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                                          A Health Education
Generous         What’s       Could you      and Community
   gift to   Oncoplastic     have Lupus   Wellness Newsletter
 St. Jude      Surgery?          or RA?        FALL 2 0 0 8
A Family’s Generosity Benefits St. Jude

The Dhont Family Foundation presented St. Jude Medical Center with a $1 mil-
lion donation to the Southwest Patient Tower building campaign—bringing the
                                                                                   Transforming Healthcare
foundation’s total support of the state-of-the-art patient tower to $3 million.
                                                                                   The Southwest Patient Tower
“This is one of the most important donations we’ve ever made,” explains Family     will create one of Southern Cal-
                                                                                   ifornia’s most advanced clinical
Foundation President Andre Dhont, who toured the soon-to-open Southwest
                                                                                   environments. The $125 million
Patient Tower shortly before the gift was made. “The innovation and excellence     facility will include:
that will be offered here will impact this community for generations to come.”     • A significantly larger Emergency
                                                                                   Department, featuring a spacious
The Dhont Family Foundation was established by Andre’s parents, who left           waiting room, expanded imaging
                                                                                   capabilities, and the most sophisti-
Belgium in 1950 and came to America hoping that here, hard work could lead
                                                                                   cated monitoring systems.
to success. Working on a farm and living in a converted garage, Andre’s parents
                                                                                   • Our Maternity Services will
saved enough money to open a gas station. Eventually working seven days a          offer private, beautifully designed
week and 14 hours a day paid off and the couple was able to make the first of      birthing suites with home-like
                                                                                   comforts, and an expanded
many real estate investments: an apartment building.
                                                                                   Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

With success came the desire to give back to the community and 48 years after      • An additional Critical Care Unit
                                                                                   designed to keep families close
arriving in America, the Dhont Family Foundation was created. Now deceased,
                                                                                   and create an environment in
the Dhont’s desire to help others continues.                                       which we can provide the most
                                                                                   specialized care.
“We are deeply grateful for the generosity of the Dhont Family Foundation,” says   • State-of-the-art Cardiac and
Lee Penrose, President and CEO, St. Jude Medical Center. “Their support of the     Vascular Catheterization Labs
                                                                                   will be used to fight the leading
Southwest Patient Tower will help St. Jude remain at the forefront of medicine
                                                                                   cause of death. These catheteriza-
and allow us to fulfill our life-saving mission in an even more vital way.”        tion labs will offer leading-edge,
                                                                                   life-saving answers.
The Dhont contribution moves the building campaign total to $47 million, just
                                                                                                                            L to R: Lee Penrose, President and CEO, St. Jude Medical Center accepts a generous donation from the Dhont Family Foundation
$3 million short of the campaign goal.                                                                                    to support the Southwest Patient Tower building campaign (opening January, 2009), Dhont Family Foundation board members,
                                                                                                                                                       Andre Dhont, President; Robert Topp, Chief Financial Officer and Denis Lesenne, Secretary/Treasurer.
W O M E N ’ S H E A LT H                                                               Suffering in Silence with Incontinence
                                                                                                                                                                    please join us…
 Is urinary incontinence a treatable medical condition or just a normal part of aging? Is it worth                                                                  To register for these seminars, call the St. Jude Health
 mentioning to your doctor or something you should learn to live with? Unfortunately, recent                                                                        Resource Line at (800) 870-7537, ext. 2. Locations vary                                              herbAl Medicine
 surveys show that most women get the answers to these questions wrong.                                                                                             and unless otherwise noted, all classes are free.                                                    November 4, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         You’ve heard the names: garlic,
 Eight out of 10 women mistakenly believe that urine leakage is simply part of getting older. And almost half of those with                                         Register online at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ginkgo biloba, St. John’s wort, saw
 symptoms have never talked to their doctor but instead have learned to tolerate it.                                                                                www.stjudemedicalcenter.org/healthclasses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         palmetto and many others. Herbs
 Women cope in dozens of different ways: wearing dark clothing, spending hundreds of dollars on pads, avoiding exercise or                                                                                                                                               continue to grow in popularity, but
 even laughing too much. Yet according to Jacquelyn Cortez, D.O., a highly trained obstetrics and gynecology physician, it is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         what can they actually do for you?
