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Events

Prescription Medications: Are you taking them safely? 
Danielle Backus, PharmD, will lead an engaging conversation about safe use of prescription medications, the questions you should ask your prescriber and pharmacist, and how to get rid of old or unwanted prescriptions.  Please come to give your input and have your questions answered by a local pharmacist.

  • Friday, April 17
  • 10 a.m.
  • Call (623) 465-6000 for further information

Danielle Backus, PharmD, graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  She completed a post-graduate residency with the VA system in eastern Kansas and is now completing a second-year post-graduate residency through Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale. She is working with elderly adults in many practice settings (hospital, primary care, and long-term care) and also works with pharmacy students as a faculty member at MWU.

A Dollop of Diabetes
Deborah Martin, RN, Certified Diabetes Specialist, will give a general overview of diabetes, nutrition, exercise, and acute complications (high/low glucose). There will be a question and answer session after the presentation.

  • Thursday, April 23
  • 10 a.m.
  • Call (623) 465-6000 for further information

All events held at:

Banner Olive Branch Senior Center
11250 N 107th Avenue
Sun City, Arizona


 In the News

Specialist gives overview of diabetes
YourWestValley.com (April 13, 2015)

Senior Center celebrates 25 years
YourWestValley.com (Feb. 21, 2014)

Maricopa County renews Sun City senior center contract
arizona.newszap.com (Oct. 29, 2013) 


Press Releases

$100,000 grant for Benefits Enrollment Center
SUN CITY, AZ (April 4, 2014) –Banner Olive Branch Senior Center (BOBSC), located at 11250 N. 107th Ave. in Sun City, Ariz., is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the National Council on Aging. This grant will help establish a Benefits Enrollment Center at the nonprofit facility, a service available to low-income, disabled and elderly residents to determine eligibility for a number of federal assistance programs.

Banner Olive Branch Senior Center announces March programs and activities
SUN CITY, AZ (Feb. 14, 2014) - Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is continuing its free community outreach with a variety of educational and entertainment programs in March. All programs are held in the dining room of the senior center at: 11250 N. 107th Avenue in Sun City, adjacent to the United Church of Sun City. Our monthly menus are available at our front desk. Reservations are a must for lunch. Please call (623) 974-6797.

Banner Olive Branch Senior Center announces February community programs and activities
SUN CITY, AZ (Feb. 7, 2014):  Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is continuing its free community outreach with a variety of educational and entertainment programs in February 2014.  All programs are held in the dining room of the senior center at: 11250 N. 107th Avenue in Sun City, adjacent to the United Church of Sun City. Our monthly menus are available at our front desk. Reservations are required for lunch. Please call (623) 974-6797.

Banner Olive Branch hosts 'A Veteran and his Dog' - an inspirational story
SUN CITY, Ariz. (Jan. 27, 2014) - Veteran Steve Cooper will speak at Banner Olive Branch Senior Center in Sun City on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. Diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2012, Cooper has become an inspiration to many people across the country by battling his cancer with extreme activity - from bicycling 118 miles to Tucson, Arizona to completing the Ironman Arizona Triathlon competition on Nov. 17, 2013.

Banner Olive Branch Senior Center Wednesday Community Breakfast
SUN CITY, Ariz. (October 14, 2013) Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is offering breakfast every Wednesday to all members of the community - for a suggested contribution of $2.00 per person. Breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon and juice. 

Get Money Management Tips at Finance 50+ Seminar
SUN CITY, Ariz. (May 17, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is hosting another “AARP Foundation Finances 50+” Seminar – designed as a three-part money management program. Participants will receive a free book, free refreshments, free lunch and can earn up to $30 by attending the seminar.

Learn How to Stretch Your Dollars at Finance 50+ Seminar
SUN CITY, Ariz. (April 29, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is hosting an “AARP Foundation Finances 50+” Seminar – a three-part money management program. Participants will be given a free book, free refreshments, free lunch and can earn up to $30 by attending the seminar.

Presentation on Macular Degeneration Epidemic
SUN CITY, Ariz. (March 19, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center will host a presentation on Macular Degeneration by Alice Foust of “Eye Solutions.”

 

Banner Olive Branch Senior Center
11250 N. 107th Ave.
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 465-6000
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