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SPIRIT: Heart Health

HEART HEALTH This session will provide: Overview of cardiovascular disease including coronary artery disease, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. Review of various cardiac testing modalities for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Discuss strategies to reduce and prevent the development of heart disease. Presented by Sijun Kim, DO Dr. Sijun Kim is a Board certified cardiologist […]

SPIRIT: Kristallnacht Holocaust Commemoration, Part I

Kristallnacht Holocaust Commemoration, Part I In commemoration of Kristallnacht, the night of broken glass, 82 years ago, the SPIRIT program is  honored to hear from several children of survivors who will  tell their parents’ stories. As Elie Weisel, a survivor of Auschwitz and Nobel Prize winner said: “To hear a witness is to become a […]

Kristalnacht Holocaust Commemoration, Part II

Kristalnacht Holocaust Commemoration, Part II In commemoration of Kristalnacht, the night of broken glass, 82 years ago, the SPIRIT program is  honored to hear from several children of survivors who will  tell their parents’ stories. As Elie Weisel, a survivor of Auschwitz and Nobel Prize winner said: “To hear a witness is to become a […]

SPIRIT: Lung Cancer in Our Community and in the Age of Covid-19

Lung Cancer in Our Community and in the Age of Covid-19 Join us to discuss important ways for you and your loved ones to maintain healthy lungs Lung cancer is treatable, and every lung cancer can be very different with a large and growing array of treatment options Some individuals are eligible for lung cancer […]

SPIRIT: Creating Functional and Healthy Relationships

Creating Functional and Healthy relationships Learn the essence and importance of healthy relationships Understand what it takes to have a healthy relationship Learn how to create and nurture healthy relationships Learn to recognize an unhealthy relationship What we can do when we are concerned about a relationship Presented by:  Faye Wilbur, LCSW-R, Director of  Community Relations , […]

SPIRIT: Self-care for the Caregiver

Self-care for the Caregiver How do we keep ourselves motivated and stimulated while caring for our loved ones Get Rid of the Guilt Self-care when there is no time Calling in the Troops Presented by Marla Kurtz, (CTRS) Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Founder and CEO of Ray of Sunshine Marla has taken her education, expertise, guidance, love […]

SPIRIT: Gluten-Free Baking

Gluten-Free Baking Chocolate cake (great for Pesach!) Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Cream-filled cupcakes Chocolate rum balls Presented by Elaine Bodenheimer While living in New York,  Elaine Bodenheimer taught gluten-free baking classes for 13 years.   Since moving to Baltimore 5 years ago,  she has been writing a column on gluten-free baking for the Baltimore Jewish Home newspaper.  She welcomes […]

SPIRIT: Managing Neck and Back Pain

Managing Neck and Back Pain Presented by:  Dr. John A. Buza, MD - Neck and low back pain are very common, and the exact cause of pain is often difficult to determine, leading to frustration among patients suffering with this condition.  - Understanding the anatomy and common causes of back pain can help to avoid future episodes of pain, and […]

SPIRIT: CLOSING THE DISTANCE: A TOOLBOX FOR VIRTUAL BIKUR CHOLIM

CLOSING THE DISTANCE: A TOOLBOX FOR VIRTUAL BIKUR CHOLIM DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND • Communicating empathy and support without a physical presence • Using the senses, technology and the modern marketplace • Creating family experiences while doing bikur cholim PRESENTED BY: Rebbetzin Faigie Horowitz. MS of Caring Professionals, Inc. and Congregation Agudas Achim of Lawrence, […]

SPIRIT: Revealing Jewish American Heroes: From the Revolutionary War to Today

Revealing Jewish American Heroes: From the Revolutionary War to Today In response to the misconception that "American Jews don't serve their country," join us for a talk and walk through our history following Jewish American heroes (over time). Introduction by Josef Flaschner, a US army veteran, -He served from  1976-79 and was stationed in Frankfurt […]