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Annual No-Cost Event Provides Lifesaving Tips For Those at Risk or Living with Diabetes

Post date: 10/28/2022

Think of Three People You Know – One of Them Needs Information Sun Health is Sharing Annual No-Cost Event Provides Lifesaving Tips For Those at Risk or Living with Diabetes SURPRISE, ARIZ. – The statistics are staggering. More than 30 million people have diabetes, meaning one in 10 people have the disease, which left untreated […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Important Updates About Coronavirus

Post date: 2/23/2021

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sun Health Wellness Launches ‘SunHealthDPP’ Online Health and Wellness Programs Focused on Diabetes Prevention, Weight Loss and Chronic Disease Management

Post date: 9/9/2020

Surprise, Ariz. – Sept. 9, 2020 – Sun Health’s vision of a world where people live longer, healthier, more purposeful lives has just moved beyond serving the residents of the West Valley with the launch of the “SunHealthDPP” Diabetes Prevention and Weight Loss program and the “SunHealth360” Lifestyle Change program. Both new offerings are online […]

Sun Health Wellness Connecting Folks Virtually

Post date: 4/9/2020

Sun Health Wellness Connecting Folks Virtually Online class offerings and on demand courses available to keep those most vulnerable healthy Surprise, Ariz. (April 9, 2020) – In this COVID-19 time where social distancing is a must, especially for seniors and those with certain underlying conditions, Sun Health Wellness is offering its popular wellness classes to […]

Sun Health Foundation Announces the Warren D. Ruff Scholarship Fund

Post date: 3/30/2020

Sun Health Foundation Announces the Warren D. Ruff Scholarship Fund Continuing a Legacy of Learning, Personal Growth, and Caring for Others SURPRISE, AZ (March 27, 2020) – Sun Health Foundation proudly announces the establishment of the Warren D. Ruff Scholarship Fund for qualifying nurses and nursing candidates – at a time when it’s needed most […]

Jennifer Drago Named to Chief Strategy Officer in Expanded Role

Post date: 7/10/2019

SURPRISE, Ariz.- July 9, 2019 –Jennifer Drago, formerly executive vice president of Population Health for Sun Health, has been named chief strategy officer for the organization. In Drago’s expanded role, she is responsible for Sun Health’s strategic and annual planning processes and identifying and researching new business opportunities and programs. Drago will continue to lead […]

Sun Health’s Memory Care Navigator Program Adds New Navigator

Post date: 4/25/2019

SURPRISE, ARIZ., April 1, 2019 – Sun Health has added Sherry Wagoner, a health care professional with more than 40 years of experience, to its Memory Care Navigator (MCN) team. The MCN program helps patients, family members and caregivers cope with the emotional, psychological and physical effects of memory loss. It’s provided at no cost […]

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