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E D U C AT I O N to EMPOWERMENT PUBLIC AND PATIENT EDUCATION DEPARTMENT & GREENBERG ACADEMY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

YOUR GUIDE TO TOTA L H E A LT H AND WELLNESS SPRING 2010


Public and Patient Education Department Vision Statement

Public and Patient Education Staff Jalak Patel, MS Director Vilma Briones, MA Program Coordinator Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA Program Coordinator Program Registrar Linda Roberts, LCSW Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging Program Coordinator Robyn Wiesel, CHES Public & Patient Education Program Coordinator Brochure Editor Marcia Ennis Manager, Publications and Communications Education Division Design Tracie Haner Valentino traciedesigns All rights reserved. Š2009 Hospital for Special Surgery Hospital for Special Surgery is a participating organization of the Bone and Joint Decade. Hospital for Special Surgery is an affiliate of NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and Weill Cornell Medical College.

The vision of Hospital for Special Surgery Public and Patient Education is to be the most trusted resource for educating and empowering patients, families and the public through enhancing awareness, promoting wellness and facilitating the early diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions with the goal of enhancing quality of life. Program Locations DC Dana Center 510 East 73rd Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) MEC Hospital for Special Surgery Richard L. Menschel Education Center 535 East 70th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) MQ MonQi Fitness 201 East 67th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue) PH Parker House – Education Office 517 East 71st Street, Ground Floor New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) SPC Sports Performance Center Belaire Building, Ground Floor 525 East 71st Street New York, NY (between York Avenue and FDR Drive) WMC Weill Cornell Medical College Medical Library 1300 York Avenue New York, NY (at 69th Street)


free lectures

spring 2010

Sodium: How Much is Too Much? Collaborative program presented by HSS Education Division and Food and Nutrition Services

February is American Heart Health Month

Our body needs sodium to maintain normal blood pressure and keep the functions of nerves and muscles running. Be careful though, too much of a good thing can be dangerous. Excessive sodium can increase the risk of high blood pressure leading to many other serious conditions. How much sodium is too much? Come by and find out. Speaker: Sotiria Tzakas, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD Location: MEC Fee: Free SM S2010

Wednesday, February 10 • 2:30 – 3:30pm

Neck and Back Pain for Women Although back pain affects both genders and all ages, women are more likely than men to suffer from back pain-related conditions. It is important that women understand how life experiences such as pregnancy, menopause and stress can be related to neck and back pain. This lecture will focus on common pain-related conditions of the neck and back affecting women and will provide some simple everyday tips on how to manage this pain. Speaker: Jennifer L. Solomon, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free BNP S2010

Thursday, March 4 • 3:00 – 4:00pm

just the facts According to the Journal of Human Hypertension, children who continuously snack on chips and other salty treats run the risk of developing high blood pressure. To learn more about health snacks for kids go to www.hss.edu/sneaker.

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free lectures

spring 2010

Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Female Athletes: What Parents Need To Know Girls of all ages are increasingly active in sports and may be at higher risk of overuse and traumatic injuries such as patellar pain and ACL tears. This program will provide information for young, adolescent and collegiate female athletes and their parents and coaches. Common injuries, prevention strategies and sports nutrition will be presented. Speakers: HSS Faculty Location: MEC Fee: Free PSI S2010

Date and time: TBD*

*For date and time please contact Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA at 212.774.2793 or huangh@hss.edu.

Hip Pain: What are the Causes? Hip pain is a common problem which can be confusing because there are many causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the potential condition so that an appropriate treatment can be recommended. This program will focus on common injuries, pain management and treatment options for hip pain. Speaker: Amar S. Ranawat, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free HP S2010

Thursday, March 25 • 2:00 – 3:00pm

Spirituality and Health Forum Presented by the Pastoral Care Committee

With a rapidly evolving multicultural society, it is important to understand cultural beliefs and experiences in the delivery of care. Join us for this forum focusing on considerations involved in healthcare practices of Arab and Muslim communities. Speaker: Najah Bazzy, RN Location: MEC Fee: Free SAH S2010

Wednesday, May 12 • 10:00am – 12:00pm

just the facts Young female athletes are about three to four times more likely than young male athletes to experience a tear in their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

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free lectures

spring 2010

Bone Health Seminar In New York State, at least three million women and men (age 50 and over) either have osteoporosis or are at significant risk of developing osteoporosis. This one-day program brings together HSS expert clinicians to discuss bone health including the importance of physical activity and nutrition, medications used to maintain bone quality and falls prevention. Speakers: HSS Faculty Location: MEC Fee: Free BHS S2010

