Our Heritage, Our Health

Program featuring guest speaker: Gary Frohlich, MS, CGC of Sanofi Genzyme, who will discuss the “Founder Effect” and resulting genetic conditions more prevalent among Ashkenazi Jews than in the general population. Important information for family histories, genetic counseling and family planning. Doors open at 6:30 pm at the Arts and Education Building at the J,with kosher refreshments; speaker begins at 7:00 pm. Co-sponsored by Hadassah St. Louis Chapter and the J.

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Celebrate Healthy Aging

St. Louis Oasis and The J recently announced they have joined forces with the shared goal of enriching the lives of older adults. Both organizations have teamed-up to offer programs that foster healthy activities for older adults. St. Louis Oasis and The J will host a FREE Open House event at 16801 Baxter Road in Chesterfield, Missouri on Friday, January 18 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Participants will engage in class demonstrations, health screenings, entertainment, and more. Light refreshments provided. “We look forward to working closely with The J to bring Oasis programs to their Chesterfield campus,” stated Paul Weiss, President of Oasis. “The J’s Marilyn Fox campus focuses on engaging community and providing services that promote healthy living. This aligns well with the Oasis mission of lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and volunteer engagement. Together, we will expand upon the rich offerings The J provides in West County, and provide older adults with exciting and enriching education, health promotion, and social connection opportunities.” Whether a retired baby boomer or someone simply interested in maintaining an active lifestyle, adults now have greater access to high quality programming on art, entertainment, health and wellness, history, technology and more. Oasis and The J provide services that promote personal growth and social interaction. The partnership expansion increases the number programs now offered at the center. To register for the FREE open house or to learn more, contact St. Louis Oasis at 314.862.4859 ext....

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Get to Know Oasis at the J!

Oasis is launching new sites throughout the St. Louis region. We are thrilled about our new partners and our ability to reach more people in more places than ever before! Help us celebrate the new locations at our FREE Oasis Open House events this spring. Enjoy refreshments, entertainment, health and wellness screenings, class demonstrations, and more. Get to know Oasis in your neighborhood!

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Pink Out at the J

A MORNING OF WELLNESS, EXERCISE AND EDUCATION! Join Sharsheret Supports as we culminate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a marathon of fitness classes of varying types and intensities. Experts sample and share tips on healthy food, clean skincare, physical/massage therapies and more. Learn to advocate for your best, healthiest self and increase your awareness of the heightened risk of hereditary cancers. Find out how Sharsheret Supports can help you, a family member or friend facing breast or ovarian cancer. This event is FREE and open to the public (donations welcome), so put on your best pink workout cloths, bring your friends and enjoy the day with us! For a complete schedule visit...

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Ovarian Cancer: Survive and Shine

Sharsheret Supports in partnership with St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) and Cancer Support Community host a day of learning and inspiration. Join St. Louis medical and mental health experts for a variety of educational sessions geared towards ovarian cancer survivors and their caregivers. Keynote speaker, Jonna Tamases, performs her award winning solo act, “Jonna’s Body, Please Hold,” an emotionally riveting, yet comical look at Jonna’s own cancer journey. A complimentary kosher breakfast and lunch is included.

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