Tag: health

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…

Fit and Fun

Susan Reynhout Are you ready to start taking better care of your health? Do you want to lose some weight? Would you like to feel better and be healthier? Want to learn how to take better care of your health? Come and Join us! Fit and Fun is an informal, positive group for those who…

Healthy Food Bingo

Join us for Healthy Food Bingo on Tuesday, March 31 at 9:00 a.m. at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes Educational Building, Classroom 4, presented by Theresa Weeding, Community Outreach representative from Independence at Home, a division of SCAN Health Plan. Come and play Healthy Food Bingo, a fun interactive…

Medicare assistance

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 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 Care…

Helpful tips

R. Buchanan A neighbor recently came down with shingles and we are not talking about those things a builder puts on your roof. We are talking about a medical condition that the Mayo Clinic calls, “a viral infection that causes a painful rash.” The people I know who have had shingles use several adjectives in…

Back by popular demand

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church will again present “Understanding the Journey of Dementia” by Dr. Maribeth Gallagher, DNP, Psych NP, FAAN. Dr Gallagher is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She serves as the Director of the Dementia Program at Hospice of the Valley and has been featured as…

Hearing seminar planned

Regina Milgroom Sherri will share her experiences of growing up deaf, learning American sign language, using hearing aids and getting a cochlear implant. She will talk about the impact her hearing loss has had on her ability to lead a state agency and how the ACDHH works for consumers. Bring your questions and concerns for…

2 Your Health – February 2015

The discovery of penicillin was an early example of ground breaking medical advancements, changing the course of modern medicine.

Editor’s Note: “2 Your Health” is a new column in the Sun Lakes Splash dedicated to health issues. Each month different doctors and or medical associations, from varying specialties, will be writing on issues of importance. Articles are based on experiences and independent research conducted by the doctors or medical associations. We encourage anyone considering…