Shimirat HaGuf – Caring for Body, Mind and Soul

May 21, 2020 - June 11, 2020, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for this series addressing some of the ongoing challenges that congregants may be experiencing during this unprecedented time of staying at home and social distancing. Beth El health care professionals, along with Beth El clergy, will be leading the workshops. Please use the registration form below to receive the Zoom link. You only need to register once whether you will participate in one workshop or all of them.

Thursday, May 21 – Parenting Children with Special Needs. Dr. Samantha Bender and Judy Liss, LCSW  discuss the challenges, both emotionally and academically, for children with emotional difficulties as well as learning differences.

Thursday, June 4 – Caregiving In Home or at a Distance. (Rescheduled from May 14) Tricia Sachs, LCSW and Natalie Rose, LCSW lead the discussion on ways to take care of elderly family members or  family members with chronic mental or physical illness.

Thursday, June 11 – Physical Self-Care. (Reschedules from April 23) Dr. Rebecca Gross will discuss ongoing preventive, healthy behaviors including healthy nutrition, exercise, good sleep hygiene, and how to support/manage a family member with a chronic serious illness or acute illness.