An active approach to health for older residents will be the subject of a morning forum Saturday, sponsored by the East Hampton Healthcare Foundation. Rethinking Aging will be held at the Emergency Services Building at 1 Cedar Street from 9 a.m. to noon. Free coffee and a light breakfast will be served at 8:30.
Dr. Eileen H. Callahan of the department of geriatrics and adult development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine is the featured speaker. Also on the panel will be Dr. Charles Guida, who is a gerontologist; Dr. Elaine Karis, a rheumatologist; Dr. Louis D. Pizzarello, an ophthalmologist, and Dr. Gerard M. Turino, a pulmonologist and the president of the East Hampton Healthcare Foundation.
Patia Cunningham of the Body Shop in East Hampton will talk about yoga’s benefits for older practitioners. Ann M. Silver, an East Hampton nutritionist, will address healthy eating. Erik Peterson of Peterson Physical Therapy in East Hampton will discuss healing for older patients. Finally, Howard John Lebwith, who is a retired dentist and active in many community organizations here, will talk about the life well lived.
Admission is free, though the Healthcare Foundation has said it would appreciate advance registration by phone or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.