Register for Virtual Tele-Noon Programs

 

Tele-Noon Hour

Register today to join us for our upcoming Tele-Noon Hour Programs, part of the 50+ Health Connection Program! 

On this page you’ll find:

Upcoming Programs:

Lectures will begin at 12:30 p.m. on the dates listed. Each will last about an hour and will include time for questions. Participation is free. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 – Aging with vision loss
Socorro Arroyo, program manager at the Dayle McIntosh Center, will share information about how older adults with vision loss can remain as independent as possible, including ways assistive technology can help.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – Vaccine update
During National Immunization Awareness Month, we invite you to a special presentation by infectious disease specialist Kimberly Shriner, MD, about vaccines. Dr. Shriner will also talk about the latest information related to COVID-19.

Registration

Please reserve a spot at least 1 day in advance by completing the registration form below. You can also reserve a spot by calling our membership line at (626) 397-3147.

Calling into the Virtual Tele-Noon Event

On event day, please join the call no later than 12:25 p.m.

Step 1: Call (323) 794-2410 (local) or (800) 753-0786 (toll free).

Step 2: Enter passcode 622909 when prompted.


Listen to Past Tele-Noon Hour Events

Summer safety  – June 22, 2022

During National Safety Month, Lisa Derderian, public information officer for the City of Pasadena, provides tips on emergency preparedness, including how you can stay safe during the hot summer months.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Trauma and Injury Prevention  – June 8, 2022

Michelle Baker, RN, BSN, manager of trauma services at Huntington Hospital, discusses common trauma-related injuries and how you can protect yourself from harm.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Aging in Place  – May 18, 2022

In honor of Older Americans Month, Stuart Miller, MD, Huntington Health Physicians, and Kathleen Coatta, LCSW, clinical supervisor at Huntington Senior Care Network, talk about how older adults can remain in their homes for as long as possible.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Promoting Stroke Awareness  – May 11, 2022

During Stroke Awareness Month, learn from Arbi Ohanian, MD, medical director of Huntington Hospital Stroke Center, about the warning signs of stroke. Dr. Ohanian will also discuss what you need to know about stroke and COVID-19.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Holistic Stress Management – April 20, 2022

Pierre-Etienne Vannier, MSc, CHt, mind-body practitioner and program development specialist, provides tips on how you can manage stress by creating healthy boundaries, connecting with others, and focusing on the link between your mind, body, and spirit.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Nutrition and Comfort Food – April 13, 2022

Crystal Kwan, MPH, CDCES, Dietitian, Ben Herrera, Executive Chef, and Jessie Wahba, Director of food and nutrition services, discuss healthy alternatives for comfort foods from a variety of cultural traditions.

Listen to a recording of this Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Urology and You – March 2, 2022

Armen Dikranian, MD, medical director of robotic surgery at Huntington Hospital, discusses common urological conditions, as well as available treatment options.

Listen to a recording of the March 2nd Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below. You may also download associated files by clicking the ‘Download’ button below next to the PDF you’d like to view.


Heart Health – February 9, 2022

Azhil “Alex” Durairaj, MD, medical director of cardiology at Huntington Hospital, discusses the major risk factors for developing heart disease and how to support your heart health.

Listen to a recording of the February 9th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Medicare Benefits in 2022 – January 12, 2022

Stephanie Fajuri Denning, Esq., senior program manager and staff attorney at the Center for Health Care Rights, shares information about Medicare eligibility and benefits

Listen to a recording of the January 12th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below. You may also download associated files by clicking the ‘Download’ button below next to the PDF you’d like to view.


Preventing the Flu – December 8, 2021

Katie Jones, MPH, CIC, manager of infection prevention and control at Huntington Hospital, talks about the 2021-22 flu season, and what you can do to stay healthy.

Listen to a recording of the December 8th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Preventing and Managing Diabetes – November 17, 2021

During Diabetes Awareness Month, registered dietitian Crystal Kwan, MPH, CDCES, discusses nutritional strategies that can help you prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.

Listen to a recording of the November 17th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below. You may also download associated files by clicking the ‘Download’ button below next to the PDF you’d like to view.


Family Caregivers: Self-Care During the Holidays – November 10, 2021

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Huntington Senior Care Network staff provides tips for family caregivers on how to practice self-care during the holidays and how to recognize burnout.

Listen to a recording of the November 10th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below. You may also download some associated files by clicking the ‘Download’ button below next to the PDF you’d like to view.


Impact of Exercise – October 20, 2021

Physical therapist Jordan Perry provides an overview of the health benefits of exercise for older adults, including tips for adjusting your workout as you get older.

Listen to a recording of the October 20th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Breast Cancer Treatment Options – October 13, 2021

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ruth Williamson, MD, medical director of breast cancer services and radiation oncology at Huntington Hospital, and breast surgeon Jeannie Shen, MD, talks about new and exciting breast cancer treatment options.

Listen to a recording of the October 13th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Silent Breast Cancer: Understanding Your Risk and Detection Options – October 6, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We invite you to a special presentation by Amy Polverini, MD, medical director of breast surgery at Huntington Hospital, and breast radiologist Lakshmi Tegulapalle, DO, about risk factors and current diagnostic methods.

