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Community Health Programs APRIL, MAY, JUNE 2016 COMMUNIT Y HEALTH PROGRAMS UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education. Go to uclahealth.org/calendar for more information. AGING CANCER CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 21st Annual UCLA Research Conference on Aging Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancers Coronary Artery Disease Joshua Cohen, MD, UCLA OB/GYN and Gottfried E. Konecny, MD, UCLA OB/GYN, will discuss ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulvar cancers and treatment options, with an emphasis on recent advances. When: Tuesday, April 12 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Olcay Aksoy, MD, UCLA interventional cardiologist, will discuss coronary artery disease prevention, myths and treatment options. When: Thursday, April 28 / 5 – 6 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica Auditorium, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 The conference will highlight UCLA’s diverse research efforts to enhance and extend productive and healthy lifestyles for older adults. The event serves as a networking opportunity to connect with others interested in aging research and will feature presentations ranging from basic biology to public policy. When: May 10 / 8 am – Noon Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom, 308 Westwood Plaza Info: geronet.ucla.edu/rcoa Aging Eyelids Mehryar Taban, MD, UCLA oculofacial plastic surgeon, will discuss various eyelid conditions related to aging. When: Tuesday, May 17 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica Auditorium, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 BRAIN ANEURYSM Brain Aneurysm Support Group This support group provides information on diagnosis, research, treatment options and recovery for patients diagnosed with an unruptured brain aneurysm, those who survived a ruptured aneurysm and patient caregivers. When: 3rd Saturday, every other month starting May 21 / 9:30 – 10:30 am Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, 6th Fl, Conference Rm 6236 Info: firstname.lastname@example.org Prostate Cancer Update David Khan, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss the latest radiation therapies for treating prostate cancer. When: Tuesday, May 3 / 6:30 – 8 pm Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Bl, Torrance RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Physical Therapy After Cancer Frances Ente, DPT, CLT, and Termeh Toufanian, OPT, CLT, will discuss a variety of treatment options and how an individualized physical therapy program will help you recover after cancer treatment. When: Tuesday, May 10 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 Skin Cancer Update Afshin Safa, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss prevention, risk factors and treatment options for different types of skin cancer. When: Wednesday, June 1 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: Atria Tarzana, 5235 Etiwanda Av, Tarzana RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Cancer: Restringing the Beads of Life DID YOU MISS A LECTURE YOU WANTED TO ATTEND? You can find videos of some of our past lectures and learn about hyperbaric medicine, urinary incontinence, mindful awareness or sleep disorders. Info: uclahealth.org/programvideos UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) Michael Eselun, BCC, certified interfaith chaplain, will discuss how a cancer diagnosis leads some patients to re-examine their life stories as they seek to understand the role cancer plays in their lives. When: Tuesday, June 14 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130 Info: (310) 794-6644 COUGHS Coughs Gerard Frank, MD, UCLA pulmonologist, will discuss serious and chronic cough problems and treatment options. When: Thursday, June 9 / 2 – 3:30 pm Where: OASIS, 10730 W. Pico Bl, Macy’s 3rd Fl RSVP: (800) 516-5323 DIABETES Living with Type 2 Diabetes (ONGOING) This ADA-certified self-care class will teach you important skills to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies. Where: Santa Monica, Torrance and Porter Ranch Info: (310) 794-1299 or email@example.com UCLA Insulin Connection (IConnect) Support Groups Join a support group for people with diabetes who use insulin through multiple daily injections or insulin pumps. Learn and be supported in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. When/Where: 2nd Tuesday every other month in Westwood / 2nd Thursday every other month in Thousand Oaks Info: (310) 794-1299 or firstname.lastname@example.org Events in gold are offered near our UCLA community offices.