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Community Health Programs JULY, AUGUST, SEP TEMBER 2014 C OMMUNIT Y HE ALTH PRO GRAMS 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. BRAIN ANEURYSM / TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA CANCER PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS Heal Your Heart After Cancer Parkinsonian Disorders Support Group Brain Aneurysm and Trigeminal Neuralgia Support Groups Author and bioethicist David Kessler, MA, a specialist in grief, loss and living fully after trauma discusses ﬁnding a stronger, richer life after cancer. He covers how to live life fully despite cancer and how to reduce fears of recurrence. When: Tuesday, July 15 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Info: (310) 794-6644 Parkinsonian disorders support group meetings for progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy, corticobasal degeneration and Parkinson’s disease. Learn about your condition, coping skills and available resources from multiple experts. When: Fridays, August 1 & September 5 / 2 – 4 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Info & RSVP: email@example.com or (310) 206-2154 Support groups are offered for family members and patients diagnosed with a brain aneurysm or trigeminal neuralgia. When: Saturdays, July 19 and September 20 / 9:30 – 10:30 am for brain aneurysm; 10:45 – 11:45 am for trigeminal neuralgia Where: 757 Westwood Plaza, Ste. 6236 Info: firstname.lastname@example.org Lymphoma Treatment in 2014 A UCLA medical oncologist discusses the different types of lymphoma, standard treatment approaches and the expanding use of novel therapies. Topics will include recent research that is changing our understanding of the biology of lymphoma, new targeted treatments and exciting clinical trials. When: Tuesday, August 12 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Info: (310) 794-6644 Breast Cancer Treatment: Past, Present and Future FEATURED EVENT RHEUMATOLOGY — What Every Rheumatology Patient Needs to Know This half-day workshop will present information about integrative treatment options for the management of arthritis, ﬁbromyalgia and connective tissue disorders. When: Saturday, September 13 / 9 am – 12:30 pm Where: Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St Cost: $50 per person; $40 for students, seniors, UCLA staff and UCLA 50-Plus Members RSVP: (310) 582-6355 or email@example.com * This physician is an afﬁliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA. The newest information on breast cancer treatment, including reﬁned molecular testing to better guide treatment, endocrine therapy, chemotherapy, the latest targeted therapies and how new treatment paradigms have evolved out of evidenced-based research studies. When: Tuesday September 9 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Info: (310) 794-6644 HAIR RESTORATION New Advances in Hair Restoration Jeffrey Rawnsley, MD*, head and neck surgeon, will present a live demonstration of the latest techniques to re-create a natural hairline. When: Wednesday, September 10 / 7 – 8 pm Where: 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste 550 RSVP: (310) 570-0244 PODIATRY Heel and Ankle Pain Gary Briskin, DPM*, will discuss plantar fasciitis, arthritis, tendonitis and tendon tears. When: Tuesday, August 12 / 5:45 – 6:45 pm Where: 2121 Wilshire Bl, Ste 101, Santa Monica RSVP: (310) 828-0011 (date subject to change) Ankle Arthritis and Ankle Replacement Bob Baravarian, DPM*, will discuss the latest advances in conservative and surgical treatment of foot and ankle arthritis. When: Tuesday, September 9 / 5:45 – 6:45 pm Where: 2121 Wilshire Bl, Ste 101, Santa Monica RSVP: (310) 828-0011 (date subject to change) TEENS / YOUNG ADULTS Life After Pediatrics for Teens and Young Adults with Chronic Medical Conditions This free seminar addresses transitional-care issues for teens and young adults with chronic med