Impact Stories

We are proud of our team’s determination to implement our longstanding mission of fostering and championing the health and wellbeing of those living in our community. Meet some of the community members whose lives were forever impacted from participating in our health and wellness programs, classes and support groups.


Richard and Sharon Redmond

When Richard Redmond, an octogenarian who lives in Litchfield Park, Arizona, underwent heart surgery in 2021, Sun Health was already prepared to support him and his wife Sharon during their transition from hospital to home.

Daniel M.

Daniel M. of Surprise was just starting to recover from knee surgery when an unexpected fall landed the avid golfer back onto the surgery table to repair his shoulder. He was anxious to return to the greener pastures of the golf course, says he is now back in the swing of things thanks to Sun Health and the outreach he received from the Care Transitions Team.

Janice Park

With the help of Sun Health and lots of brotherly love, Janice Park of Phoenix is showing diabetes who is boss in her life. Janice says her brother has been trying to get her help for years, but nothing was working, that is, until they found Sun Health’s Diabetes Self-Management Education(DMSE) program. “What can I […]

Jennifer Harris

Jennifer Harris, was shocked and delightfully surprised when her phone started ringing shortly after her discharge following her open-heart surgery at the start of the pandemic in March. The Sun City resident lives alone and was nervous about the days ahead following her serious surgery. “I’ve gotta say, I received the first call and it […]

Margie Davis and Don Grafton

A four-month time span is what holds together a lifetime friendship for Margie Davis and Don Grafton of Sun City. The duo became fast friends after both lost their spouses within months of each other. The kinship has proven to be beneficial from a health perspective too. Margie used the skills she learned while attending […]

Linda K.

Since taking Diabetes Self-Management Education program at Sun Health Wellness, Linda’s blood sugar numbers have improved and she has lost a total of 18 pounds by following the advice of the program.

Nancy U.

Nancy Urbach has called Arizona home for more than two decades and loves the life she carved out for herself in Sun City West volunteering, enjoying friendships and, most recently, writing her memoir.
Sun Health has been a big part of that life.

Heather V.

Heather feels comfortable knowing that she is receiving services from Sun Health, a trusted and respectable name in the community, with licensed and professional staff who go above and beyond to assist clients.

Lorraine R.

As Lorraine’s mother’s memory issues progressed, she is more and more grateful for the Memory Care Navigator program. The program is supported by generous donations to the Sun Health Foundation.

Norma Radke

Norma Radke is lucky to have family nearby but when she wound up in the hospital twice, she also had additional support through Sun Health’s Care Transitions program. In-home visits with nurses and follow-up phone calls put Norma’s mind at ease as she recovered in her apartment. It’s a service she highly recommends to others in need.

Berna Veach

Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing prides itself on its staff who go above and beyond to ensure their clients feel welcome and get the help and support they need to live healthier, happier lives.

Shirley Cooper

Shirley Cooper knew heart surgery was coming someday, she just didn’t know when. Ultimately, Shirley needed an aortic valve replacement. While at Banner Boswell Medical Center, she learned about something else that would be vital to her recuperation: Sun Health’s Care Transitions program.

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