From the EBPL Archives: Encore Presentations from the East Brunswick Public Library

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Miss a live program at the East Brunswick Public Library? You're in luck! We have recorded many of our events, and you can listen to them whenever you want!

Complications of Diabetes - 05/04/2021
Last Wednesday at 1:12 AM

Recorded on 05/04/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Learn how diabetes affects your body, including your heart, blood  vessels, eyes, and kidneys and what you can do to lessen the effects.

Presented by:

Reema Patel, MD, FACE Medical Director, Joslin Diabetes Center,  Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge Hackensack Meridian Health

Board certified in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism, and internal medicine


Aromas of Sindh Cuisine with Geeta Gwalani - 04/27/2021
04/28/2021

Originally recorded on 04/27/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

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Aromas of Sindh is a collection of over a 100 vegetarian recipes from the delectable  Sindhi Cuisine. The book has 5 sections - Breakfast, Main, Side, Snack  and Sweet. In addition there is a Bonus section of 7 recipes.

Each recipe is accompanied with a beautiful picture of the plated  dish and a story...


Autism Through the Lifespan - 04/23/2021
04/23/2021

Recorded on 04/23/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Rose Mary Merola, MD, FAAP, discusses several topics, including:

Recognizing the early signs of autism and what to do Awareness of the core symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment options for different age groups based on the individual child's findings Resources regarding diagnosis and intervention services

Dr. Merola, who is board certified in neurodevelopmental  pediatrics, is the chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at  The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital. She  completed her pediatric residency at Brookdale University Medical Center  ...


Building Bridges: Combating Anti-Asian Racism - 04/20/2021
04/21/2021

Originally recorded on April 21, 2021.  

The goal of this program is for the whole community to build bridges  together in an effort to show unity due to the recent rise in anti-Asian  racism.  The program features a diverse group of panelists who will provide  educational background and share their unique perspectives on this  topic.

The panel includes Sylvia Chan-Malik, Khyati Y. Joshi and Thomas  Wong.  Sylvia Chan-Malik, Ph. D,  is an  an Associate Professor in the  Departments of American and Women’s and Gender Studies at...


Are You Getting a Good Night's Sleep? - 04/15/2021
04/16/2021

Recorded on 04/15/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Grab your pillows! Join Dr. David Goldstein, Medical Director of the  Center for Sleep Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center for a webinar on  sleep! He explains the importance of sleep, common sleep disorders, and  good habits for getting your best night's sleep.

About the Speaker:

Dr. David Goldstein, Medical Director of the Center for Sleep  Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center, has been managing treatment for  patients suffering from sleep disorders for more than 25 years. He first  became...


What You Need to Know About Parkinson's Disease - 04/12/2021
04/13/2021

Recorded on 04/12/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Alyson  Chananie, MS, CCC-SLP will discuss what Parkinson's disease is, how it  is diagnosed and treated, myths and misconceptions, and the difference  between Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.

Alyson Chananie, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech Language  Pathologist-Clinical Consultant at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK  Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, NJ. She holds a Bachelor of  Arts degree from Ramapo College of New Jersey in psychology with a  specialty in elementary education and received her Masters of Science  degree in...


The Super Bowl: How America’s Top Sports Event Was Created In The Aftermath Of The AFL All Star Game - 04/07/2021
04/08/2021

Recorded on 04/07/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library

The Super Bowl is much more than a football game, and as you might know,  it is the only sports event that impacts every community in the United  States. But, did you know that the Super Bowl rose out of the civil  rights movement, specifically the African American boycott of the AFL All Star Game in New Orleans? Evan Weiner, a veteran sports broadcaster  will take us on a journey from the birth of the Super Bowl to talk about  the halftime shows and...


Retirement Income Planning - 04-07-2021
04/07/2021

Recorded on 04/07/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Each attendee has a unique vision for their retirement; so, proactive  planning is the first step toward bringing that vision to life. This  webinar will help attendees determine how much they will need for the  retirement they envision and how to develop a retirement strategy that  maximizes their likelihood of success.

Presented by a Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor.