 all so unnecessary. “Whether a woman is 30 or 60, urine leakage is not normal,” explains Dr. Cortez. “And there are so many                                           A Modern dAy FountAin oF youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         From innocuous to very powerful,
 good solutions—no woman should choose to just live with it.”                                                                    Jacquelyn Cortez, D.O., recently      October 20, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         teas to pills, herbs appear in a wide
 In fact, there is a wide range of treatments available, from the insertion of a pessary (a stiff ring that helps support the    joined the staff of St. Jude          Whether you’ve been living in the gym since your 20s or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          variety of the over-the-counter forms. Join Norman Myers, M.D.,
 urethra) to injections of collagen to provide more support to the neck of the bladder and the urethra.                          Medical Center and specializes        haven’t gone near one in years, this class will introduce you to
                                                                                                                                 in minimally invasive surgery,                                                                           Medical Director of Wellness, St. Jude Medical Center, and learn
 But according to Dr. Cortez, many women are choosing new minimally invasive “sling” or “tape” procedures that offer very                                              a unique, cutting-edge approach to rolling back the years.
                                                                                                                                 high risk obstetrics and gesta-                                                                          about the health benefits and side effects. Find out which herbs
 high success rates. “Stress incontinence is often caused by the bladder neck and urethra moving out of its normal position,                                             Learn how to prevent or reverse sagging posture, bone loss
                                                                                                                                 tional diabetes. She completed                                                                           you may want to avoid—and which ones you should go out and
 especially following childbirth,” explains Dr. Cortez. “Several new outpatient procedures support the bladder and urethra                                             and muscle decline—all of which add years—as well as avoid
                                                                                                                                 her residency in obstetrics and                                                                          buy tomorrow.
 back into place through the use of a mesh ‘sling’ or transvaginal tape.”                                                        gynecology at UC San Diego.           age-related problems such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis
 So, what’s the first step? “Find a doctor experienced in the full range of treatment options,” says Dr. Cortez. “It’s time to                                         and back pain. Taught by Andrew L. Concoff, M.D., a nation-
                                                                                                                                 For appointments, please                                                                                 bring Music into your liFe
 start living your life.”                                                                                                                                              ally respected sports medicine specialist and rheumatologist,
                                                                                                                                 call (714) 990-2900.                                                                                     November 5, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                                                       this class will introduce you to an innovative fitness program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          During this one-hour workshop you’ll learn how music and
                                                                                                                                                                       designed to meet the age-specific needs of anyone over 40.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sound can promote health and wellness and how you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          discover music in your life. From developing your “musical self”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   everything you need to
                                                 Q: What’s oncoplastic surgery?                                                                                                                    Know About MenopAuse                   to learning how music can improve stress management and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          problem-solving abilities, this class will help you to find the
                                                 A: It’s an innovative new surgical technique that combines advanced cancer removal with plastic                                                   October 29, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Learn about what you can do to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          song in your heart. David W. Luce, Ph.D, MT-BC, a board-certified
                                                 surgery techniques and state-of-the-art breast imaging. The result is successful cancer removal through                                                                                  music therapist leads this workshop.
                                                 scars that are minimal or possibly hidden, while creating a normal breast shape and appearance.                                                   sail, not stumble, through meno-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   pause. Successfully dealing with
                                                 Women with breast cancer traditionally see a surgeon to have the diseased tissue removed and then                                                                                        congestive heArt FAilure & you
                                                                                                                                                                                                   common symptoms, the pros and
                                                 months later see a plastic surgeon for reconstruction. Today, breast surgeons with specialized training are                                                                              November 10, Noon, FEE: $10
                                                 able to successfully combine both goals into one surgery: safely removing the tumor with wide margins                                             cons of bioidentical vs. synthetic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Join a team of cardiovascular experts as they discuss how to
Robina Smith, M.D., is a fellowship-trained      while avoiding any disfigurement.                                                                                     hormones, and osteoporosis prevention are some the topics
breast surgeon who specializes in oncoplastic                                                                                                                                                                                             minimize the symptoms associated with congestive heart
                                                                                                                                                                       that will be covered. Taught by Alexandra Duke, D.O., a family
surgery. Dr. Smith completed her fellowship      In fact, because oncoplastic surgery can successfully remove larger tumors, it allows women who may                                                                                      failure in this two-part class. Learn skills that focus on concrete
                                                                                                                                                                       practitioner who specializes in women’s issues, this class will
at the USC Keck School of Medicine/Norris        otherwise be advised to have a mastectomy choose this breast-conserving procedure instead.                                                                                               lifestyle changes that will help you feel better.
