Lectures & Special Events
Routine Health Maintenance for Men & Women
Do you take better care of your car than your health? Do you give all of your time to your family and little to your own wellness? Join Jupiter Medical Center Board Certified Family medicine Physician, Dr. Howard Schwartz for an informative overview of important, routine health screenings for men & women. Fasting glucose & cholesterol testing will be available prior to the lecture.
>Tuesday, October 27
9:00 am- Fasting Glucose & Cholesterol Testing
10:00 am- Lecture (FREE & Open to the community)
The New Face of Beauty: Minimally Invasive Facial Techniques
As advances in beauty and anti- aging continue to emerge, Dr. Vartan Mardirossian, Jupiter Medical Center Facial Plastic Surgeon, presents true innovation for the aging face. Come learn the facts about what areas are the best areas to enhance with minimally invasive facial techniques, cosmetic fillers and lasers. You will learn what makes a face beautiful at any age. If you are looking for natural and youthful results with the "less is more" principle, this seminar is for you.
>Tuesday, Nov 17; 11:00 AM
Gluten Free, Is it Right for Me?
The gluten- free trend continues to grow, Many people are discovering that they have a gluten sensitivity without having celiac disease. Can you and your family benefit from a gluten- free diet? Come learn the facts about gluten and the benefits of a gluten free lifestyle. Featuring Jupiter Medical Center Registered Dietician, Yolana Torres.
>Wednesday, Sept 30; 11:00AM-12:00PM
Going Organic: Tips and Tricks to Live Healthier and More Deliciously!
Learn about the USDA organic certification and modern farming practices from Endlessly Organic. Understand what is happening in our food system and learn simple ways to prepare and save one organic foods. This entertaining lecture will have free samples of organic produce.
>Thursday Oct 22, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Taste of the Mediterranean Diet
Research has shown that the traditional Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, cancer, and dementia. learn the basics while tasting samples of healthy snacks & recipes. Featuring Jupiter Medical Center Registered Dietician, Yolanda Torres
>Wednesday, Dec 2; 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Flu vaccinations can keep you from getting sick from the flu. Protecting yourself from the flu also protects the people around you who are more vulnerable to serious flu illness. Older adults, people with chronic health conditions and young children (especially infants younger than 6 months old) are at a greater risk of getting seriously ill from the flu.
>$20 / person
Call for more information about when you can get your annual flu shot at the Mandel JCC
Diabetes Foot Screenings
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes cause damage to blood vessels and peripheral nerves that can results in problems in the legs and feet. A podiatry professional from Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Surgery will be onsite offering free one-on-one consultations and diabetes foot screenings. Featuring Dr. Kristin Blanchet.
>Monday, Nov 9; 11:30-12:30 PM
Blood Pressure Screenings
High Blood Pressure is the leading cause of serious health issues in the US. Get your blood pressure checked by health care professionals from Care Services of Jupiter Medical Center
>Last Wednesday of the Month; 12:00-12:30 PM
Sept 30; Oct 28; Nov 25; Dec 30
Each month the Jupiter Medical Center Wellness in Motion mobile mammography unit will be on-site at the Mandel JCC! If you haven't had your annual mammogram, take advantage of this convenient opportunity.
>First Wednesday of the month 9:00-1:00 PM
>Sept 2; Oct. 7; Nov 4; Dec 3
Call (561) 263- 4636 for an appointment. Walk- ins accepted.
Glucose &Cholesterol Testing
All JCC members receive free glucose & cholesterol testing. Schedule your appointment with the JMC @the JCC Health & Wellness Navigator. Body mass index, body Fat % & waist circumference measurements are also available.
Free/Member; $20/ Guest; Call 561-570-3225 for an appointment
Parkinson's Patients & Caregivers
Free community support group for Parkinson's patients, caregivers, and loved ones. Facilitated by the American Parkinson Disease Association.
>Every 2nd Wednesday of the month 2:00-3:30 PM
>Sept 9; Oct 14; Nov 11; Dec 9
Please RSVP at 561-570-3225
Classes & Workshops
Understanding Medicare in 2016
Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15-December 7. If you are confused or have questions about the changes taking place, join us for an informative discussion on how to better understand the Medicare system. Featuring Kara Kidd, Jupiter Medical Center Director of Managed Care.
>Monday Oct 19; 11:00-12:00 PM
>Tuesday Nov 10; 11:00-12:00 PM
Living with Diabetes: Diabetes and Your Feet
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes cause damage to blood vessels and peripheral nerves that can result in problems in the legs and feet. Come learn about the importance of caring for your feet in the presence of diabetes. Featuring Dr. Kristin Blanchet
>Monday, Nov 9; 10:30-11:30AM (followed by free diabetes foot screenings)
Orthopedic Injuries & Treatments
Join Senior Physical Therapist Ben Klein for an informative round table discussion on the effects of orthopedic injuries and the role physical therapy can play in recovery. This is an opportunity to ask questions about injuries that you may have and want to learn more about. Featuring Ben Klein, Jupiter Medical Center Senior Physical Therapist.
>Friday Dec 18; 11:00 -12:00 PM
CarFit is an educational program that offers seniors the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them. A team of trained technicians and health professionals work with each participant to ensure that they "fit" their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety.
>Saturday Nov 21; 1:00- 4:00 PM
Space is limited. Call 561-570-3225 for an appointment