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Community members worried about heart disease can learn more during a free seminar sponsored by Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers.
It’s the number one killer in both men and women worldwide. No, it’s not cancer but, rather, heart disease. Heart disease is responsible for more deaths in the U.S. than all cancers combined.
Recently I saw the film The Iron Lady in which (a brilliant) Meryl Streep portrays the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The movie provided us with three magnificent portrayals of life. A simply outstanding performance by Ms. Streep, who won a Golden Globe for her performance, a portrait of vignettes that depict Ms. Thatcher’s rise to the position as Britain’s Prime Minister, a position she held from 1979 to 1990, longer than any other British PM, and last, but not least, it exposed the reality that even the Iron Lady has no immunity against such a deadly disease, from which there is no escape, and for which no cure currently exists.
Jeffrey J. Fine, M.S., Ph.D., will discuss heart attack prevention through coronary calcium scoring. Fine’s expertise is in the field of coronary artery disease, heart attack prevention, and coronary calcium scoring.
Arbor Rose Senior Living in east Mesa is adding 32 new apartments, including 17 secure units that will focus on memory care services to support patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Construction is expected to be complete in February.
The CareMore Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by the CareMore Health Plan, is now accepting grant applications from community organizations that focus on Alzheimer’s and dementia care. According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.
Banner Baywood Medical Center recently opened a Memory Clinic to provide assessments for people who are concerned about memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairment.
The Summit at Sunland Springs, a 48-bed memory care community, will open to new residents Jan. 1, at 2415 Signal Butte Road. The center is open to individuals with forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s and memory loss.
After nearly five years of planning and design, Heritage Village Assisted Living has begun construction of phase one with three additional phases planned over the next two years.
The number one killer of women isn't breast cancer. It's heart disease.
Surgery to implant a shunt into a 75-year-old San Tan Valley man's brain has returned him to a nearly normal life years after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and began suffering from bladder incontinence and dementia.