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Good Samaritan Hospital Offers a Series of Free Health Information Lectures

September 3rd, 2014

Good Samaritan Hospital offers a free lecture series, “Good Sam University.” The format features a monthly lecture in three categories: “Food For Thought,” showing the impact of nutrition on a person’s health at every stage of life; “Women’s Wellness,” addressing women’s health issues; and “Aging Gracefully,” providing expert advice on topics related to health and wellness in the senior years. The program is sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, with additional support from  media sponsor WALK FM.

Speakers include physicians and allied health professionals from Good Samaritan’s expert staff. These free community lectures are designed to educate the community, raise awareness and to help explain risk factors, methods of diagnosis and treatments. April lectures are:


Wednesday, September 10

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s: After the Diagnosis

Chaplain Mary Anne Bonner

Noon • Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Avenue, Babylon

Sponsored by Shannon Falcone-Macleod, PC


Thursday, September 18

Nature’s Way: Non-Hormonal Approaches to Women’s Health

Ilene Gewirtz, MD, FACOG, Gynecologist

6:30 pm • Lord & Taylor, Westfi eld Mall, Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore


Tuesday, September 23

Plant-Based Diet for Beginners: How to Get Started

Kristen Donnelly, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian

6:00 pm • West Islip Fire Department, 309 Union Blvd


For more information or to register, please call (631) 376-4444.


Colleen Valdini
Manager, Public and External Affairs
(631) 376-4483