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Baystate Health Senior Class

Baystate Health Senior Class is a FREE loyalty program dedicated to health and wellness offered exclusively for men and women ages 55 and over.

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The Heart & Vascular Lecture Series for 2021

was recorded for your convenience. Watch them all and as many times as you like.



Who Will Speak For You? - Virtual event recording, May 24, 2021

Dr. Maura Brennan discusses advanced care planning. Learn more.

Recorded event on May 24, 2021



The Balancing Act - Recorded Virtual Event, July 28, 2021

Do you have a fear of falling? Have you ever been told you are slightly off balance? Learn how to prevent falls from our experts at Baystate Rehabilitation Care, Nancy Densmore, PTA, Michelle Lantaigne, OT, Baystate Medical Center Injury Prevention Program’s Ida Konderwicz, RN, BSN and Danyel Adams, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Baystate Medical Center. The discussion will include instructions for safe exercises to improve balance, information about the injuries that can result from a fall, modifications for the home, and common medications that can impact falls.

00:00:00 "Oops I've Fallen" - Ida Konderwicz, RN, BSN, CEN
00:11:12 "Medications and Fall Risk" - Danyel Adams, PharmD
00:26:18 "Checking Home Safety" - Michelle Lantaigne, OT
00:37:57 "Keeping You Moving" - Nancy Densmore, PTA


Stroke Advancements When 911 is Called - Virtual event recording, May 20, 2021

Dr. E Jesus Duffis discusses advances in emergency stroke care.

Recorded event on May 20, 2021


Sleepless Nights, Drowsy Days: Diagnosing Sleep Disorders - Virtual Event Recording, May 24, 2021

Baystate Medical Center Sleep Medicine specialist Dr. Muhammad Ali Syed discusses sleep studies and offers tips on getting a better night's sleep. More about Sleep Medicine at Baystate Health


The Art of Aging: A Prescription for Mind and Body - Virtual Event Recording, April 14, 2021

According to Dr. Catherine Sanderson, Chair of Psychology Department at Amherst College and author of The Positive Shift: Mastering Mindset to Improve Happiness, Health, and Longevity, what we think and how we feel about aging can have a significant impact on how we actually age. In this virtual talk from Baystate Health Senior Class, Dr. Sanderson shares tips for aging well.


Stroke Facts From the Neurologist - Virtual Event Recording, April 22, 2021

Dr. Rajiv Padmanabhan, Department of Neurology, Baystate Health discusses stroke.  Learn more about stroke



The Burning Facts ABout Skin Cancer And Melanoma, August 12, 2021

A beautiful sunny day lying on the beach, being outside while gardening, hiking, swimming and more is time well spent and so good for our health. But when is it too much? Join Dr. Richard Arenas, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Baystate Surgical Oncology & Breast Specialists, for a discussion about skin cancer facts, myths debunked, how to reduce risk, the different types of skin cancers and symptoms, with focus on melanoma and how skin cancers are diagnosed and treated.


Beyond Sugar: Diabetes Solutions, August 24, 2021

About 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes and 1 in 10 have diabetes. There is a lot to know about diabetes such as blood sugar levels and hormones, the role of the pancreas, when things go awry, and what to do when diagnosed. Join Dr. Chelsea Gordner, endocrinologist, Baystate Endocrinology, for a discussion about diabetes Type 1, Type 2, Insulin Resistance and the many treatments to keep sugars in check.


Weight Loss Seminar, July 13, 2021

There are a lot of us struggling with weight control. More than a third of adults in America are obese and obesity is linked to more than 60 chronic diseases. Join Dr. John Romanelli, general and bariatric surgeon, medical director, bariatric and robotic surgery, chief, Division of General Surgery, Baystate Medical Center and Professor of Sugery, UMMS-Baystate, for a discussion about obesity, BMI, the multidisciplinary steps for a weight management program such as diet plans, lifestyle, behavioral treatment, medications as well as when and how bariatric surgery is performed.

John R. Romanelli, MD
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Professor of Surgery, UMMS-Baystate


When Laughing Is No Longer Funny: Incontinence Situations, September 2, 2021

If you have a loss of bladder control you’re not alone. It is a common, often an embarrassing situation. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you laugh, cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that’s so sudden and strong you don’t get to a toilet in time. The good news is that for most women, these problems can either be cured or at least better managed. Join Dr. Katelyn Kopcsay, urogynecologist, Baystate Urogynecology, for a discussion about the forms of female incontinence, symptoms, causes, tests, diagnosis, and the many treatments available.