Thursday, May 13 • 10:30am – 3:30pm

Vitamin D: More Than a Vitamin Latest research findings on vitamin D and the many ways it is beneficial to one's health are dominating the media headlines. People all over the globe are starting to realize that vitamin D is one health factor that should not be overlooked. To help you stay informed join us to learn the about the function of Vitamin D in your body and the importance of getting your recommended levels for bone health. Speaker: Richard S. Bockman, MD, PhD Location: MEC Fee: Free VD S2010

Tuesday, May 25 • 2:30 – 3:30pm

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Update on New Treatments This program is being offered as a collaboration of the Education Division, Division of Rheumatology, and the Department of Social Work Programs

According to the Arthritis Foundation, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) affects 1.3 million Americans. Although there is no cure today, we can now achieve control of RA through the use of new drugs, exercises, and self-management techniques. With new advancements in research and drug development more people with RA are living healthier and more fulfilling lives. This lecture will provide an update on new treatments and developments on the horizon for RA patients. Speaker: Sergio Schwartzman, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free RAT S2010

Monday, June 14 • 5:30 – 6:30pm

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wellness classes

Supported in part by NYSOPEPNew York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Programs www.nysopep.org

Pilates Mat Class Pilates is a series of specific movements designed to strengthen the powerhouse: muscles of the abdomen, back and waist (torso). Beginner Pilates focuses on strengthening the core, making movements more fluid and balancing the body, all coupled with focused breathing patterns. Advanced Pilates is recommended for the beginning Pilates mat student who has a clear understanding of the basic fundamentals and exercises, but needs to work on improving strength and flexibility. Instructor: Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT Prerequisite: None Location: MEC Fee: $100/6 sessions; $85/5 sessions; $70/4 sessions Beginner Pilates • 4:15 – 5:15pm BPMC1 S2010

4 Wednesdays, January 20 – February 17 (excluding 2/3)

BPMC2 S2010

6 Wednesdays, March 3 – April 14 (excluding 3/10)

BPMC3 S2010

5 Wednesdays, April 21 – May 26 (excluding 5/5)

BPMC4 S2010

6 Wednesdays, June 9 – July 14

Advanced Pilates • 5:30 – 6:30pm APMC1 S2010

4 Wednesdays, January 20 – February 17 (excluding 2/3)

APMC2 S2010

6 Wednesdays, March 3 – April 14 (excluding 3/10)

APMC3 S2010

5 Wednesdays, April 21 – May 26 (excluding 5/5)

APMC4 S2010

6 Wednesdays, June 9 – July 14

just the facts Pilates called his method The Art of Contrology, referring to the way the method encourages the use of the mind to control the muscles.

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wellness classes

spring 2010

Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis The slow, controlled, physical movement of yoga can provide pain relief, relax stiff muscles, ease sore joints and help build strength. The movements, poses, stretches and deep breathing relaxation techniques can also provide needed range-of-motion exercise and improve blood circulation. This class is designed to ease participants into gentle stretches from lying, sitting and standing positions. Hands-on correction from the instructor is provided when needed. Movements are modified to meet specific needs. Space is limited to 8 participants. Instructor: Roberta Schine Prerequisite: Physician Consent Location: PH Fee: $85/5 sessions; $70/4 sessions Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis • 12:30 – 1:45pm GYA1 S2010

4 Tuesdays, February 2 – March 2 (excluding 2/16)

GYA2 S2010

5 Tuesdays, March 16 – April 20 (excluding 3/30)

GYA3 S2010

4 Tuesdays, April 27 – May 18

GYA4 S2010

5 Tuesdays, May 25 – June 22

just the facts Arthritis affects women more than men, and people of all ages including nearly 300,000 children live with the condition.

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wellness classes

spring 2010

T’ai Chi Chih® These simple, rhythmic movements provide benefits including improved balance, strength, flexibility and maintenance of bone mass. The Level I class is designed for participants new to T’ai Chi Chih. Level II is planned for participants that have an understanding and comfort with the basic movements, and Level III will begin to incorporate more advanced styles of T’ai Chi and is specifically designed for those who have completely mastered the previous levels. Instructor: Carolyn Perkins Prerequisite: Instructor’s permission required to graduate to Level II and Level III Locations: Level I: MEC; Level II & III: MQ Fee: $100/6 sessions; $85/5 sessions; $70/4 sessions T’ai Chi Level I • 3:00 – 4:00pm TCI1 S2010

