Tag: Health

Health Fair 2021

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator Plans are on track for the 2021 Health Fair, Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. Both clubhouses, SaddleBrooke One and MountainView, will be available to provide adequate space. Free shuttles will transport people between clubhouses. As in the past, fairgoers park at the MountainView parking lot and use the shuttle…

Fall Flu Vaccine Drives

Linda Shannon-Hills Update: There are still a few registration times for the upcoming SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Flu Vaccine Drive, scheduled on Saturdays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 16, from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Desert Life Pharmacy has ordered vaccines for our community. An online registration has been set-up by the Desert Life Pharmacy in five-minute…

2 Your Health: What Makes a Good Massage?

Heidi Overman, Licensed Massage Therapist You may have come back from having a massage and thought, “that wasn’t very good.” Sometimes you do not know why, and sometimes you know exactly why. It was definitely the therapist. The therapist didn’t meet your needs. You had wished you told them more pressure or less pressure or to…

2 Your Health: How Often Should I Get a Massage?

Heidi Overman, Licensed Massage Therapist, #MT-24997 Most of my clients ask me, “How often should I get a massage?” This can be a tough question. Because our bodies have gone through different things—we have all had different levels of exercise, different jobs, and adventures through the years—the type of bodywork and how regularly can differ. I like…

Health Fair 2021 Scheduled for October 23

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2021 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. If the pandemic numbers decrease while vaccinations increase, and both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView open their spaces for public use, it is very likely that the 2021 Health Fair will be back in a familiar format. Currently,…

Wellness Roundup: The Dangers of Opioid Use in Seniors

Danielle Riguerra

Linda Shannon-Hills The SaddleBrooke Ranch Wellness Roundup is sponsoring a Zoom seminar on Friday, April 16, from 5 until 6 p.m. The presentation will provide a better understanding of the dangers of prescription drug misuse, proper storage, and disposal methods, as well as helpful resources to keep you and your family safe. Data from 2018 shows…

2 Your Health: Pain Management and How Massage Can Help

Heidi Overman, LMT Pain. It will disrupt your day. Your week. Your months. Your retirement years. But what can you do? A lifetime of drugs? Surgeries? Shots? How about regular massage? Yes. Regular massage can help with muscular pain management. Have you ever had a doctor tell you that your pain is muscular? Then they prescribe some…