Water is the essence of all life and is necessary for all normal body functions. However, 75 percent of Americans remain chronically dehydrated. Leni Barry, Suburban Hospital HeartWell nurse, will explain the dangers of dehydration and the many benefits to keeping ourselves hydrated. She will also share tips to ensure we are getting enough water.
Over the past 30 years, a detailed examination of its potential usefulness has been the focus of clinical research. The results of that work has seen Acupuncture going from being considered 'nothing more than folk medicine' to becoming an integrated part of many modern medical systems. This lecture will examine the use of acupuncture in the modern healthcare from acupuncturist Jonathan Gilbert L.Ac.
Dr. Christopher Farrell, Suburban Hospital orthopaedic joint surgeon, will help you understand hip and knee arthritis and discuss non-operative and surgical treatment options, including knowing the right time to consider joint replacement surgery.
Every year, one out of three adults aged 65 and over experiences an unexpected fall. In most cases, falls can be prevented. Suburban Hospital’s Geriatric Clinical Specialist Alex Sterling will share practical and useful changes that can be made a home and while on the move to prevent the incident of preventable falls.
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