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Healthy Aging Lecture Series

Through our exclusive Health & Wellness partnership with Eisenhower Health, you get access to physicians on a variety of health topics. Check back monthly for new programs, held on most Wednesdays at The Center, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

 

DATE

TIME

PRESENTOR

TOPIC

DESCRIPTION

SERIES

Wednesday,

November 28th, 2018

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Alex Del Rosario, MD Testosterone & Hormones - Safegurads and Treatment Options Please join Alex Del Rosario, MD for a discussion regarding the use of testosterone and hormone replacement therapies for an older population. While testosterone therapy can boost muscle mass, mental focus, and energy levels, testosterone also has potential risks that are important to be informed about. In addition to the lecture, there will be time for questions and answers Sexual Health & Wellness

Wednesday,

December 5th, 2018

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Don Gardenier, NP

Common Misconceptions about Hepatitis C

Did you know that gay men and people born between 1945 and 1965 are at a greater risk of developing Hepatitis C than the general population?   Often we assume that our Primary Care Physician has already tested us for Hepatitis C, or that because we never used intravenous drugs we are safe.  Unfortunately that isn’t always the case.  Join Don Gardenier, NP to learn the importance of being screened for HEP-C and the latest treatment options available.

Sexual Health & Wellness

Wednesday,

December 12th, 2018

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Kevin Shandera, MD

Benign Prostatic  Hypertrophy - Modern Treatment Options

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) is a common condition, especially in older men, with numerous treatment options - from lifestyle changes to surgery. Join Kevin Shandera, MD to learn the anatomy of the prostate and bladder, the causes of BPH, how to identify BPH symptoms and the pros and cons of the various treatment options.

Sexual Health & Wellness

 

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