Virtual “Lunch n Learn” Educational Workshops

Two times each month we offer lectures and presentations on a variety of topics related to issues of aging and the care-giving of the aging. Speakers include medical professionals and other agency and service providers in the local area.

Come join us – knowledge is power!

The upcoming schedule is as follows:

 

 

Monday, October 4th @ 12 pm

co-hosted by the Chester Library

“Vitamin D Update: Geeking Out On Vitamin D3”

Presented by:

Cathy Segal, RPh MBA

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM via Zoom

Did you know that 70% of the US population suffer from inadequate Vitamin D levels once the days get shorter and colder. We all know our bodies create Vitamin D from exposure to sunlight and it is good for bones. But there is new learning about this important vitamin’s role in health.  Vitamin D plays an important role in immune function as well as in fighting several chronic diseases.  Gain an appreciation of the role Vitamin D can play in your health.

Catherine Segal R.Ph., M.B.A. is a board member for the Senior Resource Center and has presented several times on health and nutrition topics for us. She retired from the pharmaceutical industry where she was an expert in moving products from prescription-only status to over-the-counter status.  She is a contributing author and reviewer for the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society’s new book on Rx-to-OTC Switches published September 2021.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Please register with the Chester Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend. PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email donnella.tilery@chesterlib.org so it can be resent. 

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or iPad. If you are new to Zoom – try it out here before the session. Simply click the test Zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

 

Monday, October 25th @ 12 pm

co-hosted by the Washington Twp Library

“Vitamin D Update: Geeking Out On Vitamin D3”

Presented by:

Cathy Segal, RPh MBA

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM via Zoom

Did you know that 70% of the US population suffer from inadequate Vitamin D levels once the days get shorter and colder. We all know our bodies create Vitamin D from exposure to sunlight and it is good for bones. But there is new learning about this important vitamin’s role in health.  Vitamin D plays an important role in immune function as well as in fighting several chronic diseases.  Gain an appreciation of the role Vitamin D can play in your health.

Catherine Segal R.Ph., M.B.A. is a board member for the Senior Resource Center and has presented several times on health and nutrition topics for us. She retired from the pharmaceutical industry where she was an expert in moving products from prescription-only status to over-the-counter status.  She is a contributing author and reviewer for the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society’s new book on Rx-to-OTC Switches published September 2021.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Please register with the Washington Township Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend. PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email william.haggis@wtpl.org so it can be resent. 

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or iPad. If you are new to Zoom – try it out here before the session. Simply click the test Zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

 

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The Senior Resource Center (SRC) is always searching for community members interested in assisting with the daily operations of our great program.  Contact us here.

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Monday, September 13th @ 12 pm

co-hosted by the Chester Library

"Are You Dreaming of a Good Night's Sleep?"

Presented by:

Christine Dunne

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM via Zoom

Did you know that 1 in 3 adults don’t get enough sleep? Sleep problems can take many forms and can involve too little sleep, too much sleep, or inadequate quality of sleep. Join us to learn why sleep is important, reasons for not being able to sleep, and tips on how to improve sleep.

Christine Dunne, RPSGT

Christine has 35 years clinical experience in sleep medicine and holds the RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist) credential from the BRPT (Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists). She started in the sleep field as a night technologist and has progressed to managing and operating a successful sleep lab. Christine has worked on various research projects over her years in Sleep.  She is focused on patient and community education to bring awareness to the important role sleep has in our day.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Please register with the Washington Township Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend. PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email william.haggis@wtpl.org so it can be resent. 

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or iPad. If you are new to Zoom - try it out here before the session. Simply click the test Zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

 

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(908) 879-2202
50 Route 24
Chester, NJ 07930
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