Tag: health

Tai Chi and arthritis

  Carol Emerson Lately, I’ve been learning first-hand how tai chi can help with arthritis. I turned 70 and as many of you may have experienced, things can start to go awry. Well, it seems I have some arthritis! And one thing I’ve found is that doing tai chi, especially the exercise we call “tai…

October Health Fair

  Phyllis Ketring Health Fair 2018 will be Saturday morning, October 13. The planning committee is pleased that the University of Arizona pharmacy students will be here once again. Expect to see immunization providers, skin cancer screeners and much more. You will have an opportunity to meet SaddleBrooke’s newest physician, Dr. M. Khaled Dardari. He…

Health Night Out – Aging in place

Phyllis Ketring Aging in place is a term used to describe the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level. There are two organizations that serve SaddleBrooke to help you extend your ability to live in your home. You can learn about both…

Music Mends Minds – July and August dates

Nancy Klawitter Do you have a family member suffering from cognitive decline as a result of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury or other form of neurodegenerative disease? Music Mends Minds provides smiles, brain stimulation and family fun. Join us two Wednesdays a month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom West to…

Stroke/Neuro support group

  Esta Goldstein We are caregivers. Our purpose is to share information and to support the efforts of those who, like us, are caring for a friend or loved one who has had a stroke or is living with any neurological disorder. Caregivers can find themselves giving mental, emotional and physical support all day, every…

Prescription drug drop-offs

  Esta Goldstein Drop off your unused prescription drugs on Tuesday, July 24 between 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Pinal County Sheriff’s SaddleBrooke Substation. Bring your needles, syringes, any prescription or other pills in plastic bags. Throw containers away after removal of labels. Note: no liquids or creams can be accepted. This is a service provided…

Hearing Loss – The Invisible Struggle

  Phyllis Ketring Hearing loss is an invisible struggle that impacts physical, cognitive and social well-being. Often those with hearing loss don’t seek help until their loss has affected where they go, what they do and who they see. On Monday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m., Health Night Out explores the way hearing can affect…