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Community Health Programs APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2015 COMMUNIT 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 for more information. ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA WEBINARS AORTIC STENOSIS CANCER Management of Aortic Stenosis Advanced Care Planning Options Alzheimer’s Caregiver Education Webinars UCLA interventional cardiologist William Suh, MD, will discuss diagnosis and management of aortic stenosis including transcatheter aortic valve replacement, an alternative to open heart surgery. When: Wednesday, June 10 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, 1210 4th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Neil Wenger, MD, UCLA internist, and Shawn Kravich, Esq., interim director, Cancer Legal Resource Center, will discuss the importance of having an up-to-date Advance Care Directive, will or estate plan, including important advance care planning options and decision-making objectives: designating a healthcare power of attorney, completing a POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment), information about creating wills, living trusts and other estate plans. When: Tuesday, May 12 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Join us for a free, live-streaming webinar series that addresses the needs and concerns of care- givers, loved ones and anyone touched by Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia Lecture Speaker: TBA When: Wednesday, April 15 / 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Elder Law Speaker: Marc B. Hankin, Attorney When: Wednesday, May 20 / 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Preventing Falls in People with Dementia Speaker: David A. Ganz, MD, PhD When: Wednesday, June 17 / 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Info: Beyond Alzheimer’s Support Group Do you have a loved one with a memory problem or dementia? Is the stress of being a caregiver overwhelming to you? A support group may be your answer. When: Tuesday & Thursdays (except holidays) / 6:30 – 8 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St, Board Rm G210 Info: (310) 319-3222 BRAIN ANEURYSM Brain Aneurysm Support Group The Brain Aneurysm Support Group is for patients diagnosed with an unruptured brain aneurysm, those having survived a ruptured aneurysm and all caregivers to provide information and education relating to the diagnosis, research, treatment options and recovery process. When: Third Saturday, every other month starting May 16 / 9:30 – 10:30 am Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, 6th Fl, Conference Rm 6236 Info: CANCER Prostate Cancer Robert Reiter, MD, MBA, UCLA urologist and researchers, will discuss prostate cancer and its treatments, including PSA screening, along with discoveries made at UCLA that have revolutionized the diagnosis and management of this disease. When: Tuesday, April 21 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Taste for a Cure The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will host its 20th annual fundraiser featuring a food and wine tasting reception highlighting top Italian chefs and wineries, followed by an awards program, live auction and entertainment. Proceeds support the highest-priority research at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. When: Friday, May 1 Where: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Bl Info: Look Good, Feel Better Class This specially designed American Cancer Society program teaches how to use scarves, wigs and makeup to address the side effects of cancer treatments and regain confidence. For cancer patients only. When: Monday, May 11 / 2:30 – 4:30 pm Where: 1821 Wilshire Bl, Ste 200, Santa Monica RSVP: (800) 227-2345 (CONTINUED) Tour De Pier — Pedal for a Cause The 3rd annual Tour de Pier is a unique fundraising event that brings one of the hottest indoor fitness activities — spinning — to the gorgeous outdoors. Whether you’re a solo rider or on a team, the fundraising minimum for each bike is $500. Tour de Pier benefits three outstanding charities, one of which is the Ronald S. Hirshberg Translational Pancreatic Cancer Research Lab. When: Sunday, May 17 Where: Manhattan Beach Pier, 2 Manhattan Beach Bl Info: Prevent and Detect Skin Cancer UCLA dermatologist Anabella Pascucci, MD, will give tips to prevent skin cancer as well as signs to look for to detect skin cancer early. When: Monday, May 18 / 6 – 7:30 pm Where: Cancer Support Community, Redondo Beach, 109 W. Torrance Bl, Ste 100 RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Events in gold are offered near our UCLA offices in Santa Clarita, Redondo Beach, Thousand Oaks, Valencia and Westlake Village. DID YOU MISS A LECTURE YOU WANTED TO ATTEND? You can find videos of some of our past lectures by going to Learn about hyperbaric medicine, urinary incontinence, mindful awareness or sleep disorders. UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)