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Community Health Programs April, May, June 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 as a member, call (800) 516-5323. Memory Training Course (ONGOING) Learn practical memory-enhancing techniques in this four-week, two hours each week course. The program is designed for people with mild memory concerns and not for those with any form of dementia. Where: Locations vary IInfo & Cost: (310) 794-0680 or sgoldfarb@ mednet.ucla.edu or longevity.ucla.edu Senior Scholars (ONGOING) Learn from UCLA’s most distinguished professors while enjoying an intergenerational experience with bright undergraduate students. Registration deadline for summer quarter session A ends May 23, 2014. Cost: $150 Where: Locations vary on UCLA campus. Info: srscholars@mednet.ucla.edu or (310) 794-0679 or longevity.ucla.edu Heart Failure in Older Adults Learn about this serious and common condition — causes, diagnosis, lowering your risk, symptoms and treatment options. When: Tuesday, April 8 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Caring For the South Bay Community Lecture Series Heart health is important at every age. Come learn from Gopi Manthripragada, MD, UCLA cardiologist about tips to take care of your heart. When: Thursday, April 10 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail tcampbell@belmontvillage.com Making Friends as We Age Learn how you can enhance your well-being and quality of life through social interaction and companionship. This workshop will focus on the benefits of companionship as a protective factor for negative health consequences. Participants will engage in activities and learn resources and strategies on how to develop meaningful connections with others. When: Wednesday, April 23 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Street Smarts for Seniors Learn how to fight back and not be a victim of crime! This workshop will focus on tips, advice and demonstrations about how to defend and protect yourself. When: Monday, April 28 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Principals of Balance Learn how abdominal core strength can greatly affect your balance, posture and health using unique exercises and movement; appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. When: Wednesday, April 30 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: YWCA Santa Monica Westside, 2019 14th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Caring For the South Bay Community Lecture Series UCLA rheumatologist Marian Kaldas, MD, will discuss the role of lifestyle modifications, particularly physical activity, in addition to medications to manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis. When: Thursday, May 8 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail tcampbell@belmontvillage.com Vision Problems in Older Adults Learn about common vision problems people experience as they get older, ways of reducing risks and the latest treatments. When: Tuesday, May 13 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Deep Vein Thrombosis and Clots John Moriarty, MD, UCLA vascular and interventional radiologist, will explore treatments for heavy, swollen legs — from blockages to clots, and how to improve your life without surgery. When: Thursday, May 15 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Scan to find out more, or go to: uclahealth.org/calendar FEATURED EVENT Get Connected: A Technology Fair for Older Adults This free event includes computer workshops for beginners on using the mouse, basic Internet and e-mail; lectures for more advanced users on social media, how to shop safely online and mobile devices and apps; special one-on-one assistance in “gadget garden”(bring your own device for individual help) and “information stations” (one-on-one assistance on applications and Websites). When: Saturday, May 17 / 10 am – 2 pm Where: Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Bl Info: (800) 516-5323 Make the Most Out of Your Trip to the Doctor Sandra Vizireanu, MD, UCLA family medicine physician, will discuss what to expect at your annual physical, recommended screenings, routine tests and how to get the most out of your doctor’s visit. When: Thursday, May 15 / 6:30 – 8 pm Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 West Sepulveda Bl, Torrance RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Constipation Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD, UCLA gastroenterologist, will focus on the myths and misconceptions of constipation and treatment options. When: Tuesday, June 10 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Westlake Village, 3101 Townsgate Rd RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Age-Related Hearing Loss UCLA audiologists will discuss age-related hearing loss, including strategies for coping and communicating successfully, the use of hearing aids and other devices. When: Thursday, June 12 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: OASIS, Macy’s 3rd level, 10730 W. Pico Bl, Los Angeles RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Vital Signs Spring 2014 Vol. 62 15 Community Health Programs April, May, June 2014 it begins with UCLA Health 50 - Plus is a program offering educational lectures, a walking Scan to find out program, information on community and