Rhinebeck’s Center for Healthy Aging announces spring health talks

Posted: 3/13/2018

Men’s health, graceful aging and genealogy will be topics covered during this spring’s Wellness Series hosted by The Center for Healthy Aging at Northern Dutchess Hospital.

All educational talks are from 2 to 3:30 p.m. the second Monday of April, May and June in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave. Valet parking is available.

There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited. Registration is required. Visit or call 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220).

The schedule:

Care and Maintenance Manual for Men (model years 1922-1952)
2-3:30 p.m., Monday, April 9
Dr. Peter Fish, medical director of the Thompson House skilled nursing center, will address medical issues of concern to men age 64 and older. Those include prostate cancer, high blood pressure, preventive medicine, sexual problems and urinary dysfunction.

Embrace the Aging Experience
2-3:30 p.m., Monday, May 14
Dr. Jodi Friedman, medical director of the Center for Healthy Aging, will discuss the misconceptions about aging and what we can do to age with grace and dignity.

Know Your Roots: Genealogy and Family History Research
2-3:30 p.m., Monday, June 11
Historian and genealogist Melissa Betts will discuss her work as a family history researcher and share the many ways that exploring the past may enhance your well-being, sense of satisfaction and interpersonal relationships.

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