Cancer Center, one of the nation’s top breast                                                                                                                          offer great advice and up-to-date information on thriving
                                                 The psychological and emotional benefits of oncoplastic surgery are numerous, allowing women to return
surgery programs and a leader in the field of                                                                                                                          during menopause.
                                                 more quickly and confidently to their lives. This new technique is aimed primarily at women with early-stage
oncoplastic surgery.
                                                 cancer who are candidates for breast conservation (lumpectomy), but it can also benefit patients receiving
For an appointment call (714) 446-5650.          a mastectomy (total breast removal) by allowing a cosmetic approach to immediate reconstruction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Q.   I’ve researched my symptoms on the internet
                                                                                                                                                                                                               —fatigue and joint pain—and found that Lupus and
                                                                                                                                        A successFul beginning: FroM birth to Age 5                            Rheumatoid Arthritis are possible causes. Now what?
using vitAMins And MinerAls                                                                                                             December 4, 6 p.m., FREE
to creAte better heAlth
November 19, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                        When should your child be able to speak? Brush their teeth?            A.       Now you need to see a doctor who can accurately diagnose
                                                                                                                                        Write their name? Learn about key milestones in your child’s           the problem. You’re right, Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis do share
Accurate, up-to-date answers                                        don’t be sidelined in your sport                                    development and what you can do to help ensure their success.          some of the same symptoms, including fatigue and muscle or joint
about what vitamins and miner-                                      November 17, 6 p.m., FREE                                                                                                                  pain. Both are autoimmune diseases that affect more women than
                                                                                                                                        This unique class will cover what’s typical for each age in language
als can do for your health. Which                                   Knee injuries are all-too-common among competitive soccer                                                                                  men. Symptoms tend to come and go, often with sudden flare-ups,
                                                                                                                                        and cognitive development, as well motor skills. Taught by pedi-
offer the biggest benefits? Is a                                    and basketball players. Come and learn about cutting-edge                                                                                  which can make it challenging to recognize and treat.
                                                                                                                                        atric specialists in speech-language pathology, physical therapy
multivitamin all you need?                                          approaches—including sport-specific exercises and drills—                                                                                      Symptoms can vary tremendously between patients and there
                                                                                                                                        and occupational therapy, you’ll discover when to be concerned
How can you tell what quality of                                                                                                                                                                               is no simple test to determine either condition. Because initial
                                                                    that are allowing athletes of all ages prevent injuries and im-     —and when to celebrate your child’s accomplishments!
vitamins you’re getting? Where                                                                                                                                                                                 symptoms are often vague (fatigue, stiffness, joint pain and weight
                                                                    prove their game.
should you buy vitamins? Can                                                                                                                                                                                   changes), some patients struggle with their illness for a long time
                                                                      If you’re a club, high school or college athlete—or a coach,      heAling touch
they really prevent diseases?                                                                                                                                                                                  before being correctly diagnosed.
                                                                    athletic trainer or parent—this class will introduce the con-       December 8, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Early diagnosis is critical to avoid a long list of serious potential
Join Norman Myers, M.D., Medical Direc-                             cepts and techniques used to: boost efficiency of essential         Healing touch is a gentle, noninvasive therapy used to restore         complications. Successful treatment will involve aggressively treat-
tor of Wellness, St. Jude Medical Center, and find out how to       movement patterns, avoid at-risk                                    balance within the body’s energy system and support the                ing and controlling symptoms through a multidisciplinary approach
successfully use vitamins and minerals to improve your health       positions, and train high-veloc-                                    body’s natural healing process. Offered at a growing number            that includes everything from new medications to a healthy diet.
