The over 75 audience members also heard speakers on various other subjects. Nidhi Chillara of American Red Cross (Los Angeles Division) addressed the need of earthquake preparedness for individuals and families. She advised there are three types of earthquake kits that people can keep at their homes. First kit, she mentioned, should include personal medicines along with water and other non-perishable foods that can last at least three days. Second kit is for families. It should include up to three days supplies of non-perishable foods, three gallons of drinking water per person, flash lights, battery operated radio, medicines, and if possible some clothes. Third kit is called bed side kit, tied loosely to bed frames close to pillow side of the bed. She also advised people that it is safer to stay in the bed than running out during earthquake. Aparna Hande, a registered nurse, presented information about diabetes. She said the key to preventing this disease is to regularly exercise 45 minutes to one hour daily along with low fat, low carb, and low sugar diet.
Anju Garg, a community leader presented role of social media such as emails, e-banking etc. in our daily lives and how we can take advantage of it. Vasu Pawar, also an active community leader spoke of personal experience of the benefits of grape seed extract. Yash Singh, President Rajput Association of America, and Kewal Kanda emceed and managed the seminar.