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The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health Speaker Series

In partnership with The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, join us for relaxed evenings of appetizers, wine and valuable medical information.

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Live Without Joint Pain: Ways to Help You Get Back in Motion

March 7, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

If aching knee joints keep you from doing what you love, you may be surprised to learn that getting back to an active life is still within your reach. Since the knee brings together muscles, ligaments, and bones in your leg, it is highly susceptible to pain and injury. Regular, low-impact exercise and healthy diet can help maintain the mobility of this joint over time.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about arthritis and joint pain in the knee. This informative and engaging discussion will give you a better understanding of the causes, treatment, and relief for knee arthritis. The presentation and Q&A will be led by board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and The Jewish Hospital chief of staff Michelle Andrews, MD.

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Define Yourself Differently: What You Need to Know About Surgical and Nonsurgical Weight Solutions

May 10, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

Obesity, which affects more than a third of the U.S. adult population, increases the risk of diseases and serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. When it comes to weight management, you need a treatment plan that fits your needs and your health — what works for some, may not work for others.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about the physical and emotional complexities of obesity and weight management. In this interactive discussion, Mercy Health bariatric surgeon Dr. Yasir Khan will review the latest research on obesity, and discuss the surgical and nonsurgical options for weight loss.

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We’ve Got Your Back: What You Need to Know About Improving Your Spine Health

June 6, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

Bad back? Pain in the neck? As we age, the spine can degenerate causing stiffness and soreness. But this doesn’t have to be inevitable — as long as you can understand the different types back pain, what causes them, and what you can do to keep your spine strong, healthy and pain-free.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about spine health. This engaging discussion will help you understand the causes of back pain and today’s many treatment options. The presentation and Q&A will be led by Dr. Vincent DiNapoli, neurosurgeon from Mayfield Brain & Spine and leader of the cranial neurosurgery program at Mercy Health.

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Palliative Care for Patients and Families: How Comprehensive Care Helps Manage the Symptoms of a Serious Illness

July 12, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

Chronic illness is difficult to cope with – whether you’re the one being treated or you’re seeing a loved one in pain. Palliative care is a specialized approach to treating the physical symptoms of a serious illness as well as the mental, emotional and spiritual pain that accompany it.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about palliative care. This engaging discussion will give you a better understanding of how palliative care can improve the quality of life for patients and families. The presentation and Q&A will be led by Dr. Julie Workman, director of palliative care and family medicine specialist at The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health.

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Laugh Without Worry: What You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Disorders

August 22, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

As women age, their muscles get weaker, including those that support the bladder, bowel and uterus. That can lead to some uncomfortable moments. Like leakage when you laugh or pain during intercourse. Weaker muscles occur most commonly as a result of childbirth and menopause, which is why nearly one in three women experience issues.

The good news is that these issues don’t need to disrupt your lifestyle. Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about bladder control. This interactive discussion will explain the causes, symptoms and most up-to-date surgical and nonsurgical treatments. The presentation and Q&A will be led by a board-certified urologist.

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Hope and Recovery: Understanding the Physiological Challenges of and Treatment for Addiction

September 6, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

Addiction to opioids, stimulants and other medications or drugs has become alarmingly prevalent in our community over the last few years. Addiction is a chronic disease that alters pathways in the brain involved in reward, motivation and control. Though treatment is often a long and difficult process, untreated addictions can lead to further physical and mental health problems.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about addiction. This forthright discussion will give you a better understanding of how addiction works and what kinds of treatments are available. The presentation and Q&A will be led by Mercy Health board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Matt Montgomery.

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Managing Your Medications: What You Need to Know About Taking Medication

October 17, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

As you age, it may seem as if you are taking more and more medication. Keeping track of all these prescriptions can be stressful — and can be harmful if you don’t have a good handle on it. That’s why it’s important to manage a list of your medications, the appropriate dosage and when to take them, as well as understand what they do and how they can interact with each other.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about medication management. This interactive discussion will give you a better understanding of how to manage your medications. The presentation and Q&A will be led by Jason Niemann, board-certified pharmacist and director of pharmacy for Mercy Health — Cincinnati.

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Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep: Learn How to Prevent and Treat Common Sleep Disorders

November 2, 6pm
Come at 5:30pm for appetizers and wine

Sleep is an essential part of your health and well-being. It gives your body time to recover and rejuvenate. Disorders like insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy affect your regular sleep patterns, which can lead to detrimental effects on your physical health.

Join The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about sleep. In this informative discussion, Mercy Health sleep medicine specialist Dr. Sanjiv Patel will explain common sleep disorders and their effect on your health, as well as share ways to prevent and treat them.

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