Tag: health

2 Your Health : July 2022

Pain Management: How Can Massage Help? Heidi Overman, Licensed Massage Therapist Pain—It will disrupt your day. Your week. Your month. Your retirement years. But what can you do? A lifetime of drugs? Surgeries? Shots? How about regular massage? Yes, regular massage can help with muscular pain management. Have you ever had a doctor tell you…

Red Cross Blood Drive July 16

Linda Shannon-Hills and Tina Fugleberg We would like to welcome Tina Fugleberg to the SBR Red Cross Blood Drive as our future leader. Linda Shannon-Hills will work with Tina to get up to speed on managing the SBR drives. Additional volunteers are Troy Fugleberg, Roxanne Watson, and Pete Watson. We also have a set of…

Health Night Out Set for July 25

Phyllis Ketring The volunteer spirit of SaddleBrooke is alive and well in Senior Village. Dedicated to a mission of “Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” Senior Village serves the needs of SaddleBrooke residents in many ways. Whether members need transportation, help with home projects, social contact, or short-term meal delivery, Senior Village can help. Perhaps you’re overwhelmed with…

Health Fair Plans Underway

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2022 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. This is one of the largest volunteer events here in SaddleBrooke featuring a representation of the medical facilities, healthcare providers, and health-related nonprofits in the area. Both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView clubhouses will be filled with…

2 Your Health: What Is Therapeutic Massage?

Heidi Overman, Licensed Massage Therapist, #MT-24997 I have found, in my practice, that when clients schedule a massage, they really want to feel like they have gotten work done. Clients come in and tell us about their aches, pains, injuries, surgeries, and pathologies. They are in pain, discomfort, and sometimes hopeless. They are looking for some…

Parkinson’s PWR! Moves for Balance Club Save the Date!

The amygdala in your brain is the area that is searching for danger, often without conscious awareness on your part. Once there has been a challenge, accident, near accident, diagnosis, or scare, the amygdala will keep searching for similar situations to try to protect from subsequent repeats. You need to carefully assess the situation with supportive…

Health Night Out: All About Immunizations

Phyllis Ketring Most people here in SaddleBrooke know Brianne Spaeth as the owner of Desert Life Pharmacy. Thousands of residents received their first and second COVID immunizations at the Saturday drive-through clinics organized by Senior Village last year. Brianne will discuss adult immunizations including, but not limited to, COVID updates and boosters. She is a…

Your Medicare Enrollment Timeline

Leah Sugar Kari, AMR, FHIAS, Retired Pharmaceutical Representative and Licensed Insurance Agent Specializing in Medicare Products No matter how accomplished we adults are, the subject of enrolling into Medicare is one we approach cautiously and respectfully. We simply do not want to get our enrollment into Medicare wrong. Here are some frequently asked questions you…

SaddleBrooke May Blood Drive

March was again a very successful blood drive. We collected 84 units of blood. Our next blood drive will be May 21 and will have fewer appointments available due to many of our fellow residents leaving for the summer. Time and place remain the same: MountainView Ballroom from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. If you…