Tag: Health

SaddleBrooke Health Fair history update

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator How did the Health Fair begin? New information has been learned about the history. As is so often the case in SaddleBrooke, the original Health Fair was a team effort, and two individuals who were instrumental in that first fair deserve credit. The idea of a Health Fair grew out of…

Health Night Out May 22

Dr. Bulen

Phyllis Ketring HealthSouth will address the topic The Amazing Brain: Latest Research on Brain Recovery after Stroke and Brain Injury on Monday, May 22, at Health Night Out. You will learn about your fascinating brain and its ability to recover after a stroke or other brain injury. HealthSouth Rehabilitation is one of the nation’s largest…

Happy anniversary, Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring Twenty years ago Dolores Robu attended a health fair at Sun City. Her enterprising mind immediately saw a great opportunity for SaddleBrooke. She collected business cards and contacted providers to invite them to the very first SaddleBrooke Health Fair. Today the SaddleBrooke Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our community.…

The Daughter Caregiver Support Group of SaddleBrooke

Heidi Wagner The Daughter Support Group is open to any woman in SaddleBrooke who is a caregiver for a parent or an elderly person. The main objective of the group is to provide support to those caregivers, both emotional and informational. Since we have a common goal we have formed strong friendships while sharing and…

SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates 20th anniversary

Phyllis Ketring This year’s Health Fair will represent 20 years of successful annual fairs at SaddleBrooke. The Health Fair is one of the largest volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this anniversary event. The Health Fair Planning Committee frequently hears reports that a significant health…

SaddleBrooke Stroke/Neuro Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other neurological conditions? 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, April 21, at…

Tai Chi news

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient system of exercise that originated in the Taoist temples of China over 2,000 years ago. The monks of the temples developed Tai Chi as a way to keep themselves physically fit while spending many hours in meditation and also as a means (they hoped) to obtain longevity, even…