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Important Updates About Coronavirus

Post date: 2/4/2021

Guidelines for Safe Visitation with Residents During The COVID-19 Pandemic Indoor and Outdoor Visitation at Sun Health Communities: SNF / AL NOTE: As of this week, February 1, Maricopa County remains in a Substantial Level of “Community Spread.” In accordance with regulations, Sun Health has established the following guidelines for indoor/outdoor visitation. Designated Essential Visitors […]

Jeff Gochoco Named Community Outreach Manager for Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing

Post date: 2/26/2021

SURPRISE, ARIZ. – March 2, 2021 – The Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing (CHW) recently hired Jeff Gochoco as community outreach manager, responsible for promoting the programs and services offered by Sun Health Wellness, including the Center and evidence-based programs and services that address pre-diabetes and diabetes management, dementia, kidney disease, medical nutrition […]

Is it time to take the keys? Driving and dementia

Post date: 1/18/2021

The road can be uncertain when your loved one is diagnosed with memory loss. Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigators offers advice on delicate decisions around whether driving is still safe. The road can be uncertain when your loved one is diagnosed with memory loss. Dementia, with the most common form being Alzheimer’s, is the general […]

Go Ahead, Eat That Burger or Chocolate

Post date: 1/15/2021

Surprise, Ariz. (January 14, 2021) – If your doctor has warned you that you are pre-diabetic, you might start mourning your favorite foods as while thinking about an unimaginable life without sugar in your diet. However, Sun Health’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), one of a handful in Arizona with certification from the Centers for Medicare […]

Important Message regarding the Center for Health & Wellbeing effective January 4, 2021

Post date: 1/4/2021

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 4, 2021 The Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing has temporarily suspended in-person visits and classes. We are committed to the health and safety of our community and will resume in-person offerings as soon as its safe with considerations to COVID-19. Please check for updates. We apologize for any inconvenience and will […]

Fall Prevention & Exercise Techniques for Active Adults on Monday, Dec. 14

Post date: 12/9/2020

Alex Stark, M.S., wellness specialist with Sun Health, will be facilitating a public education training session via Zoom on the topic of “Fall Prevention & Exercise Techniques for Active Adults,” at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14. Participants are asked to register in advance for this webinar, at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SsxiejXGQoahOtYye0sDkg There is no charge to register […]

How to make the holidays more enjoyable for those with dementia

Post date: 12/7/2020

There’s something wonderful about the holidays. Friends and family gathered together, enjoying a tasty feast, bright lights and brightly wrapped gifts, often followed with lots of excitement. However, for those with dementia, Parkinson’s or another cognitive diagnosis, the holidays can be challenging. The stimulation is not always good for someone struggling with memory loss, but […]

Sun Health Wellness Launches ‘LiveWell Learning’

Post date: 10/8/2020

SURPRISE, ARIZ. (Oct. 8, 2020) – Throughout 2020, virtually every aspect of our lives has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the many positives that has occurred is that so many people are focused on taking care of their health, both physically and emotionally, while also striving to stay safe. This is why […]

Is it time to take the keys? Driving and dementia

Post date: 10/8/2020

The road can be uncertain when your loved one is diagnosed with memory loss. Dementia, with the most common form being Alzheimer’s, is the general term used when memory loss, thinking, problem-solving deficits interfere with daily activities. One activity that needs to be monitored closely after a dementia diagnosis is driving. “It is normal as […]

Stand Up to Falling Down

Post date: 8/27/2020

Sun Health invites residents from all of its communities to participate in the sixth annual ‘Stand Up to Falling Down’ event from the comfort of their homes this year. Those wanting to learn the latest in fall prevention are invited to mark their calendars for Tuesday, Sept. 22 starting at 9:30 with ‘Don’t Fall for […]

Highly Acclaimed Diabetes Programs – Time to Register

Post date: 6/30/2020

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, […]

Cognitive Decline Affects Everyone: Make a Resolution to Improve Your Outcome

Post date: 6/30/2020

Just about everyone will experience some sort of changes in their memory as they age. But, growing research shows that the brain doesn’t take one aging path. Instead, many criteria can influence how and why your brain ages. That means that occasionally losing your keys or forgetting what day it is doesn’t always indicate that […]

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

Post date: 6/29/2020

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 […]

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