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Community Health Programs July, August, September 2013 C ommunit y Health programs UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education and the prevention of illness and injury. Scan the QR code on the left with your smartphone or go to uclahealth.org/calendar for more information. Aging Cancer Cancer Aging Eyelids Melanoma Update Sleep Disturbance and Fatigue UCLA ophthalmologist Mehryar Taban, MD, will discuss the eyelid aging process, including various pathologies, and will cover preventative and treatment options. When: Monday, August 19 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Alzheimer’s Disease John A. Glaspy, MD, MPH, UCLA professor of medicine, will present the latest information about melanoma. Current and newer targeted approaches that utilize the body’s own immune system will be discussed. When: Tuesday, July 9 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Tamkin Auditorium, Room B-130 Info: (310) 794-6644 or simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu Michael Irwin, MD, and Julienne Bower, PhD, will discuss the inter-relationships between cancer, sleep disturbance and fatigue that often arise during cancer treatment and can persist long-term. When: Tuesday, September 10 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Tamkin Auditorium, Room B-130 Info: (310) 794-6644 or simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu Alzheimer’s Caregiver Education Webinars Maintaining a Healthy Immune System Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Join us for a free, live-streaming webinar series that addresses the needs and concerns of caregivers, loved ones and anyone touched by Alzheimer’s disease. Management of Medical & Psychiatric Problems in Dementia with David Merrill, MD, PhD, Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry When: Wednesday, August 21 / Noon – 1 pm Research-Promising Therapies for Dementia Patients with Joshua Grill, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology When: Wednesday, September 18 / Noon – 1 pm Info: dementia.uclahealth.org Brain Aneurysm Brain Aneurysm Support Group This support group is for patients diagnosed with an unruptured brain aneurysm, those having survived a ruptured aneurysm and all caregivers who have supported and taken care of these patients. Information and education regarding diagnosis, investigation, treatment options and recovery process will be discussed. When: Third Saturday of the month, starting July 20 / 9:30 – 11 am Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 6th Fl, Conference Room 6236 RSVP: nmclaughlin@mednet.ucla.edu UCLA Integrative Health practitioners will discuss supporting the immune system, including the latest research on the effects of immune nutrition, supplements for immune health, and how to review and interpret labels of dietary supplements. When: Tuesday, August 13 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Tamkin Auditorium, Room B-130 Info: (310) 794-6644 or simmsmanncenter@mednet.ucla.edu Image-Guided Cancer Therapy Edward Lee, MD, UCLA diagnostic radiologist, will discuss clinical presentations, risk factors and various treatment options for some of the most commonly seen cancers and the role of image-guided cancer therapy. When: Tuesday, August 20 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center, 1990 S. Bundy Dr., Ste 100 RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Evolving Strategies for Breast Cancer A team of UCLA physicians will discuss how the diagnosis and management of early breast cancer have evolved over recent years and the importance of a multidisciplinary, personalized approach. When: Tuesday, September 10 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center, 1990 S. Bundy Dr., Ste 100 RSVP: (800) 516-5323 (continued) Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation (ONGOING) UCLA Cardiopulmonary Rehab presents an integrative program focused on reducing stress, isolation and anxiety through support groups tailored for caregivers, heart transplant patients and families. Info: (310) 825-0014 or asaltzman@mednet.ucla.edu colds and Coughs Coughs Mark McGowan, MD, UCLA pulmonologist, will discuss the causes and treatment for acute and chronic coughs. When: Wednesday, September 25 / 6 – 7:30 pm Where: The Santa Monica Synagogue, 1448 18th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Colds and Flus Geoffrey Graham, MD, UCLA hospitalist, will discuss the differences and similarities, what to do to protect yourself and your family, and what treatments are helpful. When: Wednesday, August 21, 2:30 to 4 pm Where: Sunrise of Westlake Village, 3101 Townsgate Rd, Westlake Village RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Did you miss a lecture you wanted to attend? You can find videos of some of our past lectures by going to uclahealth.org/programvideos. Learn about hyperbaric medicine, urinary incontinence, mindful awareness or sleep disorders. UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)