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Free health fair clinic Nov. 12

Where: Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 East Riggs Road When: Saturday, November 12 from 9:00 a.m.-noon Have the following health items checked: Eyesight screening by Lions Vision Center Hearing tests by Zounds Hearing Aids Flu shots to be administered by S.L. Walgreens Drug* Dermatologist by Center for Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Mental health information…

The Perfect Place – a social destination for seniors

Time for a coffee break!

Hospice of the Valley recently held a seminar concerning dementia at the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. Volunteers from Perfect Place were there as were members of the congregation and other residents of Sun Lakes. The participants came away enlightened, enthusiastic and appreciative of the information they were given. Perfect Place volunteers receive training periodically…

SLUMC to host Palliative Care event

Banner Home Care and Hospice are hosting a free Palliative Presentation with Dr. Donato Dumlao, M.D. of Palliative Care with M.D. Anderson Cancer and Research and Raianne Melton-Hodges, RN, BSN, CHPN. Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of…

Unit Happenings

Unit 11 Dorothy Thurman, Secretary/Treasurer The Sun Lakes Unit 11 Townhouse Association Board of Directors will hold its November regular meeting on Wednesday, November 16 at 4:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room of the Cottonwood Clubhouse. All homeowners are invited and encouraged to attend. Unit 19 Mark your calendar for the following activities for Unit…

Chordaires prepare for Holiday Show

Jana Greene The Chordaires Show Chorus of Sun Lakes is hard at work preparing a one-hour show to get you in the holiday spirit. Ring in the Season, Sing in the Season will hit the stage December 11 at Sun Lakes Country Club. The Chordaires have a long history of holiday performances for care homes, community…

Christmas Open House Tour

With the winter visitors coming back into Sun Lakes, it also reminds us of Arizona Big Train Operators’ annual Christmas Open Houses. As Rich Hull strolls along his Rooster Creek Railroad, many memories surely come into his head. Rich has been a very active member of the COH’s for about 15 years. This year’s opening…

Caregiving at the holidays program at SLUMC

Finding joy and meaning while caring for an individual with dementia is difficult, especially during the holiday season. Learn tips and tools from DementiaWise and the Alzheimer’s Association at a free workshop on November 3 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. Facilitator Mark Young, MPA, has worked with the Alzheimer’s Association for…