Tag: Health

Healthy Aging

Maggie deBlock On October 26 Ellinor Montgomery, RN, author of Eat G.L.A.D. not S.A.D., presented to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club a timely topic on eating healthy, which translates into healthy aging. She began with a success story involving her husband John who was 120 pounds overweight when they married. Due to his obese situation he…

Free diabetes education seminar and classes

  Gary Hammond The American Diabetes Association believes that 12 million Americans over age 65 have diabetes—that’s 25% or one in four of us! Medicare feels the problem is so great that it has funded a special free education program by certified trainers, the Diabetes Education Empowerment Program or “DEEP.” For SaddleBrooke residents who may…

Get a comfortable workout in the indoor pool all year long

  Steve Weiss According to the American Council on Exercise, activities in water will give a person one of the best non-impact fitness exercises around, and just about everybody can participate. Water exercise is not only great for those wanting to increase their endurance or reduce their weight but also for those with arthritis and…

American Red Cross Blood Drive on December 2

  Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch is once again hosting a blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, December 2, from 7:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at La Hacienda Clubhouse in La Mesa and Montana rooms. To make an appointment call 800-733-2767 or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. Please pass this notice along. Right now…

Confused and Overwhelmed? Medicare Seminar October 17

Don Jensen Medicare open enrollment is October 15 to December 7. With 40 Medicare Advantage plans, 11 Medicare Supplement plans (also known as Medigap plans), and 50 prescription drug plans to choose from, how can you know the best one for you? The objective of this seminar is to make Medicare options crystal clear so…

New exhibitors at Health Fair

Motor coaches provide transportation from parking at MountainView to the fair at SaddleBrooke One.

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. to noon at the SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. Parking is at MountainView with luxury coaches shuttling between MountainView and SaddleBrooke One. Shuttles run until 1:30 p.m. to allow time for lunch at the Road Runner. Parking for golf carts and…

Health Night Out: Weekend Warriors and that problem shoulder – October 23

Don Jensen On Monday, October 23, the Health Night Out team will welcome Dr. William Prickett, Orthopedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon, to SaddleBrooke. Dr. Prickett will discuss diagnosis and treatment options for various orthopaedic conditions including rotator cuff problems, tears to tendonitis, arthritis, instability and common fractures. He will explain non-operative and surgical options to…

American Red Cross Blood Drive set for September 23

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting its second blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, September 23, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at La Hacienda Clubhouse in La Mesa and Montana rooms. To make an appointment call 800-733-2767 or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. We added more registration spots, so please sign up…

20th Anniversary of SaddleBrooke Health Fair

Volunteers welcome fair goers. There is still time to sign up.

Phyllis Ketring Volunteers are the key to the ongoing success of the SaddleBrooke Health Fair. There is still time to sign up. Email Sally Sample at samplesaly@aol.com. Shifts are 90 minutes of fun. The Health Fair celebrates its twentieth anniversary on Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy…