Health Education Lectures & Events
Plastic Surgery: Fact vs. Fiction (San Carlos Library), June 27, 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
In this free presentation you will learn about the field of cosmetic plastic surgery and how to make smart choices about plastic surgery for the safest and most effective results.
Heart Health Lifestyle Tips for South Asians, June 28, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us for this presentation to learn about the simple lifestyle changes you can make to improve heart heatlh. Presenter is Cesar Molina, M.D., of the South Asian Heart Center, El Camino Hospital.
New to Medicare (San Carlos), July 18, 2016, 6 to 8 p.m.
Please join HICAP counselor and community educator Marla Seidman as she explains the basics of Medicare and your supplement options.
Your Skin and the Sun: Staying Safe, Having Fun (San Carlos), July 27, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Please join Amy Gilliam, M.D., pediatric dermatologist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, to learn about the benefits and risks of sun exposure.
Savvy Caregiver Workshop, August 17, 2016, 6 to 8 p.m.
This program goes beyond introductory education offerings. Based on research by experts in caregiving techniques, this six-week course from the Alzheimer's Association will provide clinical-level training for family caregivers.
Tips for Transitioning into College Life (Webinar), August 4, 2016, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Join Elizabeth Lee, M.D. and Nancy Brown, Ph.D. for this discussion on preparing for the new challenges, risks and responsibilities of college life.
Dementia Caregiver Education Series: Caring for the Caregiver, August 18, 2016, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Education Series: Caring for the Caregiver (Sunnyvale)
MRSA in the Community, August 23, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Please join us for a discussion about community-acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus infection (MRSA).
What to Know About Low Back Pain (San Carlos), August 24, 2016 - 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Low back pain can make it hard to get through the day and do things you love. Join us for a lecture with physical therapist, Allison Granot, MPT, to learn the best ways to treat lower back pain for a faster recovery and how to prevent it from happening again.
Prostate Health Update (Palo Alto), September 13, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us for this presentation to get the latest information on prostate health.
Parenting Class Series:10 Steps to a Healthier You (Sunnyvale), September 13, 2016 - 7 to 8:30 p.m.
This three part series for parents and caregivers will discuss fruits vs fruit juice, sleep habits, picky eaters, mealtime issues and healthy eating tips.
Dementia Caregiver Education: Research Updates, September 15, 2016, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Help & Hope in Alzheimer's Science and Care (Research Updates)
Medicare Explained (Mountain View), September 21, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Medicare Explained (Mountain View)
Mindfulness: Ancient Practices meet Modern Medicine—Live Call, October 5, 2016, 5 to 6 p.m.
Mindfulness: Where Ancient Practices meet Modern Medicine-Live Call Led by Janetti Marotta, Ph.D.
Genetics and Cancer Risk (Sunnyvale), October 26, 2016, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Gain a better understanding of what the BRCA1/2 genes are and how they relate to cancer, the role of family history in determining cancer risk, limitations and risks of gene testing, and much more.