CLASSES AND EVENTS

Register for events and classes online at memorialcare.org/classes or call 1-800-MEMORIAL (1-800-636-6742).

Vote for Orange Coast Medical Center by June 1st

Thanks to you, Orange Coast Medical Center was voted “Best Hospital” for the past three years. Please vote daily to help us continue to be named the best.

Visit ocregister.com/voteocbest. In the Shopping & Services category, type MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in the “Hospital” field.

Joint Replacement
Patient Reunion

Friday, June 15, 2018,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orange Coast Health & Wellness Pavilion, Pacific and South Coast Classroom


To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL or
visit memorialcare.org/events.

SAVE THE DATE

16th Annual Fall Gala
A Bewitching Evening

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, 6 pm
Balboa Bay Resort

For information, visit
memorialcare.org/ocmcf.

Having a Baby?

Download our new App, My Pregnancy, by MemorialCare, to guide you through each week of pregnancy, as well as the weeks following birth. Find us in the App Store (iOS and Android) by searching Orange Coast Medical Center.

Adults of All Ages

Smoking Cessation Classes – Sail Away from Smoking Towards Health

Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13
Wednesday, July 25, 5:30 – 7 pm
Cost: $20 for eight sessions, which includes a resource book. Must be paid by cash or check at the first session only.

The MemorialCare Cancer Institute at Orange Coast Medical Center is pleased to offer the American Lung Association’s Sail Away from Smoking Towards Health class. This eight-session course is taught by a certified facilitator, Robin Philips, R.N., M.S.N., B.S.N., P.H.N., nurse navigator. Classes are based on the American Lung Association’s guidelines. For more information, please call 714.378.7650.

Better Breathers Club 

Wednesdays, June 20, Aug 15, Oct 17,
Dec 19, 4 – 5 pm 

Cost: Free 
This support group is for people with chronic lung disease and helps people with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and other lung diseases, such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Members come together to learn skills to help manage their condition and improve their quality of life, based on the American Lung Association guidelines. Loved ones are also welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Get Relief: Is it Allergies or Asthma?

Thursday, May 24, 4 – 5:30 pm
Cost: Free

Millions of people suffer from allergies every year and often symptoms of seasonal allergies are mistaken for asthma. Please join Samarjit Singh, M.D., as he discusses ways to prevent, treat and minimize symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Bereavement Support Group

This support group provides a safe environment to help individuals who are grieving due to the loss of a loved one. You will have the opportunity to discuss and share feelings and emotions surrounding your loss, explore healthy coping strategies and self-care, and receive support from others. For additional information and assistance, please contact Sarah Wuu, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. at 714.378.7146.

MonaLisa Touch Laser Rejuvenation 

Wednesdays, Oct 19 and Dec 14, 4 – 5 p.m.

Cost: Free 

Join OB/GYN, Gerardo Bustillo, M.D., to learn about MonaLisa Touch Laser Rejuvenation. This effective vaginal rejuvenation technology is used to treat women suffering from symptoms caused
by menopause, breast cancer treatments and vaginal atrophy. Light refreshments will be served and you’ll receive a special gift
bag for attending. Register at
memorialcare.org/obgyn or call 888.848.9355.

Screenings & Prevention

CT Lung Cancer Screening

Orange Coast Medical Center offers a low-dose CT Lung Screening that may detect disease early, when treatment may be more successful. By using computed tomography (CT), physicians are able to see and detect abnormalities in the lungs. To schedule a screening, please call 714.378.7650.


Criteria for screening (Must meet all 3):

• Age between 55-77 years old 

Have smoked one pack per day
for 30 years 

• Currently smoking or have quit
within the last 15 years

Heart Screening
Cost: $85

To schedule your comprehensive cardiac screening, please call 714.378.7234. We offer a comprehensive cardiac screening, which includes:

• Complete medical and family history and health risk assessment survey

• Blood pressure, weight, body mass index (BMI), body fat analysis

• Cholesterol and blood sugar testing, electrocardiogram, ankle brachial
index testing

• Personal plan and coordination of care

Cancer Care

Prostate Support Group

First and third Tuesday of every month,
6 – 7:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300 Cancer Institute Conference Room

This group provides supportive
discussion and educational information for prostate cancer patients, family members and friends.

