Transitioning to Another Living Setting

Date: Monday, April 6; 1 to 2 p.m. - FREE

Location: Faith Presbyterian Church, 16000 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Participants will gain a better understanding of indicators that may point to a need for another living situation, such as assisted living. Learn how to develop priorities when researching and selecting an assisted living facility.

This is Only a Test . . . a Senior Fitness Test!

Date: Wednesday, April 8; 11 a.m. to noon - FREE

Location: Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, Community Room, 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

The Senior Fitness Test was designed to assess Functional Fitness – the physical ability to perform normal everyday activities safely and independently. Join instructor Rhonda Zonoozi to find out more about what is included in the test and how you can sign up for it.

Benefits of Massage

Date: Thursday, April 9; 11 a.m. to noon - FREE

Location: Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, Community Room, 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Join us for a talk about the benefits of massage therapy. When we think massage, we think relaxation and feeling great! Did you know massage increases joint mobility, improves balance and flexibility, reduces pain and anxiety, plus many more benefits. Join Donna Ripic, licensed massage therapist, for this informative class.

The Connection Between Food & Mood

  • Monday, April 13; 1 to 2 p.m. Held at Banner Boswell Medical Center Support Services, Juniper Room, 13180 N. 103rd Dr., Sun City
  • Wednesday, April 15; 1 to 2 p.m. Held at La Loma Care Center, Community Education Room, 14260 Denny Blvd., Litchfield Park

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Feeling anxious, depressed, or stressed? The food and beverages we put into our body not only power us physically, but mentally as well. Join Tracy Garrett, registered dietitian, to learn eating habits that can brighten your day and improve your wellbeing. 

Managing Stress the Healthy Way

Date: Wednesday, April 15; 1 to 2 p.m. - FREE

Location: Banner Boswell Medical Center Support Services, Juniper Room, 13180 N. 103rd Dr., Sun City

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Stress is our body’s response to a given event or situation, and it can be positive or negative. However, high stress levels over time can lead to many physical and mental concerns. Join instructor Rhonda Zonoozi, exercise physiologist and certified health and wellness coach, as we look at simple lifestyle changes that can help decrease stress and improve energy levels.

Unleashing the Power of Food Labels

Date: Thursday, April 16; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.  - FREE

Location: Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, Community Room, 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Label reading is a skill that will allows individuals to make excellent choices that can play a role in disease prevention and management. Join us as we discuss how to use general nutrition targets together with nutrition labels to guide us healthier choices.

 

Diabetes Connection Group

Date: Thursday, April 16; 3 to 4 p.m. - FREE

Location: Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, Community Room, 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration NOT required

This monthly group is a place where individuals who have diabetes can gather together to share and learn. Join us for discussions to assist you in your pursuit of healthy living

“Weigh” to Go! An Introduction to Weight Loss

Date: Tuesday, April 21; 9 to 10 a.m. - FREE

Location: Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, Community Room, 14719 W. Grand Ave., Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Do you want to lose weight and keep it off for good? By popular demand, the staff at the Center for Health & Wellbeing have designed a program for you! Join us as we discuss the benefits of weight loss, the strategies involved in being a great loser, and provide you the opportunity to enroll in our upcoming 12-week weight loss program, “Weigh” to Go!

Medicare in 2015 & Social Security Retirement Benefit Planning

Date: Tuesday, April 21; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. - FREE

Location: Grandview Terrace, Santa Fe Dining Room, 14515 W. Granite Valley Dr., Sun City West

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

Attendees will learn about the basics of all Medicare Programs (Part A, B, C, and D, and Medigap Supplements), services provided and costs of each part of Medicare and what’s new in 2015. Changes to Medicare as a result of the Affordable Care Act will also be discussed. Social Security benefit planning will also be covered including filing options, online tools, calculators and other benefits for family members. Additional resources for assistance will be provided.

Balancing Your Fall Risk

Date: Friday, April 24; 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - FREE

Location: The Colonnade, Recreation Village, 19116 Colonnade Way, Surprise

RSVP: To register for classes, please call 623-207-1703

  • Registration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. 
  • Walk-ins cannot be accommodated

The ability to maintain balance requires the complex interaction of several systems and is very important for fall risk reduction. Unfortunately the performance of many of these symptoms decline as we age. Exercise-based interventions have been found to improve balance and prevent falls in older adults. Join us to discover the new balance programs offered at the Center for Health & Wellbeing, and become introduced to the Biodex Balance System™ SD. The Balance System™ SD designed to increase mobility, address fall risk, improve balance, develop muscle tone and increase agility.