4 Wednesdays, January 20 – February 17 (excluding 2/3)

TCI2 S2010

5 Wednesdays, March 3 – April 7 (excluding 3/31)

TCI3 S2010

5 Wednesdays, April 14 – May 19 (excluding 5/5)

TCI4 S2010

5 Wednesdays, June 9 – July 7

T’ai Chi Level II • 2:30 – 3:30pm TCII1 S2010

5 Tuesdays, January 26 – February 23

TCII2 S2010

5 Tuesdays, March 2 – April 6 (excluding 3/30)

TCII3 S2010

6 Tuesdays, April 13 – May 18

TCII4 S2010

5 Tuesdays, June 8 – July 6

T’ai Chi Level III • 3:30 – 4:30pm TCIII1 S2010

5 Tuesdays, January 26 – February 23

TCIII2 S2010

5 Tuesdays, March 2 – April 6 (excluding 3/30)

TCIII3 S2010

6 Tuesdays, April 13 – May 18

did you know? The Arthritis Foundation recommends t’ai chi for pain relief.

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wellness classes

spring 2010

Yoga-lates Yoga-lates is a popular form of exercise that blends the best of yoga and Pilates. Both techniques combine to help improve stamina and posture while developing a general sense of well-being. In the beginner level class, participants focus on integrating breathing with movements and basic stretching, and learn the importance of core muscle strength for better posture. In the intermediate level class, the focus is on elements learned in the beginner level class, along with more advanced movement sequences to improve strength and flexibility. Instructor: Eve Delachartre Location: MEC Fee: $85/5 sessions; $70/4 sessions Beginner Yoga-lates • 4:15 – 5:15pm BYL1 S2010

5 Mondays, January 25 – March 1 (excluding 2/15)

BYL2 S2010

5 Mondays, March 8 – April 19 (excluding 3/29 and 4/12)

BYL3 S2010

5 Mondays, April 26 – May 24

Intermediate Yoga-lates • 5:30 – 6:30pm IYL1 S2010

5 Mondays, January 25 – March 1 (excluding 2/15)

IYL2 S2010

5 Mondays, March 8 – April 19 (excluding 3/29 and 4/12)

IYL3 S2010

5 Mondays, April 26 – May 24

IYL4 S2010

4 Mondays, June 14 – July 26 (excluding 6/28, 7/5, 7/12)

save the date New York City Arthritis Walk • Battery Park • Sunday, April 25, 2010 For more information, contact the Arthritis Foundation at www.arthritis.org.

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workshops

spring 2010

Workshop Series: Sit and Get Fit! This series is designed for people who cannot or do not feel comfortable getting down on the floor for exercise. Chair Yoga introduces you to gentle yoga postures that stretch and strengthen muscles. Chair T’ai Chi Chih® includes simple, rhythmic movements associated with improved balance, strength, flexibility and maintenance of bone mass. Chair Pilates focuses on strengthening the core, making movements more fluid and balancing the body, all coupled with focused breathing patterns. This workshop series goes beyond typical exercises in that it encourages quiet reflection, proper breathing and better posture in the comfort and safety of a chair. Participation in this series is a wonderful way for people with physical limitations to experience the benefits of these exercises. Space is limited to 15 participants. Fee: $10/class; $25/3 classes Location: MEC Chair T’ai Chi Chih® Instructor: Carolyn Perkins CTT S2010

Wednesday, February 10 • 2:00 – 3:00pm

Chair Yoga Instructor: Roberta Schine CY S2010

Thursday, March 25 • 10:30 – 11:30am

Chair Pilates Instructor: Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT CP S2010

Wednesday, April 21 • 2:30 – 3:30pm

just the facts Did you know doing exercise while sitting in a chair can be just as effective as exercise while standing?

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workshops

spring 2010

Gentle Yoga for Wellness Yoga can play a key role in creating a comprehensive personal fitness program and can provide pain relief and relax stiff muscles. Participants will be introduced to yoga postures intended to strengthen the skeletal system by using weight-bearing movement and strengthening exercises. This class is designed to ease participants into gentle stretches from lying, sitting and standing positions. Instructor: Roberta Schine Location: PH Fee: $70/4 classes GYW S2010

4 Thursdays, February 25, March 4, 11, 18 • 11:00am – 12:00pm

How’s My Posture? Good posture is important because it helps your body function at top speed. It promotes movement efficiency and endurance and contributes to an overall feeling of well-being. This workshop will discuss how poor posture contributes to lower back pain and how simple modifications can help you feel better. Space is limited to 20 registrants. Speaker: Hagit Rajter, PT, MSPT and Maya Caspi, DPT Location: MEC Fee: $10 HP S2010

Thursday, March 9 • 3:00 – 4:00pm

just the facts Most cases of slight back pain do not require a doctor's visit. In fact, regardless of the treatment, about half of the people with back pain find their symptoms mostly go away after two weeks if they work on their posture.