Coverage 2 Care: Making the Most of Your Health Insurance Policy - 03/25/2021
03/25/2021

Recorded on 03/25/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Coverage to Care (C2C) is a health insurance literacy presentation.  It is useful in helping consumers understand what health insurance is,  how to choose coverage, and why it is important to choose coverage. The  C2C presentation helps consumers understand their health coverage after  they have enrolled and connect to primary care and preventive services  that are right for them so they can live long and healthy lives.

About the Speakers:

Renata Svincicka, M.P.A., is the Community...


An Overview of Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey - 03/19/2021
03/19/2021

Recorded at the East Brunswick Public Library on 03/19/2021.

This talk will discuss the history of marijuana legalization in New  Jersey and throughout the country. It will look at the risks and  benefits of using marijuana recreationally and medicinally. Lastly, it  will delve into the lessons learned from other states that have  legalized recreational marijuana before New Jersey.

The presentation is led by Mara Carlin, Coordinator of Coalition and Community Programs at Wellspring Center for Prevention.


Health Insurance Open Enrollment in NJ: What You Need to Know - 03/18/2021
03/18/2021

Recorded at the East Brunswick Public Library on 03/18/2021.

Open Enrollment for 2021 health insurance has been extended until May  15, 2021. Do you have questions about health insurance for you and your  loved ones? Do you want to know what options are available to New  Jerseyans? Did you know NJ has a state-based exchange called Get Covered  NJ? All of these questions (and more!) will be answered during this  presentation.

About the Speakers:

Renata Svincicka, M.P.A., is the Community Health Manager at The  Family Resource Network. There she...


Disparate Environmental Impacts: Causes and Solutions to Environmental Injustice - 03/11/2021
03/11/2021

Recorded at the East Brunswick Public Library on 03/11/2021.

New Jersey is known as the Garden State, but few understand that the  name was meant to highlight the fact the other states such as New York  and Pennsylvania traditionally used New Jersey as their garden—a place  to take beneficial resources for their own use and then bury their  refuse, back when it was customary to bury your garbage in your  backyard.  But why? Why do some locations and some populations end up  with most of the environmental problems and others re...


Better Exercise, Best You! (Lunch n Learn with the Doctors) – 03/05/2021
03/05/2021

Recorded on 03/05/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Sometimes the most challenging part of exercising is figuring out  what type of exercise to do. Bonnie Saunders, PT, MPA, DPT, explore the  various reasons and motivations to exercise and connect these to the  various types of exercise.  She will also discuss some of the more  common barriers to establishing a successful  exercise routine and some  strategies to overcome these barriers.

Speaker:

Dr. Bonnie Saunders PT, MPA, DPT

Saunders has been a physical therapist for over 30...


529 College Savings Plans: Simply the Smart Way to Save for College - 02/26/2021
02/26/2021

Recorded on 02/26/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library


Thinking about saving for your child's college tuition can be a  daunting and overwhelming experience. This seminar will help attendees  understand the challenges that students have today and in the future  when it comes to paying for college, as well as rethinking several  misperceptions that many people have about college planning.

Additionally, attendees will learn about the different options  available to fund a college education, while focusing on the features  and benefits of one option in particular, the 529...


Let's Talk About Vaccines 02/19/2021
02/19/2021

Recorded on 02/19/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Vaccines help protect against serious infections and save lives. With new COVID-19 vaccines and medical treatments now available, join Dr. XinQi Dong, geriatric physician and director of the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, for a community discussion about the coronavirus vaccines in development, how the research process works, and the latest information you need to know about COVID-19.   Brought to You By: The Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research https://ifh.rutgers.edu/​East Brunswick Public Library's Just fo...


Raising Money-Savvy Children: Embracing Your Role as Chief Financial Parent 02/12/2021
02/18/2021

Recorded on 02/12/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Parents want to prepare their children for a lifetime of success, but  money is a complex topic that can bring up a range of complicated  feelings. This seminar explores strategies that parents can leverage to  help their children establish a healthy relationship with money and make  smart, informed decisions about their financial futures. Attendees will  think through their own values about wealth, discuss approaches to get  on the same page with their partner, consider how to talk with their  children not at...


