Tag: Health

Stroke/Neuro Support Group

Liz Boyd Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurological condition? Or are you your own caregiver? Our monthly lunches provide an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. The next monthly meetings will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 15, and…

Health Fair seeks volunteers

Health Fair volunteer distributes free tote bags to fairgoers.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The Health Fair has vacancies on every team right now. That is good news if you have a particular preference. We need people to greet vendors, provide information and assist during the fair, help with surveys and support vendors as they take down exhibits. One of the most pressing needs is…

HNO – August 28: DeepBrain Stimulation for Parkinson’s

Dr. Joseph Christiano, Neurosurgeon

Phyllis Ketring Health Night Out will be August 28, 2017, 7:00 p.m. The topic is Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Presented by Dr. Joseph Christiano, Neurosurgeon. A high percentage of patients with Parkinson’s and other tremors can experience significant improvement to motor function with a procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery. The Movement Disorder Surgery…

Health Night Out – Total Vein Care – July 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Alicia Dancil

Phyllis Ketring Venous disease is a medical condition that affects nearly 50–80 million Americans. Over 20–30 million people have varicose veins, and six million suffer from swelling of the lower legs. Despite this venous disease remains a low priority for many doctors. The Center for Venous Disease was founded in 2006 to address the diagnosis…

Stroke/Neuro Support Group

Liz Boyd Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurological condition? Or are you your own caregiver? Our monthly lunches provide an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. The next monthly meetings will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 21, and…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Volunteers at the Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates its 20th anniversary Saturday morning, October 14. The planning committee is already actively seeking volunteers. The Health Fair relies on over 100–125 volunteers to serve the 50 exhibitors and over 1,000 attendees. One of the reasons for the high number is that each volunteer works only…

Blood Drive – July 15

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting its first blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, July 15, 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. Please pass this notice along. Right now the American…

Could Brain Aging be changed? A new trick for old dogs

Spring line dancing in the Hacienda is popular with these Level 2 dancers. The temps are always mild inside until the dancing heats us up. The summer is almost here, and newcomers will find that June is usually our hottest month.

Dr. Mark Magdanz “We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.” Albert Einstein “Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter, Longer.” Richard Powers Stanford University You may not have…

SaddleBrooke Stroke/Neuro Support Group meeting notice

Liz Boyd Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurological condition? Or are you your own caregiver? Our monthly lunches provide an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. The next monthly meetings will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 16, and…