Look Good, Feel Better

June 4, July 9, Aug 6, Sept 10, Oct 1,
9:45 am – Noon
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300,
Cancer Institute Conference Room

If you’re currently undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy treatments, then spend a morning with us learning creative makeup tips and stylish ways of wearing turbans, scarves and hats. Registration is required. Please call 714.378.7600.

Transitions/Bereavement

First and third Wednesday of every month, 6 – 7:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300
Cancer Institute Conference Room 

This group provides support for adults who have lost a loved one to cancer. Pre-registration is required. Please call the facilitator, Dani Daniels, at 714.378.7950 before attending. 

The Journey: Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursday of every month, Noon – 1:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300 Cancer Institute Conference Room

This is a special group for women at any stage of the cancer experience, as well as their female family members and friends. This group provides educational information, supportive discussion and embraces vital cancer issues and concerns. 

Yoga for Patients with Cancer

Tuesdays, 5:45 pm and Fridays, Noon
18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12,
Fountain Valley
Cost: $5 per class

This gentle yoga class, designed for cancer patients and caregivers, is focused on breathing and meditation. Gentle yoga poses help relieve stress and relax muscles. No experience required. Wear comfortable clothing. Please contact Gaye Singleton at 714.378.5095 for more information.

Rehabilitation Services

Physical and Speech
Therapy Services

Specialized, individualized care for fatigue, impaired mobility, chronic pain and lymphedema, from our staff of caring physical and speech therapists. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 714.378.5095.

Parenting & Childbirth

Childbirth Series

Tuesdays, June 5 – 26, July 3 – 24,
Aug 7 – 28, Sept 4 – 25, 6:30 – 9 pm
Cost: $90 per couple 

This four-week series prepares expectant mothers and partners for the laboring process, pain management options, hospital procedures, breathing and relaxation, cesarean birth and postpartum. Call 1.800.MEMORIAL to pay the fee.

Meet the Pediatricians

Wednesday, June 13, 6 – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free 

If you are new to the area, expecting a child or looking for a new pediatrician, join us for a special meet and greet event and get acquainted with MemorialCare Medical Group pediatricians in your area. To register visit memorialcare.org/pediatricians or
call 888.848.9355.

Maternity Walking Tour

Every Monday, 11:30 am
Every Thursday, Noon – 12:45 pm
Saturdays, June 9, 23, July 7, 21, Aug 4, 18,
Sept 1, 15, 29, 3:30 pm or 4:15 pm
Cost: Free 

Expectant parents have the opportunity to view the Childbirth Center and receive information about parking, visiting hours and security. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Breastfeeding

English: Mondays & Thursdays, June 14,
July 5, 26, Aug 9, 23, Sep 20, 27, 6:30 – 9 pm
Vietnamese: Saturdays, June 23, Juyl 14,
Aug 11, Sep 22, 12:30 – 3 pm

Cost: Free

This class helps prepare new moms for breastfeeding in the days following birth. You will learn about the benefits
of breastfeeding, positioning and challenges in breastfeeding. For parents delivering at Orange Coast Medical Center.

Baby Care Basics

English: Thursdays, June 7, July 5, Aug 2,
Sept 13, 6:30 – 9 pm
Vietnamese: Saturdays, June 23, July 14,
Aug 11, Sept 22, 4 – 6:30 pm
Cost: $25 per couple

This one-night class includes newborn characteristics, newborn behavior and caring for your newborn. Please call
1.800.MEMORIAL to pay the fee.

Breastfeeding Clinic

Mondays and Thursdays, 1 - 4 pm

Cost: Free

This clinic is provided for follow-up breastfeeding care for infants from newborn to 12 weeks. Mothers may come between the hours of 1 – 4 pm and receive assistance for issues such as sore nipples, baby not latching, low milk supply, going back to work or any other breastfeeding concerns. Mothers are also welcome if their baby is breastfeeding well.

Condensed Childbirth Class

Saturdays, July 21, Aug 18, Sep 15,
9:30 - 3:30 pm

Cost: $90 per couple 

This one-day class prepares the expectant mother and her partner for the laboring process, pain management options, hospital procedures, breathing and relaxation, cesarean birth and postpartum. To pay the fee, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL.