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sports rehabilitation and performance center programs

spring 2010

Pre-season training is an important opportunity to discover injury prevention techniques and tips to optimize athletic performance. Whether you are a beginner athlete or advanced competitor, HSS offers sports pre-training programs to prevent injury and help you to optimize peak performance. Join HSS’ team of experts in physical therapy and exercise physiology to learn how to increase performance and prevent injuries. Workshops include lecture, tip sheets and opportunity to participate.

Spring 2010 Workshop Topics ACL Injury Prevention for the Young Athlete Running: Pre-Season Golf: Pre-Season Tennis: Pre-Season Thrower: Pre-Season Fee: $30/2 workshops; $20/1 workshop Location: SPC Time: 6:00pm For more information on schedule dates, please contact Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Program Coordinator at 212.774.7326, email pped@hss.edu or check www.hss.edu/pped for the latest online calendar.

did you know? May is Osteoporosis Month: Did you know about 85-90% of adult bone mass is acquired by age 18 in girls and 20 in boys. For more information on bone health education and osteoporosis visit www.nysopep.org

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education and support programs

spring 2010

Osteoporosis Support Group This one year program, sponsored in part by the New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP), is an educational forum that brings together specialized medical professionals to educate those diagnosed with osteoporosis about different aspects of the condition. All participants are required to fill out a health questionnaire with the program coordinator and submit a physician’s letter indicating a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Pre-registration is required. Registration is limited to 15 participants. All other registrants will be placed on a waiting list. For more information or to register, please contact Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Program Coordinator at 212.774.7326.

Scleroderma Support Group Sponsored by the Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Chapter and Hospital for Special Surgery Public and Patient Education Department, this support group brings together people living with scleroderma, including family members and friends, to create a network of support and encouragement. This group meets the first Wednesday of each month. For more information about this support group, contact the Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State Chapter at 1.800.867.0885.

Department of Social Work Program Support & Education HSS has a variety of support and education programs dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals facing the daily challenges of rheumatic illness. Call the numbers listed below for further information about these programs. Charla de Lupus/Lupus Chat® . . . . . . .866.812.4494 toll free LANtern® (Lupus Asian Network) . . . . .866.505.2253 toll free LupusLine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .866.375.1427 toll free Myositis Support Group . . . . . . . . . . .212.774.7623 Living with RA Support Group . . . . . . .212.774.2539 SLE Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .212.774.7654

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greenberg academy for successful aging: free lectures spring 2010 A collaborative program of Hospital for Special Surgery’s Education Division and NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital’s Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging

Common Misconceptions about Aging and Memory It is common for older adults to experience changes in memory function. Join Dr. Ravdin to learn which memory changes are part of the normal aging process, and which changes are associated with disease and learn strategies to optimize memory function. Speaker: Lisa Ravdin, PhD, ABPP-CN Location: MEC Fee: Free CM S2010

Tuesday, April 27 • 10:30 – 11:30am

Vision and Aging Vision impairment and blindness are major public health problems that create a substantial human and economic hardship for many individuals. These impairments often affect the ability to drive, read, learn, watch television or simply attend to common household or personal tasks. Among mature adults, reduced vision has been shown to result in social isolation, increased risk of falling with resulting hip fractures, depression, family stress, and ultimately a greater tendency to be disabled or to die prematurely (CDC). Join this panel of ophthalmologists to learn about three of the most common eye diseases: cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration; treatments for these diseases; and tips to make life easier for you. Speakers: Szilárd Kiss, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD; and Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS Location: MEC Fee: Free VA S2010

Thursday, April 29 • 10:30 – 11:30am

did you know? More than 3.4 million (3%) Americans 40 years and older are either blind or are visually impaired and millions more are at risk for developing vision impairment and blindness.

