Health Care As It Should Be February 2014

Upcoming Events

  • Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors: Aromatherapy LC
    Lunch and Learn
    W, Feb 26, noon to 1 p.m.
    Rosemary Flaherty, RN, BSN, Breast Nurse Specialist
    Ongoing fourth W monthly series on various topics by Integrative Medicine team.
    760-834-3798. Lunch included; reservations by Feb 24. Read More

    Medication in the Aging JS
    Joslyn Senior Center Series
    F, Feb 28, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
    Anthony Bassanelli, MD, Psychiatry/Neurology
    760-834-7956 Read More

    Osteoporosis AC
    M, Mar 3, 11 a.m. to noon
    Richard Fausel, DO, Certified Clinical Densitometrist; Danielle Meglio, COTA-C, MLD/CDT, Occupational Therapist
    760-568-1234 Read More

    Have Fun in the Sun…but with Less Risk of Skin Cancer! AC
    TU, Mar 4, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Timothy Jochen, MD, Dermatology
    760-834-7956 Read More

    Ostomy: Hope, Healing and Coping LC
    Ostomy Support Group Special Event
    F, Mar 7, 3 to 4 p.m.
    Brenda Elsagher, author, humorist and ostomate
    760-834-3798 Read More

    Health Care for Canadians: Getting the Care You Need AC
    W, Mar 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    G. Aubrey Serfling, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eisenhower Medical Center
    760-834-7956 Read More

    Heart-Lung Machine Demonstration AC
    The Mended Hearts, Inc.
    TH, Mar 13, 6 to 8 p.m.
    Joseph Wilson, MD, Surgery/Thoracic Surgery
    760-409-8538 Read More

    Alzheimer’s/Dementia Diagnosis and Current Research JS
    Joslyn Senior Center Series
    F, Mar 14, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
    Seymour Young, MD, Psychiatry and Neurology
    760-834-7956 Read More


    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit Online registration is available for most events.

    AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    JS Joselyn Senior Center

    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information




Upcoming Special Events

  • Open House at the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children will be on Sunday, February 23 from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Free; no reservations required; open to the public. Visit for details or call 760-773-1636.  Read More
  • The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held Palm Desert Civic Center Park on Saturday, March 1 from 9 am to noon. For more information, please call 323-930-6228.  Read More
  • The 11th Annual Community Cancer Awareness Day will be held at the Lucy Curci Cancer Center on Saturday on March 8  from 9 am to noon.
    Free; lecture and physician panel discussion: Focus on Colon Cancer: Risk Factors, Prevention and the Latest Treatment Options. Visit or call 760-834-3798; reservation due Mar 7. Read More
  • The Eisenhower Five Star Club 30th Anniversary Concert will be held at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences on Sunday, March 9  from 3 to 5 pm.  Wine and Hors d’oeuvre Reception following concert. Reserved tickets are $50. Call 800-595-4TIX (4849) or click here to prchase tickets pline. For more information, call Teresa Hurtig at 760-773-1810.  Read More
  • Eisenhower Wellness Series Lecture:
    Enjoy the Different Phases of Your Life to the Fullest by Gail Sheehy
    , Life Cycle Expert and Bestselling Author on Tuesday, March 11 from 7 to 8 p.m at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences. Click here for complete details and to purchase tickets online. Read More