Sustainable Agriculture Projects in Zimbabwe 02/09/2021
02/09/2021

*Audio level issue, so suggested that you turn down your volume after introduction.*

Recorded on 02/09/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

“Sustainable Agriculture Projects in Zimbabwe”

with Tait Chirenje, Professor of Environmental Science & Sustainability, Stockton University

Climate change is wreaking havoc in the lives of rural farmers in  Zimbabwe, often leading to poor or no harvests in back to back seasons.  This talk will focus on results from a four-year effort to help rural  farmers transition from vulnerable large-scale field based agricultural  practices like corn/soybean grow...


Arthritis (Lunch n Learn with the Doctors) - 02/05/2021
02/06/2021

Recording on 02/05/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Dr. Sangeetha Pabolu will discuss arthritis and its symptoms, why and  how people develop it, how to prevent it and when to seek medical  attention. Participants will  learn about types of arthritis and their  treatment options.

Dr. Sangeetha Pabolu is a board-certified rheumatologist and is  currently serving as the chief of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology  at Saint Peter's University Hospital. She is a core clinical faculty  member in the department of internal medicine and actively involved in  educating...


Sleep Disorders (Lunch n Learn with the Doctors) - 01/29/2021
01/30/2021

Recorded on 01/29/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

PEDIATRIC SLEEP DISORDERS

The first half of the program is about pediatric sleep disorders with  Samuel Knee, MD, chief of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at The Children's  Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital.

Presented by: Samuel Knee, MD, Chief of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Saint Peter's University Hospital

Dr. Knee graduated medical school from the Sackler School of  Medicine, New York State Program, of Tel Aviv University. He completed  his residency in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center of the Albert...


Financial Freedom: Building Wealth to Live the Life You Love - 01/22/2021
01/23/2021

Recorded on 01/22/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.


The next generation may be taking a different path through life than  the generations that came before them. Their perspective on finances may  be very different than that of their parents. However, the fundamental  aspects of mapping out a financial future are the same today as they  have always been—planning, budgeting, saving, investing and building  good credit. This seminar focuses on the key steps attendees need to  take toward achieving financial freedom.

*This webinar is intended for pe...


A Jersey Spin on Decoding the Weather Machine - 01/13/2021
01/14/2021

Recorded on 01/13/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Join us for a discussion of the documentary, "Decoding the Weather Machine"  with New Jersey State Climatologist Dr. David A. Robinson.

You can watch the movie in advance at: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/decoding-the-weather-machine/

Dr. David A. Robinson is a Distinguished Professor of Geography  at Rutgers University and NJ’s State Climatologist. He is a frequent  speaker on issues pertaining to New Jersey’s weather and climate.  He is  a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chan...


The Psychology of Money: Taking a Rational Approach to Managing Your Wealth - 01/08/2021
01/09/2021

Recorded on 01/08/2021 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Wealth is a complex concept, and personal perceptions, biases, and  emotions about money can affect the financial decisions people make.  This webinar is designed to help you develop strategies for making  objective decisions about money so you can manage your wealth more  wisely. Exploring your relationship with money, and understanding how  your emotions about money affect the decisions you make, can help  alleviate financial stress so you can focus on managing your wealth to achieve your goals.

Bradley Baskir is a...


Podcast Break - 12/22/2020
12/23/2020

Recorded on 12/22/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Join us for a short podcast break on Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and  Twitter/Periscope. Get some recommendations from staff and library  users, and share your own!


Colon Polyp Screening... NOT the Same as Colon Cancer Screening - 12/18/20200
12/19/2020

Recorded at the East Brunswick Public Library on 12/18/2020.

This workshop will examine colorectal cancer, the third leading  cancer in the world. Arkady Broder, MD, will introduce the audience to  the benefits of colon cancer screening, and ultimately, prevention.

Dr. Broder is the chief of the division of Gastroenterology and  Hepatology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital. He holds a clinical  faculty position at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is  the program director of the Medical School’s Gastroenterology Fellowship  Program at Saint Peter's University Hospital. Dr. Broder is a...


Health Insurance Open Enrollment in NJ: What You Need to Know - 12/08/2020
12/08/2020

Recorded on 12/08/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Open Enrollment for 2021 health insurance is happening now. Do you  have questions about health insurance for you and your loved ones? Do  you want to know what options are available to New Jerseyans? Did you  know NJ is switching to a state-based exchange called Get Covered NJ?  All of these questions (and more!) will be answered during this  presentation which will be launched and recorded in English and in  Spanish.

