May 14: Take Charge of Your Health Forum

New York University’s Office of Civic Engagement and VillageCare invite you to Take Charge of your Health Today at our second-annual free community health forum. Moderated by Emmy Award-winning medical reporter Dr. Max Gomez, the event will feature a panel of distinguished experts to address important health concerns—and how to best approach personal health care in today's complex environment. Join us as they tackle these issues and more:

Dr. Max Gomez
How to make the proper financial and legal arrangements for yourself and those in your care
How to manage long-term health care needs
How to be your own best health advocate
How to access community resources to help manage chronic illness
How best to handle and get counseled on your health issues
How to get help in setting and maintaining realistic goals for fitness and health
How to improve communication and overcome barriers regarding access to your health provider

Tuesday May 14 5:00pm-8:00pm
NYU Global Center for Academic & Spiritual Life 
238 Thompson St. 
Grand Hall, 5th Floor

A question-and-answer session will follow the discussion. Participants can collect information and resource materials from local health care providers, businesses, and nonprofit organizations at a health expo both before and after the forum. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here.