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Important Updates About Coronavirus

Post date: 12/8/2021

Sun Health is dedicated to helping you live a longer, healthier, more purposeful life. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change, Sun Health is closely monitoring all concerns regarding the safety of our residents, members, staff, donors, volunteers, clients and all those we serve in the community. With the introduction of the COVID-19 Delta variant, […]

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 […]

Diabetes Expo-Stress Less About Diabetes

Post date: 9/28/2021

 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 12, 2021 9 – 11:30 a.m.  Expo Highlights Hear about current trends […]

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

Post date: 8/13/2021

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 7th Annual Stand Up to Falling Down fall prevention event. Attend virtually through Zoom on Wednesday, September 22 at 9:30 p.m. The event […]

Why It’s So Important to Stay Friends with Someone Who Has Memory Loss

Post date: 7/6/2021

If we have learned anything throughout the past year, it is the importance of friendships and staying in touch. This is certainly no different from someone diagnosed with memory loss. Remaining connected with a dear friend diagnosed with dementia is important. With so many challenges brought about by this disease the acceptance and support of […]

Sun Health Can Help You Take Control of Your Health

Post date: 6/8/2021

If you’re struggling to lose weight and to feel healthier, we can help! Join Sun Health’s online Diabetes Prevention Program from anywhere. Your team of coaches include a certified lifestyle coach and registered dietitian. It may be covered by insurance. Next series starts 7/27 Participants from out of state welcome! Call 844-935-5377 or visit SunHealthDPP.org

Lower your A1c levels and get control of your Diabetes

Post date: 5/5/2021

If keeping your diabetes in check is one of your goals this summer, then we can help. Our Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) series is an evidence-based program designed to assist you in decreasing A1c levels, controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, and improving quality of life. This 5-week class series is accredited by the Association of […]

Why Now is The Time to Talk to Your Adult Children About Alzheimer’s and Your Family History

Post date: 5/4/2021

The thought of memory loss and developing Alzheimer’s disease is frightening for anyone. However, Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigator program has good news to share. There are promising breakthroughs when it comes to treating those currently diagnosed, and there are significant advances toward preventing the onset of the brain disease for those who have a […]

Welcome to the team!

Post date: 5/4/2021

Bio: Amanda Denman, Licensed Massage Therapist Hello, my name is Amanda Denman. I am an Arizona State Licensed Massage Therapist. The West Wind Massage School and The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts are the places I received my training over the last 20 years. I am looking forward to serving as a massage therapist for […]

Could Robots Help With Loneliness?

Post date: 4/1/2021

Arizona State University is researching how social robotics can be used to assist older adults who are suffering from isolation and depression.  ASU is asking for your participation with one of two surveys and your shared experiences will assist with a Ph.D. thesis study in the exciting field of social robotics. Participants will be entered […]

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