ICC at IAGB NE Seniors Expo

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ICC at IAGB NE Seniors Expo

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ICC will be presenting on two topics at the IAGB’s Senior Expo and Cultural Exchange on May 19th, 2024. The Senior Expo being organized in partnership with the Town of Billerica will be held at the Billerica Town Hall located at 365 Boston Rd, Billerica, MA.

Meditation: “Path to Healthier and Happier Life (with practice session)”
by Dr. Bindu Vyas, PhD, ICC Director
1 PM to 2 PM

You may know
“You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside” – Wayne Dyer
“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli1

 

Heart Disease:  Prevention and Best Practices for Healthy Life,
by Dr. Sarju Ganatra, MD, FACC, Cardiologist, Director of South Asian Cardio-Metabolic Program, Vice Chair Department of Medicine
3 PM to 4 PM

Did you know
One person dies every 34 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease?
Every 30 seconds someone in US has a heart attack!
And South Asians bear 60% of the burden of heart disease while South Asians make up only about 25% of the world population!

In addition to these two talks, ICC will have a booth at the event for community members to ask any questions about these two topics and other ICC programs and activities

Attendance is Free, but you must register to attend – Click here to register

Our Speakers

Bindu J. Vyas, Ph.D.
Educator, Lifestyle (Mind-Body) Medicine

Ph.D. Management and Global Business, YTT200, Positivity And Relaxation Training Certified (BHI for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital)
Dr. Vyas is passionate about learning, teaching, and researching stress management for health and wellness. She has conducted workshops, seminars, and courses on Meditation. Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART) program. PART offers self-care and relaxation training and is proven to help participants develop skills to manage stress and cultivate a positive outlook, promote health, happiness, and wellbeing.

 

Dr. Sarju Ganatra, MD, FACC, Cardiologist
Director of South Asian Cardio-Metabolic Program,
Vice Chair Department of Medicine

Dr. Sarju B. Ganatra is the Director of South Asian Cardio-Metabolic Program,at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. He is also the Vice Chair, Department of Medicine at Lahey.
Dr. Ganatra has expertise in treating heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, among other conditions. His interests are Cardiomyopathy, Cardio-Oncology (Cancer and its therapy related heart disease), Multi-modality Cardiac Imaging (Cardiac MRI and Echocardiogram) and Precision Cardiovascular Medicine

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Billerica Town Hall
365 Boston Rd, ,
Billerica, MA 01821 United States
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Phone:
(978) 671-0942