Seems like only yesterday we were making New Year’s resolutions to be healthier and now here we are nearly at the end of the year! If making healthier choices was on your to-do list but you didn’t quite cross it off, don’t despair. It’s never too late to start making better wellness choices as an aging adult and thankfully Sun Health is prepping seniors for better wellness opportunities with two upcoming workshops.
Memory Disorders: Next Wednesday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the Banner Sun Health Research Institute will host a free community lecture on methods to identify memory disorders. The free event takes place in the Morin Auditorium at Banner Boswell Medical Center, 10515 W. Santa Fe Dr., Sun City. Guest speaker will be Dr. Edward Zamrini, a neurologist with expertise in cognitive and geriatric neurology. He will discuss why Alzheimer’s disease is not part of normal changes in memory and how to tell the difference between the two. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 623-832-3248 or visit www.bannershri.org to learn more.
Diabetes Awareness:The Sun Health Center for Health and Wellbeing will host a Diabetes Awareness Open House from 8:30 am to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 19thlocated at 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise. This free community event will offer health screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations and samples, exercise tips and raffle prizes, along with educational materials and community resources, for people with diabetes, pre-diabetics and their family members. Call 623-832-9355 or visit www.sunhealthwellbeing.org to learn more.
Preventive self-care and health management is an essential part of retired living. So why wait until next year to start making resolutions to living healthier? Start now and make better living your goal in retirement now and for the future! For more Sun City events for Arizona retirees, please contact Sharon Mason.