September 2017

Calendar

UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education and the prevention of illness and injury.

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Research and Trials

UCLA conducts research for a wide range of medical disorders and offers patients opportunities to participate in research and clinical trials. See a list of the current research and trial opportunities.

Support Groups

UCLA Health and its community partners offer a number of support groups, available in person and by telephone, designed to support and inform patients, families and caregivers coping with a variety of diagnoses. See a list of current support groups.

50+ Fitness U

Mon, Sep 4 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Mindful Meditation Drop In Sessions

Tue, Sep 5 2017
12:30pm to 1:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Auditorium
Drop in mindful meditation sessions led by UCLA MARC trained facilitators at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 1pm
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Thu, Sep 7 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Memory Care

Thu, Sep 7 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Longevity Center, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 3119
Designed for individuals age 65 and younger diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, this program teaches techniques to boost memory, lower stress and stimulate the mind and body. It includes a social hour with a separate support group for caregivers.
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Mon, Sep 11 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Mindful Meditation Drop In Sessions

Tue, Sep 12 2017
12:30pm to 1:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Auditorium
Drop in mindful meditation sessions led by UCLA MARC trained facilitators at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 1pm
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Thu, Sep 14 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Memory Care

Thu, Sep 14 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Longevity Center, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 3119
Designed for individuals age 65 and younger diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, this program teaches techniques to boost memory, lower stress and stimulate the mind and body. It includes a social hour with a separate support group for caregivers.
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Mon, Sep 18 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Mindful Meditation Drop In Sessions

Tue, Sep 19 2017
12:30pm to 1:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Auditorium
Drop in mindful meditation sessions led by UCLA MARC trained facilitators at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 1pm
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Thu, Sep 21 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Memory Care

Thu, Sep 21 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Longevity Center, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 3119
Designed for individuals age 65 and younger diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, this program teaches techniques to boost memory, lower stress and stimulate the mind and body. It includes a social hour with a separate support group for caregivers.
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Mon, Sep 25 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Foot and Ankle Pain

Mon, Sep 25, 2017
5:00pm to 6:00pm

1260 15th St, Ste 1014, Santa Monica
Santa Monica Podiatry Group’s Abbasseh Towfigh, DPM, and Terry Boykoff, DPM, will answer questions and address concerns about foot and ankle problems. Please RSVP and let our staff know what issues you would like to discuss.
DETAILS

Mindful Meditation Drop In Sessions

Tue, Sep 26 2017
12:30pm to 1:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Auditorium
Drop in mindful meditation sessions led by UCLA MARC trained facilitators at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Every Tuesday from 12:30 to 1pm
DETAILS

Basic Diabetes Nutrition

Tue, Sep 26, 2017
4:00pm to 5:30pm

100 Moody Ct, Ste 200
This ADA-certified class consists of two consecutive 90-min sessions. It will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.
DETAILS

50+ Understanding Medicare

Wed, Sep 27, 2017
7:00pm to 8:30pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Auditorium, 1250 16th St
Learn what Medicare covers and how to fill in the gaps.
DETAILS

50+ Fitness U

Thu, Sep 28 2017
11:00am to 12:00pm

St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 725 California Avenue
Join the SAIL fitness and education program led by UCLA physical therapists and designed for healthy seniors. First-time participants should arrive 30 minutes early for physical therapy screening.
DETAILS

Memory Care

Thu, Sep 28 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Longevity Center, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 3119
Designed for individuals age 65 and younger diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, this program teaches techniques to boost memory, lower stress and stimulate the mind and body. It includes a social hour with a separate support group for caregivers.
DETAILS

Kidney Smart Classes

Thu, Sep 28, 2017
2:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St, Conference Ctr
This two-hour class provides information on kidney function, kidney disease and managing a diet that promotes healthy kidneys.
DETAILS

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Basic Diabetes Nutrition

Tue, Sep 5, 2017
9:00am to 10:30am

1245 16th St, Ste 307
This ADA-certified class consists of two consecutive 90-min sessions. It will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Thu, Sep 7, 2017
8:00am to 5:00pm

100 Moody Ct, Ste 200
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Kidney Smart Classes

Thu, Sep 7, 2017
2:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St, Conference Ctr
This two-hour class provides information on kidney function, kidney disease and managing a diet that promotes healthy kidneys.

Scar Treatment and Hair Restoration

Thu, Sep 7, 2017
6:00pm to 7:00pm

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Rm 206
Andrew Vardanian, MD, UCLA plastic surgeon, will discuss modern treatment options for conditions affecting the skin and hair.

Facial Aesthetics and Rejuvenation

Thu, Sep 7, 2017
7:00pm to 8:30pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Auditorium, 1250 16th St
Jason Roostaeian, MD, UCLA plastic surgeon, will discuss new techniques for natural-looking facial aesthetic surgery/rejuvenation.

Basic Diabetes Nutrition

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
9:00am to 10:30am

1245 16th St, Ste 307
This ADA-certified class consists of two consecutive 90-min sessions. It will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

50+ Vaccinations

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
2:00pm to 3:30pm

OASIS, inside Macy’s, 10730 W Pico Bl
Learn which vaccinations are recommended for older adults to prevent diseases and maintain good health and vitality.