and well-being.                                                     ity movements (plyometrics).                                        of hospitals, this complementary therapy offers a number of
                                                                                                                                        health benefits—from reduced pain to enhanced immune func-                Sanjay Chabra, D.O., is a highly-trained rheuma-
                                                                    Join Andrew L. Concoff, M.D.,
AroMAtherApy                                                        a nationally respected sports                                       tion—making it a valuable complement to traditional medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tologist who specializes in autoimmune diseases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     involving the joints and muscles. Dr. Chabra’s
November 12, 6 p.m., FREE                                                                                                                                                                                         expertise includes all forms of arthritis, fibromy-
                                                                    medicine specialist, and learn                                      interventions.                                                           algia, lupus, and other musculoskeletal disorders.
Ever wanted to experience the benefits of aromatherapy but
                                                                    how one of the newest trends                                          Come and find out more about this integrative energy therapy           Before joining St. Jude Medical Center, Dr. Chabra
                                had no idea how to get started?                                                                                                                                                         completed his residency at Good Samaritan
                                                                    in sports today can offer you a                                     and experience your own innate ability to facilitate a healing              Medical Center and his fellowship at UC Irvine.
                                This fun and informative class
                                                                    competitive advantage.                                              response in another.                                                      For appointments, please call (714) 446-5823.
                                will allow you to handle and
                                smell numerous essential oils,      senior lunch ‘n’ leArn: sleep As we Age                             dining vegetAriAn style
                                learn what they are used for and    November 19, 11:30 a.m., FEE: $8.00, includes lunch                 December 10, 6 p.m., FREE                                                 FATIgUE AND JoINT PAIN:
                                what benefits they can offer you.   In need of restful sleep? Learn how the body utilizes sleep         Ever wondered about the health                                            Could it mean Lupus or Rheumatoid Arthritis?
                                You’ll walk away knowing exactly    by joining Patty Scagliotti, Manager of the St. Jude Sleep          benefits of going vegetarian—                                             Fatigue and muscle or joint pain are common symptoms of Lupus
                                how—and why—you should              Disorders Institute.                                                whether for one meal a week or                                            and Rheumatoid Arthritis—but symptoms can vary widely, and
                                bring the advantages of aroma-                                                                                                                                                    often come and go. Join Dr. Sanjay Chabra, a fellowship-trained
                                                                                                                                        every day? A registered dietitian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rheumatologist and specialist in autoimmune conditions, to learn
                                therapy into your life.             diAbetes updAte 2008                                                will help you understand the nutri-                                       how these conditions are effectively diagnosed and treated. Find out
                                                                    November 19, 6 p.m., FREE                                           tional punch these meals can offer                                        about new techniques for aggressively controlling symptoms and
                                                                    Join Jeffrey Bodwin, M.D., John Gilbert, M.D., and Sean Nikravan,   your family. You’ll also learn how                                        the importance of a comprehensive approach: from new medica-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tions (including cutting-edge agents that directly affect the immune
                                                                    M.D., endocrinologists, as they provide information on the latest   to make some healthy and delicious dishes as Paul Berkman,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  system) to learning key coping skills.
                                                                    developments and research in diabetes.                              owner of the popular Rutabegorz Restaurant, shares some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  November 20, 6 p.m., FREE
                                                                                                                                        of his favorite recipes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  To register, call (800) 870-7537, ext. 2.
S t. J u d e M e M o r i a l F o u n d at i o n                                                                                                                                                                                       St. Jude MeMorial Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Calendar of Events
Surviving a Stroke                                                                                                                                                    and called 911), sheer determination, and the most so-
                                                                                                                                                                      phisticated medical care available today. “Every complica-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Neighbors helpiNg Neighbors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Summit House Restaurant

like most people, Jim Blake never thought it would happen to him. Yet last winter, he                                                                                 tion Jim faced was met with highly specialized care,” he        Thursday, October 30, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                      explains, “the type of care that allows lives to be saved,      A dinner benefiting the Care for the Poor program that pro-
found himself being rushed to St. Jude’s emergency department with symptoms of dizziness                                                                                                                                              vides low-cost primary care services to underprivileged adults
                                                                                                                                                                      even when the statistics say otherwise.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and children at neighborhood sites. To learn more, please
and nausea. doctors immediately began working to slow the damage of a massive stroke:                                                                                    Even before the stroke, Blake felt blessed to have           contact the Memorial Foundation at (714) 992-3033.