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greenberg academy for successful aging: wellness classes Stretch Yoga for Older Adults: An Introductory Course Stretch and tone your body with simple, gentle body movements that will help you feel active, energized and relaxed. Stretch yoga combines: 1) Gentle stretches from sitting and standing positions (during the last 20 minutes you will have a choice of sitting or lying down); 2) Breathing techniques for relaxation and stress reduction; and 3) Visualization and concentration skills to develop an awareness and sensitivity of your personal energy. Space is limited to 12 participants. Instructor: Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT Prerequisite: Physician Consent Location: MQ Fee: $100/6 sessions SYOA1 S2010

6 Wednesdays, Feburary 24, March 3, 17, 24, April 14, 21 12:15 – 1:15pm

SYOA2 S2010

6 Wednesdays, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16 12:15 – 1:15pm

Better Balance for Older Adults This course will consist of unique exercises selected for individuals who would like to increase their balance control, and decrease the risk of falls. This program incorporates a set of slow, simple movements adapted from a variety of Eastern modalities including: Yoga, T’ai Chi Chih and Chi Gung. Chairs will be provided to hold for balance, if needed. Space is limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Carolyn Perkins Prerequisite: Physician Consent Location: MEC Fee: $70/4 sessions BB1 S2010

4 Wednesdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 • 1:45 – 2:45pm

BB2 S2010

4 Wednesdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 12 • 1:45 – 2:45pm

just the facts As people grow older, they may have difficulty with their balance. Nearly 8 million American adults report having a chronic problem with balance. In some cases, exercises can help reduce your risk for certain balance problems (NIHSeniorHealth.com)

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greenberg academy for successful aging: workshops

spring 2010

Replenishing Your Social Network A challenge we face as we get older is the thinning of our friendship network. Although cherished long-term friends and family can never be replaced, it is never too late to make new friends. Studies have shown that having a good social network may be linked to psychological well-being as well as improved stress management and physical health. This workshop will provide tips to help overcome blocks to meeting new people, initiating conversations and consolidating friendships. Social time with cookies and conversation will follow the workshop. Space is limited to 30 participants. Instructor: Janet L. Wolfe, PhD Location: MEC Fee: $10 RSN S2010

Tuesday, June 1 • 10:30am – 12:00pm

Challenges of the Slippery Sidewalk You may have second thoughts about coming to this class. Who wants to venture out in February and risk falling on the icy sidewalks? But if you come, you will begin to learn how to negotiate and handle these slippery situations better so that you do not have to limit your activities during these winter months. This two-part class will cover a variety of issues related to balance in the cold weather including avoiding falls, recovering from a stumble and strengthening some of the bones most at risk for fractures when we fall. Each class will begin with a lecture on a specific topic with an opportunity for questions, and continue with an exercise segment to further strengthen muscles and improve balance. Topics will include focusing on the fear of falling and what you can do to make your environment safer to avoid falls and the importance of medications and their effect on gait, vision and balance. Space is limited to 20 participants. Instructor: Roberta Schine Prerequisite: Physician Consent Location: DC Fee: $20 CSS S2010

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2 Thursdays, February 4 and February 11 • 10:30am – 12:00pm


greenberg academy for successful aging: workshops

spring 2010

Exercises for Older Adults With Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis occurs more frequently as we age. Exercise for osteoarthritis has been shown to strengthen the muscular support around the affected joints as well as prevent the joints from "freezing up" and improve and maintain joint mobility. This workshop will demonstrate how to exercise safely and effectively. Speakers: Denis Meredith, MD and Kristofer Jones, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free EOA S2010

Monday, April 19 • 10:00 – 11:30am

Exercises for Older Adults With Osteoporosis 55 percent of the people 50 years of age and older are diagnosed with osteoporosis. Our bones can be made stronger and denser when worked through weight-bearing and resistance exercises. In this workshop, you will learn how bones develop through all stages of life and will be coached on how to exercise safely. Space is limited to 30 participants. Speakers: Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD and Mark Schrumpf, MD Location: MEC Fee: Free EOP S2010

Tuesday, May 4 • 10:00 – 11:30am

Dance for Fitness & Fun Learn ballroom dancing while improving balance with our professional dance instructor/dance therapist. This is a gentle dance class that is specifically designed for adults 65 and older. The class will begin with a fun warm-up session that is done both standing and sitting. You will leave each week able to step out to a different dance including the Tango, Merengue, Rumba and Waltz. Studies have shown that dance maintains cardiovascular fitness, enhances emotional well-being, strengthens weight-bearing bones and slows loss of bone mass. No previous dance experience necessary. Instructor: Oleg Trebunski Prerequisite: None Location: MEC Fee: $70/4 sessions; $55/3 sessions DFF1 S2010

3 Mondays, March 8, 15, 22 • 10:30 – 11:30am

DFF2 S2010

4 Mondays, May 3, 10, 17, 24 • 10:30 – 11:30am

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greenberg academy for successful aging: workshops

spring 2010

17th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day Join Hospital for Special Surgery for this special day celebrating keeping older Americans healthy and fit! Events include health lectures on nutrition and falls prevention and workshops on dance instruction and chair exercises. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants. Prerequisite: Physician Consent Location: MEC Fee: $5 SHF S2010