Parkinson's Support

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Third Thursday of every month

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Orange Coast Health and Wellness Pavilion, Pacific Coast Conference Room

This group is designed to provide patients and their families with education on Parkinson’s disease and a time to share and learn with our fellow Parkinson’s community. For more information, call 714.378.5022.

Dance for Parkinson’s

Mondays, Oct 3–24, 10 – 11 a.m.

18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12

Orange Coast Good Life Fitness Room

Specifically designed for patients with Parkinson’s disease, this dance class empowers you to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Steps Forward – A Parkinson's Disease Exercise Class

Tuesdays and Fridays

Session 1: 9:30 - 10:15 am
Session 2: 10:15 - 11 am

18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12
Orange Coast Good Life Fitness Room

This class focuses on strengthening, stretching and balance exercises specifically designed for Parkinson’s disease symptoms. Please call 714.378.5022 to register. Participants may register for and attend one session per day.

Caregiver Support Group

Second and fourth Tuesday of every month

9:30 – 10:30 am

Orange Coast Health and Wellness Pavilion, South Coast Conference Room

Designed to help caregivers come to a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease, participants learn tools for providing care, communicating with loved ones and taking better care of themselves. It also provides the opportunity to discuss questions and concerns with listeners who share their experiences. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Parkinson's Wellness Recovery (PWR!) and Loud Crowd

MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Department offers evidence-based, clinically proven, physical and speech therapy by licensed therapists certified in the Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) and Parkinson’s Voice Project (Speak Out!) techniques. Patients who have participated in our Outpatient Rehabilitation program may attend these complimentary maintenance/progression classes. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Young Onset Parkinson’s Support Group

First Thursday of every month

6 – 7:30 pm

Pavilion, West Coast Conference Room 

For those who are newly diagnosed and under the age of 60, learn more about the diagnosis with the opportunity to share your own experience. For more information, call 714.378.5022.

For Seniors

Latest Advances in Joint Replacement

Thursday, Sept 20, 6 – 7 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

Wear and tear of the joints can cause significant pain and, when left untreated, can lead to diminished quality of life. We are delighted to have Timothy W. Gibson, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Huntington Beach Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, join us to discuss advances in diagnosis and treatment options for chronic joint pain sufferers. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or visit memorialcare.org/classes.

Medicare 101 ~ The Essentials!
Saturday, Jun 23, Aug 11, or Oct 13,
11:30 am – 1 pm

Orange Coast Medical Center

For those turning 65 or transitioning to Medicare from employer health coverage in 2018, the process and choices can be overwhelming. Join Matt McGuirk on behalf of Greater Newport Physicians to learn the essentials you need to know about enrolling in Medicare, options available, important deadlines and more. This class is for educational purposes only. No health plan benefits will be discussed. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or visit memorialcare.org.

Stress Got You Down? 

Thursday, June 21, 6 – 7:30 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

Reducing stress is often easier said than done. But allowing stress to continue can have serious health consequences. Join Karen Don, M.D., an internal medicine physician with Edinger Medical Group, as she shares some fun and practical ways to help reduce daily stress for your better health. To register, please call
1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742),
or visit memorialcare.org/classes.

Fall Prevention and Balance Improvement

Thursday, Aug 2, 3 – 4:30 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

As we age, we can lose our balance over the slightest things. But there is hope! Mitchell Tsurudome, D.P.T., and
Casey Jackson, M.P.T., physical therapists with Orange Coast Medical Center, will join us to discuss practical ways to improve balance and help prevent falls. You won’t want to miss this important presentation. Invite a friend! To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or visit memorialcare.org.

Are You Getting Your ZZZ's? 

Thursday, Aug 23, 2 – 3 pm

The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center

If you wake up feeling tired or sleepy throughout the day and it’s hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep at night, you might have a sleep disorder. A clinician with MemorialCare Medical Group will discuss signs, symptoms, diagnoses and treatments for sleep disorders. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or visit memorialcare.org.

MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center

Surgical Weight Loss Support Group 

Every Monday except the fifth Monday
of the month, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Support meetings for patients who have undergone surgical intervention for treatment of clinically severe obesity. Any individual who is considering having weight-loss surgery is also welcome. Meetings are conducted by a clinical psychologist. The fourth Monday meeting every month is dedicated to post-operative patients only.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CLASSES AND EVENTS

Register for events and classes online at memorialcare.org/classes or call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742).