a stroke so severe that, statistically, survival—much less recovery—seemed unlikely.                                                                                  St. Jude in his own backyard—which he says is the reason
                                                                                                                                                                      why he has made several gifts to the hospital over the          light Up A life tree lightiNg CeremoNy
The 77-year-old retired                                                                                                                I mean absolutely fabulous;”   years. “We are extremely fortunate to have St. Jude,            Sunday, December 7, 5:30 p.m.
businessman spent the next                                                                                                             and the five-star mashed       a hospital at the very forefront of medicine,” he explains.     Our annual tree-lighting ceremony gives you an opportunity
six weeks fighting—and                                                                                                                 potatoes which he ordered                                                                      to remember those special people in your life. Individuals may
                                                                                                                                                                      “It is difficult to put into words all that St. Jude has done
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sponsor a light on the tree of honor or in memory of loved
winning—the battle for                                                                                                                 almost every day.              for this community.”                                            ones and friends. Proceeds benefit St. Jude’s Palliative Care
his life. The obstacles were                                                                                                                Five days before                                                                          Services, which responds to the unique needs of patients and
enormous: from a severe                                                                                                                Christmas, Blake walked                                                                        families coping with the challenges of terminal illness. To learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      how you can purchase a light, please contact the Memorial
brain bleed to complica-                                                                                                               out of the hospital, com-         Know the warning                                             Foundation at (714) 992-3033.
tions of pneumonia and a                                                                                                               pleted several weeks of           SignS of a StroKe
blood clot in his lungs. He                                                                                                            outpatient physical therapy       The symptoms of stroke                                       st. JUde mediCAl CeNter’s gAlA
doesn’t remember the first                                                                                                             at St. Jude, and then packed      are distinct because                                         Disneyland Hotel
                                                                                                                                                                         they happen quickly.                                         Saturday, March 21, 2009
weeks spent in St. Jude’s                                                                                                              his bags for a long-planned
ICU and the physicians are a                                                                                                           cruise to the Caribbean.          • Sudden numbness or
little bit of blur: from the ER                                                                                                        After he returned he re-
                                                                                                                                                                            weakness of the face,                                     st. JUde mediCAl CeNter’s golf ClAssiC
                                                                                                                                                                            arm, or leg (especially on one side of the body)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Los Coyotes Country Club
                                                                                                                                       sumed his active schedule
physician who began treat-        Jim Blake (left) with his internal medicine physician, Ruben Cabral, M.D.
                                                                                                                                                                         • Sudden confusion, trouble seeing in one or                 Monday, May 18, 2009
ment and the neurosurgeon                                                                                                              including weekly Rotary              both eyes
who operated to relieve the pressure on his brain to the inten-                                    Club meetings and serving on the Metropolitan Water District,         • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of
                                                                                                                                                                            balance or coordination                                         If you would like to learn more about supporting
sivists who provided 24/7 medical management in the ICU.                                           Board of Directors.
  Once out of the Intensive Care Unit, Blake’s memories be-                                            According to Dr. Cabral, the internist who has cared for
                                                                                                                                                                         • Sudden severe headache with no known cause                       St. Jude Medical Center, please call the St. Jude
                                                                                                                                                                         If you think someone may be having a stroke, call 911.             Memorial Foundation at (714) 992-3033.
