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Total Healing: the Meditation Prescription

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

What can meditation do for you?

It can help you deal with the stress in your life. It can boost your immune system and help you with your physical and emotional problems. In this presentation, Dr. Raider will present the latest medical and scientific data regarding meditation and the prevention and treatment of many disease states including high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer and chronic pain. He will talk about the enormous body of research on meditation as the antidote to stress. He will also explain how and why meditation helps you live in a way that gives expression to your spirit, the source of all healing and show you how you can use meditation to access your own healing power. Please join Matthew Raider, MD, who is a clinical physician and coordinating director of the Geriatric Teaching Program in Family Medicine at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut. He has been practicing meditation for over 30 years. Dr. Raider is also a national speaker and a contributing author to the book “Meditation as Medication for the Soul” by Rajinder Singh. His chapter “Meditation: 25 Years Experience in Primary Care Medicine” chronicles meditation as it has moved from “being considered a fringe practice to now being called the secret to optimum health.

Presenter: Dr. Raider graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School with honors in 1979. He maintains a clinical practice in geriatric medicine. He held a faculty position at the University of Connecticut Medical School and has coordinated the geriatrics curriculum for the Middlesex Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program for over 30 years. He is currently medical director of four Connecticut health care facilities. As a physician and long-time meditator, Dr. Raider has a strong interest in meditation and its relationship to health and disease prevention/treatment. He has lectured extensively on the subject in hospitals and other venues in the United States and Canada and most recently spoke at the United Nations. Dr. Raider is also a contributing author to the popular book “Meditation as Medication for the Soul” by Rajinder Singh.

Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event.


Thursday, August 13, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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