UPDATE: Did you see the coverage about AACI’s Women’s Health Day in the newspaper? Click here to read it! Thanks Haaretz!
Go to the AACI website and type “health” into the search box. You will be surprised at the number of results that show up!
AACI is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles for our members and the general public. We offer:
- ongoing exercise classes several times a week, including Tai Chi, Feldenkrais and exercise for 50+
- information for new olim on the various kupot cholim (health funds) in Israel
- blood drives (the next one is coming up on March 25)
Now, in honor of International Women’s Day,* AACI is cooperating with Hadassah Medical Organization, Jewish Diabetes Association, Efrat Women’s Health Center, Bishvilaych and Ha’aretz to present an entire day dedicated to women’s health.
High-level experts, including physicians and researchers, will speak in English on a wide range of topics geared toward women of all ages.
9:30-10:15 Heart Disease Prevention in Women, Tzipi Morris, MD, Director, Efrat Women’s Health Center
9:30-10:00 Feldenkreis, Shoshanna Lederman
9:30-16:30 Reflexology, Rolene Segal, 15 minutes; every hour and ½ hour
10:30-11:15 Self Care in Health Care: Whens & Whys of Screenings & Check-Ups,
Elisheva Langer, PhD, Director of Research and Education at Bishvilaych
11:30-12:15 Fitness for All Ages and Stages, Harriet Scher, Exercise Director of YMCA Great Shape
11:30-12:00 Feldenkreis, Shoshanna Lederman
12:30-13:15 Healthy Lifestyle, Part I: Prevention & Awareness for Diabetes Health & Related Issues
Nechama Cohen, Founder & CEO: Jewish Diabetes Association, Naturopath and Nutrition Coach
12:30-13:15 Intro to Journey, Meira Golbert, MS, Certified Journey Practitioner, Polarity Therapist
12:30-13:15 Osteofit, Harriet Scher, Exercise Director, YMCA/Great Shape
13:15-14:30 Healthy Lifestyle, Part II: Pesach Cooking Demonstration & Discussion,
Nechama Cohen and Chef Udi (to be confirmed)
13:30-14:15 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Incontinence, Marilyn Cohen, Certified Fitness Instructor
14:30- 15:15 Genetic Testing and Counseling, Michal Sagi, PhD, Senior Genetic Counselor, Department of Human Genetics & Metabolic Diseases, Hadassah University Medical Center
14:30-15:15 Lecture on Tai Chi, Nancy Harel
15:30-16:15 Menopause: Taking Charge of Changes, Tzipora Wolff, MD, Women’s Health Physician
15:30- 16:00 Feldenkreis, Shoshanna Lederman
16:30-17:15 The Latest in Plastic Surgery, Michael Feinerman, MD
16:30-17:15 Fitness Design for Life, Rena Sered, Health & Wellness Director, International YMCA
16:30-17:15 Fusion Strength Training & Pilates, Di Katz, Group Exercise Instructor & Personal Trainer
17:30-18:15 The Sandwich Generation, Daniel Sullum, MD, Board Certified in General & Geriatric Pyschiatry
18:30-19:15 Skin Care: From the Inside and Outside, LeeOna Fisher, MD
19:30-20:15 Questions & Answers You Always Wanted to Ask Your Gynecologist, Michal Rambau, MD
20:30-21:15 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Pelvic Health, David Shveiky, MD
20:30-21:15 Birthing Options in Israel, Nancy Novik, Nurse Midwife, Hadassah Hospital
The price is very modest – admission for the whole day is only NIS 50 for AACI members/NIS 60 for non-members. Individual sessions are NIS 30 for members/NIS 40 for non-members. Payment by cash or check only.
AACI is conveniently located across the street from Canyon Hadar, in the center of the Talpiot shopping & restaurant district, with plenty of dining options. MAP
Bring a friend and make a day of it! Gentlemen are also welcome.
Women’s Health Day
Monday, March 12, 09:00-21:00
AACI Jerusalem – Dr. Max and Gianna Glassman Family Center, Pierre Koenig 37, corner of Poalei Tzedek 2, Talpiot MAP
Buses # 21 & 49 stop on Pierre Koenig across from AACI; 71, 72, 74 & 75 stop at Tzomet Habankim, a 10-minute walk away.
For more information, please call (02)566-1181.
* International Women’s Day honors the social and political achievements of women worldwide. Though it is normally marked on March 8, this year we are celebrating a little later in Israel, to avoid conflict with Purim.