come clearer: his personal physician, Ruben Cabral, M.D., who                                      Blake for years, three factors created his truly amazing recov-
visited him every day; the nurses he describes as “outstanding,                                    ery: luck (and having a friend who recognized the symptoms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     golF perForMAnce progrAM
                                                                                  you about medication options that can help you quit, and offer you
                                                                                  the encouragement to begin a new way of life.                                                                                                                      Interested in taking your golf game to the next level? We’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     designed an exceptional Golf Performance Program to help
                                                                                  FEE: $130 for seven sessions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     you play better and enjoy the game longer. Our Titleist-trained
                                                                                  Losing the Weight                                                                                                                                                  therapists offer:
                                                                                  This group class offers a non-dieting approach to weight loss. In ad-                                                                                              •   Golf Fitness screening and six-week home conditioning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pilates,
                                                                                  dition to having your eating habits reviewed by a registered dietitian,                                                                       St. Jude Centers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         program: $150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for Rehabilitation
                                                                                  you will learn basic nutrition principles for good health, the role of                                                                        and Wellness
                                                                                  physical activity, triggers and relapse prevention, and strategies to                                                                                              •   Golf Fitness screening and six-week home conditioning
                                                                                  keep the weight off.                                                                                                                                                   program + one follow-up reassessment after 6-week
                                                                                                                                                                      PILATES – Equipment Class                                                          program: $200
                                                                                  FEE: $125 for six sessions
                                                                                                                                                                      Private – 30 minutes, $35 per session (Ten 30-minute sessions: $250)           •   Golf Fitness screening and six-week home conditioning
                                                                                  keeping Your Balance                                                                Private – 60 minutes, $60 per session (Ten 60-minute sessions: $500)               program + video analysis + follow-up appointment for
Sports Gym, St. Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness                      This class is designed for anyone dealing with loss of balance while                Duet – 60 minutes – $45 per session (10 sessions: $400)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         video analysis: $300
                                                                                                                                                                      Group (3 – 5 people) – 60 minutes, $40 per session (10 sessions: $350)
                                                                                  standing or walking. Taught by an experienced physical therapist,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Golf Fitness screening and 6 one-on-one sessions: $500
           wellness and fitness made easy
                                                                                  you will be assessed for functional balance, frequency of falls, and                PILATES – Mat Class
                                                                                                                                                                      Group (3 – 10 people) – 60 minutes – $15 per session (10 sessions: $135)
                                                                                  quality of life. The one-hour class will be held twice a week for eight                                                                                            •   Golf Fitness screening and 12 one-on-one sessions: $800
           We’re here to help you feel better, get stronger and have the energy   weeks, and you can join anytime. After eight weeks, you will be reas-               YogA
                                                                                  sessed to measure progress. Participants should be able to walk and                 Group – 60 minutes – $15 per session (10 sessions: $135)                       •   Additional one-hour session: $75
           to do the things you love. The St. Jude Centers for Rehabilitation
           and Wellness in Brea offers an impressive array of innovative Well-    have used an assistive device for less than two years.                              MEDICAL FITNESS PRogRAM                                                        •   Reassessment: $75
           ness and Fitness programs especially designed with you in mind.        FEE: $25 per session                                                                Initial first month: $100, includes 1-hour consultation
                                                                                                                                                                      Subsequent months: $40                                                         For more information or to register, please call (714) 578-8706,
           And no prescription or referral is required. For more information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ext. 2366. We are also available to provide demonstrations and
           or to register, call us at (800) 870-7537, ext. 2.
                                                                                  Additional programs                                                                 MASSAgE THERAPY
                                                                                                                                                                      20 minutes – $25                                                               presentations at community and special events.
