Banner Boswell, Banner Del E. Webb, Sun Health offer osteoporosis talks in May
SUN CITY, Ariz. (April 16, 2012) – Banner Boswell and Banner Del E. Webb medical centers are partnering with Sun Health in May to mark Osteoporosis Awareness Month with a series of special programs to help people better understand their bone health.
Building Your Bone Health: Diagnosis & Treatment of Osteoporosis will be offered throughout the month in Sun City and Sun City West. Experts from Banner Boswell and Banner Del E. Webb will share information about risk factors, osteoporosis consequences, screening tests, treatment options and specific steps you can take to improve your bone health. Seating is limited; please RSVP by calling (623) 455-5633 or visiting www.tinyurl.com/SHCommEd2012.
- Friday, May 11, 9 to 10 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 14636 N. Del Webb Boulevard, Sun City. Speakers: Dr. Steven Charney, interventional radiologist, Sun City Imaging, and Ann Schwartz, R.T.(M), supervisor of Women's Diagnostic Services, Banner Boswell Medical Center/Banner Lakes Imaging Center.
- Wednesday, May 16, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Lakeview Recreation Center, 10626 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City. Speakers: Dr. Steven Charney, Sun City Imaging, interventional radiologist, and Ann Schwartz, R.T. (M), supervisor of Women's Diagnostic Services, Banner Boswell Medical Center/Banner Lakes Imaging Center.
- Friday, May 18, 10 to 11 a.m. at The Colonnade Recreation Village, 19116 Colonnade Way, Surprise. Speakers: Turk Satterly, DO, The CORE Institute, and Erin C. Stephenson RT(R)(CT), senior clinical manager, Medical Imaging, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center.
- Wednesday, May 23, 2 to 3 p.m. at Sun City West Recreation Center, 19803 RH Johnson Blvd, next to the Sports Pavilion, (Bldg G2, Lecture Hall), Sun City West. Speakers: Larry Bonno, administrative director, and Erin C. Stephenson RT(R)(CT), senior clinical manager, Medical Imaging, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center.
For more information on bone health, visit www.bannerhealth.com, keyword: bone health.
ABOUT BANNER BOSWELL MEDICAL CENTER
Banner Boswell Medical Center is a 501-bed campus specializing in heart care, cancer care, stroke care, orthopedics, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing and emergency care.
ABOUT BANNER DEL E. WEBB MEDICAL CENTER
Banner Del E. Webb is a 404-bed, acute-care hospital offering orthopedic surgery, heart care, emergency care, general surgery, cancer care, obstetrics and gynecology, medical imaging, women’s diagnostic services, outpatient services, rehabilitation and behavioral care.
Supporting Banner Del E. Webb and Banner Boswell in their mission of excellent patient care is Sun Health Foundation, which encourages charitable giving to enhance health care delivery. Both hospitals are part of Banner Health, a nonprofit health care system with 23 hospitals throughout the West.