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Walk with a Doc: Education Series

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Meet AARP at the Park…with a Walk with a Doc: Education Series!

Are you over the age of 50 and ready for some self-care? AARP Long Island presents: Walk with a Doc this spring and fall in collaboration with the Long Island Health Collaborative. During these walks, we aim to provide tips on health, lifestyles, and more. It will help spreads awareness of the things people can do to prevent and improve physical activity that will benefit both your physical and mental well-being!

Please be sure to reserve your spot, below for the event(s) you are interested in attending.

Details:

Join the Long Island Health Collaborative for Walk with a Doc, a free community walking event sponsored by AARP Long Island! Physicians will briefly discuss their specialties and the many health benefits of walking before we take a stroll! Attendees can walk and talk with the doc!

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Harborfront Park, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Walkers Meet: Outside Port Jefferson Village Center,
located at 101 E Broadway,
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Physician: Dr. Shamim Khan, Cardiologist, Catholic Health

Join the Long Island Health Collaborative for Walk with a Doc, sponsored by AARP Long Island! Dr. Shamim Khan of Catholic Health will discuss how we can keep our hearts healthy as we age before joining attendees on several loops around beautiful Harborfront Park in Port Jefferson where you can walk and talk with Dr. Khan.

Reserve a spot here: https://events.aarp.org/WalkwithDocHarborfrontParkMay18

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Belmont Lake State Park
Walkers Meet: Walkers meet by flagpole between the playgrounds
Physician: Dr. Keasha S. Guerrier, Family Medicine, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Hospital

Dr. Keasha Guerrier of Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Hospital will discuss how the simple act of walking can exponentially improve our mental and physical health before leading attendees on a brief route through beautiful Belmont Lake State Park in Babylon where you can walk and talk with Dr. Guerrier.

Reserve a spot here: https://events.aarp.org/WalkwithDocBelmontParkJune15

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Sunken Meadow State Park, New York State
Reference Rte 908K,
Kings Park, NY 11754

Walkers meet: At the Park Pavilion
Physician: Dr. Anupama Paranandi, Preventive Medicine Resident, Stony Brook Medicine

Dr. Anupama Paranandi of Stony Brook Medicine will discuss how we can prevent and manage chronic diseases as we age. Adesuwa Watson, Director of Suffolk County DOH’s Office of Minority Health will share insight into the OMH’s efforts to align with the Long Island Sound Study to improve equity in the region and access to the Long Island Sound for all. Jimena Perez-Viscasillas, Long Island Sound Study Outreach Coordinator will speak about the New York Sea Grant, the Long Island Sound Study/Long Island Sound Estuary Program, and environmental health.

Reserve a spot here: https://events.aarp.org/WalkwithDocSunkenMeadowSep21

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Hempstead Lake State Park
Eagle Avenue West Hempstead, NY 11552
Physician: Dr. Baltazar of NYU Langone Health

Dr. Baltazar of NYU Langone Health will discuss how the simple act of walking can exponentially improve our mental and physical health before leading attendees on a walk through beautiful Hempstead Lake State Park where you can walk and talk with Dr. Baltazar.

Reserve a spot here: https://events.aarp.org/WalkwithDocHempsteadOct19

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*These are not AARP events. Any information you provided to the host organization will be governed by its privacy policy. These sessions are intended to be informational and educational and DOES NOT constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care provider for diagnosis and treatment of your specific medical needs, for questions regarding personal health or medical conditions, and before beginning or changing any treatment, activity, program, or dietary plan. AARP is not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken in reliance upon or as a result of the information provided during this event.

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