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Modern Medicine: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Medication

Misuse of prescription drugs has grown into a serious public health problem in the U.S. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, a reported estimate of 54 million people have used such medications for nonmedical reasons at least once in their lifetime. Join Dr. Thilan Fernando from Pioneer Medical Group as he discusses examples of prescription drug abuse, the mostly commonly abused medications, and short and long-term effects of prescriptions misuse, and how to avoid these potential dangers.

Cerritos Senior Center
12340 South Street
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 916-8550
Tuesday, June 6th at 1:00pm
Thilan Fernando, M.D.
Must be 50+ to attend this event.


Aneurysms - The Silent Killer

Aortic aneurysms rank as the 13th leading cause of death in the U.S. and the 3rd leading cause of sudden death in American men. An aneurysm is a balloon-like swelling in the wall of a weakened blood vessel. Join Dr. Salima Hassanali from Pioneer Medical Group for an informative lecture on the signs and symptoms of aneurysms.

Cerritos Senior Center
12340 South Street
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 916-8550
Wednesday, July 19th at 1:00pm
Salima Hassanali, D.O.
Must be 50+ to attend this event.


Oh My Aching Back: Preventing and Treating Chronic Back Pain

Most of us experience back pain at some time in our lives. However, the back problems of older adults are often very different from those seen in younger people. In older adults, back pain often becomes chronic, typically cycling between improving for a while and then coming back. Please join Dr. Todd Stockwell as he discusses the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for back pain.

Cerritos Senior Center
12340 South Street
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 916-8550
Tuesday, August 29th at 1:00pm
Todd Stockwell, D.C.
Must be 50+ to attend this event.


Healthy Heart Nutrition

Downey Regional Medical Center
11500 Brookshire Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
(562)904-5000

Learn about healthy food habits to reduce 3 major risk factors for heart disease, high blood pressure and excess body weight. A DRMC registered dietitian teaches this FREE class.

Registration is required at (562)904-5580


Mended Hearts Support Group

Lakewood Regional Medical Center
3700 East South St.
Lakewood, CA
(562) 531-2550
RSVP by calling 1-800-813-4345

Support Group for people who have had heart surgery and their family members.


FREE Blood Pressure Screening

Norwalk Senior Center
Held the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

14040 San Antonio Drive
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 929-5580


FREE Blood Pressure Screening

South Gate Senior Center
Held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

South Gate Senior Center
4855 Tweedy Blvd
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 357-9662

For more information, please call Pioneer Medical Group's Patient Relations Department at (888) 752-1174.

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