When you hear the media talking about the unemployed, the underemployed and the underwater, do you look in the mirror and nod ? The tremendous shift in our economy has repercussions for everyone. Financial problems can hurt relationships and affect parenting, and Culver City has an event coming up that will put you in touch with some experts who can help you get out from under.
Culver City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Service Division will hold a Healthy Living in Tough Times Forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers at City Hall, 9770 Culver Boulevard.
The featured speakers include: Michael Tolwin, M.D. Dr. Tolwin is a psychiatrist with over 30 years experience in helping patients cope with stress related symptoms. He is affiliated with the Brotman Medical Center.
Kathleen Lally-Arena, RN, MSN, FNP Ms. Arena is a nurse for the Culver City Unified School Dis- trict. She will discuss her experience in identifying the behavioral and physical signs of stress in young people.
Harry Mitterbauer, B.S. NASM-PES, CES Mr. Mitterbauer is an exercise physiologist who understands personal fitness and mental well being are common goals. He will discuss physical techniques to cope with stress.
In addition, attendees at this free event are encouraged to bring men’s, women’s and children’s lightly used shoes to donate to Shoes for the Homeless, Inc., a public benefit corporation that provides shoes for the homeless and others in need.