If you’re interested in health and well-being, please join us for the Jewish Association on Aging’s annual meeting, “Living Our Best Lives As We Age,” featuring keynote speaker Jane Brody of The New York Times. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on November 10 at Tree of Life Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Avenue in Pittsburgh.
Jane Brody is the personal health columnist for The New York Times and is the author of more than a dozen books. She is also a regular contributor to The New York Times’ Well blog on topics related to health, caregiving, and the aging experience. Click here to read her recent article on how storytelling helps keep the spark alive for patients with Alzheimer’s.
She has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs and starred in her own 10-part show on public television, Good Health from Jane Brody’s Kitchen. She has written scores of magazine articles and won many prestigious awards for journalistic excellence. Time has crowned her the nation’s “High Priestess of Health.”
Brody is a much-sought-after speaker on issues relating to health and wellness, including end-of-life preparation and care. Though no fanatic, when it comes to healthful living, she practices what she preaches, enjoying a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains along with fish, lean meats, and poultry, and engaging in daily physical activity.