LIVE TO BE 100: LEARN HOW TO EAT, EXERCISE, SLEEP, AND MANAGE STRESS
Steven S. Charlap
DESCRIPTION: This four-week series covers healthy living and acquiring life strategies to increase longevity. The course will help teach you how to improve your health, even if you have diseases. More importantly, if you are disease-free, Dr. Charlap can help you learn how to stay that way. His approach to medicine is ground-breaking and innovative and while the topic sounds serious, he presents his material with wit and you learn by being amused. This course will help you make meaningful and relatively easy changes in your lifestyle in order to live a healthier and longer life. The interactive style of Dr. Charlap will allow audience participation and a question and answer period.
- Prevention is preferable to cure
- The role of genetics in longevity and how to live to 100
- Why supplements and vitamins are often a waste of money and may actually be harmful to your health
- The link between lifestyle and dementia and the best prevention strategies
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dr. Steven S. Charlap received his M.D. at New York University School of Medicine and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He also trained as a surgeon at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC. As the founder of HealthDrive, he built the largest medical/dental practice which served five million long-term-care patients in thirteen states. First-hand experience with Americans suffering chronic disease, motivated Charlap to create and start MDPrevent where he is the Chief Service Officer. MDPrevent supports and educates how to make lifestyle changes to avoid chronic disease. His publications include Making Sense of Nursing Homes - A Guide for Families, and a new book on longevity and centenarians, which is part cookbook/longevity/nutrition guide, has been accepted for publication in Fall 2012.
|9:00 am – 10:45 am
Thursdays, January 24, 31; February 7, 14
Hillel: Levine-Weinberger Jewish Life Center - Golden Pavilion
$34 member / $54 non-member