“What’s Good for Your Health? Navigating the Dos & Don’ts of Dilemma”

Program Description: The library, in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center, presents a health talk and discussion with Dr. Paul Spector, our Core Strength and Balance Instructor. Discussion and healthy refreshments by local vendors will follow the talk.

Date/Time: Sunday, June 10 at 2-3:30pm

Suggested Audience: Adults of all ages interested in healthy living

Many people know of Dr. Spector’s study of health and fitness in relation to aging through his Core Strength and Balance classes at the library. Now, in this first in a series of health talks Dr. Spector will discuss what factors have provided the greatest advances in health and how information on how to care for ourselves as we age is changing in recent times. Tips on how to assess the often confusing health information in the media will be presented.

Paul Spector earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. After years of clinical experience, Dr. Spector formed Pantheon and Meaningful Fitness (personalized health organizations designed to assist individuals in attaining their highest level of function). Over the past 15 years, his focus has been on preventive health, behavioral change, motivation, aging, meaningful goal-setting, and how to apply scientific advances to maximize both physical and psychological peak fitness. Paul dedicates his time to helping individuals attain their potential in every aspect of their lives by drawing upon his clinical experience, American Academy of Sports Medicine certified training, ongoing literature review and extensive referral network.

Dr. Spector works with private clients and corporations in New York City and Hudson, NY. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post where he reports on the often confusing and contradictory news on health. He has written on a wide range of topics including the effect of sedentary behavior on health and cognition, the microbiome, diet and depression, blood sugar levels and brain function, supplements, anti-ageing techniques, cancer detection, new research on muscle, hormesis (the health benefits of certain types of stress), how we assess risk and make decisions, what constitutes fitness, and much more.

The class is free and and wheelchair accessible. There will be healthy refreshments by local vendors following the program. For more information please visit the front desk at the library, call 518.828.1792 x101, or email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org.

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