SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022 I 10 AM – 4 PM


This event made possible by generous support from by Sound OB/GYN and the Frances Shield Fund for JCC Healthy Women Healthy Lives.


We are excited to focus on addressing all areas of wellness for all adults and as well a special section for children’s health. We aim to address: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Social Wellness, Emotional Wellness, Vocational Wellness, Spiritual Wellness and Environmental Wellness.


We will hold a vendor’s fair, informational lectures and demonstrations, health screenings, and refreshments.








Kids Corner















The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is committed to help individuals be healthier by seeking to engage the community in conversation about common health issues and concerns. We will have presentations by local and national experts to empower individuals to take control of their health, by taking a proactive approach in scheduling cancer and genetic screenings.  

Gary Altwerger, MD
Gynecologic Oncology Yale New Haven 


Dr. Gary Altwerger specializes in oncology and is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Altwerger is a Phi Betta Kappa graduate of State University at Albany and University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  He competed his residency and fellowship at Yale University. Dr. Altwerger has been recognized for his publications and research. 

Emily Goldberg MS, 
CGC - Genetic Counselor


Ms. Goldberg is a genetic counselor.  She is a graduate of Brandeis University and received a master’s degree from Sarah Lawrence with a degree in human genetics.  She has served as an adjunct professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and at Sarah Lawrence college. 

Sarah Rosasco, MD
Advanced Radiology 


Dr. Rosacsco specializes in Diagnostic Radiology, Breast and Body Imaging.  She graduated from University of Connecticut, School of Medicine. She completed her residency and fellowship at Yale New Haven Hospital and the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine. She is affiliated with St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Yale New Haven Hospital.


Harold Schwartz MD
Gastroenterology, Griffin Hospital 


Dr. Harry Schwartz specializes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and Colitis), colon and polyp screening.  A native of Canada, Dr. Schwartz, is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine - Brooklyn, NY.  He completed his residency and fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  Dr. Schwartz currently is practicing at Griffin Hospital. 



10 AM

Cancer Shmancer Address the topic of the importance of personal health, yearly exams, rates of cancer, etc. Presented by Gary Altwerger, MD, Gynecologic Oncology Yale New Haven

11 AM

Picture This... Necessity of mammograms and what it they are really looking for / early cancer detection. Presented by Sarah Rosasco, MD, Breast Radiologist

12 PM

What's in Your Genes? Why reproductive genetic testing and cancer screening is critical in the Jewish community. Presented by Emily Goldberg, MS, CGC - Genetic Counselor

1 PM

It's a Gut Feeling Knowing the signs of digestive issues. Presented by Harold Schwartz MD, Gastroenterology, Griffin Hospital




Much Kneaded Wellness
Wildwood Granola
The Linden at Woodbridge
Amare Global
Arbonne International 
JenteelNature Health
Progressions Salon Wig Boutique
Griffin Health
In-Home Angels
Sound OB
Ekow Body

Color Street
Juice Plus+
Nancy Boudreau Yoga & Wellness
Nancy Boudreau LLC
CAPE at Yale
Dworkin Dental & Big Smiles
Saxon-Kent Boutique
Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter
Discovery to Cure
The Medicare Like

New York Life NYL
Gift of Life
Kelly King, LMT
Liberty Bank
Generations OB
Clear Captions
Juniper Homecare Services
Acuity Hearing Solutions LLC
IsaGenix Consultant

Sense of Home Crafts
Beverly Levy Early Learning Center

Dignity Grows
PJ Library/Shalom Baby
JCC Membership
JCC Fitness/Wellness
JCC Day Camps
Spa at the J
CancerCare Inc.





10:15 AM

Massage Therapy Reiki Presented by Much Kneaded Wellness

10:35 AM

All About Hearing Aids Presented by Acuity Hearing Solutions LLC

11 AM

TBA Presented by Griffin Faculty Physicians

12:05 PM

Holistic Health Solutions Presented by Amare Global

12:30 PM

Financial Wellness Presented by Liberty Bank

1:20 PM

Healthy Living Inside & Out Presented by Arbonne International

1:40 PM

Topics on Obstetrics and Gynecology Presented by Generations OBGYN Physicians

2:45 PM

Chair Yoga and Meditation Presented by Nancy Boudreau Yoga & Wellness




9-10 AM


10 AM

Sun Salutation Yoga

12 PM

Tai Chi A series of slow, graceful movements to emphasize posture, balance and mental focus.


Kids Corner


10 - 11 AM

Inflatables Bounce house fun for kids of all ages.

10:30 AM

Story Time & Crafts! (ages 3 and under) Book: Bear Feels Sick. Decorate "get well" cards with PJ Library, Shalom Baby and the Beverly Levy Early Learning Center!

12:15 PM

Half Court Shot Contest Test your basketball skills in a half court shot contest. Prizes for top 3 shots!

1:30 PM

Story Time & Crafts! (ages 4-8) Book: The Art Lesson: A Shavuot Story. Make papercut decorations with PJ Library, Shalom Baby and the Beverly Levy Early Learning Center!

2 - 2:30 PM

Show Me the Sugar! Explore the snacks and drinks you choose on a daily basis and discover the sugar content in even the healthiest choice! This guessing game show-style activity is fun and informative!





Thank you to our sponsors who make this event possible.

For sponsorship opportunities please reach out to Lindsey Barger at or 203-387-2424 ext. 276.