Tag: Health

The Health Fair is fast approaching

U of A Pharmacy student testing a SaddleBrooke resident at the Health Fair.

Phyllis Ketring The time for the annual SaddleBrooke Health Fair is approaching on Saturday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. to noon at the HOA One clubhouse. Parking will be at the MountainView parking lot with two luxury coaches shuttling fairgoers continuously between MountainView and HOA One. Shuttles will operate until 1:30 p.m. to allow people time…

SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness presents Health Night Out August 24: “Can You Hear Me Now?”

Left to right: Drs. Thomas Kang, Amanda Kester and Jonathan Lara

Don Jensen On Monday, August 24, the Health Night Out team will welcome Drs. Thomas Kang, Amanda Kester and Jonathan Lara of Sonoran Ear, Nose and Throat to SaddleBrooke. Sonoran ENT is Tucson’s newest Otolaryngology (ENT) practice. They offer the full range of diagnostics and medical/surgical treatment options in Otolaryngology. Surgeries, when necessary, are performed…

Classical Tai Chi for Health and Well Being begins June 4

Carol Emerson Practiced for hundreds of years in China, Tai Chi has always been a key component of Chinese health and fitness practices. With its gentle movements and meditative aspects, Tai Chi is a perfect way to open the mind and body to a new, healthful, balanced way of being. Recent medical studies are now…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Volunteers prepare to assist exhibitors with set-up activities.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator It takes over 100 volunteers to make the annual Health Fair run smoothly. Volunteers work in 90-minute shifts, so everyone has time to visit exhibits at the fair before or after the volunteer shift. There are many ways to volunteer. The medical providers who exhibit at the fair especially welcome the…

Health Night Out – June 22  Explore IMPACT Services

IMPACT Executive Director Barbara McClure

Monday, June 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView Country Club Ballroom, Barbara McClure, Executive Director of IMPACT of Southern Arizona will share exciting news about the new senior center in Catalina Pointe Shopping Center. Barbara is passionate about the growing number of services that IMPACT offers to SaddleBrooke, Oro Valley and Catalina residents. Barbara…

Help needed

The Health Fair planning committee is seeking a full-time member to coordinate with exhibitors at SaddleBrooke’s annual Health Fair. The individual should possess good communication skills and be competent in Excel or a comparable database. The Health Fair has a well-established base of exhibitors, so knowledge of local health and wellness resources is not necessary.…

Live long and prosper with Tai Chi

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…

Sun Sounds of Arizona

Kathy Desmarais Are you, or someone you know, print-disabled? Most of us think of the blind when we think of the “print disabled.” But it also applies to those who have difficulty seeing the printed word due to cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, low visual acuity, retinitis pigmentosa, complications from diabetes, multiple sclerosis, brain and…

Health Night Out presents “A Pain in the Neck or Back”

Dolores Robu Health Night Out will present “A Pain in the Neck or Back!” on Monday, November 24, at 7:00 p.m. SaddleBrooke Health and Wellness will host Dr. Ryan Kretzer, a Neurosurgeon from Carondelet Neurological Institute. Carondelet Neurological Institute offers highly specialized, compassionate care in modern facilities. Located on the campus of Carondelet St. Joseph’s…

Get a free private Tai Chi lesson

It’s time to learn Tai Chi. undefined

Carol Emerson If you’ve been considering learning Tai Chi, now is the time. Through the end of the year you will receive one free private lesson when you purchase the six class package. This is a great way to jump start your practice, and you can work with either Ken or Carol Emerson; both are…