The public is invited to a presentation by Dr. Naomi Rusk on The Neuroscience of Death and the Journey of the Soul, sponsored by the Boulder Chevra Kadisha. The presentation is this Sunday, November 3 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Nevei Kodesh Synagogue, 1925 Glenwood, Boulder.
Dr. Ilene Naomi Rusk, a clinical neuroscientist, has completed postdoctoral fellowships in neuropsychology and brain and behavior relationships and has experience assessing and diagnosing Neurodegenerative Disorders.Dr Rusk currently co-owns The Brain and Behavior Clinic. She has worked with people who have experienced medical illnesses, trauma, accidents, and those who are navigating end of life transitions. Healthy aging of the body, brain and soul are personal and professional passions for her as is healing into death. Her current focus is to integrate mindfulness and emotional healing into death and dying and to honor the journey of the soul! She has an interesting neuro-scientific perspective on dying.
Nechama (Niki) Zakroff is visually impaired, but she did not let that prevent her from seeing the world. This summer, Nechama participated in a Birthright Israel trip which caters specifically to people with physical handicaps that make it difficult for them to travel.