Tag: health

Fit and Fun Wellness Group

Susan Reynhout The typical American diet contains a large proportion of unhealthy fats, too few fruits and vegetables, too much sugar and sodium and too little fiber. This contributes to the risk of heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and chronic diseases. The right foods help our bodies build and repair tissue, decrease inflammation and protect us…

Senior Health Conference planned

Pam Yocom The Sun Lakes Country Club will host three directors from the Area Agency on Aging. The conference is scheduled for October 19, from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A three-member panel from Area Agency on Aging will share resources available to residents concerning transportation, Medicare, state health insurance and 24-hour Senior Help Line.…

Yoga is great for steadiness and clarity

Noell Hyman How is your sense of balance and steadiness these days? I just read a statistic on the AARP blog that 80% of people who practice yoga report having good balance. Of people who don’t practice yoga, only 64% feel their balance is good. People who practice yoga also report a greater sense of…

Alzhemer’s prevention presentation at SLUMC

Dr. Marnie Whitley, ND, LPC, a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician from Neurology Associates of the East Valley, will hold a presentation on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease on Thursday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 9248 E. Riggs Road (west of Robson Library) in Lindsay Hall. Dr. Whitley earned her ND degree…

Energy Yoga classes September schedule

Paullene Caraher Experience the benefits of Energy Yoga with Paullene at the SunBird Golf Resort, Navajo Room, third floor, at the following times: Morning classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 7:45-8:45 a.m. and on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Afternoon classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Energy Yoga includes tapping…

Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit info

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

Healing with Essential Oils

Paullene Caraher The next oil sharing will be September 13, 2017. That is the second Wednesday. September begins the harvest season when we gather the fruits of our labor. We worked long and hard hours over the summer months, and now we can enjoy and relax. We will be making an oil blend to enhance…

Wet and Wild Water aerobics

Marti Scott We have had a good summer working out in the warm water. Now we are looking forward to fall and friends returning. Why water aerobics? It is great exercise for young and old. Men, take notice; it is good for you also. Most of us can do more in the water than on…