Wednesday, May 26 • 10:00am – 1:00pm

Health Information on the Web: Just a Click Away This hands-on workshop is designed to help you make sense out of health information on the Internet. Using a computer provided during class, you will learn the following: 1) Getting started (World Wide Web basics); 2) Introduction to reliable consumer health information; 3) Sources on the Internet (e.g., tips for healthy living, doctor’s credentials, hospitals, and drug information); and 4) How to discuss the information you find online with your doctor. Space is limited to 10 participants. Instructor: Timothy Roberts, MLS Location: WMC Fee: $10 HIW1 S2010

Thursday, May 13 • 10:00 – 11:30am

HIW2 S2010

Thursday, June 3 • 10:00 – 11:30am

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faculty biographies

spring 2010

Hospital for Special Surgery Staff Richard S. Bockman, MD, PhD is the Chief of the Endocrine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Medicine in the Endocrine Division of the Joan and Sanford Weill Cornell Medical College. He directed basic and clinical research under NIH-sponsored grants and has published over 100 articles in many scientific and clinical journals. Dr. Bockman’s special expertise includes: bone and mineral metabolism, osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disorders and vitamin D metabolism. Maya Caspi, DPT received her doctoral degree in physical therapy from New York University and is a clinical instructor for physical therapy students at HSS. Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD is a third-year orthopedic resident at HSS. He attended Brown University as an undergraduate and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Demetracopoulos plans to specialize in foot and ankle surgery. Eve Delachartre has practiced yoga for over 35 years. She studied South Indian dance for three years as part of a cultural exchange scholarship and began private and group yoga instruction over 15 years ago in New York. She is certified in Prana Yoga and Integrative Yoga Therapy. Kristofer Jones, MD is a third-year orthopedic resident at HSS. He attended the University of Chicago as an undergraduate and received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Jones plans to specialize in sports medicine, cartilage restoration and upper extremity injuries in the throwing athlete. Dennis Meredith, MD is a third-year orthopedic resident at HSS. He graduated from Stanford University and later attended Harvard Medical School. Carolyn Perkins is a certified T’ai Chi Chih instructor, a licensed massage therapist and a certified Ingham reflexologist with extensive training in a variety of healing methods. After graduating from the Swedish Institute in 1985, Carolyn studied medical massage, neuromuscular therapy, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Reiki, and Reflexology. She also studied Chinese Tuina Massage and Qigong healing in Beijing and Russian sports massage in Moscow. Hagit Rajter, PT, MSPT is a rehabilitation specialist in the field of orthopedics at HSS. She is enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of St. Augustine, specializing in sports physical therapy. Her clinical interests include rehabilitation after sports injuries, conditioning and injury prevention for all ages. Amar S. Ranawat, MD is an Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at HSS. He specializes in total hip and total knee replacement, revision total hip and total knee replacement, and peri-prosthetic fractures. Dr. Ranawat is actively involved in clinical orthopaedic research. He has presented numerous times on both the national and international level. His current interests include alternative bearings in the hip and rotating-platform technology in the knee.

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faculty biographies

spring 2010

Timothy Roberts, MLS has a master’s degree in library science from SUNY Buffalo. Before joining HSS as the medical librarian, Tim worked for Ovid Technologies as a product manager, and before that he was a medical librarian with the New York Academy of Medicine. Tim is currently co-teaching a master’s course for SUNY Downstate’s Medical Informatics Program. He has taught internet classes for older adults as part of the Greenberg Academy and through funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Roberta Schine is a certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor who has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1986. Roberta teaches yoga and mediation for people with a variety of medical conditions at many different hospitals and non-profit organizations. Sergio Schwartzman, MD is an Attending Physician in Rheumatology and Director of the Center for Innovative and Biologic Therapy at HSS. He is also a Franchellie M. Cadwell Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Schwartzman is board-certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. Mark Schrumpf, MD is a third-year orthopedic resident at HSS. He attended Stanford University for his undergraduate education and received his medical degree from University of Southern California. Katherine Shapiro, BFA, E-RYT has trained in dance, is Power Pilates-certified and registered with Yoga Alliance. She has over 20 years of teaching experience and teaches both privately and in studios in New York City and the Hamptons including New York Yoga and One Ocean Yoga in Bridgehampton. Jennifer L. Solomon, MD is an Assistant Attending Physiatrist at Hospital for Special Surgery and Clinical Instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College. She serves as team physician for St. Peter’s College and the United States Federation Cup Tennis Team, a medical consultant for La Palestra Center for Preventive Medicine, and is a member of the Advisory Board of Fitness magazine. Dr. Solomon’s research interests include the investigation of common low back injuries and other sports injuries that predominantly affect active women. Oleg Trebunski is a professional dance coach and instructor at Dance Instruction and Dance Therapy for Seniors and Disabled at the Church On the Hill Older Adults Program, as well as Ballroom and Latin dance to children and adults in programs throughout Manhattan and Westchester. Oleg has coached both of his daughters to great acclaim: one daughter placed second in U.S. Professional American Ballroom and another daughter is one of the professional dancers on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars. Sotiria Tzakas, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD is a registered dietician and nutritionist on staff at HSS. Her main interest is providing nutrition counseling for sports nutrition, diabetes education and weight management. Sotiria received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology at Columbia University Teacher’s College. 18 | Spring 2010