“No One Dies Alone” Volunteer Training

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Rm B210
Receive volunteer training for UCLA Health’s on-call No One Dies Alone program. Volunteers must be processed through the UCLA Health volunteer services department.

Changes in Prostate Cancer Care

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130, 757 Westwood Bl
Leonard S. Marks, MD, will discuss the best treatment and surveillance of prostate cancer, including aggressive treatments for high-risk prostate cancer and new treatments for advanced cancer.

Cancer Survivorship

Tue, Sep 12, 2017
7:00pm to 8:30pm

UCLA Medical Ctr Santa Monica, Conference Rm 3, 1250 16th St
Steve Lee, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss cancer survivorship and treatment choices for common cancers and their impact on survivorship.

Surgical Management of Chiari Malformation in Children and Adolescents

Wed, Sep 13, 2017
6:00pm to 8:00pm

UCLA Medical Center, Charles and Peggy Norris Global Conference Room 300 Stein Plaza, 4th floor, Room 437 Los Angeles, CA 90095 Visitors should parking in the Jules Stein Parking Lot as you enter Stein Plaza Driveway.
Join UCLA neurosurgeon Aria Fallah, MD, as he gives an overview of the latest surgical treatment options for Chiari malformations in children and adolescents.  The lecture is hosted by  the Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation. Dr. Fallah is pediatric neurosurgeon in the department of Neurosurgery at UCLA Health and an assistant

50+ Stroke Update

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
10:00am to 11:30am

Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th St
Pamela Nye, RN, will discuss how to react quickly if someone you know or love is suffering sudden stroke symptoms, as well as your personal risk of stroke.

Reversing Heart Disease with Lifestyle Medicine

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA 1332 6th Street
Learn how to prevent and reverse heart disease and improve longevity by focusing on nutrition, exercise, stress management and group support. UCLA Ornish Lifestyle Medicine is the only program scientifically proven to prevent, stop and even reverse (“undo”) heart disease by helping participants make significant lifestyle changes. This free workshop

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

3445 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste 100
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Volunteer Open House

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
10:00am to 11:00am

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Ste B791
Come meet current volunteers and learn about our range of volunteer opportunities. Parking and refreshments are provided.

50+ Walk With a Doc

Sat, Sep 16, 2017
7:30am to 8:30am

Triunfo Community Park, 950 Aranmoor Av, Westlake Village (meet by the kids’ play structure)
Join UCLA Health physicians for a healthy stroll.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Sat, Sep 16, 2017
8:00am to 5:00pm

Toluca Lake Health Ctr, 4323 Riverside Dr, Education Rm
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Lupus Annual Patient Conference

Sat, Sep 16, 2017
10:30am to 4:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130, 757 Westwood Bl
Learn the latest about lupus research from distinguished practitioners and researchers in the field.

Demystifying Cancer: Overcoming Challenges & Winning the War

Sat, Sep 16, 2017
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Music Academy of the West 1070 Fairway Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Saturday, September 16 5:30 pm Reception 6:30 pm Music & Medicine Featuring performances by the Herb Alpert School of Music Faculty and Students 7 pm Forum Advanced registration is required for this free public event. Valet parking provided. E-mail access@mednet.ucla.edu or call (800) UCLA-MD1 (Press 3 at the prompt) for

UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) - Dialysis

Sun, Sep 17, 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Conference Ctr, 1250 16th St
UCLA nephrologists Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD, Niloofar Nobakht Haghighi, MD, and Mohammad Kamgar, MD, conduct free monthly educational programs about kidney health, high blood pressure and kidney-disease management. Interactive sessions include free blood-pressure tests and educational resources.

“No One Dies Alone” Volunteer Training

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
1:00pm to 2:30pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St, Rm G210
Receive volunteer training for UCLA Health’s on-call No One Dies Alone program. Volunteers must be processed through the UCLA Health volunteer services department.

Exercise Programs for Injury Prevention

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
2:00pm to 3:30pm

OASIS, inside Macy’s, 10730 W Pico Bl
Molli Hermiston, UCLA physical therapy assistant, will review how to create a balanced exercise program to avoid common injuries through proper warm-up techniques, post-workout stretching and foam rolling.

Basic Diabetes Nutrition

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
4:00pm to 5:30pm

100 Moody Ct, Ste 200
This ADA-certified class consists of two consecutive 90-min sessions. It will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Ankle Arthritis and Ankle Replacement

Tue, Sep 19, 2017
5:30pm to 6:30pm

2121 Wilshire Bl, Ste 101, Santa Monica
Bob Baravarian, DPM, will discuss the latest advances in treating foot and ankle arthritis, including injection joint lubrication, arthroscopic cleanup, joint-preservation surgery, fusion surgery and ankle-replacement surgery.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

3445 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste 100
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Scar Treatment and Hair Restoration

Thu, Sep 21, 2017
6:00pm to 7:00pm

UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Auditorium, 1250 16th St
Andrew Vardanian, MD, UCLA plastic surgeon, will discuss modern treatment options for conditions affecting the skin and hair.