About the Speakers:

Renata Svincicka, M.P.A., is...


Life After Cancer (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors) - 12/04/2020
12/05/2020

Recorded on 12/04/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Ellen Ronnen, MD  with Betsy Dubov, RD, MS, and Katherine Schaible, MSW, LSW will conduct a  comprehensive review of maintaining a healthy life after cancer. Topics  include:

The role of survivorship visits in post-chemotherapy care Exercise recommendations after completing chemotherapy Importance of post chemotherapy appointments to monitor for recurrence Tips on healthy eating after chemotherapy How to optimize one's mental health after completing cancer treatment

Please note, the presenters will not be able to offer personal medical advice...


Podcast Break - 11/24/2020
11/24/2020

Recorded on 11/24/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Join us for a short podcast break on Tuesday, November 24th at 11:30 am  on Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and Twitter/Periscope. Get some  recommendations from staff and library users, and share your own!


(In Spanish) Lo Que Necesita Saber: Apertura De Registros Del Seguro De Salud En NJ - 11/18/2020
11/18/2020

Recorded on 11/18/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

La Inscripción abierta para el Seguro de Salud ya está activo para el  2021. ¿Tiene alguna pregunta sobre su Seguro de salud y el de su  familia? ¿Quiere saber cuales son las opciones disponibles para los  niuyersino? ¿Sabía usted que NJ ha intercambiado su base de datos del  estado a uno llamado Get Covered NJ? Todas estas preguntas (y mas) serán  contestadas durante esta presentación, la que será mostrada y grabada  en Inglés y en Español.

About the S...


Understanding Pancreatic Cancer (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors) - 11/13/2020
11/13/2020

Recorded on 11/13/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Drs. Pepek &  Salwitz, along with Drs. Broder and Kennedy, will conduct a  comprehensive review of the diagnosis, treatment, and management of  Pancreatic Cancer. Topics include:

The challenge of early diagnosis and screening - Who is at risk? Advances in diagnosis, staging and testing Controlling the symptoms Steps in therapy and the importance of teamwork:
The role of the gastroenterologist
The role of the surgeon
The role of the radiation oncologist
The role of the...


Back Health: Have A Sit Fit! Smart Tips For Homebound Workers - 11/10/2020
11/10/2020

Recorded on 11/10/2020 from the East Brunswick Public Library.

In this 30 minute lunch and learn, Dr. Ken Freedman, an East  Brunswick chiropractor with over 40 years of experience, will help you  gain:
• Understanding and knowledge of your back, how it works and how to use it properly
• Procedures, rules and recommendations for good posture and correct body movement
• Simple self-care methods for immediate relief of stress, pain reduction and preventing injury to your neck and back

There will be a brief Q&A immediately following the presentation.  Participants are encouraged to sen...


Haven or Hell? Jews in the Philippines During WWII - 11/10/2020
11/10/2020

Recorded on 11/10/2020

For years, Sandy Lanman knew her grandmother Elsie had escaped  Germany to the Philippines only to lose her husband Gunther in the  brutal Battle of Manila at the end of World War II. Aside from a few  photos and family stories, she knew little else. In 2019, a  serendipitous encounter on Facebook led her to Gunther’s great-nephew  and a trove of photos of Elsie and Gunther in Manila. The discovery  sparked her interest in the history of this little-known Jewish haven.  Through film, photos and Elsie’s own...


Genetics and Cancer - 11/09/2020
11/09/2020

Recording on 11/09/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Explains hereditary and lifestyle risk factors for cancer. Learn how  and why cancer forms in cells, methods to identify your personal cancer  risk, and information on genetic testing and genetic risk assessment.

Presenter: Daniel Pearson, Community Control Specialist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


健康饮食与癌症预防 Held in Chinese: Eating Healthy for Cancer Prevention - 11/05/2020
11/05/2020

Recorded on 11/05/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

如何健康饮食促进身体健康 Learn how to portion your plate with cancer-fighting foods and the different food groups can promote your health.

预防癌症应该远离哪些食物 Learn which foods you should avoid for optimal health.

