? Sign up here.

For more information, please email specialevents@bethisrael-om.org, or call 410-654-0800.