           Meet Your Wellness Advisor                                                                                                                                 50 minutes – $55
                                                                                  HEALTHY AgINg FITNESS
           You know that getting healthy is important. But you also know that                                                                                         80 minutes – $80
                                                                                  $60 for eight sessions
           sometimes you need a helping hand to make sure you’re on the right                                                                                         LIVINg WELL WITH CHRoNIC CoNDITIoNS – FREE
           track—that’s where our Wellness Advisor comes in. You’ll receive a     EIgHT WEEkS To WELLNESS
                                                                                  $150 for eight sessions                                                             SUPERVISED CIRCUIT CLASS – $60 for 8 sessions
           comprehensive health risk assessment—including body fat testing—
           to help you get started toward good health. Your Wellness Advisor      kINESIS – Group Session                                                             kNEE oSTEoARTHRITIS ExERCISE PRogRAM – $60 for 8 sessions
           can answer your questions and design a program that meets your         Kinesis Experience (30 minutes)                                                     oSTEoPoRoSIS ExERCISE CLASS – $60 for 8 sessions
           individual needs and lifestyle.                                        $35 per session
                                                                                                                                                                      BIoFEEDBACk
                                                                                  Kinesis Foundation (60 minutes)                                                     AND STRESS
           FEE: $275 (includes assessment, consultation, follow-up visit and a                                                                                                                       we also offer a wellness package for $450
                                                                                  $60 per session                                                                     MANAgEMENT
           $50 credit toward any fitness or education program)                                                                                                                                       ($525 value) which includes:
                                                                                                                                                                      30-minute session: $40
                                                                                  FELDENkRAIS – Private Session
                                                                                                                                                                      60-minute session: $75         • Meet your wellness Advisor
           Freedom from Smoking                                                   30 minutes – $40 per session
                                                                                                                                                                        (10 sessions: $650)          • MedicAl Fitness progrAM
           Anyone can quit smoking, but staying “quit” is the hard part. This     60 minutes – $75 per session
                                                                                                                                      Kinesis, St. Jude Centers for                                  • eight weeKs to wellness
           program, sponsored by the American Lung Association, can help you      FELDENkRAIS – Group Session                        Rehabilitation and Wellness
           develop coping strategies, anticipate obstacles to changing, educate   (3-6 people) – $15 per session                                                                                     To register call (800) 870-7537, ext. 2.
                 St. Jude Medical Center offers free and low-cost health education classes and screenings
                                                                                                                                       Flu Clinics
                                                                                                                                       The following flu shot clinics are FREE
                 to assist you and your family in living better, longer and healthier. To register, call the                           and reserved for seniors over age 60
                 St. Jude Health Resource Line at (800) 870-7537, ext. 2.                                                              and adults with chronic medical condi-
                 For additional seminars and programs, look inside this newsletter for much more.                                      tions. Registration required, please
                                                                                                                                       call (800) 870-7537, ext. 2.

                                                                                                                                       Drive-Thru Flu Clinic
             OngOing Classes and PrOgrams                                                                                              Saturday, November 1
             Someone I Care About Has Memory Loss – FREE                             Baby Saver CPR – $35 per person/$50 per couple    8:30 a.m. – noon
             Look Good, Feel Better – FREE                                           Musical Expressions for Babies – $35 per series   Walk-In Flu Clinics
             Yoga for Cancer Health – FREE                                           Babysitters’ Workshop – $35 per person            Tuesday, November 4
             Healing Hearts After Loss – FREE                                        Yoga for Cancer Health – FREE                     1 – 4 p.m., Fullerton
             Asthma Control Today – FREE                                                                                               Tuesday, November 11
                                                                                     Strictly for SeniorS
             CPR for Healthcare Providers – $50 per person                                                                             3 – 6 p.m., Fullerton
                                                                                     Tai Chi – FREE
             Infant Massage for the Family – $45 per baby                                                                              Wednesday, November 19
                                                                                     Balance and Mobility – FREE
                                                                                                                                       1 – 3 p.m., Yorba Linda
                                                                                     Fitness for Older Adults – FREE
                                                                                     Sit and Be Fit – $30 per month
                                                                                     Young at Heart Senior Exercise Program            Pneumonia Clinic
                                                                                     – $30 per month                                   FEE: $30
                                                                                                                                       Reserved for seniors age 65 and over
                                                                                     55 Alive Mature Driving Class – $10 per person
                                                                                                                                       who have not had the vaccine within
                                                                                     Yoga for Senior Health – $60 per 8-week session   the last five years and adults with
                                                                                     Medicare Changes for 2009 – FREE                  chronic medical conditions.
                                                                                     Loosening the Hinges:                             Wednesday, October 29,
                                                                                     Low-Impact Fitness for Seniors – FREE             4 – 5 p.m., Fullerton



                                                                                                                                                                  Non-Profit Org.
                                                                                                                                                                U.S. Postage Paid
                                                                                                                                                                      Permit #532
                                                                                                                                                                      Fullerton, CA



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