Vote for Orange Coast Medical Center by June 1st

Thanks to you, Orange Coast Medical Center was voted “Best Hospital” for the past three years. Please vote daily to help us continue to be named the best.

Visit ocregister.com/voteocbest. In the Shopping & Services category, type MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in the “Hospital” field.

Having a Baby?

Download our new App, My Pregnancy, by MemorialCare, to guide you through each week of pregnancy, as well as the weeks following birth. Find us in the App Store (iOS and Android) by searching Orange Coast Medical Center.

Joint Replacement
Patient Reunion

Friday, June 15, 2018,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orange Coast Health & Wellness Pavilion, Pacific and South Coast Classroom


To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL or click here.

Mako® Open House

Tuesday, June 26 , 3 - 5 pm
Orange Coast Health & Wellness Pavilion,
Conference Center

Learn more about Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, see the robot in person and speak with orthopedic surgeons who use the new technology. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. For more information, please click here or call 1.800.MEMORIAL.

SAVE THE DATE

16th Annual Fall Gala
A Bewitching Evening

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, 6 pm
Balboa Bay Resort

For information, please click here.

Adults of All Ages

Smoking Cessation Classes – Sail Away from Smoking Towards Health

Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13
Wednesday, July 25, 5:30 – 7 pm
Cost: $20 for eight sessions, which includes a resource book. Must be paid by cash or check at the first session only.

The MemorialCare Cancer Institute at Orange Coast Medical Center is pleased to offer the American Lung Association’s Sail Away from Smoking Towards Health class. This eight-session course is taught by a certified facilitator, Robin Philips, R.N., M.S.N., B.S.N., P.H.N., nurse navigator. Classes are based on the American Lung Association’s guidelines. For more information, please call 714.378.7650.

Better Breathers Club 

Wednesdays, June 20, Aug 15, Oct 17,
Dec 19, 4 – 5 pm 

Cost: Free 
This support group is for people with chronic lung disease and helps people with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and other lung diseases, such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Members come together to learn skills to help manage their condition and improve their quality of life, based on the American Lung Association guidelines. Loved ones are also welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Get Relief: Is it Allergies or Asthma?

Thursday, May 24, 4 – 5:30 pm
Cost: Free

Millions of people suffer from allergies every year and often symptoms of seasonal allergies are mistaken for asthma. Please join Samarjit Singh, M.D., as he discusses ways to prevent, treat and minimize symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Bereavement Support Group

This support group provides a safe environment to help individuals who are grieving due to the loss of a loved one. You will have the opportunity to discuss and share feelings and emotions surrounding your loss, explore healthy coping strategies and self-care, and receive support from others. For additional information or to register, please contact Sarah Wuu, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. at 714.378.7146.

Screenings & Prevention

CT Lung Cancer Screening

Orange Coast Medical Center offers a low-dose CT Lung Screening that may detect disease early, when treatment may be more successful. By using computed tomography (CT), physicians are able to see and detect abnormalities in the lungs. To schedule a screening, please call 714.378.7650.


Criteria for screening (Must meet all 3):

• Age between 55-77 years old 

• Have smoked one pack per day for 30 years 

• Currently smoking or have quit within the last 15 years

Heart Screening
Cost: $85

To schedule your comprehensive cardiac screening, please call 714.378.7234. We offer a comprehensive cardiac screening, which includes:

• Complete medical and family history and health risk assessment survey

• Blood pressure, weight, body mass index (BMI), body fat analysis

• Cholesterol and blood sugar testing, electrocardiogram, ankle brachial index testing

• Personal plan and coordination of care

Cancer Care

Prostate Support Group

First and third Tuesday of every month,
6 – 7:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300 Cancer Institute Conference Room

This group provides supportive discussion and educational information for prostate cancer patients, family members and friends.

Look Good, Feel Better

June 4, July 9, Aug 6, Sept 10, Oct 1,
9:45 am – Noon
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300,
Cancer Institute Conference Room

If you’re currently undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy treatments, then spend a morning with us learning creative makeup tips and stylish ways of wearing turbans, scarves and hats. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 714.378.7600.