faculty biographies

spring 2010

Guest Faculty Najan Bazzy, RN is a Trans Cultural Nurse Clinical Specialist and a Diversity Specialist. She has an extensive background in critical care nursing with an expertise in Arab and Muslim health care, beliefs and practices. She is CEO of Diversity Specialists and Trans Cultural Health Care Solutions. Szilรกrd Kiss, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital specializing in diseases and surgery of the vitreous and retina. Dr. Kiss received his undergraduate and medical school training at Columbia University. He then completed an ophthalmology residency and a surgical vitreo-retinal fellowship, both at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Nathan Radcliffe, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Dr. Radcliffe completed his undergraduate studies at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, completed his internship at the University of Hawaii and his ophthalmology residency at New York University and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he was chief resident. His fellowship training in glaucoma was at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Radcliffe is a 2009 recipient of the Mentoring for Advancement of Physician Scientists (MAPS) award from the American Glaucoma Society. Lisa Ravdin, PhD, ABPP-CN is a board-certified neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her PhD at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. After an internship at West Haven VA Medical Center/Yale Epilepsy Service, she obtained advanced training with fellowships at New York University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her clinical and research interests include cognitive dysfunction associated with neurologic disorders and in particular, diseases associated with aging. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and an expert in corneal, cataract and laser vision correction surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Starr is also the Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Program and fellowship program in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. Janet L. Wolfe, PhD received her PhD in clinical psychology from New York University, where she is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology. She served over 25 years as Executive Director of the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City. Dr. Wolfe is the author of What to Do When He Has a Headache: Renewing Desire and Intimacy in Your Relationship and has appeared on Oprah, Donahue, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, BBC News and Good Day New York.

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registration guidelines

spring 2010

For program information, contact: Robyn Wiesel, CHES, Public and Patient Education Program Coordinator 212.774.7326 Linda Roberts, LCSW, Greenberg Academy for Successful Aging Program Coordinator 212.774.7041 For registration inquiries, contact: Huijuan (Jane) Huang, MPA, Program Coordinator, Program Registrar 212.774.2793 Payment Please register by mail using the attached registration form. No registrations will be accepted over the telephone. Mail registration form and payment to: Hospital for Special Surgery, Education Division, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021. We accept personal checks (made payable to Hospital for Special Surgery), Visa, MasterCard, American Express and money orders. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH. To register online, go to www.hss.edu/pped. Registration Please register early to secure your place in the program. Space is limited. If you are a returning program participant, you must register to begin a new series. PLEASE NOTE: Registration for programs with a fee will not be processed unless accompanied by payment. Confirmation Confirmation letters are sent out 10 days before the start of the program. To ensure that you receive a confirmation letter, send you registration form to arrive at least two weeks prior to the program start date. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week before the start of the program, please call 212.774.2793 to confirm your registration. Physician Consent Physician consent is required for the following programs: Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis, Stretch Yoga for Older Adults and Better Balance for Older Adults. PLEASE NOTE: Physician Consent expires after one year. Missed Classes Only one make-up session will be issued per session. Make-up classes may not be carried over to the following season. If you are unable to use your make-up class during the respective season, you will forfeit it. Any exceptions will be at the discretion of the program coordinator. Refunds and Credits A handling fee of $20 is deducted for all cancellations. A refund or credit is available if you cancel up to one week before the program begins. No refunds or credits will be given if you do not attend an event without giving prior notice. If you start a multi-session class and decide not to continue, no credit or refund will be given. There are no refunds or credits for one-time workshops should you decide not to attend. Program Cancellation Hospital for Special Surgery’s Education Division reserves the right to cancel any program. Registrants will be notified by phone within 24 hours prior to the event. Full refunds or credits will be issued.