Presenter for English session: Michelle Jansen, Community Control Specialist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Presenter for Chinese session: Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the  Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas  Health


Eating Healthy for Cancer Prevention - 11/05/2020
11/05/2020

Recorded on 11/05/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Learn how to portion your plate with cancer-fighting foods and the  different food groups can promote your health. Learn which foods you  should avoid for optimal health.

Presenter for English session: Michelle Jansen, Community Control Specialist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Presenter for Chinese session: Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the  Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas  Health


基因与癌症 Held in Chinese: Genetics and Cancer - 11/04/2020
11/04/2020

Recorded on 11/04/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

解释遗传基因和生活方式所带来的不同患癌风险Explains hereditary and lifestyle risk factors for cancer.

介绍癌症如何/为何在细胞中生成,怎样确定患癌风险,以及基因检测和基因风险评估 Learn how and why cancer forms  in cells, methods to identify your personal cancer risk, and  information on genetic testing and genetic risk assessment.

Presenter for English session: Daniel Pearson, Community Control Specialist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Presenter for Chinese session: Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the  Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas  Health


营养与肠癌预防 Held in Chinese: Nutrition for Colorectal Health and Cancer Prevention - 11/03/2020
11/03/2020

Recorded on 11/03/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

合理的饮食习惯和均衡的营养如何有效预防肠癌 Learn about foods that can help maintain good colorectal health and act to prevent cancer.

常见的肠癌筛检方法介绍 Also learn about current cancer screening guidelines for colorectal health.

Presenter for English session: Michelle Jansen, Community Control Specialist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Presenter for Chinese session: Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the  Center for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas  Health


Vision Care, Mental Health, and Physical Well-being During COVID-19 - 11/02/2020
11/03/2020

Recorded on 11/02/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

Part 1 of 4 in the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Center  for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health  series.

Presenters for English and Chinese sessions:

Dr. Eleanor Lillian Cheng, Opthalmologist

Dr. Pei-Chen Hsu, NY/NJ Licensed Psychologist, PhD in Counseling Psychology

Dr. Kate Bellucci, Physical Therapist, Comprehensive Outpatient  Rehabilitation Center at RWJBarnabas Health (interpreted in Chinese  session by Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the Center for Asian Health  at...


新冠期间的视力保护和身心健 Held in Chinese: Vision Care, Mental Health, and Physical Well-being During COVID-19 - 11/02/2020
11/03/2020

Recorded on 11/02/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library

Part 1 of 4 in the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Center  for Asian Health at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health  series.

Vision care, mental health and physical well-being during COVID-19

新冠期间的视力保护和身心健康

Presenters:

Dr. Eleanor Lillian Cheng, Opthalmologist

Dr. Pei-Chen Hsu, NY/NJ Licensed Psychologist, PhD in Counseling Psychology

Dr. Kate Bellucci, Physical Therapist, Comprehensive Outpatient  Rehabilitation Center at RWJBarnabas Health (interpreted in Chinese  session by Nannan Wang, Community Liaison at the Center for Asian Heal...


Hematologic Malignancies (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors) - 10/30/2020
10/30/2020

Recorded on 10/30/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Library.

In this multidisciplinary talk conducted virtually, Dr. Kazemi will  conduct a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, treatment and  management of lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma. Topics include:

Lymphoma and Leukemia:

A new era of targeted treatments for lymphoma Using the immune system to fight blood cancers

Multiple Myeloma:

What is multiple myeloma? How is multiple myeloma treated? New advances in treatment of multiple myeloma

Please note, the doctor presenting will not be able to offer personal medical advice to attendees...


Embracing Our Diversity: Coming Together Against Bias - 10/29/2020
10/29/2020

Recorded on 10/29/2020 at the East Brunswick Public Libray

“Embracing Our Diversity: Coming Together Against Bias,” a virtual  community dialogue moderated by Nancy Kranich of Rutgers University will  take place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29.

Co-sponsored by East Brunswick Hadassah, EBPL and the East Brunswick  Human Relations Council, the program aims to initiate a dialogue among  the townships’ diverse communities and generate ideas for embracing  diversity, building bridges and combating bias.

Panelists include East Brunswick residents Neven Abdo, the Rev.  Khristi Lauren Adams, Neha Avadhani, Susann...