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*All ACE classes are free for members; $15 for a guest day pass. 
Pre-registration is not required.


The Science Of Nutrition And Healthy Behavior 
It is said that by middle-age those who don’t smoke, aren’t under or over weight, exercise moderately every day, do not use alcohol (or drink in moderation), and eat a healthy diet at regular times during the day with most of their meals coming from a plant based source, have a life expectancy of 15 years or more from the rest of the population. Though, only 10% of the population has a lifestyle that fits all five of these conditions. This informative series will hope to correct poor health habits and offer suggestions for improving your lifestyle.

Instructor: Frans Huijing | Wednesdays, December 12, 19 | 12:15 pm


Laugh: What Me Worry? The Healing Power Of Humor
Daily living can be loaded with stress and tension. Laughter is the best medicine to manage these stresses with no negative side effects. The ability to lighten up does not mean memorizing punch lines; it means developing a state-of-mind that keeps stressful problems in perspective through the use of humor.

Instructor: Channe Fodeman | Tuesday, December 18 | 12:15 pm


Managing Stress by Nourishing the Soul
We have all heard the expression: if you have your health you have everything. That being the case, why are you still stressing about what your son, daughter or whoever did or did not say last week or yesterday’s traffic delays on 95 … or … or ... ! This presentation explores letting go, moving on and living life to the fullest. The journey will cover cognitive distortions, affirmations for building self-esteem and self-talk to manage stress. Through the use of interactive exercises, participants will build a coping plan for stress hardiness.
 
Instructor: Channe Fodeman, MSW | Tuesday, January 15 | 12:15 pm


Senior Insights: Prospective on New Cancer Treatments 
The Fields research group has focused on collagen-mediated diseases with a particular attention paid to tumor metastasis. Tumor cell invasion through collagen is facilitated by a family of enzymes. The Fields laboratory has provided the first generation of collagen-mimic inhibitors that have provided a high affinity which gives hope to a future treatment to shrink these invaders.      
 
Instructors: Dr. Gregg Fields & Jewel Littenberg | Monday, January 21 | 1:45 pm


Senior Living 101
This presentation encompasses the many options available in the realm of senior living including independent, assisted and memory care communities, as well as residential care homes, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. We will be discussing how to know when it’s a good time to consider these communities for yourself or a loved one and how to research and compare them and various funding sources including Long Term Care Insurance, Long Term Medicaid and VA Aid and Attendance.     
 
Instructor: Candy Cohn |Thursday, January 24 | 1:45 pm


Healthy Living for the Body and Brain 
Healthy Living for the Body and Brain is designed to provide current research and practical information on the way to aging well. This class provides guidance and preparation for all utilizing the latest scientific and social research.     
 
Instructor: Keith Gibson | Wednesday, February 6 | 12:15 pm


Live and Be Well Through Meditation and Visualization
Live and Be Well introduces healthful breathing techniques as well as meditations/visualizations to help relieve anxiety and empower the mind, body, and spirit through times of fear, anger and resentment. Your world can be vastly improved by engaging these helpful practices.
 
Instructors: Sandie Cohen | Tuesdays, February 12, 19, 26 | 12:15 pm


Know the Ten Signs 
Know the Ten Signs is designed to address fears about information and focuses on the reasons to visit a doctor for an assessment. Early detection is a key element in the process of deteriorating brain function. This presentation is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.     
 
Instructor: Keith Gibson | Wednesday, February 13 | 12:15 pm


Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Brain 
The presentation will address the impact of a healthy diet and regular exercise has on delaying the onset and slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.
 
Instructor:  Melissa Morante | Tuesday, March 5 | 12:15 pm


Memory and Focus 
Those who suffer from declining memory, trouble focusing, trouble sleeping or cognitive decline are increasing daily. This class will focus on the underlying causes of the problem and provide solutions that can elevate your mood and refresh your cognitive skills without medication. This is an important factor that can reclaim what has been slowed by aging.      
 
Instructor: Dr. Nicole Rothman | Thursday, March 14 | 12:15 pm


Health is Real Wealth: A Wellness Seminar
Get ready to push the reset button on your overall wellness! Add years to your life and life to your years. Join our team of professionals and learn how to optimize your health, wealth and happiness. Learn techniques in our hands-on workshop setting and maximize your experience with one-on-one sessions with our skilled team in the areas of physical health, financial wealth and emotional well-being.
 
Host/Instuctor: Barbara Magor Deel | Tuesdays, March 12, 19 | 12:15 pm


Stress, Hormones and Health
The title listed above details the true causes of belly fat. There are scientific breakthroughs and methods that can help you permanently and safely remove unwanted belly fat while quickly reclaiming your health, your youth and your life!  Dr. Rothman will discuss these significant helpful methods that really work for both men and women.
 
Instructor: Dr. Nicole Rothman | Thursday, March 21 | 12:15 pm


Happy 
How do we measure and/or improve our happiness? There is a video that will help audience members relate to who they are and help identify sources for their happiness through relationships and science. Happier people have better relationships, have happier children, fewer conflicts, become more socially responsible and improve the communities they live in. 
 
Instructor: Arthur Feingold | Tuesday, March 19 | 12:15 pm


Science for the Benefit of Humanity
The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel is home to a scientific community of 3,800 scientists, graduate students, highly trained researchers and staff working every day to address crucial problems in medicine and health, energy, technology, agriculture and the environment. This talk will include a brief overview of the Institute, a survey of Weizmann achievements and a glimpse into future scientific endeavors.

Instructor: Ally Halperin | Monday, April 1 | 12:15 pm


Protective Brain Health: Mitigating Risk Factors of Disease
The Fields research group has focused on collagen-mediated diseases with a particular attention paid to tumor metastasis. Tumor cell invasion through collagen is facilitated by a family of enzymes. The Fields laboratory has provided the first generation of collagen-mimic inhibitors that have provided a high affinity which gives hope to a future treatment to shrink these invaders.

Instructors: Dr. James Galvin & Sherry Picker | Tuesday, April 2 | 12:15 pm


Orthopedic Stem Cell Therapy
This class will focus on regenerative aspects of cell-based therapy for chronic joint pain. In addition, learn about proprietary stem cell treatments of the knee, hip, shoulder, spine and other body joints. These treatments provide a quicker rehabilitation than surgery and for osteoporosis and various other systemic conditions associated with the aging process.

Instructors: Jared Kahn & Sherry Picker | Wednesday, April 3 | 12:15 pm


Hearing Loss
Hearing loss affects us in many ways and can be frustrating for all involved. Dr. Light will explain the basic science of hearing and then discuss what we are able to do to help people with hearing loss.

Instructors: Dr. Joshua Light | Wednesday, April 10 | 1:45 pm


For Further Information:
Alan Egenthal at 561-740-9000 or AlanE@JCConline.com



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