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Community Health Programs October, November, December 2014 PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS Parkinsonian Disorders FEATURED EVENT Nutrition & Health Seminar This seminar will provide participants with the scientific data and understanding of the central role of nutrition in health. • I ntegration of nutrition in disease prevention and in the therapeutic plan of medical care — Mihaela Taylor, MD • F ood for Thought: Understanding Inflammation and the Role of Chinese Nutrition — Lawrence Taw, MD • D ietary approaches to health and weight loss for chronic inflammatory conditions — Nancee Jaffe, RD When: Saturday, November 22 / 9 am – Noon Where: First Floor Auditorium, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St Info & RSVP: (310) 582-6355 or MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS REACH to Achieve Program (ONGOING) This weekly program focuses on fitness, memory, emotional well-being, recreation, nutrition and health education for those with multiple sclerosis. Where: Marilyn Hilton MS Achievement Center Info & Application: (310) 267-4071 PAIN MANAGEMENT Back, Hip, Arm and Leg Pain J. Pablo Villablanca, MD, UCLA diagnostic neuroradiologist, will explore the common causes of pain in the back, hip, arm and leg, the significance of specific symptoms, and the range of treatment options. When: Monday, December 15 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: Westside Family YMCA, 11311 La Grange Av RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Events in gold are offered near our UCLA offices in Malibu, Porter Ranch, Redondo Beach, Torrance and Thousand Oaks. TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA Trigeminal Neuralgia The Parkinsonian Disorders Support Group provides information, education, resources and support for patients and caregivers dealing with: progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy and parkinson’s disease. Facilitated by Loretta Mazorra, NP, and Yvette Bordelon, MD, PhD, of UCLA’s Movement Disorders Clinic. When: First Friday of each month from 2 – 4 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Rm 3102 Info & RSVP: Dolly West (310) 430-6678 or The Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Support Group helps patients diagnosed with TN and other facial pain syndromes and their families learn about diagnosis, research and treatment options. When: Third Saturday of every other month starting November 15 / 9:30 – 11:45 am Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 6th Fl, Conference Room 6236 RSVP: PLASTIC SURGERY Optimizing Nasal Appearance Learn about the latest techniques and technologies available to improve the appearance of your nose. When: Thursday, December 4 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 STRESS MANAGEMENT Stress Management: Self-Care Heather Palleiko, clinical specialist at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will discuss how stress affects the body and how integrative self-care plays an important role in reducing the physical symptoms of stress. When: Wednesday, December 17 / 10 – 11:30 am Where: Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Bl RSVP: (800) 516-5323 THYROID DISEASE Thyroid Disease Update Angela Leung, MD, UCLA endocrinologist, will give an overview of thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and thyroid nodules, focusing on symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. When: Thursday, November 13 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: Belmont Village, 10475 Wilshire Bl, Los Angeles RSVP: (800) 516-5323 WELLNESS Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life UCLA neurologists will discuss the integrative approach to medicine without medications to keep your brain working optimally. Speaker: Jeremy Cholfin, MD When: Tuesday, October 14 / 4:30 – 5:30 pm Where: The Village at Northridge, 9222 Corbin Av RSVP: (818) 923-1824 Speaker: Lorne Label, MD When: Wednesday, November 5/ 6:00 – 7:30 pm Where: Camarillo Health Care District, 3639 E Las Posas Rd, Suite 117 RSVP: (805) 388-1952 Understanding Gynecologic Issues Lisa Little, MD, UCLA gynecologist, wi[153]