Category Archives: programs

Dementia Friendly

Monday, January 28, 2019
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Lutheran Church of the Foothills Activity Room
(Territory and Craycroft)

 

a special presentation by

Morgen Hartford, Regional Director
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Jodi Goalstone, Regional Leadership Committee
Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter
Do you know what it means to live in a dementia-friendly community?

Attend this important information session
on an ambitious initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia by transforming the way our community thinks, talks and acts about the disease.

Dementia Friends Arizona is big project that asks for a small commitment: an hour of your time to learn how to become a Dementia Friend.  Learn how dementia-friendly neighborhoods can help us all positively age in place.

SNAP November events

SNAP happenings to check this month:

  • November 10 – The 2018 SNAP Walk to End Alzheimer’s team was in the top 15 local teams and more than 230 percent above goal. Cheers to our 20 SNAP Walkers!
  • November 12 – A fun and educational session: How to WOW your grandchildren (and fellow adults) with Science!
  • November 16 – Senior Facility tour to Splendido at Rancho Vistoso. Reservations are essential (call SNAP line: 437-9556)
  • November 28 – Lunch Bunch, 11:30am, at SMR Clubhouse.

SNAP Shares Science!

Join SNAP Board member (and physicist) Leon Radziemski for a fun session — with cool experiments to share with grandchildren or just for personal learning.

The educational program is scheduled for Monday, November 12, from 2:00PM until 3:30PM at the Lutheran Church of the Foothills Activity Room (Craycroft and Territory).

For additional information, contact monicaspigelman@sunrisesnap.org.

 

Monday, October 1: Vote Smart’s Richard Kimball

Join SNAP as we host the founder and president of Vote Smart, Richard Kimball (photo below), for a non-partisan perspective on our democracy’s essential requirement: an educated and informed citizenry. Vote Smart was founded in 1992 by former Presidents Carter and Ford, congressional and national leaders. Vote Smart now provides meticulously documented information used by media everywhere.

The program will be held at Lutheran Church of the Foothills (Territory and Craycroft), from 2 – 3:30pm.

Kimball PortraitVoteSmart Educational Program

 

 

Sign up for Flu Shots Now

It’s more important than ever for all of us to consider getting flu shots this year. The CDC is suggesting we get shots in October, for protection in the months that are ahead.

Walgreens Flu Shot Clinic
to be held this year on Monday, October 8 
at Lutheran Church of the Foothills
5102 North Craycroft Rd (at Territory)

Sign up by September 18 to get your free flu shot.
See sign up time options in flyer (below). Bring your Medicare Card.
E
mail: monicaspigelman@sunrisesnap.org your reservation.
or call 520-437-9556

Influenza and pneumonia remain the eighth most prevalent cause of death
in the U.S., right after diabetes. Protect yourself this season! 

SNAP Flu Shot Clinic Poster

 

 

Tour “The Forum at Tucson” on September 11

If you are an over-55 member of our Fairfield – Sunrise communities, you are invited to attend a free tour and lunch at “The Forum at Tucson” senior living community.

The tour and free lunch are scheduled for Tuesday, September 11. The Bus Departs from Lutheran Church of Foothills (LCF) at 10:30 am and returns to LCF Parking Lot at 3:00 pm. Following the Tour, there will be a very brief discussion at LCF.

Tour is limited to 30 persons.  The Forum, located at 2500 N Rosemont Blvd., is on the campus of Tucson Medical Center, and is a full-service, resort-style community offering assisted and independent living apartments, memory care, skilled nursing care, and rehabilitation and respite/short stays for seniors with specialized needs.  

This Sunrise Neighborhood Assistance Program (SNAP) free program will help you plan for possible future alternatives, in the comfortable and unpressured atmosphere of a group tour.

Reservations are essential for a spot on our 30-seat bus.  Reservation deadline: September 5! We’ll need Name, Address, Phone, email and number in party. E-mail info to: monicaspigelman@sunrisesnap.org or call the SNAPLine at 520-437-9556 to make a reservation. 

SNAP Sept 11 Forum Tour new