Transitions/Bereavement

First and third Wednesday of every month, 6 – 7:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300
Cancer Institute Conference Room 

This group provides support for adults who have lost a loved one to cancer. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please call the facilitator, Dani Daniels, at 714.378.7950.

The Journey: Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursday of every month, Noon – 1:30 pm
18111 Brookhurst Street, Suite 4300 Cancer Institute Conference Room

This is a special group for women at any stage of the cancer experience, as well as their female family members and friends. This group provides educational information, supportive discussion and embraces vital cancer issues and concerns. 

Yoga for Patients with Cancer

Tuesdays, 5:45 pm and Fridays, Noon
18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12,
Fountain Valley
Cost: $5 per class

This gentle yoga class, designed for cancer patients and caregivers, is focused on breathing and meditation. Gentle yoga poses help relieve stress and relax muscles. No experience required. Wear comfortable clothing. For more information or to register, please contact Gaye Singleton at 714.378.5095.

Rehabilitation Services

Physical and Speech Therapy Services

Specialized, individualized care for fatigue, impaired mobility, chronic pain and lymphedema, from our staff of caring physical and speech therapists. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 714.378.5095.

Parenting & Childbirth

Childbirth Series

Tuesdays, June 5 – 26, July 3 – 24,
Aug 7 – 28, Sept 4 – 25, 6:30 – 9 pm
Cost: $90 per couple 

This four-week series prepares expectant mothers and partners for the laboring process, pain management options, hospital procedures, breathing and relaxation, cesarean birth and postpartum. Call 1.800.MEMORIAL to pay the fee.

Meet the Pediatricians

Wednesday, June 13, 6 – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free 

If you are new to the area, expecting a child or looking for a new pediatrician, join us for a special meet and greet event and get acquainted with MemorialCare Medical Group pediatricians in your area. For more information, click here or call 888.848.9355.

Maternity Walking Tour

Every Monday, 11:30 am
Every Thursday, Noon – 12:45 pm
Saturdays, June 9, 23, July 7, 21, Aug 4, 18,
Sept 1, 15, 29, 3:30 pm or 4:15 pm
Cost: Free 

Expectant parents have the opportunity to view the Childbirth Center and receive information about parking, visiting hours and security. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Breastfeeding

English: Mondays & Thursdays, June 14,
July 5, 26, Aug 9, 23, Sep 20, 27, 6:30 – 9 pm
Vietnamese: Saturdays, June 23, Juyl 14,
Aug 11, Sep 22, 12:30 – 3 pm

Cost: Free

This class helps prepare new moms for breastfeeding in the days following birth. You will learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, positioning and challenges in breastfeeding. For parents delivering at Orange Coast Medical Center.

Baby Care Basics

English: Thursdays, June 7, July 5, Aug 2,
Sept 13, 6:30 – 9 pm
Vietnamese: Saturdays, June 23, July 14,
Aug 11, Sept 22, 4 – 6:30 pm
Cost: $25 per couple

This one-night class includes newborn characteristics, newborn behavior and caring for your newborn. Please call 1.800.MEMORIAL to pay the fee.

Breastfeeding Clinic

Mondays and Thursdays, 1 - 4 pm

Cost: Free

This clinic is provided for follow-up breastfeeding care for infants from newborn to 12 weeks. Mothers may come between the hours of 1 – 4 pm and receive assistance for issues such as sore nipples, baby not latching, low milk supply, going back to work or any other breastfeeding concerns. Mothers are also welcome if their baby is breastfeeding well.

Condensed Childbirth Class

Saturdays, July 21, Aug 18, Sep 15,
9:30 - 3:30 pm

Cost: $90 per couple 

This one-day class prepares the expectant mother and her partner for the laboring process, pain management options, hospital procedures, breathing and relaxation, cesarean birth and postpartum. To pay the fee, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL.

Parkinson's Support

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Third Thursday of every month

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Orange Coast Health and Wellness Pavilion, Pacific Coast Conference Room

This group is designed to provide patients and their families with education on Parkinson’s disease and a time to share and learn with our fellow Parkinson’s community. For more information, call 714.378.5022.

Dance for Parkinson’s

Mondays, Oct 3–24, 10 – 11 a.m.

