Program Description: In collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center, the library presents Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired To Ask, a health talk and discussion with Dr. Paul Spector. Many people know of Dr. Spector through his ever popular Core Strength and Balance classes at the library. Now, in this second in a series of health talks Dr. Spector discusses the topic of sleep. “Our appreciation of the consequences of sleep loss has grown over the last 50 years and now includes impaired learning, memory, decision making, and reaction time, increased risk of hypertension, seizure and migraine and many more.”, Dr. Spector states. Learn how sleep loss affects us and how to get the sleep we need.
The program is free and wheelchair accessible. There will be healthy refreshments by local vendors following the program.
Date/Time: Sunday, November 4, 2-3:30pm
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-aging 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.