Sights 'n Sounds For...
Alzheimer's Association -- Information for April
2018 Health Fair Oct. 13 -- Volunteers Needed!
Health Fair 2018 will be Saturday morning, October
13. This is always a popular event and 2018 should
be no exception. Details on exhibitors will be avail-
able later this year. Expect to see the immunization
providers, skin cancer screening, eye exams and
more. The Health Fair is one of the largest, volun-
teer-driven events in our community. Volunteers
are the heartbeat of the fair. If you are willing to help for a 90-minute shift,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Night Out 4/23 -- Gastroesophageal Reflux
Between 25 – 40% of Americans of all ages suffer from
acid reflux and 20% suffer from a more severe form called
GERD. Why do so many people experience these agitat-
ing, often persistent, symptoms of indigestion? When
should you seek medical treatment? Health Night Out will
address these issues and answer your questions.
Dr. Larissa Allen is board certified in both Internal Medicine
and Gastroenterology. At April’s Health Night Out, she will
focus on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Please
click HERE for more information.
Dr. Larissa Allen
Music Mends Minds -- Free Concert May 23 at MV
We are Music Mends Minds, a nonprofit that creates musical
support group bands for patients with Alzheimer’s, dementia,
traumatic brain injury, Parkinsons, stroke, and veterans with
PTSD. While our bands are for seniors with neurodegenera-
tive diseases, all are welcome to make and/or enjoy music.
Come join in the fun using the power of music to change
brain chemistry and celebrate life! Click HERE for more info.
Master Gardeners - Sustaining Wildlife - April 25
Ms. Cox’s presentation is based on Doug Tallamy’s book
Bringing Nature Home, explaining how everyone with any
access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribu-
tion toward sustaining biodiversity. The use of native plants
and water harvesting are key ingredients to helping wildlife,
especially in southern AZ habitats. Click HERE for more info.