Tag: health

Tai Chi-QiGong for all ages

Kim Kubsch June is National Smile Month and I encourage you to support more frequent smiling for stress reduction! The energy required to smile is two-thirds less than to frown. Plus stress-busting smiles often generate more positive connections with others. Try our easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong, and you too will smile inside and out,…

Every Step Counts starts June 1

Are you moving your feet enough each day? Would you like to create a sustainable walking program that will support you in feeling healthier? Did you know a person is considered sedentary if they take less than 5,000 steps per day with the average American walking about 3,000 steps daily! Uh oh – do you…

Wet and Wild Water Aerobics

Marti Scott Did you know that just by laughing you can lower your blood pressure, build your immune system and relieve stress? These are just a few benefits you can receive just by laughing. At the Wet and Wild water aerobics class, we not only exercise but we laugh. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at…

Free balance screening

Jessica Sorensen, a licensed physical therapist, will be offering a complimentary screening to assess your balance issues and to provide tips and exercises to help prevent falls. Each screening will last approximately 10 minutes and will be done in Classroom 10 at Sun Lakes UMC, 9248 Riggs Road, Sun Lakes. The program will be on…

Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit info

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include following: 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 System)…

Medicare, Medicaid information

Personalized objective assistance is available to seniors, the disabled, and caregivers provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include the following: 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…

Health Education seminar

When: Usually the third Wednesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Where: Navajo Room, third floor of SunBird Golf Resort, 6250 S. SunBird. Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249, located off Riggs Road between Cooper and McQueen; turn in on Championship Dr. The purpose of the seminars is to give information on old and new ways of…

Free Lunch and Learn seminar on hearing aids

Tina Jessee, Au.D. and Tanya Karg, Au.D. will conduct a public seminar on March 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. to help those with hearing loss and their loved ones to understand the misconceptions surrounding hearing loss and the latest in hearing aid technology. Hearing aids will not be sold during the seminar as the Lunch…