Dr. Max Gomez will moderate a panel of healthcare experts at this year’s Community Health Forum. This is not an N2N-Sponsored event, however we often include interesting events occurring in our neighborhood in our newsletter.

“Keep Your Defenses Up — Strengthen Your Immune System” is the theme for this year’s annual health forum. Free and open to the public, this event is always well-attended and well designed. You must RSVP – see instructions below or click the following link for more information: https://www.nyu.edu/community/nyu-in-nyc/community-news-and-announcements/annual-community-health-forum.html

From NYU:

The 7th annual New York University and VillageCare Take Charge of Your Health Today! Community Health Forum and Expo will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at NYU’s Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South (at Laguardia Place). This year the theme will be ‘Keep Your Defenses Up: Strengthen Your Immune System’ and topics to be discussed include:

  • Understanding your immune system and how it changes with age
  • Understanding how your body recovers from injuries, infection, and illness
  • Identifying ways to boost your immune system through nutrition and exercise
  • Developing practical next steps to improving your immune system and quality of life
  • Understanding the links between stress, aging, and the immune function

The event will kick off at 11:00 am with a health care expo at which participants can be tested for blood pressure and blood glucose, receive an oral health screening, learn hands on CPR, receive a massage, and receive important information about a variety of topics that matter to older adults and the people who care for them. Attendees will also enjoy a light lunch buffet. After the expo, a panel of experts will provide their thoughts on a variety of topics. Guests will need to RSVP for this event by filling out the online RSVP form or calling 212-992-7323.

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