Category: Features

In Passing

Jim Bargioni

Jim Bargioni Jim Bargioni, 84 years of age, was a resident of Sun Lakes and Sedona. He passed away April 5, 2020, in Sedona, from congestive heart failure. Jim was born in San Francisco, Calif., to Fred and Caroline Bargioni and was raised in a loving home, along with his sister Marie. Jim developed an…

Healing with Essential Oils

Shelley Zavarella We will look forward to a meeting in September. In the meantime, use your oils in diffusers to send the healing aroma throughout your house. The oils we used for immune support in our March meeting. The recipe: we used a carrier oil such as coconut oil, avocado, or olive oil. You can put…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Father’s Day is coming up, and what is a typical gift: a tie, wallet, golf accessories? How about honoring dads with one of these home remodeling ideas that he can experience and enjoy for years to come? Personalized Man Cave: What would recharge his batteries? A space to watch sports or play games with…

Ways to Beat the Heat with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso As we step into summer, we are always thinking of ways that will help us to get through the “dog days of summer” in a more comfortable and healthy way. Summertime is perfect for many outdoor activities: going to the pool, attending neighborhood barbeques, or hiking in the mountains, to name a few.…

Julie’s Fitness Class

Julie Bauman invites you to come to her Total Body Conditioning class at SLCC in the Mirror Room, Mondays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching Group Fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert area. She is currently accepting Silver Sneakers, United HealthCare-Renew Active, and Advantage,…

Healthy Lifestyle Forum for Changing Times

Mature woman having tea and browsing internet with her husband on laptop

Carolyn McCorkle The Healthy Lifestyle Forum is a free educational Zoom event which will be held on Thursday, June 18, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. This online presentation is limited to the first 100 people who register. Your registration will be confirmed by email, and the Zoom meeting link will be provided at that time.…

Word of the Month: Tsuris

David Zapatka Friend Marty Minnich and I were discussing the coronavirus pandemic when he closed his email with this statement, “I hope you and I will see each other fairly soon on the other side of all this tsuris.” Marty loves words so he threw in “tsuris” at the end of his message. He’s a fellow “verbivore.”…