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June 30, 1995 - Image 47

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-06-30

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PROVIDENCE
HOSPITAL
A
MEDICAL
CENTERS

Strut! Jewish Agencies
Promote Senior Fitness

Providence Hospital is pleased to
announce that

E. Albert Tzeel, MD

RUTH LITTMANN STAFF WRITER

E

sther Reichstein wasn't
going to let a perfect
blue sky go to waste.

has joined its staff in
the establishment of a
pediatric medical practice
at

Last month, the Detroit se-
nior citizen attended a fitness
day in Oak Park, co-spon-
sored by the Jewish Commu-
nity Center and Jewish
Federation Apartments.
About 35 participants en-
gaged in warm-up exercises.
Then some jogged around the
JCC's outdoor track. Several
walked. Still others pushed
area seniors in wheelchairs.
"It's important that older
Americans stay active," said
23-year-old Reva Nelson, a
JFA Project STaR intern,
who organized the event with
Sharon Ross.

39500 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48375
(810) 471-4300

Hours by appointment.

E. Albert Tzeel, MD, graduated from the University of
Michigan Medical School in 1986. He completed a resi-
dency in Pediatrics at the University of California in 1990.

Above: Marion Guttman, a JCC staff
member, doesn't miss out on the
exercise.

Left: Esther Reichstein and Jack Torf
(behind her) round the bend at the JPM.

"It's inspiring," said Ms. Ross,
who is completing an internship
at the JCC. "I hope when I'm that

age, I'm able to do what they're
doing."
National Senior Fitness Day
is celebrated annually across the
country, generally during the last
week in May.
This year in Oak Park, repre-
sentatives from Sinai Hospital,
the Oakland County Health De-
partment, Arthritis Foundation
and American Heart Association
were on hand to offer counseling
on wellness and workout rou-
tines. Weight Watchers provid-
ed healthy snacks of oat bran
pretzels and dried apples. 0

Tofu Diet Might
Ease Symptoms

A

diet rich in
tofu, flax seed
and other
sources of phy-
to-estrogens could
serve as an alterna-
tive to hormone re-
placement therapy
(HRT) drugs for eas-
ing the symptoms of
menopause and low-
ering the risk of heart
disease and osteo-
porosis in middle-
aged and older
women.
The Menopause Clinic at
Hadassah-Hebrew University
Medical Center in Jerusalem is

Dr. Tzeel is board-certified and is a Fellow of the American
Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American
College of Physician Executives.

MISSIONtHEALTH

PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTERS

Installation Special

Dr. Amnon Brzezinski

seeking women will-
ing to follow such a
diet and to undergo
health checks once
every three months
for a year. It is the
first hospital in Is-
rael, and one of the
few in the world, to
study the effects of
phyto-estrogens in
the diet of
menopausal women.
"Women who are
reluctant to undergo HRT by tak-
ing estrogen-progesterone pills

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