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Important Updates About Coronavirus

Post date: 6/23/2021

Sun Health Wellness/Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing The experts at our Center for Health & Wellbeing are available for virtual consults as our wonderful Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing continues to provide needed services thanks to the clever use of technology and other means. To learn more about the Center and […]

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 […]

Sun Health Promotes Teri Elkins to Practice Manager for Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing in Surprise

Post date: 4/1/2021

SURPRISE, ARIZ. – April 1, 2021 – Sun Health Wellness recently promoted Teri Elkins, M.P.H., C.H.E.S., to practice manager for the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing (CHW). Elkins, who joined the Center in June 2019 as Health & Wellness Coordinator to lead the only Medicare approved in-person and online National Diabetes Prevention Program […]

Valley Invited to Special Event with Former 12 News Sports Anchor Bruce Cooper

Post date: 3/30/2021

SURPRISE, ARIZ. – March 30, 2021 – A familiar face in Arizona sports is joining Sun Health in presenting “Resiliency: The Mind-Body Connection.” Former Channel 12 Sports Anchor Bruce Cooper will kick off this event with an inspirational talk titled “Resiliency Isn’t Just A One-Time Deal, It’s Life.” Cooper, who is best known to many […]

Why Taking A Deep Breath is Crucial When Hearing a Dementia Diagnosis

Post date: 3/30/2021

Relaxing is the hardest thing for anyone to do who has been diagnosed or is close to someone who has been told they have dementia (which is a decline in memory with the most common cause being Alzheimer’s disease). Sun Health’s experts in Memory Care will tell you that relaxation and using meditation techniques are […]

Sun Health is grateful to Season for Sharing and AZ Central

Post date: 3/30/2021

Sun Health is grateful to Season for Sharing and AZ Central for the $7,500 grant to support our Memory Care Navigator program, which is offered as community service to those in the West Valley. Every donation is critical to keep this program free for families caring for loved ones with dementia. Learn more with lead […]

Sun Health’s Recommended Foods for Bone Health

Post date: 3/26/2021

by Melva Zerkoune, BScEd, MS, RDN, CDCES, Registered Dietitian Here are lists of foods that are rich in vitamin D and calcium– which help with keeping bones healthy and strong. Vitamin D rich foods: Milk: 8 oz has 2.5 micrograms (mcg) or 100 IU (international units) vitamin D Some brands of juice; the amount of […]

Is it Normal Aging or Dementia?

Post date: 3/2/2021

Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigator shows us the difference between normal forgetfulness versus something being seriously wrong.  As we all get older, we tend to worry about memory lapses. The added stress of the last year may have you wondering now more than ever if something is seriously wrong with your memory. Thankfully, as Sun […]

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