health resources, membership amenities, a free more, or go to: community flu shot clinic, and special events. To sign up as a member, call (800) 516-5323. uclahealth.org/calendar Memory Training Course (ONGOING) Street Smarts for Seniors Learn practical memory-enhancing techniques Learn how to fight back and not be a victim of FEATURED EVENT in this four-week, two hours each week course. crime! This workshop will focus on tips, advice Get Connected: The program is designed for people with mild and demonstrations about how to defend and A Technology Fair for Older Adults memory concerns and not for those with any protect yourself. form of dementia. This free event includes computer workshops When: Monday, April 28 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm for beginners on using the mouse, basic Where: Locations vary Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, Internet and e-mail; lectures for more IInfo & Cost: (310) 794-0680 or sgoldfarb@ Santa Monica, 1250 16th St advanced users on social media, how to mednet.ucla.edu or longevity.ucla.edu RSVP: (800) 516-5323 shop safely online and mobile devices and apps; special one-on-one assistance in Senior Scholars (ONGOING) Principals of Balance “gadget garden”(bring your own device for Learn from UCLA’s most distinguished professors Learn how abdominal core strength can greatly individual help) and “information stations” while enjoying an intergenerational experience affect your balance, posture and health using (one-on-one assistance on applications with bright undergraduate students. Registration unique exercises and movement; appropriate and Websites). deadline for summer quarter session A ends for all ages and fitness levels. When: Saturday, May 17 / 10 am – 2 pm May 23, 2014. Cost: $150 Where: Santa Monica Public Library, When: Wednesday, April 30 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: Locations vary on UCLA campus. 601 Santa Monica Bl Where: YWCA Santa Monica Westside, Info: srscholars@mednet.ucla.edu or 2019 14th St Info: (800) 516-5323 (310) 794-0679 or longevity.ucla.edu RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Heart Failure in Older Adults Caring For the South Bay Learn about this serious and common Make the Most Out of Community Lecture Series Your Trip to the Doctor condition — causes, diagnosis, lowering your risk, symptoms and treatment options. UCLA rheumatologist Marian Kaldas, MD, Sandra Vizireanu, MD, UCLA family medicine When: Tuesday, April 8 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm will discuss the role of lifestyle modifications, physician, will discuss what to expect at your particularly physical activity, in addition to annual physical, recommended screenings, Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St medications to manage the symptoms routine tests and how to get the most out of RSVP: (800) 516-5323 of osteoarthritis. your doctor’s visit. When: Thursday, May 8 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm When: Thursday, May 15 / 6:30 – 8 pm Caring For the South Bay Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, Community Lecture Series Rancho Palos Verdes 2900 West Sepulveda Bl, Torrance Heart health is important at every age. Come RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail RSVP: (800) 516-5323 learn from Gopi Manthripragada, MD, UCLA tcampbell@belmontvillage.com cardiologist about tips to take care of your heart. Constipation When: Thursday, April 10 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm Vision Problems in Older Adults Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD, UCLA gastroenterologist, Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Learn about common vision problems people will focus on the myths and misconceptions of Rancho Palos Verdes experience as they get older, ways of reducing constipation and treatment options. RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail risks and the latest treatments. When: Tuesday, June 10 / 2:30 – 4 pm tcampbell@belmontvillage.com When: Tuesday, May 13 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Westlake Village, Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St Making Friends as We Age 3101 Townsgate Rd RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Learn how you can enhance your well-being RSVP: (800) 516-5323 and quality of life through social interaction and Deep Vein Thrombosis and Clots companionship. This workshop will focus on the Age-Related Hearing Loss John Moriarty, MD, UCLA vascular and benefits of companionship as a protective factor UCLA audiologists will discuss age-related interventional radiologist, will explore treatments for negative health consequences. Participants hearing loss, including strategies for coping and for heavy, swollen legs — from blockages to clots, will engage in activities and learn resources communicating successfully, the use of hearing and how to improve your life without surgery. and strategies on how to develop meaningful aids and other devices. connections with others. When: Thursday, May 15 / Noon – 1:30 pm When: Thursday, June 12 / 2:30 – 4 pm When: Wednesday, April 23 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St Where: OASIS, Macy’s 3rd level, Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, RSVP: (800) 516-5323 10730 