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Academy of
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Winter 2016

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Arts, Music & Entertainment
Health & Wellness

Jewish Culture & Israel

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Personal Growth & Financial

Social, Political & Historical Issues

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Health & Wellness at the JCC 


 Meditation and Heart Intelligence

In this class we will learn a short meditation for quieting the mind and energizing the heart. We will learn to listen to others with compassion. Most of all,

we will create group energy that will support all to inspire and uplift the entire group.

Instructor: Bronya Zeitlin 

>Wednesdays, Feb 3-24 
   Free/Member; $15/Guest 
   12:30pm


The Max Planck Florida Foundation presents: “It’s a No-Brainer-What Bioscience (and MPFI) Should Mean to You”

The history of Science, the story of Max Planck, Max Planck Society, the Palm Beach County Evolution of Bioscience and the Max Planck Florida Institute of Neuroscience are the focus of this informative seminar. Learn who they are, what they do, what the research means to you, your neighbors and your loved ones. Important information will be shared.

Instructor: Barbara Noble 

>Wednesday, Feb 24 
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm


Health Advances, Treatment Options & Global Trends Affecting Memory, Longevity

Improve your health, life span, energy levels and discover less risk for debilitating diseases. This interactive, interesting series of talks, features research on learning new approaches, treatments, advancements and trends of behavioral and hygienic measures to give hope and longevity to the population who have been affected by serious illnesses and memory loss.

Instructor: Dr. David Nash, M.D. 

>Wednesday, Mar 2-16
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm


 What is Wellness

Aging is not a choice, but aging well is. Some people consider wellness the absence of disease-we will try to prove that wellness is not a destination, it is a process. Maintaining the balance between different areas of life-needs of physical body, mental body, emotional body and spiritual body are all part of wellness. Also, learn techniques to accept and love yourself no matter where you are in the process.

Instructor: Bronya Zeitlin 

>Wednesdays, Mar 2-23 
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm


Max Planck Institute of Neuroscience (MPFI) presents: Science Needs Your Brain: Why We All Need to Think Like Scientists

Using neuroscience, Dr. Corlew will discuss the importance of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and their accessibility and
empowerment in our daily lives. She will use your brain to show why science needs your participation

Instructor: Dr. Rebekah Corlew 

>Thursday, Mar 3 
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm


Slips, Trips and Falls

One out of three people will fall this year. And if that doesn’t scare you, 40% of people over 80 who fall and break a hip, will never see the inside of their home again. Don’t be one of these statistics. The effects of a fall can be devastating. Come and learn how to reduce your risk of falling in your home or when you’re out and about.

Instructor: Scott Greenberg 

>Wednesday, Mar 30 
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm


New & Improved, Better than Ever: Old is a Dirty Word

Are you “old” or only “older?” We will learn how to get older without getting old. Sharing facts and strategies is the method to keep you thinking, acting and feeling younger for a long time.

Instructor: John Chase 

>Thursday, Mar 31
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  2:00pm


It Seems Like Dementia is All Around Us. Come and Get DementiaWise™!

Scott Greenberg, Nationally Certified Alzheimer’s Educator, explains the difference between normal aging and dementia, provides tips and tools for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia and how you can provide a better quality of life for the family caregiver and for the one struggling with memory loss.

Instructor: Scott Greenberg 

>Tuesday, Apr 5 
  Free/Member; $15/Guest 
  12:30pm

 

 

 

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