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SPRING 2010 REGISTRATION FORM Reservations are required. Reserve early. SPACE IS LIMITED.


❑ 5/12 ❑ 5/13

Preventing Sports Injuries in Young Female Athletes

Hip Pain: What are the Causes?

Spirituality and Health Forum

Bone Health Seminar

Vitamin D: More Than a Vitamin

Rheumatoid Arthritis

PS1 S2010

HP S2010

SAH S2010

BHS S2010

VD S2010

RAT S2010

❑ BYL2 S2010 3/8 – 4/19 $85

❑ TCII2 S2010 3/2 – 4/6 $85 ❑ TCII4 S2010 6/8 – 7/6 $85

T’ai Chi Level II ❑ TCII1 S2010 1/26 – 2/23 $85 ❑ TCII3 S2010 4/13 – 5/18 $100

Beginner Yoga-lates ❑ BYL1 S2010 1/25 – 3/1 $85

❑ TCI2 S2010 3/3 – 4/7 $85 ❑ TCI4 S2010 6/9 – 7/7 $85

T’ai Chi Level I ❑ TCI1 S2010 1/20 – 2/17 $70 ❑ TCI3 S2010 4/14 – 5/19 $85

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FREE

FREE

FREE

❑ BYL3 S2010 4/26 – 5/24 $85

❑ TCIII2 S2010 4/13 – 5/18 $100

❑ GYA2 S2010 3/16 – 4/20 $85 ❑ GYA4 S2010 5/25 – 6/22 $85

Gentle Yoga to Ease Arthritis ❑ GYA1 S2010 2/2 – 3/2 $70 ❑ GYA3 S2010 4/27 – 5/18 $70

❑ TCIII2 S2010 3/2 – 4/6 $85

❑ APMC2 S2010 3/3 – 4/14 $100 ❑ APMC4 S2010 6/9 – 7/14 $100

Advanced Pilates ❑ APMC1 S2010 1/20 – 2/17 $70 ❑ APMC3 S2010 4/21 – 5/26 $85

T’ai Chi Level III ❑ TCIII1 S2010 1/26 – 2/23 $85

❑ BPMC2 S2010 3/3 – 4/14 $100 ❑ BPMC4 S2010 6/9 – 7/14 $100

Beginner Pilates ❑ BPMC1 S2010 1/20 – 2/17 $70 ❑ BPMC3 S2010 4/21 – 5/26 $85

❑ 6/14

❑ 5/25

❑ 3/25

❑ TBD

❑ TBD

Neck and Back Pain for Women

BNP S2010

❑ 2/10

Sodium: How Much is Too Much?

SM S2010


Challenges of the Slippery Sidewalk

Exercises for Older Adults With Osteoarthritis

Exercises for Older Adults With Osteoporosis

CSS S2010

EOA S2010

EOP S2010

DFF2 S2010 ❑ 5/3 – 5/24 $70

HIW2 S2010 ❑ 6/3 $10

17th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Health Information on the Web: Just a Click Away HIW1 S2010 ❑ 5/13 $10

SHF S2010

Dance for Fitness & Fun DFF1 S2010 ❑ 3/8 – 3/22 $55

Replenishing Your Social Network

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❑ 5/4

❑ 4/19

❑ 2/4, 2/11

❑ 6/1

BB2 S2010 ❑ 4/14 – 5/12 $70

Better Balance for Older Adults BB1 S2010 ❑ 3/3 – 3/24 $70

RSN S2010

SYOA2 S2010 ❑ 5/5 – 6/16 $100

Stretch Yoga for Older Adults SYOA1 S2010 ❑ 2/24 – 4/21 $100

❑ 4/29

Vision and Aging

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$10

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FREE

VA S2010

$10

❑ 4/27

❑ 3/9

$10

Common Misconceptions about Aging and Memory

How’s My Posture?

PE F2010

❑ 4/21

$10

CM S2010

Chair Pilates

CP S2010

❑ 3/25

$10

❑ 2/25 – 3/18 $70

Chair Yoga

CY S2010

❑ 2/10

❑ IYL2 S2010 3/8 – 4/19 $85 ❑ IYL4 S2010 6/14 – 7/26 $70

GYW S2010 Gentle Yoga for Wellness

Chair T’ai Chi Chih®

CTT S2010

Intermediate Yoga-lates ❑ IYL1 S2010 1/25 – 3/1 $85 ❑ IYL3 S2010 4/26 – 5/24 $85


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The HSS Public and Patient Education Spring 2010 Calendar of Events