2017 Asian American Health & Wellness Expo

Time: 25 Mar 2017 - 09:30
Location: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Lobbby, West Bloomfield

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The goal of this project is to promote a  healthy Asian diet and life style to Asian American communities and the community at large.  Emphasizing prevention, AC – SE MI  is committed to promoting healthy living, and nutrition education has become a very important part of its work.



09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Brain Storm – A Workout for the Mind
Interactive presentation that teaches about brain basics while challenging you to replace old routines with fresh pursuits
Dona MacDonald, M.A.,
Cheryl Deep, M.A.
10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Evolution of Modern Day Joint Replacement
Joint disease have troubled people since the ancient times. Learn about new technology and what may be right for you.
Jason Davis, M.D.
11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Medication Management
Simple Strategies to manage your medication, poly pharmacy and how to take the lead on taking better care of your health by asking the right provider the right questions
Wessam Yousef RPh
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Anti-Inflammatory Foods Cooking Demo
Nutrition and food education, featuring a chef and registered dietitian.
David Schwartz, RD
12:35 p.m. – 01:05 p.m. Healthy Aging – All You Want to Know
Know how to talk to your doctor, health signs you should watch for, general aging information, and a question/ answer portion with the doctor.
Yahya Murad, M.D.
01:10 p.m. – 01:40 p.m. Seated Yoga and Meditation
Balancing mind body and spirit.
Julie Levinson, ERYT
01:45 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. Essential Oils 101
Learn how essential oils can benefit your everyday life. We will explain how to use oils to relieve stress, anxiety, headaches, allergies and more!
Debbie Burns, Manager of
Vita wellness center
02:00 p.m. – 02:15 p.m.
Tai-chi for arthritis & fall Prevention

Evidence-based exercise.
Janilla Lee, Ph.D.




  • Number of participants: Approximately 110 (a few didn’t fill out the registration form)
  • Vendors participanted: 10

Participants Demographic Data:

Characteristics #
Female 51
Male 50
Unknown 4
Total 105
Age (years)
30-39 1
40-49 5
50-59 7
60-69 26
70-79 51
80-89 8
90+ 1
Unknown  6
Asian Indian 35
Chinese 49
Filipino 5
Japanese 2
Korean 1
Black 1
white 2
Others 1
Unknown 9
Born in U.S.
Yes 7
No 92
Unknown 6
Total 105











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