Health and Wellness


Aging well for solo seniors Senior Concerns will present a community seminar titled “Meeting the Challenge of Solo Aging” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thurs., May 9 at Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks. A solo ager is one who is single, married without children, has adult children who live far away or does not have extended family as […]

Ride on against ALS

The ALS Association Golden West Chapter will host the third annual SoCal Ride to Defeat ALS and Trail Run/Park Walk on Sat., May 4 at Dos Vientos Park, 4801 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The event is open to all cyclists, runners and walkers. All funds raised will support the ALS Association Golden West Chapter’s care services, public policy and research. […]

2019 benefit walk takes the scenic route

Event to fund programs and services for families affected by cancer

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will present its inaugural Hope Walk health fair and family trek on Sat., June 15 around Westlake Lake. Activities will begin at 8 a.m. at CSC headquarters, 530 Hampshire Road in Thousand Oaks. Two walks are available in the push to raise funds and awareness for the fight against cancer: a 5.5- mile stroll […]

Author studies dementia among indigenous people

Jonathan Yahalom, a 2003 graduate of Oak Park High School, has published a book that studies issues of caregiving in a rural Mexican community —and sheds new light on how the people in the region cope with age and memory loss. Published by University of Oklahoma Press, the book is titled “Caring for the People of the Clouds: Aging and […]

Pickleball players learn rules of the game


Finding new ways to heal from grief Camarillo Health Care District will present “Honoring the Grieving Heart: A Community Healing Workshop” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., April 25 at the district headquarters, F building, Stes. 160 and 161, 3639 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. This mini-workshop will show participants how to hold their grief in a place of honor while […]

Honorees announced for CSC’s Evening of Hope

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara has announced its slate of honorees and two celebrity emcees for the Evening of Hope Gala on Sat., April 27 at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. In addition to the awards presentation, the evening will also have a cocktail reception with music by pianist Bryson de Ruyter, dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment and […]

America’s diet examined

A screening of the documentary “Eating You Alive,” followed by a discussion with nutritionist Dr. John Westerdahl, will take place from 12:45 to 3:45 p.m. Sat., April 13 at the Thousand Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Church, 480 W. Gainsborough. The program will open with a free plant-based buffet lunch and conclude with a Q&A on the topics of anti-aging and longevity. […]

Program on Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association will present a free workshop titled “Living With Alzheimer’s: Early Stage” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tues., April 9 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, and again from 10 a.m. to noon Thurs., April 25 at AlmaVia of Camarillo, 2500 N. Ponderosa Drive. Attendees can hear from other care partners and individuals […]

Good game, good health for these young stars

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