Fall 2015 Living Well Series

The Christie Foundation is pleased to partner with Parkland College to offer free Living Well Health Education seminars open to all community residents. All seminars are held at Christie Clinic on Windsor in the 2nd Floor Education Room from 7:30am—8:30am. A complimentary continental breakfast is served.

The Fall Living Well Series consists of health related topics presented by medical professionals. Those presenting are:

Thursday, October 1
Self-Compassion: How to achieve contentment, calmness, and confidence.
Suzanne Martinez, MA, TMFT

Thursday, October 8
Music and Your Heart
Abraham Kocheril, MD, Cardiologist

Thursday, October 15
A Candid Discussion on Nutrition and Strategies to Overcome Obesity
Daniel Deem, MD, Internist

Thursday, October 22
Prevention and Treatment of UTIs
Tamara Helfer, MD, OB/GYN, and Eric Helfer, MD, Urologist

Thursday, October 29
Prevention and Treatment of Stroke
Barry Jay Riskin, MD, Neurologist

Register by calling Parkland College at: (217) 353-2055. For more information, please visit

Here’s what attendees had to say about LIVING WELL  seminars:

“I always learn things I never knew.”

“Thanks to the Foundation for making this series available.”

“Excellent teacher and good at handling our questions.”

“Thank you!  Very knowledgeable presenter.”

“Love this guy – personable, talked to us in an understanding way without ever talking down, or using medical terminology.”

“Both informative and entertaining.”