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August 2019

Getting a Good NIght's Sleep

Thu, Aug 29, 2019
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, 9400 S. Santa Monica Blvd, 2nd Floor Beverly Hills
John Dougherty, MD, UCLA internist, will discuss sleep hygiene, cognitive behavioral therapy and other approaches for getting a good night's sleep - an essential element of good health. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures,…
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The Treatment of Facial Aging: Surgical and Nonsurgical Options

Thu, Aug 29, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plz, Ste 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Jason Roostaeian, MD will discuss surgical procedures for natural-looking facial rejuvenation, including the facelift, brow lift and blepharoplasties.
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Shoulder Pain

Thu, Aug 1, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Annex at Westchester Family YMCA, 8020 Alverstone Ave, Westchester
Jasmine Lee, MD, UCLA family medicine physician, will discuss the common causes for shoulder pain, treatments that include nonsurgical and surgical options, as well as review exercises to improve both strength and range of motion.

Walk With a Doc

Sat, Aug 3, 2019
8:00am to 9:00am

UCLA Health @The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 2040 (meet at the koi pond.)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

10 Habits to Add Vitality to Your Life

Thu, Aug 8, 2019
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Oasis Baldwin Hills, 4005 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles. (Macy's 3rd floor)
This workshop will explore tips for developing healthy habits and simple life strategies that will help you feel your best at any age.

Breast Augmentation

Thu, Aug 8, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plz, Ste 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Andrew Da Lio, MD, will discuss breast augmentation and the silicone, saline and cohesive gel implants currently on the market.

Walk With a Doc

Sun, Aug 11, 2019
9:00am to 10:00am

Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Blvd, Van Nuys (Meet at the Southwest portion of the lake, near parking lot entrance)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

Gender Health and Hormone Therapy

Tue, Aug 13, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica Auditorium
Shira Grock, MD, UCLA endocrinologist, will discuss transgender medicine with a focus on gender affirming hormone therapy. She will review the expected changes and possible side effects of masculinizing and feminizing hormone therapy.

Hematologic Cancer Treatment in 2019

Tue, Aug 13, 2019
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 757 Westwood Bl, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130
Herbert Eradat, MD, UCLA oncologist/hematologist, discusses the different types of  hematologic cancers including leukemias and lymphomas, standard treatment approaches and the approaches, the expanding novel therapeutics for these diseases, and he highlights several new, exciting therapies currently in clinical trials.

Walk With a Doc

Wed, Aug 14, 2019
7:30am to 8:30am

UCLA Health Culver City - 6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 2660 (inside Westfield Mall, 2nd level)
Join UCLA Health physicians for an informative, brief discussion on a current health topic, followed by a refreshing stroll at your own pace.

Heel and Ankle Pain

Tue, Aug 20, 2019
5:45pm to 6:45pm

2121 Wilshire Bl, Santa Monica, Ste 101
Gary Briskin, DPM, will discuss common causes of heel and ankle pain, as well as surgical and nonsurgical therapies.

New Treatments for Knee Arthritis

Wed, Aug 21, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica
Sid Padia, MD, UCLA interventional radiologist, will discuss new minimally invasive treatments, such as genicular artery embolization, which are designed for people with knee pain who are not candidates for knee replacement surgery and have tried joint injections without success. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus…

Your Eyes - A User's Manual

Fri, Aug 23, 2019
1:00pm to 2:30pm

WISE & Healthy Aging, 1527 4th Street, Santa Monica
Gavin Bahadur, MD, UCLA ophthalmologist, will give an interactive presentation on the treatment of common eye conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and dry eyes. This event is part of the UCLA Health 50 Plus Program that offers individuals age 50 and older access to educational lectures, exercise opportunities, information…