Listen to a recording of the October 6th Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Fall Prevention Strategies – September 29, 2021

Join us as physical therapist Julia Masulis discusses falls and what you can do to prevent them.

Listen to a recording of the September Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below. You may also download the Fall Prevention and Recovery presentation by clicking the ‘Download’ button.


Prostate Cancer Awareness – September 15, 2021

In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, urologist Ramin Khalili, MD, shares information on prostate cancer prevention and treatment options.

Listen to a recording of the September Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


An Update on Eye Health – August 18, 2021

Ophthalmologists Alice Song, MD, and Julia Song, MD, discuss macular degeneration, glaucoma, thyroid eye disease, dry eyes, and drooping lids, and provide information about the latest treatment options for these eye conditions.

Listen to a recording of the August Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Lotions, Creams and Care of the Skin – July 7, 2021

Dermatologist Janice DaVolio, MD, talks about the importance of caring for your skin as you age and about the latest in skin cancer detection and treatment.

Download Dr. Davolio’s Presentation below:

Listen to a recording of the July Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Update on COVID-19 – June 16, 2021

Infectious disease specialist Kimberly Shriner, MD, and Pasadena Public Health epidemiologist Matt Feaster, PhD, provides an update on the coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to a recording of the June Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Stroke Care in 2021 – May 19, 2021

During Stroke Awareness Month, learn from neurologist Tyler Cheung, MD about stroke symptoms, risk factors and treatment options.

Listen to a recording of the May Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Practicing self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic – May 12, 2021

David Washington, LCSW provides information about how to practice self‑care during the current health crisis, including the importance of establishing a daily routine.

Listen to a recording of the May Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Hair Loss: Hair Today and Gone Tomorrow – April 2021

Hair loss may be more than just a cosmetic issue. It can also be a symptom of underlying medical or nutritional problems. Back again by popular demand, this session, led by internist Cindy Carson, MD, explores the causes of hair loss and potential treatments.

Listen to a recording of the April Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Colorectal Cancer Screening and Treatment – March 2021

Following the death of Black Panther movie star Chadwick Boseman from colorectal cancer, there has been additional media attention to this disease. Colorectal surgeon Gabriel Akopian, MD, discusses the importance of regular screenings, and shares information about available treatments.

Dr. Akopian recommends the following links for more information:
https://nccrt.org/
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal/

Listen to a recording of the March Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Heart Health – February 2021

During American Heart Month, cardiologist Evann Eisenberg, MD, talks about cardiac health and how to prevent heart disease.

Listen to a recording of the February Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Medicare Updates for 2021 – January 2021

Stephanie Fajuri Denning, Esq., Senior Program Manager/ Staff Attorney for Center for Health Care Rights, provides information about Medicare changes for 2021.

Listen to a recording of the January Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Family gatherings in the time of COVID-19 – December 2020

December holidays often mean time spent with extended family. Infectious disease specialist Kimberly Shriner, MD,and Pasadena Public Health epidemiologist Matt Feaster, PhD, provide an update on guidelines for social interactions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to a recording of the December Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Caring for someone with dementia during the coronavirus pandemic – November 2020

Our November Virtual Tele-Noon event was delivered by Zina Paris, MSW, Director of Clinical Services at Alzheimer’s Los Angeles and she discusses caregiving during COVID-19. Now safety guidelines and restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic have made the role of caregiving even more challenging. A family caregiver also shares her own experience.

Listen to a recording of the November Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Maintaining Breast Health for Life – October 2020

Our October Virtual Tele-Noon event was delivered by breast surgeon Jeannie Shen, MD, and radiation oncologist Ruth Williamson, MD, discuss about why it’s important to get screened for breast cancer. You’ll also learn about the latest treatment options.

Listen to a recording of the October Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


The Latest on Screening and Treatment for Prostate Cancer – September 2020

Our September Virtual Tele-Noon event on Prostate Cancer was delivered by urologist Shahin Chandrasoma, MD. Timed for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Chandrasoma shares the important things you need to know to best manage your prostate health.

Listen to a recording of the September Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Update on COVID-19 – August 2020

Our August Virtual Tele-Noon event was delivered by Matt Feaster, PhD, epidemiologist, with the Pasadena Public Health Department. Dr. Feaster provide an update on the department’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to stay safe.

Listen to a recording of the August Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Resilience and Flexibility in Aging – July 2020

Our July Virtual Tele-Noon Event, Psychologist Michael Barnes, PhD, discusses how resilience and flexibility can help older adults weather the challenges of aging, particularly during the current pandemic.

Listen to a recording of the July Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Being on Stroke Awareness Alert – June 2020

Our June Virtual Tele-Noon Event, Arbi Ohanian, MD, medical director of Huntington Hospital Stroke Center, discusses stroke symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Download the presentation file below so you can follow along as you listen to the event recording.

Listen to a recording of the June Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.


Are We There Yet? Coronavirus Update – May 2020

Our May Tele-Noon event featured Infectious Disease expert Kimberly Shriner, MD, and Pasadena Public Health Department’s Epidemiologist Matt Feaster, Ph.D. provide important information and took pre-submitted questions.

Listen to a recording of the May Tele-Noon Hour program here by clicking play below.