Tag: health

Medicare, Medicaid and related benefit information

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: * Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”), Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMOs, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long…

Healing summer wellness with essential oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Essential Oils are some of the best natural supplies to keep in your home. Besides being incredibly versatile and easy to use, these potent natural substances can improve health in so many different ways. From sleep and stress to skin and haircare, essential oils can positively impact almost every aspect of our wellbeing.…

Want better balance? You should!

Kim Kubsch Are you stable while standing on your right leg for 20 seconds? And your left leg? And with your eyes closed? Or do you have a fear of falling which may be the cause of your less-active lifestyle? To help boost self-confidence, enhance posture, core strength, mobility, stability and agility which all contribute…

Faith is like yoga?

Pastor Jean Newell, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church Yoga is said to be relaxing. Soft music. Dimemd lights. Soft-spoken instructor. However, is the body really supposed to bend like that? Remember the old adage “use it or lose it?” The older I get, the more I understand the truth in that statement which is why…

Medicare, Medicaid and related benefit information

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: * Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”), Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long…

Healing with essential oils

The next oil sharing will be on April 3, the first Wednesday, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. We will be making two blends again: 1. Joy, to awaken that emotion and keep a serene and joyful attitude throughout the day and 2. An antibacterial spray so we can spritz the area around ourselves and spaces…

Getting outside is a prescription for better health

Sue Schwartz Due to some recently-planned and/or pending HOA construction projects around the five lakes, we’ve moved our walks to the Palo Verde tennis pavilion. This will take place starting April 13. The time remains the same with the Doc Walk starting at 9:00 a.m. followed by an optional brunch on the PV Patio. This…

Spring Fling with essential oils

Jo Anne Gaudioso Are you ready for your Spring Fling? At this time of the year, many of us are motivated to freshen up our homes, maybe do a little decluttering and get ready for some seasonal threats. Since using essential oils, I have discovered so many wonderful options to help me with these spring…

Energy Yoga April schedule

Experience the benefits of Energy Yoga with Paullene at the SunBird Golf Resort, Navajo Room, upper level. Regular Yoga: Mornings: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:40 to 8:50 a.m. Afternoons: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:10 p.m. Note: There are no classes on Thursday, April 18 All classes are on a donation basis.…

Zumba with Mary

April is a beautiful time of year in the Valley. I know many of you are getting ready to leave for the summer, so I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting my Zumba® Fitness program for the past seven years here in Sun Lakes. Once again, we’ve had another great…