Healthy Grandparenting, talk sponsored by UCLA Healthcare’s 50-Plus Program, 10-11:30am, free, Community Room, Santa Monica Place Mall, 800.516.5323.
I Can Cope: Learning About Cancer, seminar, 11am-1pm, free, Premiere Oncology, 2020 Santa Monica Blvd., #600, 310.633.8400.
Diabetes Management Series, 9am-noon, $50 for series, Saint John’s Health Center, 1328 22nd St., continues June 12 and 19. Advance registration required, 310.829.8453.
Mindful Discussion, talk about the science behind mindfulness and its effectiveness in reducing stress, boosting the immune system, increasing attention and creating a general sense of well-being, hosted by UCLA Healthcare, 2-3:30pm, free, Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd., 800.516.5323.
Back Pain and Hatha Yoga, community health talk organized by UCLA Healthcare, 12:30-2pm, free, YWCA, 2019 14th St., 800.516.5323.
Chi Gong with Charlotte Holtzerman, 10-11:30am, free, Center for Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., 310.576.2550 x390.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), talk by surgeon Mary Maish, sponsored by the UCLA Healthcare 50-Plus Program. 2:30-4pm, free, Oasis Lecture Room, Macy’s/Westside Pavilion, 10800 Pico Blvd., WLA, 800.516.5323.
Through June 14
Finding the Words to Say It: The Healing Power of Poetry, Thursdays, 7:30-9:30pm, $15 a session, $60 for series, UnUrban Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., 310.452.1439.