UCLA Senior Scholars is a membership program that provides opportunities for older adults to connect with UCLA’s academic community.
Membership benefits include auditing privileges at more than 100 UCLA undergraduate courses in various subject areas. Members attend lectures [...]
March was “Colon Cancer Awareness Month” to help raise awareness of the importance of screening to help prevent one of the most common cancers in both men and women. Are you due for a screening?Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women. It affects 150,000 [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP6cx2QH87Y What is the mobile stroke unit?
Approximately every 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke and every four minutes, someone will die as a result of the disease. Against that backdrop, UCLA Health launched the first By • May 8, 2019
Meet John “JJ” Goldrick, who volunteers at the information desk at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.
JJ, 72, volunteers three days a week, and has been doing so since 2013. He is also a member of the hospital’s patient-family advisory council, an ambassador for the American Red Cross-Santa Monica Bay chapter and an [...]
More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that figure is likely to triple by 2060. Currently no treatment can alter the course of dementia associated with the death of brain cells (neurodegeneration).