HERE is your copy of the latest ScottsValleySeniorLifeAssociation (SVSLA) newsletter. We hope you enjoy catching up on recent activities of our community-wide service for senior citizens. Please set aside the date March 16, 2019 to attend our unique, educational Alternative & Complementary Medicine Program to learn how acupuncture, herbal medicine, medical marijuana and nutrition can be used to treat ailments common to people ages 50 and older. Don't miss this fact-filled information session presented by a panel of experts.
Scotts Valley Senior Life Association
Enhancing healthy living for Seniors
Alternative & Complementary Medicine Program
educational presentations by experts for people ages 50 & up
More than 30% of adults in the USA use alternative medicine as a complement to conventional medical care. Yet while alternative medicine continues to increase in popularity, many of us do not know much about it.
Scotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVLA) is sponsoring this unique, educational Alternative & Complementary Medicine Program to shed light on this subject. Learn what alternative medicine is and why people use it. Plus, hear about remedies for ailments common to people ages 50 and up. Also, discover the latest research about the placebo effect in healing.
Our well-known and respected panel members will each present information about their particular area of expertise: acupuncture, herbal medicine, medical marijuana, and nutrition. Hear up-to-date information about how these types of remedies can benefit our health and well-being, including memory, joints, balance, mobility, heart health, chronic pain, diabetes, sleep patterns, depression and more. Get your personal questions answered by our expert panelists in the Q&A sessions.
Meet our esteemed panel of experts:
Morris Barenfus, VMD, Science Professor Emeritus, Bethany University, speaking about the placebo effect in healing
Dr. Michael Tierra, LAc, OMD, AHG, speaking about acupuncture and herbal medicine
Valerie Corral, Co-founder and Director of The Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM), speaking about medical marijuana
Dr. Richard B. Goldberg, PhD Holistic Nutrition, speaking about nutrition
This free presentation will be held 1:00—3:30 p.m. on March 16 with a reception following with snacks and beverages. Bring a friend or two to this fact-filled information session.
RSVP to (831) 600-8440 by March 9th for best seats! Drop-ins are always welcome on a space available basis.
What Events and Grants do you want SVSLA to sponsor?
please send us your ideas
Are you a senior citizen concerned about yourself and other seniors? Scotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA) exists to serve all senior citizens in Scotts Valley. We need and would appreciate hearing your thoughts and suggestions about what SVSLA can do to improve senior living for yourself and other seniors. What topics and educational programs would be helpful to seniors in this community? Are you aware of a specific need that could be met with a grant to enhance the lives of seniors here? Please share your thoughts with us by calling or sending an email today.