Volunteers Wanted with Crohn’s Disease – Approximately 500,000 Americans are estimated to suffer from Crohn’s disease and may be eligible to participate in new clinical trials taking place around the country. These Phase 3 trials are evaluating the drug LEUKINE® (sargramostim) in Crohn’s disease. Patients interested in learning if they qualify for these trials can visit www.noveltrials.com or call toll-free 866-NOVELCD Monday through Friday between 7 am and 4 pm Pacific Time.
Meals on Wheels, more volunteers urgently needed, to drive between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, to volunteer, call (310) 394-7558.
Saturday, July 2
The Balance Disorders Institute of Los Angeles will be offering free balance evaluation screenings every Saturday throughout the month of July. This screening can detect a coordination problem that can result in a serious fall which is becoming more common with seniors. 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m., Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, 15150 Sunset Bl., Pacific Palisades, (310) 454-1345.
Monday, July 4
4th of July Singles Party, see the fireworks show at a Redondo Beach home, with live entertainment, dancing, BBQ & refreshments, meet quality singles 40+, (310) 372-6071.
July 4th Co-ed Grass 2’s Volleyball Tournament, 10 a.m. at Heartwell Park in Long Beach, divisions: “A” and
B.” $30 for team, with AVPNext membership, for more info, call (562) 987-3330.
Wednesday, July 6
Royal Good Time, as part of the summer reading club, stories about royalty – become a prince or princess for the day, Santa Monica Public Library, Ocean Park Branch, 2601 Main Street, (310) 392-3804.
Volunteer training in 4 free sessions designed to help seniors, Center for Healthy Aging, 1527 Fourth Street, through July 27, (310) 576-2550.