Tag: health

Medicare, Medicaid and related health benefit information

Neil Tamber Personalized one-on-one objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors especially trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: Basic information about Original Medicare, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long Term…

What is chair aerobics?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Many have asked me just what is involved in the Chair Aerobic Class. Just like regular aerobics classes we raise the heart rate above resting levels and improve cardiovascular fitness. This class focuses on low impact exercise and resistance exercises to minimize bone loss. We focus on minimizing…

Arthritis and stretching – is it right for you?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer at Robson Ranch. Did you know that simple stretches help improve flexibility and can also ease joint pain for those who suffer from arthritis? Below are a couple of tips to keep in mind when stretching. Try not to stretch a cold muscle. Static stretching (no bouncing) done after 10…

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2017

Terry Price It is time to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions! In just the one year since the last Walk I am sure many of you have been touched by family or friends whose life has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a runaway train barreling down on all…

Successful Red Cross Blood Drive

Signing in for the Robson Ranch Blood Drive

Jaine Toth Blood dripped in the Hermosa Ballroom at the Ranch House on Wednesday, June 28, yet no one was running away from there. Rather they kept coming, willingly, to offer their own lifeblood in an effort to save someone else. The Red Cross blood drive was surprisingly successful for summertime. Several people suggested this…

The Fitness Center

Apple Cider Vinegar Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Have you ever heard about the benefits of apple cider vinegar? In the past couple of months I have more and more clients asking about the benefits of apple cider vinegar. After researching the benefits I have listed five of the top reasons to mix…

What is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them; my name is Noell. We’ve added multiple yoga classes every day of the week: Hatha Yoga, Chair…

What is chair aerobics?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Many have asked me just what is involved in the Chair Aerobic Class. Just like regular aerobics classes we raise the heart rate above resting levels and improve cardiovascular fitness. This class focuses on low impact exercise and resistance exercises to minimize bone loss. We focus on minimizing…

The Corner Fitness Tip: Testing Your Balance

How is your balance? Do you feel like the length of your stride is a bit shorter? Has the pace of your steps slowed somewhat? When thinking about balance, remember the saying: “use it or lose it.” Studies show you can maintain your balance if you stay active. Many of us are unaware that our…