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Can the Memory Care Navigator help me or someone I love?

Post date: 8/21/2022

You can depend on the Sun Health Memory Care Navigator to share knowledge about dementia and available community resources when you or a loved one experience memory lapses, behavioral changes and the inevitable functional decline brought on by dementia. The Navigator helps minimize the stress of supporting a loved one with this chronic disease. The […]

Sun Health’s annual no-cost event goal is to keep dangerous stats from climbing

Post date: 9/19/2022

Fall in Love, Fall Asleep, But Don’t Fall Down Sun Health’s annual no-cost event goal is to keep dangerous stats from climbing SURPRISE, ARIZ. – Stand-up straight, walk a fine line, stay on the straight and narrow. What we’ve heard all our lives sounds simple, however, the opposite is true as the Centers for Disease […]

Diabetes Expo-Stress Less About Diabetes

Post date: 8/4/2022

 November is Diabetes Awareness month and Sun Health’s diabetes-education staff is hosting an expo to promote ways to manage or prevent type 2 diabetes. We invite you to join Sun Health for this informative event so you can stress less about diabetes.   Friday, November 4, 2022 9 – Noon  Expo Highlights Hear about current trends in […]

Stand Up To Falling Down- A Fall Prevention & Awareness Event

Post date: 7/22/2022

Zoom link: https://sunhealth-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jx8BVrONQ7K96_TpSa2d9Q Sun Health wants to keep you standing tall. Each year, 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. However, fall-related injuries are preventable. Join Sun Health for our 8th Annual Stand Up to Falling Down fall prevention event. Attend in-person or virtually through Zoom. Participate in a way […]

Exercise and reducing brain aging: How staying active may benefit the brain

Post date: 6/1/2022

Brain health is closely linked to exercise, which can serve as a protective mechanism to keep your body and mind in tip-top shape. While doctors recommend exercise to almost everyone, as you begin to enter retirement, exercise becomes a vital component toward protecting yourself from a wide array of physical ailments. Exercise can be as […]

Highly Acclaimed Diabetes Programs – Time to Register

Post date: 4/30/2022

Sun Health’s Center for Health & Wellbeing offers many evidence-based programs led by highly-trained and certified experts in their field, and without exception is our Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and our Diabetes Self-Management Education (DMSE) program. These highly acclaimed programs are successful in helping attendees in some cases prevent diabetes from developing and in others, […]

Sun Health’s Annual Resiliency Event April 9: 120-plus people learned tips and trick to better cope with life

Post date: 4/15/2022

You’ve seen the memes about 2020 and how it was a crazy year. Then, 2021 piled on some more of the same. And, for the hat trick, 2022 continues with pandemic woes, war in Ukraine, inflation and rising prices. And it’s only April! You have choices how you respond to these issues, and whether you […]

Sun Health presents “Resiliency: The Mind-Body Connection” Event April 9 Featuring Valley Personality Mathew Blades and Community Resources

Post date: 2/16/2022

SURPRISE, ARIZ. – February 15, 2022 – A study by the National Institutes of Health reported that 46% of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition sometime in their life. Nearly 50% of Americans are fighting the battle against mental health, regardless of age. It is important to take care our […]

Please join us for The Mind-Body Connection on April 9

Post date: 1/24/2022

The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” ― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven How do you get back up, when circumstances in life, knock the wind out of you? Get the answers by attending the Sun Health Wellness Resiliency event! Saturday, April 9, 2022 from […]

Resolution Success: Sun Health’s Easy Plan for Eating Healthier

Post date: 1/4/2022

There is a strong likelihood, like millions of other Americans, that you may have indulged in extra homemade holiday sweets and an extra scooping of potatoes while celebrating the holidays. And to help make up for that overindulgence, also like millions of others, you’ve added a healthier diet and exercise to your list of New […]

Getting Back Your Lost Exercise Habit

Post date: 1/4/2022

The weather in Arizona is delightful. However, the thought of fulfilling the promise to yourself of getting back to exercising in the new year may have you feeling frightful. As Sun Health’s Wellness Specialist Alex Stark, M.S., says, the key to making sure you stay true to your New Year’s resolution of getting back to […]

Sun Health Helps Those with Diabetes Defy Risk for Developing Memory Loss

Post date: 11/8/2021

When it comes to dementia, a fact most people don’t know is that those with diabetes have a 65% higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to the World Journal of Diabetes. Marty Finley, M.Ed., Sun Health’s lead Memory Care Navigator says, “It’s also true that many of those with diabetes aren’t even aware they […]

Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigator, Marty Finley, recognized with a Community Impact Award

Post date: 11/8/2021

Recently, Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigator Marty Finley received a “Community Impact Award” from Meals of Joy, a local nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered meals to seniors at a low or no-cost. The award was given out at their “Heroes Among Us Gala.” It was the first year Meals of Joy has honored local community […]

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