18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12

Orange Coast Good Life Fitness Room

Specifically designed for patients with Parkinson’s disease, this dance class empowers you to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Steps Forward – A Parkinson's Disease Exercise Class

Tuesdays and Fridays

Session 1: 9:30 - 10:15 am
Session 2: 10:15 - 11 am

18225 Brookhurst Street, Suite 12
Orange Coast Good Life Fitness Room

This class focuses on strengthening, stretching and balance exercises specifically designed for Parkinson’s disease symptoms. For more information or to register, please call 714.378.5022. Participants may register for and attend one session per day.

Caregiver Support Group

Second and fourth Tuesday of every month

9:30 – 10:30 am

Orange Coast Health and Wellness Pavilion, South Coast Conference Room

Designed to help caregivers come to a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease, participants learn tools for providing care, communicating with loved ones and taking better care of themselves. It also provides the opportunity to discuss questions and concerns with listeners who share their experiences. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Parkinson's Wellness Recovery (PWR!) and Loud Crowd

MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Department offers evidence-based, clinically proven, physical and speech therapy by licensed therapists certified in the Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) and Parkinson’s Voice Project (Speak Out!) techniques. Patients who have participated in our Outpatient Rehabilitation program may attend these complimentary maintenance/progression classes. For more information, please call 714.378.5022.

Young Onset Parkinson’s Support Group

First Thursday of every month

6 – 7:30 pm

Pavilion, West Coast Conference Room 

For those who are newly diagnosed and under the age of 60, learn more about the diagnosis with the opportunity to share your own experience. For more information, call 714.378.5022.

Congratulations!

Neurologist, Daniel Truong, M.D., received the esteemed Dr. Franz Burda Award for his engagement in clinical and basic research in the field of Parkinson’s disease. Awardees since the establishment of this prize include many Parkinson’s disease researchers. Dr. Truong has published more than 140 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals, six textbooks and is currently the section editor for the Journal of Neurological Sciences.

For Seniors

Latest Advances in Joint Replacement

Thursday, Sept 20, 6 – 7 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

Wear and tear of the joints can cause significant pain and, when left untreated, can lead to diminished quality of life. We are delighted to have Timothy W. Gibson, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Huntington Beach Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, join us to discuss advances in diagnosis and treatment options for chronic joint pain sufferers. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or click here.

Medicare 101 ~ The Essentials!
Saturday, Jun 23, Aug 11, or Oct 13,
11:30 am – 1 pm

Orange Coast Medical Center

For those turning 65 or transitioning to Medicare from employer health coverage in 2018, the process and choices can be overwhelming. Join Matt McGuirk on behalf of Greater Newport Physicians to learn the essentials you need to know about enrolling in Medicare, options available, important deadlines and more. This class is for educational purposes only. No health plan benefits will be discussed. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or click here.

Stress Got You Down? 

Thursday, June 21, 6 – 7:30 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

Reducing stress is often easier said than done. But allowing stress to continue can have serious health consequences. Join Karen Don, M.D., an internal medicine physician with Edinger Medical Group, as she shares some fun and practical ways to help reduce daily stress for your better health. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or click here.

Fall Prevention and Balance Improvement

Thursday, Aug 2, 3 – 4:30 pm

Senior Center in Central Park, Huntington Beach

As we age, we can lose our balance over the slightest things. But there is hope! Mitchell Tsurudome, D.P.T., and Casey Jackson, M.P.T., physical therapists with Orange Coast Medical Center, will join us to discuss practical ways to improve balance and help prevent falls. You won’t want to miss this important presentation. Invite a friend! To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or click here.

Are You Getting Your ZZZ's? 

Thursday, Aug 23, 2 – 3 pm

The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center

If you wake up feeling tired or sleepy throughout the day and it’s hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep at night, you might have a sleep disorder. A clinician with MemorialCare Medical Group will discuss signs, symptoms, diagnoses and treatments for sleep disorders. To register, please call 1.800.MEMORIAL (1.800.636.6742), or click here.

MemorialCare Surgical Weight Loss Center

Surgical Weight Loss Support Group 

Every Monday except the fifth Monday
of the month, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Support meetings for patients who have undergone surgical intervention for treatment of clinically severe obesity. Any individual who is considering having weight-loss surgery is also welcome. Meetings are conducted by a clinical psychologist. The fourth Monday meeting every month is dedicated to post-operative patients only.

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