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Community Health Programs October, November, December 2014 it begins with UCLA Health 50 - Plus is a program offering educational lectures, a walking program, information on community and health resources, membership amenities, a free community flu shot clinic and special events. To sign up, call (800) 516-5323. Joint Pains Learn about diagnosis and treatments for joint pains. When: Tuesday, October 14 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Better Bones — Better Health Body, Mind, Spirit: Recreating U Andrea Shaw, MD, UCLA family physician, will address how to keep your bones healthy as you age. Come early to visit the booths at the Malibu Wellness Expo — starts at 11 am. When: Thursday, October 23 / Noon – 12:45 pm Where: Malibu Senior Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Learn the keys for ensuring a healthy body, mind and spirit and realizing your full potential. Workshops will cover resilience, brain health, spirituality, creativity, healing, reinventing your life at any age, nutritional trends and mindfulness meditation. Exercise sessions and screenings will be available. When: Saturday, October 25 / 8 am – 1 pm Where: UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Cheryl Hoffman, MD, UCLA interventional radiologist, will discuss the latest treatment options for varicose veins, deep vein thrombosis, peripheral artery disease and radiating nerve pain from the back. When: Tuesday, October 28 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: The Canterbury, 5801 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes RSVP: (800) 516-5323 FEATURED EVENT Memory Training Course (ONGOING) Learn practical memory-enhancing techniques in a course designed for people with mild memory concerns; not for those with dementia. Two hours per week for four weeks. Where: Locations vary Info & Cost: (310) 794-0680 or or UCLA Senior Scholars (ONGOING) Choose from hundreds of classes each quarter and learn from UCLA’s most distinguished professors while enjoying an intergenerational experience with bright undergraduate students. Registration deadline for winter quarter ends November 28, 2014. Where: Locations vary on UCLA campus Info: or (310) 794-0679 or Cost: $150 My Legs Hurt — Why? Protecting Your Skin David Beynet, MD, and Joseph Greco, MD, UCLA dermatologists, will discuss signs and treatments of skin cancer and precancerous growths. When: Tuesday, November 4 / 1:30 – 3 pm Where: OASIS, Macy’s 3rd level, 10730 W Pico Bl, Los Angeles RSVP: (800) 516-5323 A Collaborative Dialogue about Relationships This workshop will focus on the importance and value of fostering meaningful relationships and discuss ways to better navigate challenges created by differences. When: Wednesday, November 5 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Scan to find out more, or go to: Prolapse and Incontinence Have you ever experienced a loss of urine with exercise, cough or sneeze or a sensation of bulging at the vaginal opening? These are not uncommon problems, especially in those who have given birth. Amy Rosenman, MD, UCLA urogynecologist, will discuss what this is, why it happens and how it is treated. When: Wednesday, November 12 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, 1210 4th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Fit Feet After Fifty Learn foot care tips and how to keep your feet healthy after 50. When: Thursday, November 20 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Tremors Zeba Vanek, MD, UCLA neurologist, will focus on the common causes, diagnosis and treatments of tremors. When: Tuesday, December 2 / 4 – 5:30 pm Where: Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Oh My Aching Back! Learn what causes back pain and what you can do about it. When: Tuesday, December 9 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th[153]