New Foundation Fellows & Founders’ Roundtable Members Recognized

Left to right: Sun Health Foundation (SHF) Board of Trustees Chairwoman Patricia Lewis Finnell, Sun Health CEO/President Ronald Guziak, and new Foundation Fellow Joseph Malka, financial advisor at Edward Jones and a member of the SHF Planned Giving Committee.

Professionals such as stockbrokers, attorneys, accountants, wealth managers and financial advisors are constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce their clients’ income and estate taxes. Charitable giving offers an excellent avenue for accomplishing this goal while giving back to the community.

Sun Health Foundation staffers are especially grateful for professionals who educate their clients about the benefits of making charitable gifts through the Foundation to support nonprofit health care in the West Valley. These professionals are fondly named Foundation Fellows. Continue reading

Grandview Terrace Takes two Awards at
LeadingAge Arizona May 30

On Thursday, May 30, LeadingAge Arizona held its annual Awards Dinner. During the evening, 10 awards were given out, with two of them going to Grandview Terrace.

The first award was given to Executive Chef Ron Mendyka, for Outstanding Mentor.

Then the Innovation in Care and Services award was presented to the Grandview Terraces’ Gluten-Free Dining Program, lead by Director of Dining Services Terry Wallace and Chef Ron, along with key team members Certified Dietary Manager Leslie Longacre and Dining Room Manager Kevin Bright.

Appraisal Fair at Sun Health Resale Shop is a Blast From the Past

It may not have been The Antique Road Show but the May 14 Appraisal Fair at the Sun Health Resale Shop in Sun City came close.

More than 30 people brought heirlooms and assorted treasures to the shop, at 14668 N. Del Webb Blvd., to have professional appraiser Josh Levine valuate their possessions.  Levine, owner of Scottsdale-based J Levine Auction & Appraisal, donated five hours of his time for the event. Continue reading

Sun Health Care Transitions Program Receives ‘Case In Point Platinum Award’

Jennifer Drago attended the Case in Point Platinum Awards ceremony today in Washington, DC., where our Care Transitions Program was recognized as the 2013 Winner in the Transitions of Care Program category!

The Case In Point Platinum Awards is a unique awards program that recognizes the most successful and innovative case management programs working to improve health care across the care continuum. Continue reading

Professional Appraiser Comes to Sun City

Get your valuables appraised at Sun Health Resale Shop on May 14

SUN CITY, ARIZ. – Ever wonder what your beloved family heirlooms and yard-sale treasures are worth? Professional appraiser Josh Levine of J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC in Scottsdale can tell you during an Appraisal Fair, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, at the Sun Health Resale Shop, 14668 N. Del Webb Blvd., Ste. 12 in Sun City. Continue reading

Grandview Terrace is Certified Gluten-Free

Grandview Terrace Goes Gluten-Free, Public invited to luncheon April 25
Sun Health Senior Living community becomes state’s only continuing care retirement community to earn gluten-free kitchen certification

SUN CITY WEST, ARIZ. – April 11, 2013 – Grandview Terrace, one of three Sun Health Senior Living communities, became the state’s first and only continuing care retirement community (CCRC) to earn gluten-free certification for kitchen and dining staff from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA).

The public is invited to sample Grandview’s gluten-free fare during a luncheon held on Thursday, April 25, at 12:30 p.m. Registration is required to attend. To RSVP, please call 623-975-8014. During the event, Terry Wallace, director of dining services, will explain the gluten-free certification and menu. Continue reading