W. Pico Bl, Los Angeles Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Vital Signs Spring 2014 Vol. 62 15 Community Health Programs April, May, June 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 as a member, call (800) 516-5323. Memory Training Course (ONGOING) Learn practical memory-enhancing techniques in this four-week, two hours each week course. The program is designed for people with mild memory concerns and not for those with any form of dementia. Where: Locations vary IInfo & Cost: (310) 794-0680 or sgoldfarb@ mednet.ucla.edu or longevity.ucla.edu Senior Scholars (ONGOING) Learn from UCLA’s most distinguished professors while enjoying an intergenerational experience with bright undergraduate students. Registration deadline for summer quarter session A ends May 23, 2014. Cost: $150 Where: Locations vary on UCLA campus. Info: srscholars@mednet.ucla.edu or (310) 794-0679 or longevity.ucla.edu Heart Failure in Older Adults Learn about this serious and common condition — causes, diagnosis, lowering your risk, symptoms and treatment options. When: Tuesday, April 8 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Caring For the South Bay Community Lecture Series Heart health is important at every age. Come learn from Gopi Manthripragada, MD, UCLA cardiologist about tips to take care of your heart. When: Thursday, April 10 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail tcampbell@belmontvillage.com Making Friends as We Age Learn how you can enhance your well-being and quality of life through social interaction and companionship. This workshop will focus on the benefits of companionship as a protective factor for negative health consequences. Participants will engage in activities and learn resources and strategies on how to develop meaningful connections with others. When: Wednesday, April 23 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Street Smarts for Seniors Learn how to fight back and not be a victim of crime! This workshop will focus on tips, advice and demonstrations about how to defend and protect yourself. When: Monday, April 28 / 2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Boardroom, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Principals of Balance Learn how abdominal core strength can greatly affect your balance, posture and health using unique exercises and movement; appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. When: Wednesday, April 30 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: YWCA Santa Monica Westside, 2019 14th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Caring For the South Bay Community Lecture Series UCLA rheumatologist Marian Kaldas, MD, will discuss the role of lifestyle modifications, particularly physical activity, in addition to medications to manage the symptoms of osteoarthritis. When: Thursday, May 8 / 5:30 – 7:30 pm Where: Belmont Village, 5701 Crestridge Rd, Rancho Palos Verdes RSVP: (310) 377-9977 or e-mail tcampbell@belmontvillage.com Vision Problems in Older Adults Learn about common vision problems people experience as they get older, ways of reducing risks and the latest treatments. When: Tuesday, May 13 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Santa Monica, 1312 15th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Deep Vein Thrombosis and Clots John Moriarty, MD, UCLA vascular and interventional radiologist, will explore treatments for heavy, swollen legs — from blockages to clots, and how to improve your life without surgery. When: Thursday, May 15 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Scan to find out more, or go to: uclahealth.org/calendar FEATURED EVENT Get Connected: A Technology Fair for Older Adults This free event includes computer workshops for beginners on using the mouse, basic Internet and e-mail; lectures for more advanced users on social media, how to shop safely online and mobile devices and apps; special one-on-one assistance in “gadget garden”(bring your own device for individual help) and “information stations” (one-on-one assistance on applications and Websites). When: Saturday, May 17 / 10 am – 2 pm Where: Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Bl Info: (800) 516-5323 Make the Most Out of Your Trip to the Doctor Sandra Vizireanu, MD, UCLA family medicine physician, will discuss what to expect at your annual physical, recommended screenings, routine tests and how to get the most out of your doctor’s visit. When: Thursday, May 15 / 6:30 – 8 pm Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 West Sepulveda Bl, Torrance RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Constipation Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD, UCLA gastroenterologist, will focus on the myths and misconceptions of constipation and treatment options. When: Tuesday, June 10 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Westlake Village, 3101 Townsgate Rd RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Age-Related Hearing Loss UCLA audiologists will discuss age-related hearing loss, including strategies for coping and communicating successfully, the use of hearing aids and other devices. When: Thursday, June 12 / 2:30 – 4 pm Where: OASIS, Macy’s 3rd level, 10730 W. Pico Bl, Los Angeles RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Vital Signs Spring 2014 Vol. 62 15